Register Login Live


Drama As PSL Club Faces Transfer Ban

Word reaching the Siya crew is that Bloemfontein Celtic are the latest PSL club to receive a transfer ban from football governing body FIFA in a case involving their former goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb.

Last year, Celtic were found guilty by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for unfairly dismissing and not compensating the Cameroonian shot-stopper and the Free State club was ordered to pay the money owed to Tignyemb within a period of 45 days. Celtic, however, appealed the decision and it was recently revealed that it was rejected.

READ: Motsepe Gets FIFA Boost For Top CAF Job

FIFA have now sent a letter to Celtic, Safa and to Tignyemb's lawyer to inform them that the goalkeeper should be immediately paid R3 million and that the club will not be allowed to sign any players for the next two years.

Safa CEO Tebogo confirmed to the Siya crew that they have received the letter from Fifa informing them of the situation at Celtic.

“Yes, we have received the letter.”

READ: Hunt Questions Two Chiefs Defenders

In a statement released by Safa, the local football governing body said they would refer the matter to the Premier Soccer League.

“The South African Football Association has noted the sanction imposed by FIFA on Bloemfontein Celtic FC over what the club says is a labour relations matter involving one of its former players. 

“The correspondence from FIFA has been referred to the PSL for the attention of the club as stipulated in the FIFA Regulations, with a request that the club provides background to the matter and indicate which steps they intend to take.

“SAFA will provide further information as and when it is received from the club and the League.

In This Week's Edition Of Soccer Laduma

Downs’ Big Uruguayan Gamble!

Frosler Opens Up On Three-Month Nightmare


Top 5

In Numbers: Dolly’s Chiefs Masterclass

83 Oct 18, 2021 08:25 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pictures: How Messi Celebrated First PSG Goal

6 Sep 29, 2021 08:28 AM in UEFA Champions League

Patient Kwanda Comments On 'Tough' Bucs Debut

7 Oct 18, 2021 12:41 PM in Orlando Pirates

Players Clubs Can Still Sign For Free

1 Oct 01, 2021 10:28 AM in International

Rulani Slams Bafana: There’s No Data!

96 Oct 18, 2021 02:25 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Royal AM’s MaMkize Stuns With R2.2 Million Exotic BMW Flex

6 Oct 21, 2021 02:00 PM in Show Me The Money

Report: Messi Wants PSG Teammate Gone

12 Oct 22, 2021 08:27 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Awwwww! 10 Of Bvuma & His Wife’s Cutest Moments Together

Oct 21, 2021 06:00 PM in Footballers & Chill

New: The 10 Highest-Ranked African Nations In FIFA Rankings

Oct 21, 2021 10:53 AM in African Football

Royal Ride - Mpisane’s R5 Million Mega Lambo Flexes

1 Oct 20, 2021 10:00 AM in Show Me The Money

The Cost Of Not Hosting 'The Big Three'

31 Oct 18, 2021 04:12 PM in PSL

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Dolly’s Chiefs Transformation Explained

16 Oct 18, 2021 10:56 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Pitso Breaks Silence Following R54m Contract Agreement

23 Oct 18, 2021 04:04 PM in Players Abroad