Trans­fer mar­ket doesn’t make sense

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It re­ally beats me that the high­est pay­ing lo­cal com­pe­ti­tion is the Absa Premier­ship with a R10mil­lion top-prize, but some clubs can sell their play­ers at amounts equiv­a­lent to that. Does that re­ally make busi­ness sense? If the sell­ing club has three such play­ers, then there is no point in try­ing to win the League as it has money that is more than the value of all com­pe­ti­tions com­bined. The sad part about this is that not more than five clubs have the fi­nan­cial mus­cle to buy play­ers who cost that much. The other is­sue about player trans­fers arises with player con­tracts which are em­ploy­ment con­tracts. By law ev­ery em­ployee gets a copy of his em­ploy­ment con­tract and the em­ployer gets a copy, but it does not look like the case here. The Dis­pute Res­o­lu­tion Cham­ber and the SAPFU are al­ways busy with such dis­putes. Surely a con­tract is about an em­ployee’s job de­scrip­tion with a start­ing and end­ing day, with some­times an op­tion to re­new? There are three par­ties to a com­mon bind­ing con­tract

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