Tim Spirit | Royal AM’s ‘brown envelope’ saga devalues the beautiful game

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Loading, please wait...
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Royal AM chairman Andile Mpisane and his mother Shauwn Mkhize
Royal AM chairman Andile Mpisane and his mother Shauwn Mkhize


In a country where match-fixing in football is rife, particularly in the lower divisions, the sight of a brown envelope in a stadium could easily be misconstrued as some form of bribery.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Try FREE for 14 days
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Show Comments ()
Latest issue
Latest issue
All the news from City Press in PDF form.
Read now
Voting Booth
ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula stated the ANC served court papers on Eskom and its former CEO, Andre de Ruyter, after his allegations of the involvement of senior ANC members in corruption at the power utility. Was the ruling party's move warranted?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
19% - 165 votes
81% - 694 votes