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PSL appoints Senior Counsel to investigate Cup tragedy

JOHANNESBURG, August 2 – The Executive Committee of the Premier Soccer League has appointed Advocate Vincent Maleka SC to conduct an investigation into events that led to the tragic fatalities and injuries at the at the Carling Cup fixture between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates last Saturday.

The League, affected clubs, service providers, sponsors, supporters, the South African Police Service and all other role players will provide all possible assistance to enable Maleka in performing his task.

The League will ensure that the matter is dealt with expeditiously and properly.

The League wishes to offer its condolences to the families of the bereaved and a speedy recovery to the injured.

The PSL said on Tuesday it would not make any further comments on the matter until the investigation has been completed.


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