• Sundowns, Pirates to appear before PSL DC

    Pirates fans react in anger during their clash against Sundowns Pirates fans react in anger during their clash against Sundowns

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

    The incident happened during their Absa Premiership encounter against Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus Stadium on 11 February 2017, where fans ran onto the field after Sundowns put six goals past the Sea Robbers.

    The PSL have now released a statement confirming the Buccaneers’ appearance before the PSL DC:

    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.

    – This story originally appeared on SportsClub.co.za

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