Kaizer Chiefs have been found guilty by the Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee for the Moses Mabhida incident.
The Premier Soccer League released a statement which reads:
The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee has found Kaizer Chiefs guilty and ordered that they play three matches behind closed doors with one (of the three) matches suspended for a period of 24 months provided Kaizer Chiefs is not found guilty of a similar offence.
This follows the sitting of the Disciplinary Committee arising from the events of 21 April 2018 at Moses Mabhida Stadium during the Nedbank Cup match against Free State Stars where supporters of Kaizer Chiefs invaded the pitch and caused damage to property.
The Disciplinary Committee further ruled that the matches which the club play behind closed doors must be scheduled for Kwa-Zulu Natal. The DC held a view that since the incident had occurred in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a strong message must be sent to the spectators in that province that the behaviour of 21 April 2018 is totally unacceptable.
The findings of the Disciplinary Committee are in line with Article 45.5 of the NSL Handbook (Constitution) that holds Member Clubs culpable for the behaviour of their supporters.