WATCH: Fans caused R2.6m damage to Moses Mabhida Stadium: mayor


After the final whistle of the Nedbank Cup semi-final between hosts Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars, hundreds of fans invaded the pitch and the security officers were unable to cope adequately with the rampaging fans.

DURBAN – The cost of damages fans caused at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium is estimated at R2.6-million, eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede confirmed on Wednesday.

Kaizer Chiefs lost the Nedbank Cup semi-final against Free State Stars 2-0 on Saturday.

WATCH: PSL press briefing to address violence at Moses Mabhida Stadium

The loss angered already frustrated Chiefs supporters, who invaded the pitch and assaulted stadium security guards while battling police officers.

Premier Soccer League chairperson Irvin Khoza has condemned the violence and damage to property at the Durban stadium.