PSL duo Black Leopards and Bloemfontein Celtic both fined R100k by PSL DC
Posted: 3 September 2018 Time: 15:29
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.'