CT All-Stars awarded maximum points in ‘abandoned’ March 31 game against Cosmos

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Ezenkosi captain, Frederic Nsabiyumva

The Premier Soccer League’s Disciplinary Committee on Thursday, fined Jomo Cosmos R50,000 for ‘failing to honour’ a National First Division fixture with Cape Town All Stars on March 31.

Stars were accordingly handed a 3-0 victory for the game.

The PSL released a statement, which reads: ‘The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee sat last night to deliberate on various matters. The outcomes were as follows:

‘JOMO COSMOS FC: The Disciplinary Committee found Jomo Cosmos FC guilty of failing to fulfill their NFD fixture against Cape Town All Stars FC scheduled for 31 March 2017.

‘The match was accordingly awarded to Cape Town All Stars with a 3-0 goal difference. In addition, Jomo Cosmos FC was sentenced to a fine of R 50 000.00 suspended for one year. The club was also ordered to pay the costs of the sitting.

In the second case in which Mthatha Bucks FC lodged a protest with the PSL claiming that Jomo Cosmos FC had contravened Rule 35.2 (U23) of the PSL Rules during their match on 11 February 2017 by failing to have five Under 23 players present at their match, ‘The protest was dismissed and Jomo Cosmos FC was found not guilty of a breach of the relevant rule.

‘Mthatha Bucks FC was ordered to bear the costs of the proceedings and lost their protest fee.’

 

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