The Premier Soccer League has confirmed Orlando Pirates’ surprise decision on the disciplinary committee matter involving TS Galaxy president Tim Sukazi.
Last week, Pirates it was confirmed by the league that Pirates were after being found guilty by the PSL’s DC for ‘unreasonably’ denying Tim Sukazi access to the Orlando Stadium in their DStv Premiership match which took place in December.
As confirmed by the PSL’s prosecutor Zola Majavu at the time, the Soweto giants were fined R100 000 which was suspended for a period of 12 months on condition that the club is not found guilty of the same offence during the period, while it was also ordered that the club had to write an apology to the league.
In providing the latest update, and speaking through the league’s media department, Majavu said, “I can confirm that Orlando Pirates Football Club has elected to take the DC ruling in respect of its case pertaining to the manhandling of Mr Tim Sukazi on appeal as they are perfectly entitled to do so. That appeal will be adjudicated upon under the auspices of SAFA and once that matter has been finalised, I will confirm the outcome thereof.”
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