Absa Premiership

Celtic cancel player awards

2015-05-11 07:49
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Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic chairman Max Tshabalala has cancelled the club's end-of-season awards ceremony after the team crashed to a 1-0 defeat to Moroka Swallows on Saturday.

Read: Swallows into PSL play-offs

Tshabalala warned the Free State outfit earlier this week that anything other than victory over the Dube Birds would result in their awards gala being scrapped.

The no-nonsense owner has stayed true to his word, telling the club's official website: "Unfortunately we are left with no option but to cancel rewarding players after a string of poor performances and failing to reach the target set for them.

"It will be a travesty of justice to reward them for not committing and showing supporters appreciation.

“We are calling on supporters to a meeting next week firstly to apologise in person and subsequently tell them plans for the new season."

Despite the loss, Celtic had still done enough to earn a top-eight finish this season.

Phunya Sele Sele ended the PSL season in seventh place, above Maritzburg United on goal difference to secure a place in next season's MTN8.

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