PSL News 2.2.2018 11:25 am

Player receives six-match ban for assault

Philani Gumede of Uthongathi FC during the National First Division match between Stellenbosch FC and Uthongathi FC at Athlone Stadium on August 26, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Luke Walker/Gallo Images)

Philani Gumede of Uthongathi FC during the National First Division match between Stellenbosch FC and Uthongathi FC at Athlone Stadium on August 26, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Luke Walker/Gallo Images)

Uthongathi FC player Philani Gumede has been suspended for six matches after being found guilty of assaulting a Richards Bay FC player Menzi Hlope.

The six match ban is in addition to the automatic two match suspension earned by reason of his expulsion during Uthongathi FC fixture against Richards Bay.

Gumede was handed an additional two match suspension for the assault on.

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Of these six matches, two matches were suspended for a period of 24 months

Meanwhile, Uthongathi were fined R50 000 of which half was suspended for a period of 24 months.

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