The Premier Soccer League has summoned Highlanders to appear before the PSL Disciplinary Committee following incidents of hooliganism that occurred at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday 14 May 2017 at a Castle Lager PSL match between Highlanders and Dynamos resulting in the abandonment of the match.
Highlanders FC have been charged for breaching the Premier Soccer League Rules and Regulations. In terms of order 31 of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Rules and Regulations;
It is an Act of Misconduct on the part of the Club where;
31.1.13 Its supporters misbehave in any manner whatsoever, inside or outside a ground before, during or after a match, no matter on which ground the match is played. Without derogating from the generality of what constitutes misbehaviours on the part of supporters, the following are specifically declared to be acts of misbehaviour:-
126.96.36.199 Invasion or attempted invasion of the field of play, save for the reasons of crowd safety.
188.8.131.52 Causing abandonment or attempting to cause the abandonment of a match
184.108.40.206 Throwing or attempting to throw missiles, bottled and other objects, whether potentially harmful or dangerous or not, on to the pitch, or at any person;
220.127.116.11 Acts of violence or attempted acts of violence against anyone at the game.
The Disciplinary hearing will be held on Tuesday 23 May 2017.