Citizens fined for failing to provide players’ cards

Premier Soccer League prosecutor advocate Zola Majavu has provided an update regarding the case involving Cape Town City player card controversy.

City were charged by the league after failing to produce player cards prior to their 3-2 victory against Maritzburg United in December.

They appeared before the PSL DC on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 and pleaded guilty.

“The sanction as determined by the disciplinary committee of the league is as follows; the respondent which is Cape Town City is fined R100 000, half of which is suspended for a period of 12 months on condition that during the period of 12-month suspension, the said club is not found guilty of the same offence.

“Cape Town city is ordered to pay the cost of the DC hearing to the PSL. Cape Town City is further ordered to pay the cost of Maritzburg United on a attorney and own client scale for the hearing of the 12 of January.”

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