Soccer boss suspended for COVID-19 violation

BOITUMELO RANTAO

TOP South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) club Kaizer Chiefs has suspended football manager Bobby Motaung for breaching of COVID-19 lockdown protocol.

The decision to suspend Motuang follows multiple videos appearing on social media much to the ire of football fans. The videos show the football manager engaging in activities that are banned in terms of nationwide lockdown regulations.  

“With the Covid-19 pandemic, our processes have been intensified and stringent measures have been put in place to ensure the Club and its members play a role in the curbing of the spread of the virus and flattening the curve. This is in line with the rules and regulations of the Club according to the protocols that we have put in place.

“The Club reaffirms its stance to all stakeholders of our commitment to play an exemplary role to assist in the fight against the spread of the pandemic,” said Kaizer Chiefs in a statement.

The current PSL log leaders have been involved in internal investigations of Motaung’s conduct which led to his suspension with immediate effect up to and including 31 August 2020.


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