Man gets bail after referee attack

2013-04-08 16:20

A man accused of invading a soccer pitch and assaulting a referee with a vuvuzela has been granted bail after a brief appearance in the Durban Magistrates’ Court.

Velaphi Mkwanazi appeared with Zenzele Zikali, who is accused only of pitch invasion. They were released on bail of R500 each and will be back in court on April 30.

Mkwanazi allegedly invaded the Moses Mabhida Stadium soccer pitch during a match on Saturday, wielding a vuvuzela which he used to hit the referee.

This happened after the referee sent off a player in the match between Golden Arrows and Kaizer Chiefs.

Zikali also allegedly ran on to the field.

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