Man in court for Moses Mabhida pitch invasion

Man in court for Moses Mabhida pitch invasion

Man in court for Moses Mabhida pitch invasion

The Moses Mabhida Stadium was built at a cost of £400million for the 2010 World Cup and stood as one of the main showpieces, hosting seven games including the semi-final between Germany and Spain.

Hundreds of South African soccer fans disgruntled at the performance of their team rioted at a game on Saturday night.

'Training is not good enough for me and also when he's on the pitch he's not always taking his chances, ' he added of the former Maritzburg United hitman, who has scored six goals and provided two assists in 22 games in all competitions this season. However, venting frustration through rampant thuggery is totally unacceptable.

Kaizer Chiefs have appointed Patrick Mabedi as interim coach to replace Steve Komphela for the remainder of the 2017/2018 season‚ the club announced on Monday. "The league will work closely with law enforcement to ensure that those responsible for this hooliganism are subjected to judicial process", the statement said. They were scheduled to appear at the Durban Magistrates' Court today.

On Sunday the league expressed its disdain towards the violence, saying that the league would be taking action.

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"Hooliganism and thuggery of this nature has no place in football and acts of violence. can not be tolerated", South Africa's Premier Soccer League said. Teargas was used to disperse the violent crowd.

The Democratic Alliance's sports and recreation spokesperson, Tsepo Mhlongo, called on the portfolio committee chairperson on sports, Beauty Dlulane, to call the league to Parliament to account for Saturday's events.

"For far too long‚ perpetrators of violence at football matches have not been held accountable for their actions‚ and this needs to stop".

Football fans around the country expect the PSL to hand down a harsh punishment on both the fans and the club in the near future.

It is a second, serious incident involving the club's supporters this month and the league has vowed to come down hard on those found guilty.

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