Gift an article

Unemployment: PSL stars struggle with many just a salary away from poverty

accreditation
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...
Loading, please wait...
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Ramahlwe Mphahlele was let go by Kaizer Chiefs. Photo: Deryck Foster / BackpagePix
Ramahlwe Mphahlele was let go by Kaizer Chiefs. Photo: Deryck Foster / BackpagePix

SPORT

Many footballers, as with many working class people, are just a salary away from poverty because they fail to make hay while the sun shines, writes Timothy Molobi.

According to Stats SA, young people in South Africa continue to be disadvantaged in the labour market, with an unemployment rate higher than the national average.

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.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in

E-Editions

Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
Cricket SA is considering replacing Mark Boucher with two coaches, one for red-ball and the other for white-ball responsibilities. Is this a good move?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Love the idea
33% - 55 votes
Hate the idea
35% - 58 votes
They must just be local
32% - 53 votes
Vote