Stars' Phala in hot water

2011-09-13 18:40

Johannesburg - Soccer player Thuso Phala has appeared in the Brits Magistrate's Court on a charge of speeding, the North West public safety department said on Tuesday.

Phala, 25, who plays for Platinum Stars, appeared in court on Monday, said spokesman Lesiba Moses Kgwele.

The case was postponed until September 30, for trial. His R1500 bail was extended, Kgwele said.

Phala was arrested on the N4 near Brits on August 20 while driving his BMW from Rustenburg to Pretoria, allegedly at 195km/h.