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Mystery Man Set To Take Over Rovers

After months of speculation it finally looks like National First Division strugglers Blackburn Rovers might be changing hands.

The club is currently owned by Dumisani Mcedani, who is banned from the game for four years after being found guilty of striking referee Bafana Mosia, but although he has consistently denied that a sale was imminent, a mystery Italian man was spotted at Wednesday’s AGM.

The individual, believed to be from Durban accompanied club General manager Luxolo Matikinca to the meeting.

When Soccer-Laduma called Matikinca about the latest news on change of ownership he laughed, did not give official comment and was not prepared to provide the name of his colleague, but hinted that a deal would be a relief and something could be on paper soon.

While a source also revealed allegations that Rovers' players have not been paid in months, a matter confirmed by goalkeeper Sheldon Baatjies, a cash injection by a new benefactor will go a long way to improve matters at the Eastern Cape outfit.

In fact, according to the former Bay United goal-minder, players have been promised all their outstanding monies by today.

"We're all getting paid today," said Baatjies. "It's a bit of a challenge but there's a new guy involved who we've met, and he's promised everything will now be sorted out."

Dumisani Mcedani was not available for comment.

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