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Maritzburg Rubbish Sale Rumours

Maritzburg United have rubbished rumours that the Mokoena Group has bought the club’s PSL status.

Rumours started to swirl on social media after businessman Lebo Mokoena said they have bought a PSL status but didn’t want to reveal of which club.

It was claimed that his group had bought Maritzburg United, which caused the club to vehemently deny the talks.

“Maritzburg United rubbish outrageous Mokoena Group sale claim,” the club said in a statement.

“Maritzburg United have this afternoon been alerted to concerning reports claiming that the club has been sold.

“The directors of the club would like refute these unfounded ,baseless and false claims and records that there is absolutely no truth that the Team of Choice has been sold. 

“The  claims made by Lebo Mokoena, CEO of the Mokoena Group, circulating on social media that a sale had been agreed are false and the club would like to place on record that there is no agreement to sell the club nor have any discussions taken place with Mokoena in this regard.

“Mokoena has previously made mischievous and false claims and the club takes strong exception thereto the club will be taking up the matter with the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and consider and pursue its legal options on the matter.

“Furthermore, the Chairman Farook Kadodia has reiterated that he has no intention of selling the club and would like to reassure the fans as well as all stakeholders that he and his board are fully committed to growing the Maritzburg United brand in the city of Pietermaritzburg.”