Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic may see their
financial troubles lighten as the club are reportedly in talks with a
betting company who may offer a cash injection.
Celtic's owner Max Tshabalala has been forced to put the club up for
sale due to the money woes, and it also caused the resignation of coach
Recurring strikes by the players has also been the order of the day
due to unpaid wages as well. In addition, the departure of Alfred
Ndengane to Orlando Pirates was also said to be due to the situation.
However, better fortunes could be ahead for Siwelele. A source told Kickoff: "The situation could improve.
"The club is currently engaged with one of the big sports betting companies.
"If things go well the deal could be concluded soon.
Despite the team's challenges, Celtic are a respectable seventh on
the Absa Premiership standings with 26 points from 18 matches played.
The outfit from the Free State are next in action when they face
Super Eagles on Sunday in the Nedbank Cup last-32 at Goble Park.