Kaizer Chiefs Covid-19 case drags on and on


The ongoing case involving Kaizer Chiefs' postponed December fixtures is set to continue dragging on following confirmation that the PSL is currently reviewing SAFA's initial Arbitration ruling.

Ten days ago, Advocate Nazeer Cassim SC handed a verdict swinging in the favour of Chiefs, which allowed for them to now play the games against Cape Town City and Golden Arrows which they couldn’t honour in December due to an outbreak of covid at the base.

As previously indicated the PSL will take the arbitration ruling on review which has already left Chiefs surprised with the club having already issued a statement to that effect last week.

"I hereby provide you with a further update on the disciplinary proceedings involving Kaizer Chiefs Football Club," says PSL prosecutor Zola Majavu.

"The matter was previously postponed to the 28th to the 30th of March on the understanding and pending the finalisation of the arbitration.

"The arbitrator since decided this matter on the 18th of March 2020. Subsequently, thereafter, the league indicated that it would exercise its rights to take the arbitrators’ award on review.

"In the light thereof, when the matter resumed before the PSL DC today, I removed the matter from the roll and reserved the league prosecutor’s rights to reconsider the matter when the review application is finalised, and depending on the outcome thereof. In the intervening period, there be will no commentary from myself on this matter, and rather await the outcome of the review process.

"As matter stand the matter before the PSL DC now stands adjourned," says Majavu.

In the title race equation, Chiefs are third on 35 points from 20 games with three games in hand over leaders Mamelodi Sundowns (51).