Wesley Botton
Chief sports writer
3 minute read
18 Apr 2021
7:00 am

Aleck Skhosana has earned another term as ASA boss

Wesley Botton

Having to choose between two reasonable options for president is a good problem to have.

Aleck Skhosana deserves another term in charge of Athletics South Africa. Picture: Sdney Seshibedi/Gallo Images

  In an episode of one of America's most popular animated sitcoms, the kids at South Park Elementary are given the chance to vote for a new school mascot and they're provided with two options: a giant douche or a turd sandwich. For the first half of my career, covering Athletics South Africa elections was like being stuck in a live version of that show. The late Leonard Chuene, who took the reins as ASA president in the new millennium, was all sorts of useless and he was exposed as a liar and thief. His successor, James Evans, was a...