Two fans passed away after a stampede during the Carling Black Label Champion Cup match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
Here's the full NAFSA statement about the investigation that is yet to conclude:
"As the custodian of the Sport and Recreation Events Management Act, the Minister is well in his rights to call for such an investigation, particularly that lives have been lost in this instance. It is our plea that this be completed within seven days as we owe South Africa's football loving people and bereaved families concrete answers on what actually happened on that unfaithful day," said NAFSA Secretary General Siyabulela Makunga.
"We would like to thank both Chairmen for allowing an independent investigation of the matter as we strongly believe that they are already conflicted on this issue. Furthermore, we are making an appeal that the investigation be completed within the set time frame," said Makunga.
Finally, here's Orlando Pirates chairman Irvin Khoza reading his statement: