Stadium riot: 'It's just inexplicable and unacceptable by all means'
The Minister of Sports and Recreation, Tokozile Xasa has condemned the violence that erupted following the loss by Kaiser Chiefs to the Free State Stars at Moses Mabhida Stadium at the weekend.
It's inexplicable and unacceptable by all means.Tokozile Xasa, Minister of Sports and Recreation
A security guard was severely beaten by angry fans and millions of rands worth of television equipment was vandalised.
Sport is supposed to be something where families can come together and it's supposed to provide fun and fans should understand that it's a win or a lose situation.Tokozile Xasa, Minister of Sports and Recreation
CEO of Stadium Management SA, Jaques Grobler has called the rioting 'senseless violence' and malicious damage to property.
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