SAFSA supports Mzioni's deision to bring hooligans to books



THE South African Football Supporters’ Association (SAFSA) has resolved to support, unreservedly, Mzion Mofokeng’s decision to lay charges against the perpetrator of his unfortunate assault at the FNB Stadium on Saturday night. SAFSA has vehemently condemned Mzion’s assault and will be pursuing the matter with the PSL and SAPS to ensure that the culprit is brought to s  


Mzion Mofokeng, a Deputy Chairperson and prominent supporter of Orlando Pirates, was allegedly assaulted by a Kaizer Chiefs fan was allegedly assaulted on the stands behind the goal posts during the Telkom Knockout Final match at the FNB last Saturday night.


“SAFSA condemns hooliganism in football. The alleged assault is in our view a criminal act of hooliganism committed by a person whose intentions are obviously taking our football backwards. We should all work together to ensure that the perpetrator is brought to book. SAFSA would like to put categorically that we will give our Deputy Chairperson all the necessary support in his decision to lay criminal charges against the perpetrator. Such people have no role in our football, they are criminals who need to be eliminated from this beautiful game” so said the evidently disturbed Chairperson of SAFSA, Mr. Colin Nxumalo.


SAFSA has submitted a proposal to the PSL and is yet to hear from the PSL about its plan to root-out hooliganism in football.


Meanwhile, SAFSA Chairperson has extended SAFSA’s earnest condolences to Siphiwe Tshabalala and his Family for the loss of their pillar of Tshabalala’s household, the late Rebbecca Tshabala.


“A mother is a pillar of any household and judging by Shabba’s age, I have no doubt that her late mother still had a role in his thriving football career. Siphiwe’s loss is our loss as the people behind his football. On behalf of the Executive Committee of SAFSA, I would like to extend our earnest condolences to Shabba and his Family. May the Almighty afford them the fortitude their require to overcome this time of sadness” he said.

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