Cape Town - Former
South Africa hockey player Reece Basson, who hit an umpire during match in East London two weeks ago, will learn his fate after United Hockey and Border Hockey meet to discuss his
who struck an umpire during a United 'B' v Parkside match in the
Border men’s Premier League, was brought before a Border Hockey
disciplinary committee last week, following which a sanction was imposed upon
himself and the club, last Friday.
the sanction, of which the Daily Dispatch has a copy, Basson received
an automatic two match ban for the red card he received in the match.
was given a further three match suspension for failing to leave the
field of play after being issued a red card and then another 12 match
suspension due to the assault on the referee.
Hockey and the player both received the sanction last week Friday and
had 48 hours to appeal, yet we have not received anything yet,” said
Border Hockey president Neil Klaasen.
Hockey met last week, before receiving the Border Hockey sanction, and
punished Basson with a five game suspension and community service within