Absa Premiership

Sundowns fined R100k by PSL

2013-04-30 07:45
Mamelodi Sundowns (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Mamelodi Sundowns have been charged by the PSL’s Disciplinary Committee (DC) for the fan violence that occurred last year, in their fixture with Maritzburg United.

According to the Soccer-Laduma website, fans of the Brazilians turned nasty at the end of the game, which they lost 2-1, and sought to attack then coach Johan Neeskens after what they believed was a poor result.

A statement from the PSL’s DC has confirmed that Downs pleaded guilty to the charges and have since been handed a R100 000 fine by the league, R50 000 of which has been suspended for 12 months.

The conditions of the suspended amount are:

-  That the club is not found guilty of a similar offence within a period of 12 months of the date of sentence.

- That the club complies with the direction given by the Disciplinary Committee that the club tenders a written apology to the League, SAFA, the sponsors and to the opposition, which apology is to be published on the League’s website within seven days of the sentence.

Meanwhile, the club have been ordered to pay for all of the court costs for the sitting

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