Absa Premiership

Pirates fans to get refund after PSL sanction

2018-04-18 10:00
NO-GO AREA: Orlando Pirates supporters could not contain their anger at Loftus and invaded the pitch. (Sydney Seshibedi, Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates have announced that fans that have purchased tickets for their upcoming match against Wits will be able to get a refund.

The Absa Premiership match between is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 which will now be played behind closed doors in terms of a sanction handed down by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) Disciplinary Committee.

"The Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned Orlando Pirates by ordering that the club must play two home matches in a closed stadium. The implementation of one of these matches has been suspended for a period 24 months," read the statement released by the PSL.

Disgruntled Buccaneers fans invaded the field and stopped play as Sundowns thrashed the the Soweto giants 6-0 at Loftus Versfeld last year February.

Fans who have already bought tickets for next weeks match will be advised in the near future as to how to get a refund.

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