It’s becoming a survive-or-bust situation for some clubs now as they look to make ends meet.
This coronavirus lockdown has us all suffering financially.
Millions of us are being driven towards poverty in a country where things are never really that good.
And soccer professionals are no different.
They are also worried when and if that next paycheck is coming.
Ons kry maar almal swaar.
But all I can do is continue to tell their stories. That’s my job.
And I usually got to tell the story of them playing soccer matches.
That is going to get tougher now or impossible to do if the PSL and the Safa don’t come up with a plan that government can approve soon.
If government approves their scheme to finish the campaign, the PSL and Safa have to agree how the season ends. And we are no nearer to finding out that.
Titles, Caf spots, Top 8, relegation and promotion all need to be decided.
If football is given the green light to resume, though, it’s likely that none of those games will take place in the Cape, with Gauteng now reportedly the favoured region after early buzz around distant Limpopo and now even Sun City.
Either way, at least, we’ll know. A little bit of certainty feels like stable ground in a world that feels like quicksand for the last two months.