South Africa’s Sports Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, said on Wednesday that an interim board for CSA could be announced soon this week.
He said that he had received a formal report conforming the resignation of the entire CSA Board after setting a deadline of Tuesday for CSA to show the reason why he could not intervene in the affairs of the Body facing the crisis. In the statement, Mthethwa said that he held constructive meetings on Tuesday with the members of the Council of Cricket South Africa the South African Cricketers’ Association (SACA) and the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), an umbrella body for elite sports.
“The next step is to finalise details of an interim board and conclude on a list of names thereof. Further details will be announced by the end of this week,” said Mthethwa.
South African cricket has been facing crisis since the Chief Executive Thabang Moroe was suspended last December & fired off after a forensic investigation the full details of the reason of his resignation was not disclosed completely in public. Mthethwa threatened to intervene directly which could have hampered CSA’s standing with the ICC.
All the Board Members resigned on last Sunday & Monday following the meetings of the members’ council, which consists of the presidents of CSA’s provincial unions.