Cosmos fined R50 000 by PSL


Stars were accordingly handed a 3-0 victory for the game.

The PSL released a statement, which reads: 'The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee sat last night to deliberate on various matters. The outcomes were as follows:

'JOMO COSMOS FC: The Disciplinary Committee found Jomo Cosmos FC guilty of failing to fulfil their NFD fixture against Cape Town All Stars FC scheduled for 31 March 2017.

'The match was accordingly awarded to Cape Town All Stars with a 3-0 goal difference. In addition, Jomo Cosmos FC was sentenced to a fine of R 50 000.00 suspended for one year. The club was also ordered to pay the costs of the sitting.

'MTHATHA BUCKS FC: Mthatha Bucks FC had lodged a protest with the PSL in which they claimed Jomo Cosmos FC had contravened Rule 35.2 (U23) of the PSL Rules during their match on 11 February 2017 by failing to have five Under 23 players present at their match.

'The protest was dismissed and Jomo Cosmos FC was found not guilty of a breach of the relevant rule. Mthatha Bucks FC was ordered to bear the costs of the proceedings and lost their protest fee.'