In a conversation with Sport 24, Moroe revealed the key discussions between CSA and the South African Cricketers’ Association (Saca) as they draw closer to finalising a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The original closing date was set for the beginning of May, but it has since been moved to 30 June after missing the deadline.
Moroe has pushed for the new MoU agreement to be formalised as a fair financial model which would benefit both the men’s and women’s national sides.
‘The changes in the financial model are not aimed at taking away from players,’ he told Sport24.
‘The financial model is actually aimed at getting together the few bits and pieces that will help CSA cater for the semi-professional cricketers as well as the Protea ladies.
‘It’s high time that CSA puts its money where its mouth is. We’ve been saying that we want to look after our women cricketers and get them to a place where they are treated the same as the men’s professional cricketers.
‘We want them to be paid the same.’
Discussions commenced at the beginning of this week and according to Moroe, the negotiations are on track to meet the 30 June deadline, but they would preferably want closure before that date.
‘The discussions are pretty well advanced,’ said Moroe. ‘We’ve moved much quicker than both parties expected.
‘We sat the whole day yesterday [Tuesday] negotiating on the financial model. We said what we weren’t happy about, Tony [Irish, Saca CEO] and his team told us what they were not happy about, but at the end of the day, we all shook hands and appreciated each other’s time and effort.’
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