Johannesburg - The Premier
Soccer League’s Disciplinary Committee (DC) has found Polokwane City coach Luc
Eymael guilty of flouting an Order of the League’s Dispute Resolution Chamber
when he failed to report back to Polokwane City as coach having resigned
with immediate effect and signed a new contract with Bloemfontein Celtic.
PSL concluded the matter, just over a month after Eymael defied
Eymael appeared before the PSL’s
DC on Tuesday evening to answer charges of misconduct.
On April 14 the
Dispute Resolution Chamber ordered Eymael to return to City to serve as head
coach for the duration of his contact of employment which was found to be valid
and binding, but he defied the order and wanted to remain at Celtic.
Eymael was found guilty and sentenced to a fine of R100 000 of which R75 000 was suspended until June 30, 2018, or until a final order is
granted by a competent body setting aside the Order of the League’s DRC dated April 14, 2017 or receipt by the League of written confirmation from Polokwane
City FC releasing Mr Eymael from any further obligations to Polokwane City FC,”
read a statement from the PSL.
PSL also said Eymael is not allowed to participate in any football activities
unless on behalf of Polokwane City.
suspension of a part of the fine is on
condition that Mr. Eymael does not take part in any football related
activities other than for and on behalf of Polokwane City FC during the period
of suspension,” the PSL said.
was ordered to pay all costs incurred at the appeal.