Highlanders will play their league match against Bulawayo City this weekend in front of spectators according to the Premier Soccer league.
Highlanders had been fined $3500 and ordered to play their next game in an empty stadium as punishment for violence that occurred following their match against Chicken Inn earlier in the season.
Highlanders felt the decision was harsh and insisted they would not play in an empty stadium.
A statement from the PSL read:
The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League would like to advise that it has received an Appeal from Highlanders Football Club in respect of the PSL Disciplinary Committee Judgement which ordered that the Club must play their next home match in an empty Stadium.We would like to advise all the football stakeholders that the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match between Highlanders FC and Bulawayo City FC scheduled for Barbourfieds Stadium on Sunday 16 October 2016, will now be played before paying spectators.The gate charges remain unchanged at $3 for the Rest of Ground , $5 for the Grandstands and $10 for the VIP. The Gates will be opened at 12 noon.We appeal to the football fans desist from violence and invading of the pitch before, during and after the matches.
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