PSL fines FC Platinum, Chakoroma banned

The 2018 Champions, FC Platinum, have been fined by the Premier Soccer League following an incident that occurred after their home game against Herentals on September 15.

The Zvishavane-based side breached the Rules and Regulation Order 31.1.15 by failing to provide adequate security to the match officials after the fans deflated the tyres of their cars. The club will pay a $1500 fine.

However, $500 has been suspended on condition that FC Platinum will not repeat the same offence during the 2019 season. A total of $1000 together with the cost of the hearing shall be paid before November 30.

Also found guilty during the disciplinary judgement is Ngezi Platinum player Liberty Chakoroma.

Chakoroma assaulted the referee after their game against Herentals at Baobab Stadium in the Chibuku Super Cup first round played on September 22.

The defender received a three-match ban which he will carry over to the 2019 season. Further, the player has been ordered to pay the costs of the hearing.

His team has also been slapped with a $1 250 fine following the incident of which $250 has been suspended until the end of the 2018 season on condition the club does not commit the same offence.

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