PSL approves sale of Bloem Celtic, club relocated to KZN and renamed Royal AM

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Bloemfontein Celtic fans celebrating during the SAA Supa8 Final against Supersport United at Olen Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa (Gallo Images)
Bloemfontein Celtic fans celebrating during the SAA Supa8 Final against Supersport United at Olen Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa (Gallo Images)

The story: The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has approved the sale of cash-strapped Bloemfontein Celtic to Royal AM owner Shauwn Mkhize.

The details: The much-beloved Free State outfit will now relocate to KwaZulu-Natal and be renamed Royal AM immediately as the 2021/22 DStv Premiership campaign takes to the whistle this coming weekend.

The background: Celtic were understood to be in a dire state as their financial debt had gone beyond the R2 million mark, and Max Tshabalala, the current Celtic owner, was desperate to hand over the club to new leadership.

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