Absa Premiership

Match-fixing claims hits PSL - reports

2015-05-13 15:11
Brand de Villiers (Gallo)

Cape Town – The Premier Soccer League have been involved match-fixing allegations, according to reports.

Read: PSL announce award nominees

According to Soccer Laduma, a PSL club has lodged an official report relating to alleged match-fixing - which implicates individuals who were offered incentives to influence the relegation battle.

The PSL campaign came to an end on Saturday with the relegation battle going down to the last game.

The PSL’s CEO, Brand de Villiers, confirmed the allegations, but stated that at the moment the claims are "hearsay" but added that the PSL "are, however, taking it seriously".  

The matter has been directed to attention the PSL's EXCO and the matter has been handed over to the prosecutors.

“The prosecutors are independent from the PSL and, as standard procedure, they will investigate if there is a case or not. If there is, a case will be opened,” said De Villiers.

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