TTM insist controversial assertion didn’t show a touch of match-fixing


Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) has strongly dismissed strategies assertion by the membership congratulating rivals Black Leopards after they misplaced to them final weekend had a touch of match-fixing.

TTM‚ Leopards and Ajax CT are presently battling it out within the promotion and relegation play-offs to earn the proper to play within the topflight subsequent season.

On Saturday they have been crushed Three-1 by Leopards however TTM raised eyebrows once they issued a press release congratulating their conquerors Lidoda Duvha for the essential three factors that took them to the highest of the play-offs standings.

“Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila Soccer Membership want to congratulate Black Leopards Soccer Membership on their victory immediately. In the event you can’t beat them‚ be a part of them. You’re virtually again within the PSL League. All one of the best in your remaining matches‚” learn TTM’s letter after they misplaced to Leopards.

Requested concerning the uncommon letter that has since been faraway from the membership’s official Twitter account‚ TTM public relations officer Tshidino Ndou Ndou mentioned it had nothing to do with match-fixing. It argued that it was pleasant banter between TTM and Ajax Cape City.

“In the event you return to how Ajax CT have been mocking us and so forth‚ it’s payback time and it’s got nothing with match fixing. When Ajax defeated us on this play-off‚ it was not match fixing however when Black Leopards defeated us its match fixing? Leopards went on to defeat Ajax‚ is that additionally match fixing or Ajax offered the sport to Leopards?‚” Ndou requested.

Ndou mentioned they might not have given Leopards the factors on a silver platter as a result of in addition they wish to be promoted to the PSL.

“Are individuals conscious that if we beat Ajax (on Tuesday)‚ we stand an opportunity of gaining promotion. Because of this we should depend on Ajax to beat Leopards‚ after which we should beat Leopards in our final sport to have an opportunity of getting promoted to the PSL.

“You may launch a press release‚ you possibly can submit a tweet‚ you possibly can write in your web site‚ all these are simply mediums or platforms that folks use to ship out messages to the surface world.

“Coaches will say congratulations to the opposite group once they have misplaced and that could be a assertion. If a coach says it‚ it’s official‚ so on behalf of the membership he admits that he was defeated by the opposition on the sphere. Individuals are fascinated with this with out contemplating different video games‚ they solely give attention to one sport as a result of they anticipate sure outcomes. We weren’t in a position to beat Leopards‚ why was it tough for Ajax to beat Leopards?

“We wished to achieve straight promotion by beating Ajax however we failed to take action within the league. Now Ajax wished to depend on us to beat Swallows and quick ahead to the play-offs‚ Ajax wished to depend on us to beat Leopards. Why can’t they beat Leopards‚ they have been seven factors forward earlier than the lockdown and everyone knows what occurred. Is it due to TTM?

“In the event you return‚ Ajax mocked us about Bidvest Wits sale and we’re returning the mockery. Once we do it we‚ we did it higher than them they usually blocked us. That is simply banter between the golf equipment and it has been there since final season. Individuals are fast to neglect as a result of they wish to extract no matter info they wish to consider after which make a fuss about it.

“When Ajax began we joined‚ now we have no private points in opposition to Ajax as a membership. What they do is to mock us and we mock them again‚ we go into the sphere of play and we don’t break their legs. We play pretty. We took the letter down as a result of our supporters raised a priority and our supporters are a part of the membership. It was our personal overview however we nonetheless imply what we mentioned within the letter.”

PSL spokesperson Lux September didn’t wish to touch upon the matter and his Safa counterpart Dominic Chimhavi couldn’t be reached on his cell.