Sundowns docked a point for Sibanyoni error

2017-02-10 14:29
Mamelodi Sundowns (File)

Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League's Disciplinary Committee have found Mamelodi Sundowns guilty of fielding the suspended Thabang Sibanyoni in a MultiChoice Diski Challenge match against Chippa United.

Sibanyoni had collected four yellow cards and was ineligible to play against the Chilli Boys, however, it appears an oversight occurred and the player was selected.

As such, the Brazilians have been docked one point for their error and the game was ruled as a 3-0 victory for Chippa. In addition, the striker has been handed a ban for one further match.

"The match was awarded to Chippa with a 3-0 score and one point was deducted from Sundowns," the PSL's official website said.

"The player, Sibanyoni, was suspended for an additional match

The Brazilians are in contention to win the MDC title and are locked in a battle with league leaders Bloemfontein Celtic for the reserve league's highest honour.

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