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PSL strongly condemns acts of hooliganism at Loftus Stadium

14:39 GMT+3 12/02/2017
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The match had to be stopped in the 82nd minute by referee Daniel Bennett to clear the pitch

The Premier Soccer League PSL) strongly condemns acts of hooliganism by some of the fans at the Mamelodi Sundowns vs Orlando Pirates natch at Loftus Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The League apologises to all the supporters and stakeholders – those who were at the Stadium and also those watching on Television – who were inconvenienced by what happened.

Such behaviour at our Stadiums is bad advert for our football.

Following a meeting between the VOC Commander, the Match Commissioner and the two clubs, and after carefully assessing the situation, a decision was taken to resume play from the 82nd minute.

The Premier Soccer League is awaiting reports from various stakeholders on what transpired on Saturday afternoon.