Sports Minister Xasa 'Appalled' By Moses Mabhida Stadium Chaos

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Video footage is making the rounds of angry Kaizer Chiefs supporters kicking the woman in the chest after the team lost to Free State Stars during a match on Saturday.

In an ugly advert for South African football, the soccer game turned into a war zone as violence erupted forcing players and technical staff of Kaizer Chiefs to run for cover, resulting in the destruction of the stadium's infrastructure and vehicles outside the stadium.

South African Police Services spokeswoman Nqobile Gwala said on Sunday that two people were arrested following the riot.

Kaizer Chiefs's Vino Maphosa says that while they will be launching a probe into the riot internally, the police are definitely investigating the assault of a security guard on the field.

According to the latest reports, the unnamed security personnel is badly injured but stable in hospital. "Football is a attractive game and I can't sit by idle while few supporters are making a skunk of our game", she said.

Kaizer Chiefs have appointed Patrick Mabedi as interim coach to replace Steve Komphela for the remainder of the 2017/2018 season‚ the club announced on Monday.

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Following ugly scenes at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night, Kaizer Chiefs announced that Steve Komphela had resigned from his position as head coach, however, it later emerged that the club made a decision to axe the former Bafana Bafana defender to curb fan violence.

Two men were arrested and were charged with public violence and malicious damage to property.

The violence was condemned by South Africa's minister of sport and others.

Moses Mabhida Stadium was opened in 2009 and was a central venue during the 2010 World Cup.

"Hooliganism and thuggery of this nature has no place in football and acts of violence perpetrated by individuals. can not be tolerated", the league said.

The (PSL) said it would work closely with law enforcement to ensure that those responsible are subjected to the judicial process.

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