Chiefs and Bafana keeper Khune charged for displaying religious slogan

The Premier Soccer League has confirmed the following disciplinary case conclusions, with Khune the most high profile offender
Bafana captain Itumeleng Khune was charged with displaying a religious slogan under his shirt during Kaizer Chief’s fixture against Orlando Pirates on 26 October 2013. The club was charged with bringing the League into disrepute. Both parties pleaded guilty and the player and club were each fined R25 000 suspended for 12 months. The player was also ordered to furnish a written apology. Khune and Chiefs were ordered to pay the costs of the sitting.

In other cases African Warriors was charged with a contravention of the provisions of the Football Manual after they failed to submit their teamsheet on time during their NFD fixture against Chippa United on 1 November 2013 at Phillipi Stadium. The club paid an admission of guilt fine of R5 000.

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Player Veli Mothwa was charged with signing a football contract with two clubs at the same time. Due to Mr. Mothwa lodging an appeal against the DRC ruling in this regard, the matter was postponed pending the appeal.

Black Leopards were charged with failing to have the requisite medical personnel available prior to and at the start of their fixture against Thanda Royal Zulu FC on 2 November 2013 at the Seshego Stadium. The club paid an admission of guilt fine of R5 000.

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