PSL Fine Royal AM R4m
The PSL have announced that they have found Royal AM guilty for their no-shows in the promotion/relegations playoffs and fined the club a massive R4 million, of which R2.8 million are suspended.
The Premier Soccer League confirmed the ruling on Tuesday after the Royal AM did not pitch up for their playoffs against Chippa United and Richard’s Bay.
The PSL fined Royal R4 million, but R2.8 million of it will be suspended for 24 months, while the club also received a suspended points deduction of 12 points.
Read the full PSL statement below:
“ROYAL AM FC was sanctioned by the DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE as follows for its acts of misconduct:
- All four matches which it was obliged to participate in but failed to do were awarded to their opponents with a 3:0 goal difference;
- Royal AM was fined the maximum fine in terms of the NSL Rules, being R1 million per match (total R4 million) with R700 000.00 of each fine (total R2.8 million) being suspended for two years on condition that, during the period of suspension it did not fail to honour any NSL fixtures;
- The club was further sanctioned with a deduction of 3 points for each game not played (12 points in total) for the current season. This deduction as also suspended for one year on condition that, during the period of suspension it did not fail to honour any NSL fixtures and
- Royal AM FC was ordered to pay all the costs of the sittings in the four matters.