Bafana Bafana

'Mphela's career not over'

2011-03-31 11:49
Katlego Mphela (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Katlego Mphela's business manager Glyn Binkin has revealed his client's career will not be placed on hold following a charge of drunk driving.

The Bafana Bafana striker was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning after celebrating his winner against Egypt, which he netted in the final minute at Ellis Park on Saturday night.

'Killer' has since insisted he was mistreated by the police, who failed to read him his rights and seemed "hell-bent" on putting him behind bars.

Mphela admitted he indulged in a "couple of drinks," but maintained he was fine to drive and was far from drunk.

However, it is not a case of whether the forward was intoxicated, but rather if he was over the legal limit or not.

Binkin told EWN: "Obviously his football career resumes as normal. He was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and he had a couple of drinks when he was caught in the evening.

"But once again, he was well within the limits. The course of law will take its toll and we'll see over the next couple of months what transpires."

The case will be heard in May and Mphela is currently out on R1 000 bail. 

Read more on:    katlego mphela  |  bafana
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Eaglets face Guinea, Zambia

2014-12-21 14:29

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
10 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Joburg hot spots for cocktails, craft beer, tapas and wine!

It’s the season to be jolly – so we’ve rounded up some new Joburg hot spots!

 
 

I love summer.24

Summer Survey!
Great ideas for the best summer sandwiches!
Christmas lingerie to make this festive season the best one ever!
13 things you might not know about Disneyland
Vote

Bafana Bafana have qualified but how far will they go at AFCON 2015?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.