PSL charge Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns charged for misconduct, Rule 54, Loftus pitch invasion and violence
Posted: 1 March 2017 Time: 16:48
The PSL has charged Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates following the events that unfolded at Loftus Stadium on Saturday afternoon, 11 February 2017.
Pirates have been charged with contravening Rule 54 of the NSL Rules arising from the conduct of their supporters at the match who invaded the pitch, threw objects and vandalised and damaged private property during the game.
Sundowns were charged with failure to provide adequate security at the match resulting in their supporters and that of the visiting club invading the demarcated pitch area, causing damage to property and throwing objects at persons and onto the pitch. The club has also been charged for the misconduct of their supporters.
Both clubs will appear before the Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee on 9 March 2017.