Cricket

Majola: Nyoka is a snake

2011-12-11 21:59
Gerald Majola (File)
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Gerald Majola has for the first time lashed out publicly against Mtutuzeli Nyoka, who was dismissed as CSA president in October after a bitter feud between the two.

Nyoka has been involved in a long-standing dispute with CSA and especially Majola. He threatened to blow the lid on corruption in cricket, calling for an independent inquiry into bonuses paid to 40 CSA staff members last year.

He was then fired in February but CSA was told to reinstate him after a court judgment found he was unlawfully dismissed. He was again axed in October this year.

Majola last week admitted in front of a commission of inquiry into CSA's finances that he failed to disclose a R1,8 million bonus he received after South Africa's hosting of the 2009 Indian Premier League (IPL).

"Maybe it was a mistake to keep quiet for so long because through the eyes of the cricket public I was already guilty the first time Nyoka ran to the media," Majola told the Rapport newspaper.

"He has targeted me for years now. When he was still president of the Gauteng Cricket Board, he called me a buffoon and said I was against transformation.

"He is a snake like his surname (in Zulu) says and only he will know why he said all those things," said Majola.
 
Majola also lashed out against the country's former cricket boss, Ali Bacher. He claims in Sunday's Rapport that Bacher is a liar who also received millions of rands in bonuses and that Bacher is still being "supported" by CSA.


NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
41 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

South African woman learns to surf at aged 70

Anthea Petzer just wants to learn how to stand on her yellow Australian surfboard and carve up the waves.

 
 

Outdoor

Extreme Kiteboarding in Pumping Conditions!
The Arctic becomes an unlikely surfing hotspot
A romantic holiday to beat the winter blues
Why should you do a 5k?
 
 
/News
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

SuperBru Super Rugby challenge

Enter and challenge Sport24's staff!

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Should Proteas coach Russell Domingo stay - or go - as national coach?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.