Arbitrator for Celtic, Downs case revealed

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SAFA has confirmed that the arbitration case involving Bloemfontein Celtic and Mamelodi Sundowns over the issue of Tebogo Langerman will be heard on Friday.

Celtic lodge a protest during the Nedbank Cup final against Sundowns after The Brazilians featured Langerman on their team sheet despite being suspended.

The former Bidvest Wits defender was not supposed to appear in the final after collecting his fourth booking in the league game prior against Black Leopards.

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SAFA acting CEO Tebogo Motlanthe has confirmed the arbitration matter will be heard on Friday before Advocate Gcina Malindi SC.

"The case will be heard on Friday. It will be heard before Advocate Malindi SC starting at 10am," Motlanthe tells

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