AmaZulu vs Gallants match abandoned due to kits being too similar in colour

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The Dstv Premiership match between AmaZulu and Marumo Gallants at the King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium was forced to be abandoned after just nine minutes played. The clash of colour of the kits used by the teams was the reason that the referee had to stop the match.

Gallants, which were the away team, did not have an alternative kit, with AmaZulu refusing to use their away kit at home. The match kicked off on time, but it was inside the opening ten minutes that the match officials raised concerns regarding the kit colours.

They found it difficult to distinguish the difference between the two kits which would affect their officiating. AmaZulu were donning their traditional dark green kit while Gallants put on their home kit which is navy blue.

It was also not possible to continue the match further due to the stadium floodlights being removed to undergo repairs.

Both teams came into the fixture seeking redemption after losing the previous league matches a week ago. The league is expected to announce a new fixture date in due course.