Birds games suspended

2016-09-21 06:00

THE South African Football Association (Safa) have suspended Moroka Swallows’ games in the ABC Motsepe League because of an ownership dispute at the club.

Swallows are yet to feature in the third tier after suffering a second successive relegation last season.

The Dube Birds were meant to play their first game against Soweto Panthers in Soweto this past weekend, but an impasse between shareholders has prevented the team from getting their campaign ­underway.

Swallows minority shareholder representative Charles Makhubu said a meeting to discuss their issues will take place on Saturday (24/09).

“There is no secret about the issues facing Moroka Swallows at moment,” Makhubu told

“Our games have been suspended until we put our house in order. We have set a special meeting in Soweto on Saturday with all the parties involved.”

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