Pirates fined R50 000 by the League

Orlando Pirates have been found guilty of unlawfully watering the pitch in the match against Golden Arrows at Orlando Stadium on Saturday, 14 January 2023.

According the PSL prosecutor, Zola Majavu, R25 000 of the fine is suspended for 12 months.

“I can confirm that earlier today Orlando Pirates appeared before the DC [Disciplinary Committee] to answer to charges of unlawfully watering the pitch contrary to the regulations in the match between themselves and Golden Arrows [on Saturday, 14 January 2023],” said the League Prosecutor.

“They pleaded guilty and subsequently convicted. And in the result, they were fined a monetary amount of R50 000, half of which is suspended for a period of 12 months, on condition that during the period of suspension they are not found guilty of the same offence again.

The balance the of the other R25 000 payable effectively together with the cost order, which will be administratively computed by the League and onforwarded to Orlando Pirates for payment together with the fee.”

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