Ajax fume at fixture debacle
Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town executive director Ari Efstathiou has slated the
PSL's decision to once again postpone the clash against Orlando Pirates,
which has now been rescheduled for a third time.
According to the Football411 website, the Urban Warriors were initially down to lock horns with the
Buccaneers at the Cape Town Stadium on August 17, but the latter's
involvement in the CAF Champions League saw the tie pushed back by 72
The match was then postponed again after Pirates progressed to
the MTN8 semi-finals, where they will meet Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs
on Saturday, with Ajax then being told August 27 had been set aside for
the game against the Sea Robbers.
However, the last straw saw the PSL once more scrap the date,
this time indefinitely, leaving Efstathiou furious with South Africa's
"It's extremely disappointing to find ourselves in this
situation; we are a professional club playing in a professional league,"
he said in an official club statement.
"We invest time and resources to ensure that we honour our
fixtures in a professional and efficient manner and cannot allow
situations like what has transpired to continue."