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Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City match abandoned

Posted: 14 April 2019 Time: 15:57

The Absa Premiership match between Bloemfontein Celtic and Cape Town City has been abandoned due to security concerns at the Dr Petrus Molemela Stadium.

The Citizens had the upper hand in the opening 20 minutes, but the match was initially halted after a pitch invasion by Celtic fans in the 23rd minute and while the police tried to take care of the situation, the players were rushed to the dressing room for their safety.

However, the situation did not improve the match was officially called off as a result.

Celtic confirmed that all supporters have been removed from the stadium.

"With assistance from members of  Public Order Policing, supporters have left the stadium after the continued disruptions," the club tweeted.

Article by: Staff Reporter
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