Patrick Mabedi appointed Kaizer Chiefs interim coach

Patrick Mabedi appointed Kaizer Chiefs interim coach

Patrick Mabedi appointed Kaizer Chiefs interim coach

"But you can't fault the many missed opportunities", he said.

A security guard lies motionless on the ground after being attacked by angry Kaizer Chiefs fans after they invaded the pitch during the Nedbank Cup match against Free State Stars at Moses Mabhida on 21 April 2018.

Following the resignation of head coach Steve Komphela, Kaizer Chiefs have decided that Patrick Mabedi will take charge of the first team for the remainder of the 2017/2018 season.

"We join the rest of South Africa in hoping that these perpetrators are brought to book as soon as possible and that the full force of law is implemented against them", he said. "Football is a lovely game and I can't idle while few supporters are making a skunk of our game", Xasa said on Sunday.

"Hooliganism and thuggery of this nature has no place in football and acts of violence. can not be tolerated", South Africa's Premier Soccer League said.

They had managed to do so before the police could intervene.

Footage of the violent riot went viral, including clips showing a group of fans assaulting a security guard, who was seriously injured in the incident.

The woman, who was beaten unconscious is said to be in a serious condition.

Reports are that damages incurred included seats and advertising boardings that were ripped out.

The weekend's action started at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, where a now infamous evening at Durban's showpiece venue ended in tragedy.

More than R3-million worth of damage was done to television and audio equipment.

A statement by the club confirmed that Komphela had resigned with immediate effect as head coach of Kaizer Chiefs.

As the game progressed, he introduced the former Mamelodi Sundowns defender and moved Siphiwe Tshabalala to the left-back position which led to Komphela's demise and an end for the Soweto giants' chance of challenging for silverware. Send us a WhatsApp message (not an sms) with your name and surname to 060 532 5535.

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