Over the weekend during the Carling Black Label Cup match, two people died and several others were injured.
Officials are blaming ticketless fans trying to gain illegal access into the FNB stadium.
Advocate Vincent Maleka SC has been appointed to conduct the investigation into events that led to the tragic fatalities and injuries during the Carling Black Label Cup match.
Vincent Maleka, Founding Chairman of Thulamela Chambers, holds the B Proc LLB degrees. He was admitted to the Johannesburg Society of Advocates in July 1989 and took silk in May 2002.
His preferred areas of practice are constitutional and administrative law and litigation, pension fund and telecoms regulatory litigation and arbitrations.
He has appeared in various high and appeal courts, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court.
He acts as chair of the Disciplinary Committee of the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA) and regularly appears in the Namibian High and Supreme Courts.
It has been reported that the distribution of fake tickets also played a role in the tragedy‚ though at this point in time that has not been proven.
“The League‚ affected clubs‚ service providers‚ sponsors‚ supporters‚ the South African Police Service and all other role players will provide all possible assistance to enable Advocate Maleka SC in performing his task‚” the Premier Soccer League (PSL) said in a statement on Tuesday.
“The League will ensure that the matter is dealt with expeditiously and properly.
“The League wishes to offer its condolences to the families of the bereaved and a speedy recovery to the injured.
“The League will not make any further comments on the matter until the investigation has been completed.”