Two PSL Clubs & Their Coaches Charged By The League
PSL Disciplinary Committee Update
Two PSL clubs and their head coaches have been charged by the league.
The PSL has confirmed that Free State Stars’ Luc Eymael and Roger de Sa of Platinum Stars have both been charged by the league.
The league has issued a statement confirming all the clubs, coaches and players charged for misconduct.
PSL Disciplinary Committee Outcome
The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee sat last night to hear a number of matters. Below is the outcome:
Roger de Sa and Platinum Stars:
The Club and Mr Roger de Sa were charged with misconduct arising from an altercation between Mr. de Sa and referee Victor Gomes on 23 February 2018 as well as a post-match interview conducted by Mr De Sa while he was suspended. Both the club as well as Mr De Sa were found guilty. The club was fined R200 000.00 of which R100 000.00 was suspended for 24 months. Mr De Sa was sanctioned with an additional three (3) match suspension of which two (2) matches were suspended for a period of 24 months.
Free State Stars
Free State Stars was charged with contravening the NSL Compliance Manual. The Club pleaded guilty to re-using old match tickets and was sentenced to a fine of R100 000.00 suspended for 24 months.
Baroka FC and Mr Kgothatso Mariba:
The Club was charged with fielding an ineligible player Mr Kgothatso Mariba in a MultiChoice Diski Challenge match on 18 February 2018. They were found guilty and the match was awarded to Chippa United FC with a 3-0 score. The player was sentenced to an additional two (2) match suspension.
Free State Stars FC and Luc Eymael:
The Club and Mr Eymael were charged with misconduct following an altercation between Mr Eymael and Mr Davies Phiri of AmaZulu FC on 24 February 2018. Both Mr Eymael and Free State Stars pleaded guilty. The Club was sentenced to a fine of R50 000.00 suspended for 24 months and the coach Mr Eymael was suspended for four (4) matches of which suspension two (2) matches were suspended for 24 months.