Khoza Confirms No Deaths, Issues Apology
The Chairman Of The PSL Has Announced...
The chairman of the Premier Soccer League, Dr Irvin Khoza has confirmed that there were no deaths following the fan violence at the weekend.
Dr Khoza held a media press conference today, April 23, where he confirmed the names and injuries to several spectators who were present during the shocking scenes which took place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on the weekend.
Kaizer Chiefs suffered a 2-0 loss to Free State Stars in the Nedbank Cup competition on Saturday, 21 April, where the supporters once again flooded the stadium in acts of violence and ‘ramapant thuggery.’
After statements from the likes of Chiefs and the PSL, the chairman, Dr Khoza saw it fit to address the media today, where he confirmed that despite the casualties and severe injuries to several spectators present on the evening, there were thankfully no deaths which took place.
“There is no place and justification for violence in football. (We) publically apologise to the nation following the violence in and around Moses Mabhida Stadium,” Khoza told the media.
“We apologise to Nedbank (all the sponsors) and all those who were injured. We apologise to all the broadcasters, SABC and SuperSport TV,” he added.