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Phakaaathi Reporter
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9 Feb 2017
3:17 pm

PSL throw book at Sundowns, Leopards

Phakaaathi Reporter

Mamelodi Sundowns have been found guilty by a Premier Soccer League disciplinary committee of fielding an ineligible player in their MultiChoice Diski Challenge match against Chippa United on December 4.

Thabang Sibanyoni of Mamelodi Sundowns (Aubrey Kgakatsi/BackpagePix)

Sundowns fielded Thabang Sibanyoni despite him having accumulated four yellow cards.

Chippa United were handed a 3-0 win and one point has also been deducted from Sundowns in the MDC. Sibanyoni has been suspended, meanwhile, for another match.

Black Leopards and club chairman David Thidiela, meanwhile, were found guilty of two charges of abusing a match official during the club’s NFD game against Royal Eagles on December 17.

The club was fined R200 000, suspended for two years.

Thidiela was also fined R200 000, of which R150 000 was suspended for two years.

He was also give a four-match ban, though that was also suspended for two years.