Editor's Blog 20.6.2017 11:44 am

Clubs get richer as their players suffer

Another worrying story came out of the South African game this weekend, with the Sunday World allegation that Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma is earning just R5000-a-month to ply his trade at Amakhosi.

If comments coming out of the South African Football Players Union (Safpu) are to be believed, there are many players across the Absa Premership earning barely enough to get by, a disgrace for a league rich in sponsorship but poor, it appears, in its protection of its key assets, the players.

Clubs get richer as their players suffer
Clubs get richer as their players suffer

Clubs get richer as their players suffer

Another worrying story came out of the South African game this weekend, with the Sunday World allegation that Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma is earning just R5000-a-month to ply his trade at Amakhosi.

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results

Chiefs 1-0 Wits
Sundows 2-2 Highlands
Arrows 2-1 Pirates

fixtures

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 30 60
2 Sundowns 30 57
3 Cape Town City 30 55
4 Kaizer Chiefs 30 50
5 SuperSport United 30 48
6 Polokwane City 30 43
7 Maritzburg Utd 30 38
8 Arrows 30 38
9 Platinum Stars 30 37
10 Ajax Cape Town 30 36
11 Orlando Pirates 30 33
12 Bloemfontein Celtic 30 29
13 Chippa United 30 28
14 Free State Stars 30 28
15 Baroka FC 30 28
16 Highlands Park 30 27

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