We Can't Say No To The Right Place - Highlands Park

Highlands Park co-chairperson Brad Kaftel admitted that even though the club is engraved in his heart, for the right price the club will be open to sell. 


Bidvest Wits are set to become the latest South African club to sell their PSL status, as their sale to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila awaits PSL approval, and Highlands say offers will always be evaluated.


"At this point, we haven't sold our status. Our club is alive, well, and kicking. As a businessman, you always look at any business proposition," Kaftel told IOL.


"I can't say no to that. But if even we had to consider something like that, it has to make financial sense. It will be a sad day. It will be emotional because we love the club.


"We love our supporters, players and coaching staff. It's been a 14-year journey from the Castle League. It's been an amazing journey and we love the game. Emotionally, if you ask me, will I ever consider selling a club? My answer will be simple: Never, never ever. 


"I want to keep it forever. But from a financial perspective, if someone comes along and they make you a right offer, I'll say let us put it on the board for other shareholders to have a look at it. I suppose that is a normal business practice.


"Even if someone went to any club and made them a formal offer that is legitimate and that is very enticing, they will have to look at it. It is a question of finance versus emotion."