Security guard injured by rioting fans at Moses Mabhida Stadium named

23 April 2018 - 13:15 By Timeslive
Fans vandalizing the stadium during the 2018 Nedbank Cup match between Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban on 21 April 2018.
Fans vandalizing the stadium during the 2018 Nedbank Cup match between Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban on 21 April 2018.
Image: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Sabela Maziba‚ 32‚ has been named as the security guard who was injured when Kaizer Chiefs fans rioted at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday night.

He was named by PSL chairman Irvin Khoza on Monday, who said Maziba had been treated for head injuries and discharged from hospital.

The incident, which prompted widescale condemnation, saw two people arrested. They are due to appear in court today.

Police and stadium security were overrun as fans invaded the pitch at the end of the game after Chiefs lost to Free State Stars.

A security guard was injured when Kaizer Chiefs fans rioted after the loss to Free State Stars at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday night.

The PSL is currently providing information on the number of people injured.

The damage to the stadium and technical equipment belonging to broadcasters is said to amount to millions‚ with some equipment alleged to have been stolen. Two vehicles that were parked at the back of the stadium were also damaged.

The only female that was treated at the stadium in Durban on Saturday was allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

So says PSL chairman Irvin Khoza‚ ending the confusion that arose over the weekend involving the soccer hooligans who attacked security guards.

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