Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Botswana football circus not out of town yet

A couple of months ago, Botswana Football League (BFL) board of directors and shareholders sent board chairman Nicolas Zakhem and director Jagdish Shah packing. 

The decision left many with the belief that the monkey causing local football grief and mischief was off their back. Serious business could resume. Little did they know that getting rid of the monkey did not mean the circus had left town.

In the desecrated fields of Lekidi, the venue of the ongoing football circus, it is now the stakeholders’ view that the monkey was not the circus prince. “As we the shareholders always tell people, Zakhem is not the problem at Lekidi. Dealing with him is easy. The problem is Maclean Letshwiti,” BFL shareholder Godfrey Ratlhaga says.

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