Celtic react to legitimate goal vs Downs

Premiership

Bloemfontein Celtic have reacted to what looked like a legitimate goal against Mamelodi Sundowns in the DStv Premiership on Tuesday.

Celtic had the ball in the back of the net in the 61st minute through Lesotho international Motebang Sera, only to be ruled offside by assistant referee Andile Mncwango, much to the surprise of the Siwelele bench.

The match at Lucas Moripe Stadium ended goalless.

Phunya Sele Sele CEO Khumbulani Konco says it goes against the club's policy to comment about referees' decisions.

"Sorry my brother, I can't comment. At Celtic we don't comment about referees," he responds to KickOff.com.

According to a former match official who wants to remain anonymous, referee Thokozani Mkhize had the right to overrule his assistant referee and award Celtic the goal.

"According to Law 5, the referee has the power to overrule the assistant referee's decision," he confirms.

View images from the goalless draw between Downs and Celtic above

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