Celtics, CT City game off after police clash with spectators


File: PSL says it is awaiting full reports of what transpired during a match between Bloemfontein Celtics and Cape Town City on Sunday. The match had to be called off after police reportedly fired rubber bullets to disperse a crowd who invaded the pitch.

JOHANNESBURG - The Premier Soccer League has condemned what it called 'act of hooliganism' after a game between Bloemfontein Celtics and Cape Town City was cancelled on Sunday.

It is reported that police had to fire rubber bullets and stun grenades after fans invaded the pitch forcing the game to be called off in 23 minutes into the first half.

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In a statement, the league said it is awaiting full reports from match commissioner and other security role players.

No injuries have been reported.

Cape Town City is in 4th place on the log with 41 points - nine points adrift from log leaders Orlando Pirates.