Life has not been the same since Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa blew into town like the easterly wind in February and proceeded to rub many people up the wrong way in no time at all. It’s been such fun watching her go to work and she’s already raised more blood pressure levels in the three months she’s been at the helm than the man Kaizer Chiefs fans love to hate, Steve Komphela, managed in the three trophyless years he was coach. Xasa got the week off to a flying start when she faced members of the media in Pretoria on Monday and made several announcements that were enough to loosen many tummies. She first revealed that the government is assembling the best possible legal team to face Solidarity in court ahead of the union’s bid to challenge transformation in sport. Xasa confirmed that she has instructed the director-general in her department‚ Alec Moemi‚ to get the best legal minds in the country at whatever cost in preparation for the court battle against Solidarity. Solidarity an...

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