CAF rub salt in SuperSport's wounds after Confederation Cup final loss
Posted: 28 November 2017 Time: 12:00
SuperSport United have been fined around R206 833 by CAF for a pitch invasion during the second leg of the Confederation Cup final at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday.
Mazembe have also been fined R68 944 for the behaviour of their fans.
SuperSport drew the match 0-0 in Tshwane to lose 2-1 on aggregate.
CAF released a statement, which reads: 'The CAF Disciplinary Board has sanctioned TP Mazeme and Supersport United for pitch invasion by supporters of the two clubs during the second leg of the final of the Total CAF Confederation Cup played on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.
'In pursuant to Articles 83 and 151 of the CAF Disciplinary Code, Supersport has been fined 15,000 US Dollars for the security flaw in the organization of the match. The South African club has also been cautioned against a repeat of such incident, or risk playing their games behind closed doors.
'On the part of TP Mazembe, they were imposed with a fine of 5,000 US Dollars for the behaviour of their fans, which is a violation of Articles 82 and 83 of the CAF Disciplinary Code.
'Mazembe retained the title won last year 2-1 on aggregate after a holding Supersport to a barren draw in the return leg.'