Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Chiefs move to clear debts

Mochudi Centre Chiefs, Debswana First Division South (DFS) outfit is on the drive to eliminate all its debts.

On Monday Chiefs issued public notice to all debtors and creditors of the club to come forth and submit their claims. All debtors and creditors of the club are expected to submit all claims that they have.In an interview with Chiefs spokesperson, John Marumo, said idea is to gauge and comply with the requirements of league and laws governing the operations of the club. “We have to comply with club licensing requirement and we have to start now so that we don’t find ourselves on the wrong side of the law” explained Marumo.

He said they want to become organised in pursuit of their efforts of turning the club fortunes around.He further explained that the have to know the magnitude of debts they have so that the team can devise strategies to pay them. “All claims should be submitted accompanied by complete and coherent evidence regarding the claim to any of the club’ committee members at the club’s grounds during training which takes place from 4pm to 6pm on weekdays” read the letter.

Asked if the are doing this because they are in talks with potential good Samaritans s he said “at the moment they don’t have any good Samaritan but the remain optimistic to find sponsors and they must find the hose in order. We are not in talk with anyone and we haven’t been approached by anyone”  Marumo observed that clubs have been on the wrong side of the law because of debts. “football is run by laws. There is club licensing that requires us to have offices, development side and contracted staff to run the office.

”Asked if they want to go to the elite BTC league Marumo said: “We are competing and I thing the team is doing well and we will see how it will end.”

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