The Premier Soccer League has announced the verdict of the PSL DC against Royal AM (now called Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila), for their no show in the promotional play-offs.
They failed to honour all their four matches in the play-offs and were charged by the PSL prosecutor Nande Becker.
The PSL released a statement with detailed sanctions for the club.
“Royal AM FC was sanctioned by the DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE as follows for its acts of misconduct:
1. All four matches which it was obliged to participate in but failed to do were awarded to their opponents with a 3:0 goal difference;
2. Royal AM was fined the maximum fine in terms of the NSL Rules, being R1 million per match (total R4 million) with R700 000.00 of each fine (total R2.8 million) being suspended for two years on condition that, during the period of suspension it did not fail to honour any NSL fixtures;
3. The club was further sanctioned with a deduction of 3 points for each game not played (12 points in total) for the current season. This deduction as also suspended for one year on condition that, during the period of suspension it did not fail to honour any NSL fixtures and
4. Royal AM FC was ordered to pay all the costs of the sittings in the four matters,” said PSL statement.
By Wonga Sirayi
FARPost’s KZN Reporter