Chiefs to play City behind closed doors

The Soweto giants will abide by the ruling from the Premier Soccer League's Disciplinary Committee.

Chiefs were found guilty and ordered to play three league games in KwaZulu Natal behind closed doors due to fans invading the pitch and causing damage when their side lost to Free State Stars in the Nedbank Cup at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Chiefs have appealed the league’s decision, but are forced to play their games behind closed doors because of rule 24.3 of the rules of the league, as contained in the league’s handbook, which states: an appeal against an order of the disciplinary committee or the dispute resolution chamber will not suspend the operation of that order pending the finalisation of any appeal or arbitration in respect of that order.

Chiefs play against Polokwane City on October 6 at Moses Mabhida Stadium in one of Amakhosi’s home games moved to Durban.

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