23 January 2018
   
ZRP ‘Idiot’ Charamba loses cop insult case
Gukurahundi: Blame govt, not me – says ED
SA: Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies
Cholera: Angry minister blasts city councils
Mzembi challenges arrest; quits politics
Mudzuri: Amnesty for MDC-T cop murder 3
Mnangagwa: Grace mentally unstable
ZESA gave Chivayo $7m, not $5m: Parly
MORE NEWS
Govt reduces excise duty on fuel
Filthy 5-Star hotels: Economy blamed
MORE BUSINESS
‘Am I African’ explores Zim's race conflict
Gafa’s Epworth concert draws thousands
MORE SHOWBIZ
Billiat might still leave: Sundowns coach
Katsande: Chiefs show championship mentality
MORE SPORTS
Mnangagwa’s ‘New’ Zim merits support
Zhuwao: kleptocracy and EDiots in Davos
MORE OPINION
 
Mnangagwa off to Davos empty handed
Economy: the need for a paradigm shift
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
PSL hits Shabanie with US$8,000 fine
31/05/2013 00:00:00
by Sports Reporter
 
 
RELATED STORIES
Chicks stake claim for premiership rule
Monoz give troubled Bulls sinking feeling
Chicken Inn joint top with Bosso
Dynamos second after How Mine rout
Highlanders lose to CAPS United
Mutasa named FC Platinum coach
Harare City exploit Bosso, DeMbare slips
CAPS win as Dynamos, Highlanders suffer
Leaders Highlanders take on Chicken Inn
BancABC Sup8r Cup returns
Chilumba quits Platinum, returns to Zambia
Masomere commits to Shabanie
Masomere quits Shabanie for Buffaloes
Kaindu urges focus as Bosso widen lead
Highlanders widen lead, Dynamos second

SHABANIE Mine will part with $8000 after a Premier Soccer League (PSL) Disciplinary Committee found them guilty of causing the abandonment of their match against Harare City at Maglas Stadium on May 12.

Shabanie were down 3-1 at that time, and the match has now been confirmed as Harare City’s on a 3-0 score-line.

Part of the report from the disciplinary committee, which sat on Tuesday in Harare, reads: “It is clear that the violence led to the abandonment of the match

“Such irreprehensible conduct cannot be tolerated. Clubs and their supporters must learn that the referee`s decision is final. There are other channels of airing grievances without resorting to violence.

“This must be nipped in the bud to protect life and limb, and even the sponsors. We are guided by the PSL standing orders in arriving at the appropriate sentence.

According to the referee’s report trouble started in the 80th minute when the second assistant official flagged for an offside offence and I blew the whistle to rule off the goal.

“This did not go down well with the home team fans who started pelting the second Assistant Referee with missiles (beer cans, plastic water bottles and stones), I then stopped the match for eleven minutes to allow the Police details to bring order and sanity and to assure the
security,” the referee said.

“The match resumed after the Police assured me that it was safe to do so but barely a minute played after the resumption, the fans started throwing the missiles this time targeted at Harare City
goalkeeper who had to scurry to the middle of the pitch for safety.

“I had to stop the match again for five (5) minutes. Even the intervention of the Shabanie Mine team management did not help things as they were also pelted with missiles.

“After ascertaining that the situation was no longer safe for a football match to continue, I then called off the match after 81 minutes of play. The home team was also locked in their dressing room as angry fans bayed for their blood. We left the stadium at 18:10 hours under Police escort.”

Luke Masomere’s side were found guilty of contravening at least two sections of the PSL Rules and regulations which attract a fine of $8000, according to the league’s standing orders agreed to by all clubs at the beginning of the season.



Advertisement

They will also foot the costs of the hearing. The committee which comprises Don Moyo, Vusi Vuma and Brighton Mudzamiri, had fined hem $10 000, but suspended $2000 on condition that such violence, involving the club, does not occur again before the end of the season.

Weekend Fixtures

Saturday: Monomotapa v Caps United (Live on SS9 at Rufaro), FC Platinum v Harare City (Mandava), Chicken Inn v Black Mambas (Luveve), Triangle v Buffaloes (Gibbo), Tripple B v Motor Action (Dulibadzimu),

Sunday: Dynamos v Black Rhinos (Live on SS9 at Rufaro), Hwange v Highlanders (Colliery), Shabanie Mine v How Mine (Maglas)





 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker