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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Fixtures
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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