The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has just confirmed that the Promotion play-offs will kick-off as scheduled for Wednesday, 16 May 2018 despite the landmark ruling on Tendai Ndoro saga.
Platinum Stars will now move out of the relegation to replace Ajax Cape Town Ajax in the PSL Promotion play-offs and it will all begin with the trip to Thohoyandou to take on Black Leopards as scheduled.
Ajax Cape Town FC was charged with five charges of misconduct arising from the club fielding ineligible player (Tendai Ndoro) in PSL matches.
Arbitrator, Advocate W. Mokhari SC today ruled that Ajax Cape Town were guilty of breaching SAFA and Fifa Regulations relating to their fielding of Mr. Ndoro. Polokwane City’s appeal and Supersport United’s Protest were also upheld.
Mokhari awarded the matches played by Ajax Cape Town against Platinum Stars, Polokwane City and Supersport United to those clubs with a 3-0 score line. In addition Ajax Cape Town were fined a total of R 350 000.00.
Ndoro was sentenced to a two match suspension for his misconduct. Ajax Cape Town was ordered to pay the costs (including the costs of senior counsel) of the other parties involved in the arbitration.