Port Adelaide chairman David Koch has challenged South Australian football stakeholders to put their stance on the Power on the public record.

While Koch claims the SANFL's president John Olsen and executive commissioner Leigh Whicker have made it clear they will help the Power stay strong in the AFL, the Port Adelaide chairman and TV personality believes other members of South Australia's football community 'have an agenda' against the club.

Koch has blamed other members of SANFL's board for what he claims are incorrect reports regarding Port Adelaide's financial situation and wants them to make a public statement on where they stand in relation to the Power.

"The real decision makers of the SANFL (Whicker and Olsen) are incredibly encouraging," Koch told Port Adelaide's website.

"They want Port Adelaide to succeed ... to win.

"Here's a challenge - I want every SANFL director or commissioner to pledge their support to renewing Port Adelaide or publically saying they will not pledge that support."

Port Adelaide revealed last week they made a loss of $4.12 million in 2012 with a grant from the SANFL cutting that figure by $2 million.

But media reports had claimed the Power's loss was over $6 million, which Koch believes is part of a campaign to weaken the club.

"It's frustrating," Koch said.

"It disappoints me that a lot of that rumour mongering, that twisting, the poison always seems to come in the close proximity after an SANFL board meeting or commission meeting.

"It seems as though there are a couple that have an agenda and that's got to stop."


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