Cricket must proceed says Nathi Mthethwa
South Africa’s sport council Nathi Mthethwa, withdrawn the proclamation that put the national teams and their tours to be in argument.
Watching the power struggle between Nathi Mthethwa and Cricket SA’s Members’ Council – through the interim board he appointed to help run the game through its interminable meltdown – one wonders if those involved still know who they’re fighting forhttps://t.co/VNrpxgYJ3W pic.twitter.com/LK2bO0lKze
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Nathi Mthethwa Statements
” We have learnt a lot and we now have to start packing our bags as government and move aside, so that sport works continuously, unhindered,” Mthethwa said
For posterity, people should know that for any good thing to come about there has to be struggle,” Mthethwa said,
The department of sport has confirmed that sports minister Nathi Mthethwa has withdrawn the Section 13 notice that he invoked against Cricket South Africa (CSA) last week. https://t.co/jshxGKTDVW
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Mthethwa appointed a board, Interim Board last years, with the clear express provision that it resolves along standing crisis at CSA with regards of implementing a new corporate governance proposals. And the previous entire board of officials end up dismissed and resigned.
Mthethwa announced that he instructed the department to initiate the withdrawal of he proclamation.
Mthethwa said “As the sole purpose of my intervention into the affairs of CSA was to facilitate a negotiated solution in respect of governance best practice, I have, based on the confirmation from CSA’s Acting President (Rihan Richards) and IB Chairperson (Stavros Nicolaou), instructed my Department to immediately initiate the requisite process to withdraw the notice,”
The new governance framework give the official confidence, but a long way towards to fixing the mishaps and failures of the previous department.
“I think this will shift the focus and attention away from the boardroom to the players and the fans, where it should be”, Nicolaou added.