Benni Fined R50 000
Benni McCarthy Has Been Fined
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy has been fined R50 000 by the Premier Soccer League.
Both McCarthy and the Mother City club he is coaching have been fined for the comments he made to match referee Phillip Tinyani.
Following City’s 2-1 loss to Chippa United at Sisa Dukashe Stadium in October, McCarthy referred to Tinyani as the ‘cow’ during his post-match interview.
In a statement issued by the league, it has been confirmed that McCarthy has been fined R50 000, with half of it (R25 000) suspended until the end of the season.
City were has been fined R50 000 fine‚ of which R25 000 is suspended until the end of the season.
The PSL has confirmed other disciplinary committee outcomes as follows:
National First Division club Royal Eagles have been fined R40 000 (R20 000 of it suspended for a period of 12 months) for failing to submit their Security Operational Plan to the PSL five days before their match against University of Pretoria.
Mbombela United had three points deducted against them and fined R50 000 (R25 000 suspended for 24 months) for fielding an ineligible player (Mxolisi Mayongo). The incident happened during their league match against Tshakumatsha Madzivhadila.
Mayongo has been suspended for four matches.