Dynamos fined only $2,500 for violence

Dynamos fined only $2,500 for violence
Published: 22 November 2017 (853 Views)
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) Disciplinary Committee has slammed Dynamos and Ngezi Platinum Stars for the crowd trouble that marred their Castle Lager Premiership clash last month.

The two clubs were fined $2 500 each and were also ordered to pay the costs of the hearing.

"The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee has fined Ngezi Platinum Stars and Dynamos following match disturbances that occurred at a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match featuring the two teams at Baobab Stadium on October 28, 2017," reads the statement.

"Ngezi Platinum Stars were ordered to pay a fine of $2 500 of which $500 has been suspended for the rest of the season on condition that the accused is not convicted of a similar offence.

"Dynamos were found guilty of beaching order 31 of the PSL Rules and regulations. The club was fined a sum of $2 500 of which $500 was suspended for the rest of the season on condition that the accused is not convicted of similar offence."

Both teams are expected to pay their fines before end of this month. The match between the two teams degenerated into total chaos especially in the second half as both sets of fans fought running battles.

Trouble started when the Dynamos players, officials and fans took offence with a ball boy, who was behind Tonderai Mateyaunga's goal.

The DeMbare fans jumped over the perimeter fence to chase away the home side's ball boy, who had kicked a ball into the net.

The few police officers at the venue failed to deal with the unruly fans as they were overwhelmed.

A number of fans were injured in the violence with the medics at the match treating them on the pitch.

Referee Brighton Chimene was forced to stop the match for at least 16 minutes with chaos ensuing on the pitch.

Dynamos lost the match 2-0.

- dailynews

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

VP Chiwenga pours cold water on Presidential ambitions

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 45 Views

Mutsvangwa snubs ZANU PF Conference?

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 49 Views

Chamisa will eventually accept position

by Simba Rushwaya | 14 December 2018 | 97 Views

Tendai Biti relives court horror

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 86 Views

Mnangagwa speaks on Chivayo saga

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 102 Views

Motlanthe Commission report to be made public next week

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 86 Views

US. launches 'Prosper Africa' initiative to counter China's influence

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 89 Views

Dzamara and Linda Masarira clash

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 93 Views

WATCH: Live ZANU PF Conference

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 97 Views

Mphoko's son to spend Christmas in jail

by newzimbabwe | 14 December 2018 | 100 Views

Wise is he who looks ahead

by Mapozho Saruchera | 14 December 2018 | 82 Views

Behind the walls of MDC-ZANU PF negotiations

by Mmatigari | 14 December 2018 | 119 Views

MDC tripping itself

by Bevan Musoko | 14 December 2018 | 80 Views

PHOTOS: Choppies workers demonstrate

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 84 Views

ZANU PF conference, a necessary event

by Peacemaker Zano | 14 December 2018 | 74 Views

Lest we forget, soccer legends told

by Stanley Chirimbani and Richard Zimunya | 14 December 2018 | 72 Views

Temba Mliswa attends ZANU PF Conference

by Mandla Ndlovu | 14 December 2018 | 78 Views

Buyanga wants Zimbabwe in United Nations Security Council

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 97 Views

Zanu-PF urged to focus on fixing economic challenges

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 101 Views

Patient steals from nurse

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 128 Views

Banking sector posts 77% profit jump

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 98 Views

Wicknell Chivayo 'overpaid' in $5million Gwanda project

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 94 Views

'Zifa machinations' - Gift Banda arrested for 'corruption'

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 92 Views

Mphoko's son trial postponed

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 98 Views

Police probe Nkulumane carjack and robbery

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 88 Views

Suicide man announces imminent death

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 99 Views

Woman's maintenance claim thrown out

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 86 Views

SA borders brace for festive season rush

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 77 Views

BCC turns down panties display demonstration

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 93 Views

Dialogue can save Zimbabwe, says Majongwe

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 90 Views

Chamisa guns for Mudzuri

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 99 Views

Govt partially fulfils doctors' demands

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 86 Views

Zimbabwean diasporans told to feel free to come home

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 83 Views

Mnangagnwa officially opens Zanu-PF 'talk shop'

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 106 Views

VID raids fuel queues

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 59 Views

Minister in passports reality shock

by Staff reporter | 14 December 2018 | 65 Views