SuperSport United CEO rubbishes sale of franchise rumours – News24

SuperSport United CEO rubbishes sale of franchise rumours – News24

Stan Matthews. (Gallo Images)

Stan Matthews. (Gallo Images)

Widespread rumours that consistently successful SuperSport
United
are in the market to sell their DStv Premiership franchise are the product
of mischief makers and speculators, according to CEO Stan Matthews.

“I keep being approached with the issue,” said the
club’s long-time official, “and, quite frankly, I’m beginning to find
it more than a little irritating having to respond that there is no truth
to the rumours.”

Matthews said the matter had probably been ignited by the
fact that SuperSport’s sister organisation, DStv, had replaced Absa as the
sponsors of the PSL’s Premiership – “and this has set tongues
wagging.”

“In addition,” added the SuperSport CEO, “there
are a number of soccer officials sniffing around with the objective of
purchasing a place in the PSL’s Premiership, but we have
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