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SA soccer plunged into crisis

2012-07-17 10:25
Daniel Bennett (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Refereeing in SA is in crisis on Tuesday after all but one of the country's top match officials failed their pre-season fitness tests, reports the Sowetan.

Only Daniel Bennett - who is earmarked for potential Soccer World Cup action in two years' time - passed Sunday's physical tests at the start of the annual pre-season workshop from the list of an elite panel of officials.

A total of 14 of the 25 referees who underwent the test failed and by rights are now ineligible to officiate at matches in the PSL or the NFD for the next six months.

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