Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Magosi’s house in disarray

While many had thought local BTC Premiership side Mochudi Centre Chiefs are back on their footing, the club is said to be paralysed by raging inner battles that resulted in abandoned training schedules this week. 

It has emerged that frustrated management members disclosed that lack of governance at the club continue to be a major challenge.

Sunday Standard’s has discovered that the club’s policies and financial administration tools have collapsed and there is lack of accountability at the Kgatleng outfit. 

The predicament has led to some club officials threatening to resign from their designated roles while some are allegedly suspended for voicing their displeasure.

Furthermore, it is alleged that Chiefs’ gate takings are not directed to the club’s bank account due to accumulative debts. 

Sources close to the club have alleged that the monies are directed to club official Ernest Molome who is said to be owed by the club. 

For a very long time now that the club’s gate takings are pocketed by Molome. Some officials have questioned the matter but their displeasures have hit a snag as the trend continues without any explanation, the sources say. 

The transaction is disturbing due to lack of proof of payment and the amount owed Molome,” a source told this publication.

In an interview with Sunday Standard, Chiefs spokesperson Clifford Mogomotsi shied away from commenting much on the matter saying they had measures in place to communicating to their supporters not in the media. 

“I would not want o discuss our issues with the media and whoever want to discuss internal matters to the media may do so,” said Mogomotsi.

However, Mogomotsi confirmed that the club owes a number of debtors and are dealing with the matter internally. 

“At the moment we are thinking positively on reviving the club to where it belongs and don’t want destructions. We have many debtors we owe in the club and it is upon us to balance the credit,” concluded Mogomotsi.

Meanwhile, next week Chiefs are headed for court after two Chiefs administration committees, a trust and a sporting club, battles for the control of the team. 

In their last appearance, Lobatse High court judge, Justice Tebogo Tau advised the warring Chiefs factions to reach a settlement out of court. 

However, news reaching Sunday Standard are that the two factions have failed to abide by the high court advice. The two factions failed to meet last week and are unlikely to meet on Monday (tomorrow) before appearing before Justice Tau on Wednesday.

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