Johannesburg - The Premier Soccer League have threatened to impose strict
punishments on any fans who disrupt matches following a string of unruly
Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs are both set for Disciplinary
Committee sanctions after fans of both clubs threw objects onto the
field during their respective MTN8 encounters last month.
Mamelodi Sundowns were the latest to experience trouble from
their fans, who attempted to storm the field and confront Brazilians
coach Johan Neeskens following their PSL defeat to Maritzburg United on
"Following the incidents and unruly behaviour at our stadiums
during the last few weeks, we have decided to take tough measures to
stop this behaviour by a faction of supporters at our games," PSL head
of stakeholders and communications Connie Motshumi told The Sowetan.
"We are considering a number of ways, including introducing stiff
penalties such as individual bans, naming and/or showing pictures of
those responsible for instigating unruly behaviour at the stadiums."
The Buccaneers and Amakhosi will come before the PSL's DC on Friday to answer charges of supporter misbehaviour.