CSA Members Council to finally see Forensic Report

The Members Council "owned" the Fundudzi Forensic Report auditing the affairs of Cricket South Africa in the wake of the suspension of then-CEO Thabang Moroe from the moment they commissioned it last December and they are hopeful that they will finally get to see it without onerous conditions this weekend.

CSA announced in the early hours of Friday morning that the CSA Board of Directors and the Members Council would hold "a joint workshop this weekend to discuss critical matters" and while their statement was in response to Sascoc's intervention in their affairs revealed on Thursday evening, provincial presidents have confirmed to The Citizen that Saturday's agenda includes a discussion of the forensic report, which was completed in June.

"We will all be under one roof and hopefully we will at least get a partial view of the report that we will dissect and analyse. I'm pretty sure the forensic report will be made available, or at least what can be made public knowledge will be. This weekend is really make-or-break time for Cricket South Africa, I believe. And then hopefully we will meet with Sascoc on Sunday," a Members Council delegate told The Citizen on Friday.

According to a president of a major CSA affiliate, efforts to get the organisation, which has postponed the AGM they were meant to hold on September 5, back on track by allowing the Members Council to be informed of any other directors or staff implicated in the misgovernance which saw Moroe being formally dismissed last week, have been hampered by the seven Board members who also sit on the Members Council.

"I'm disappointed by the Members Council to be honest, we just seem unable to make a decision, some representatives are just going along with whatever the Board members say," the president said.

"There are seven other members of the Members Council and three of them have been especially vocal, but there seems to be a very serious conflict of interest among the Board because some of them earn double what their normal income would be by being directors. It's a flaw in the system but Sascoc are dealing with the Members Council as we look at our Memorandum of Incorporation as well."

According to their constitution, CSA have to hold an AGM by November 5.

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