Champions in several provinces will have to be decided via the legal route as the ABC Motsepe League heads towards the finishing line.
The Provinces affected are Gauteng, Limpopo, Eastern Cape and North West.
“We have set aside the coming week to finalise most of the DC cases so that we don’t hold up playoffs for long,” said SAFA Legal Officer, Tebogo Motlanthe.
Below are the cases that will be decided through the DC:
|Province||CASE NO||DISPUTE||PARTIES INVOLVED||IMPLICATION TO THE FINAL LOG STANDING||DATE OF THE HEARING|
|GAUTENG||#ABC/16-17/GPO3/DCO8||-An allegation of corruption against Maccabi;
-Vaal Professionals lodged a complaint
|Vaal Professionals vs Maccabi FC||-If Maccabi FC loses the case, they may lose their champion status.||20 and 21 May 2017|
|Limpopo||#ABC/16-17/LIMP01/APPEAL01||-Appeal against a DC decision, the DC has found the club guilty and not deducted points.||Bellevue Winners Park FC vs Molemole Academy||If Bellevue wins its Appeal and Dolphins loses its then Bellevue will be the champions of Limpopo||19 May 2017|
|LIMPOPO||#ABC/16-17/LIMP02/APPEAL02||-Appeal against a DC decision, the DC has found the club guilty and not deducted points.||Dolphins FC vs Giyani Hotspurs||If Dolphins wins their case then they will be confirmed as provincial Champions||19 May 2017|
|Eastern Cape||#ABC/16-17/EC09/DC32||-Future Tigers lodged a complaint that EC Bees fielded an improperly registered player in their final League game played last week||Future Tigers vs EC Bees FC||If Future Tigers wins the case then they can be confirmed as champions||19 May 2017(10h00)|
|Eastern Cape||ABC/16-17/EC01/APPEAL03||Appeal against a DC decision where a protest of Future Tigers against Lion City FC was dismissed||Future Tigers FC vs Lion City FC||If Future Tigers win this Appeal and get points they can be confirmed as provincial Champions||19 May (17h00)|
|Eastern Cape||ABC/16-17/EC02/APPEAL04||Appeal against a DC decision where EC Bees was found guilty of fielding an improperly registered player||EC Bees vs Future Tigers FC||Whoever wins this case between the two clubs stand a great chance of winning the provincial League||19 May (17h00)|
|North West||#ABC/16-17/NW01/ARB01||Arbitration lodged by Polokwane City Rovers after being found guilty by the DC for causing abandonment of their League Game against Phatsima All Stars. DC ruled that they forfeit the match||Polokwane City Rovers FC vs SAFA||If Polokwane City Rovers wins the case and replay the game against Phatsima FC and win it, they will have advantage of winning the League||Matter partly heard by Adv. Khoza SC and it will be concluded by Saturday the 20th of May|
|North West||#ABC/16-17/NW02/ARB02||Arbitration lodged by Polokwane City Rovers against a DC decision where Buya Musuthu FC won its case in the DC where Polokwane city had their suspended coach on the bench.||Polokwane City Rovers vs Buya Musuthu fc||Whoever wins this case between the two clubs stand a great chance of winning the provincial League||23 May 2017|