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Maritzburg plays Cape Town City in a protest over registration cards, causing more problem for PSL.

On Wednesday evening, the Premier Soccer League was enveloped in yet more mayhem, with the match between Cape Town City and Maritzburg United being overshadowed by controversy prior to kickoff.

Due to the suspected break-in of their manager Moenier Davids' automobile, Cape Town City were unable to submit their player registration cards.

Rule 4.10 of the PSL regulations applies "If no original cards are available, the rule of 'no card, no play' will apply. A player will be ineligible if he or she takes the field without having presented an original registration card during the pre-match inspection. This clause's sanction, as well as any other sanction considered suitable by the Disciplinary Committee, will be applied to the Player and Member Club."

The match at Cape Town Stadium, however, went ahead as planned, with Cape Town City media liaison Julian Bailey stating that Maritzburg United were playing under protest.

This is Cape Town City's second consecutive encounter marred by off-field turmoil, following their last match against Kaizer Chiefs, which was canceled due to Chiefs failing to honor the fixture at the FNB Stadium due to 31 positive Covid-19 instances at the club.

After the stadium was shut upon their arrival last Saturday evening, Cape Town City travelled all the way to FNB Stadium and had their player registration cards examined on the bus.

At halftime, Cape Town City had a 1-0 advantage over The Team of Choice.

Respect is what fair play entails. Respect is an important aspect of our game. There can be no game if there are no opponents.

Everyone has the same rights as everyone else, including the right to be respected. Colleagues are team members. A team in which all members are treated equally. Referees are present to maintain order and Fair Play. Accept their decisions without question, and assist them in ensuring that all participants have a positive experience. A more pleasurable game Officials are also a part of the game and must be treated with respect.Spectators contribute to the game's atmosphere. They want the game to be played fairly, but they must also be fair and respectful to one another.

COMMENT DOWN BELOW IF YOU THINK WHAT CAPE TOWN CITY IS DOING RIGHT OR WRONG BY PLAYING WITHOUT REGISTRATION CARDS.

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