Safa ref in court for corruption

Mcelwa Nchabeleng

Mcelwa Nchabeleng

A top South African Football Association (Safa) referee and his assistants will appear in a Limpopo court today on charges of corruption.

The accused will appear in the Mahwelereng magistrates' court charged with having accepted a R500 bribe from Mokopane Football Club officials on Wednesday night.

The incident, which also resulted in a club official being arrested, allegedly took place shortly after Mokopane's 4-0 win over Greater Tubatse United at Mahwelereng Stadium.

The referee, who is known to Sowetan, officiates in the Castle Premiership League.Superintendent Malesela Ledwaba of the Waterberg police yesterday confirmed the incident."Four people were arrested after the match involving the two clubs in Mahwelereng on Wednesday night on corruption charges," he said. officiates in the Castle Premiership League.

Superintendent Malesela Ledwaba of the Waterberg police yesterday confirmed the incident.

"Four people were arrested after the match involving the two clubs in Mahwelereng on Wednesday night on corruption charges," he said.

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