Johannesburg - Chippa United coach Mark Harrison has reacted furiously to the
Premier Soccer League play-off fiasco, describing the situation as
According to the Football411 website, the Chilli Boys and Santos kicked off the promotion-relegation
mini-league on Wednesday evening, with the Philippi Stadium encounter
finishing goalless to leave the pair with a share of the spoils.
However, the result is only a 'provisional' one as Thanda Royal
Zulu's legal appeal regarding the play-offs has resulted in the high
court instructing the PSL to announce before each match that "the
results of the fixtures are provisional, pending a finalisation of the
review appeal by Thanda Royal Zulu".
Harrison, who became Chippa's sixth coach of the season in April
before lifting them off the foot of the PSL table to earn a play-off
spot, has slammed the handling of the situation, describing it as "a
"We haven't really spoken about it all, to be honest with you, we
just prepped for the game. But then we found out before the game all
that garbage about these games are provisional," Harrison told The Sowetan.
"These points are provisional. It's absolute rubbish. It's nothing short of a joke. Whoever is in control needs to sort it out."
Chippa are next in play-off action against Black Aces on
Saturday, while the following fixture, between Santos and Aces, only
takes place on June 20 due to the international break.