FANS’ RED CARD
We’ve had Soweto derbies before, and people have hurt themselves and others because their teams didn’t win the match.
Soccer is entertainment and people mustn’t allow it to influence them to do foolish things. Of course, the problem is not with soccer itself but with us specta-
tors. We fail to conduct ourselves properly at the games, which is why people can end up getting hurt or killed.
And gambling on soccer? While it isn’t a mistake, it must be done responsibly. Don’t invest all your cash in sport– when you don’t win you’ll be inconsolable.
As soccer fans, especially when Soweto rivals play, we need to be more responsible and remember our teams aren’t going to win every game. We live to watch soccer, we don’t live to die because of it. MIYELANI HLUNGWANI, MUKHOMI VILLAGE