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Phakaaathi Reporter
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27 Jul 2017
5:16 pm

Orlando Pirates appear before PSL DC

Phakaaathi Reporter

Orlando Pirates appeared before the Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee on charges relating to spectator misbehaviour.

Orlando Pirates fans react in anger during Absa Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates at Loftus Stadium (Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix)

The charges emanate from the incident that took place at Loftus Stadium on February 11 during a league match between Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns, where fans ran onto the pitch after Sundowns scored their sixth goal.

WATCH: Pirates and Sundowns fans clash at Loftus

The PSL has issued a statement confirming Pirates’ appearance infront of the PSL DC.

The PSL statement:

Orlando Pirates FC appeared before the Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee on charges relating to spectator misbehaviour during the Absa Premiership fixture against Mamelodi Sundowns on 11 February 2017.
All the parties made representation to the Disciplinary Committee panel.
The chairman of the Disciplinary Committee has reserved judgement to a date to be announced soon.
The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee will also sit to hear the charges against Mamelodi Sundowns. Mamelodi Sundowns were charged with failure to provide adequate security at the same match. This charge will be dealt with presently.
As this matter is sub judice, the Premier Soccer League will make no further comment on this.

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