Rumours Run Riot That SuperSport United Are Preparing to Sell DStv Premiership Status Before 2022/23 Season

Rumours Run Riot That SuperSport United Are Preparing to Sell DStv Premiership Status Before 2022/23 Season

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:06 PM
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  • SuperSport United's status in the DStv Premiership is reportedly going to be sold according to rumours
  • Stan Matthews, the CEO of SuperSport United, has previously rubbished claims that the club was selling its status
  • For the past three years, rumours have circulated that SuperSport United were keen on selling their status

Reports that SuperSport United are ready to sell their DStv Premiership status are once again doing the rounds.

Matsatsantsa a Pitori finished eighth in the league last season and are currently looking for a new coach to take charge of the side.

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SuperSport United CEO Stan Matthews has previously shot down reports that the club would be selling its DStv Premiership status. Image: @iDiskiTimes
Source: Twitter

Despite their preparations for the new season, Unplayable reports that the club will sell its status before the new season starts.

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Rumours of the Pretoria club parting ways with their league status is not a new occurrence.

As noted by The South African, the same rumour has been doing the rounds for the past three pre-seasons.

Last year, CEO Stan Matthews rubbished the claims and called it the product of mischief makers and speculators, Sport24 reported.

"I keep being approached with the issue," and, quite frankly, I'm beginning to find it more than a little irritating having to respond that there is no truth to the rumours," he said at the time.

SuperSport United's hunt for a coach continues and they're interested in a reunion with former manager Gavin Hunt

SuperSport United could be looking to return to their glory days by bringing in the manager that led them there.

Matsatsantsa a Pitori have yet to appoint a new permanent manager after they parted with Katano Tembo last season.

As reported by The South African, the Pretoria-based side could be looking at bringing back former manager Gavin Hunt.

Gavin Hunt jets off to England and prepares for an amazing and educational visit to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City

The big day has finally arrived for South Africa’s Gavin Hunt.

As reported by Sports Brief, the former SuperSport United coach is on his way to England, where he will spend two weeks studying Manchester City’s way of operations.

Hunt took to Twitter to confirm that he was indeed going to England.

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Byron Pillay
Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
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