PSL duo fined R100k for kit violation

Posted: 3 September 2018 Time: 03:29 pm

The Premier Soccer League have handed R100 000 fines to topflight newcomers Black Leopards and cash-strapped Bloemfontein Celtic for kit violations.

The Absa Premiership duo will be let off the hook if they don't repeat a similar offence in the next two years.

The PSL released a statement, which reads: 'PSL Disciplinary Committee Outcome 

'The following Member Clubs appeared before the Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee on various charges.

'Black Leopards FC:

'The Club was charged with contravening the Compliance Manual and Kit Manual of the League after it used a playing kit during the opening match of the Absa Premiership on 04 August 2018 against Polokwane City without a prior approval from the League.

'Black Leopards pleaded guilty and were handed a fine of R100 000 suspended for 24 months on condition that the Club is not found guilty of a similar offence.

'Bloemfontein Celtic FC:

'The Club was charged with contravening the NSL Compliance and Kit Manual after it [used] a playing kit during their Absa Premiership fixture against Chippa United on 05 August 2018 without obtaining prior approval from the League.

'Bloemfontein Celtic pleaded guilty and were handed a fine of R100 000 suspended for 24 months on condition that the Club is not found guilty of a similar offence.'

Article by: Staff Reporter

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