PSL Appoints Advocate For Soweto Derby Stampede
Soweto Derby Stampede Is Being Investigated
The PSL has confirmed appointing a senior advocate to look into the incident that took place at FNB Stadium during the weekend’s Soweto Derby.
Two people died while several others were injured as Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates played in the Carling Black Label Cup on Saturday.
An investigation into the events that led to the tragic fatalities and injuries will be conducted, as stated on the league’s statement.
The Executive Committee of the Premier Soccer League has resolved to appoint Advocate Vincent Maleka SC to conduct an investigation into events that led to the tragic fatalities and injuries at the at the Carling Cup fixture between Kaizer Chiefs FC and Orlando Pirates FC on Saturday 29 July 2017.
The League, affected clubs, service providers, sponsors, supporters, the South African Police Service and all other role players will provide all possible assistance to enable Advocate Maleka SC in performing his task.
The League will ensure that the matter is dealt with expeditiously and properly.
The League wishes to offer its condolences to the families of the bereaved and a speedy recovery to the injured.
The League will not make any further comments on the matter until the investigation has been completed.