eThekwini Municipality Moses Mabhida Stadium confirms the following facts following last night’s match between Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars which concluded with a serious pitch invasion resulting in injuries and damages.

A total of 18 men suffered injuries during the pitch invasion. Twelve of the men were treated by medics at the stadium and 5 men were taken to hospital where they were treated. All have since been discharged.

Costs are still being counted but we confirm there is extensive damage to the stadium including seating, crowd barriers and access gates as well as general vandalism. Five vehicles were also damaged in the media compound parking area. We will confirm within the next 48 hours the total sum of damages to the stadium and precinct.

Mr Vusi Mazibuko
General Manager: Moses Mabhida Stadium