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Mpho Makola cops six-month ban for shoving official

Cape Town City midfielder Mpho Makola has been handed a six-month ban by the PSL Disciplinary Committee after he was found guilty of shoving a match official.

The incident took place when the Citizens faced Kaizer Chiefs in a Telkom Knockout clash at the Cape Town Stadium on 19 October.

Makola was adjudged to have shoved referee Abongile Tom after he awarded a penalty to Amakhosi in a game the Soweto side went on to win 4-2 on penalties.

The player was only shown a yellow card o the field but the PSL has come down hard on the former Orlando Pirates player.

The PSL revealed the news on it's official twitter account, saying: "The #PSL Disciplinary Committee has handed a six months ban to @CapeTownCityFC
player, Mpho Makola.

"Makola was found guilty of assaulting match official, Abongile Tom during the Telkom Knockout fixture against @KaizerChiefs
at Cape Town Stadium on 19 October 2019."

It is not yet clear if Cape Town City will appeal the ruling.