Angry players demand Highlands answers

Premiership

Highlands Park players demanded answers from management over the weekend regarding the reported sale of the club.

The Lion of the North have been all over the news regarding talks with Tim Sukazi, who is going for third time lucky in his attempt to purchase a PSL status for next season.

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According to information gathered by this website, the players are angry as they feel they were not informed about the pending sale.

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"Players are very angry, they feel hard done by, and the team and had a serious meeting with the management," an inside source tells KickOff.com.

"They didn't want to train until they were given answers about the future of the club."

Co-director Sinky Mnisi was frustrated when contacted as he has also not been made aware that talks about selling the club are at such an advanced stage.

"I don't even know about the sale of the club, I've told you guys about this, I'm not even in the bio-bubble," Mnisi says.

"Call Brad and the players, I'm not even with the team. Again, I don't know about the sale of the club."

READ: Kaftel explains Sukazi sale talks

Chairman Brad Kaftel confirms they spoke to the players last weekend after the news gathered steam.

"We did have communication with players over the weekend, I sent a voice note clarifying that the club hasn't been sold as yet," Kaftel says.

"As of today we haven't signed any agreement with anyone but there have been talks with different people who want to buy the club for months now.

"We are still in communication with potential buyers. The players will be the first ones to know once everything is concluded."

Ninth-placed Highlands' last two Absa Premiership matches are against Cape Town City and AmaZulu. They still have a chance of finishing in the top eight.

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