The statement reads as follows:
‘As part of the ongoing investigation into allegations of match-fixing, the Premier Soccer League has filed charges against eight football officials and football players relating to contravention of the NSL Rule 53.1, 53.2 and 53.2.10.
‘The eight officials and players will appear before the PSL Disciplinary Committee on 30 March 2016 at 18h00.
‘Due to the sensitive nature of the allegations and investigation, the PSL is withholding the names of the individuals concerned to ensure that the process runs without prejudice to the rights of the respondents.
‘The PSL will, however, give detailed information after the PSL Disciplinary Committee has released its findings.
‘The PSL will make no further comment on this matter.’