Asiagate

Asiagate

Sport
WORLD football mother body Fifa has warned the country of a possible ban from all football activities if the government goes ahead with its plan to dissolve the Zifa board. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
NOW that Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal, the Asiagate match-fixing kingpin, has spoken about the darkest era of Zimbabwean football, where are those that have been living in denial? ...
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Soccer Sport
GAMBIAN referee Gassama Bakary Papa has been appointed to officiate the 2014 World Cup football qualifier match between Zimbabwe and Egypt in Harare early next month. ...
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Courts National News
FORMER Young Warriors team manager Bekithemba Ndlovu yesterday exonerated former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chief executive officer Henrietta Rushwaya from the Asiagate match-fixing scandal by taking responsibility for ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
LAST WEEK we were in a jovial mood as we thought Zifa was moving in the right direction, at least in 2013, by putting in the bin Asiagate and the Warriors’ double failure to qualify for both the 2012 and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
WITH so much progress having been made in the probe into the Asiagate football match-fixing scandal, Zifa now needs to refocus when the board meets tomorrow and chart a visible way forward for the development of the national game. ...
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Soccer Sport
CAPE TOWN - Ajax Cape Town forward Tafadzwa Rusike and Moroka Swallows defender Gilbert Mapemba have paid their fines of US$2 000 (R 17 148) each for their alleged involvement in the Zimbabwe “Asiagate” match-fixing scandal. ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA president Cuthbert Dube submitted reports on the Asiagate match-fixing to Fifa president Sepp Blatter when he attended a Fifa 2013 Confederations Cup organising committee in Brazil last week. ...
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Soccer Sport
SOME locally-based players implicated in the Asiagate match-fixing scandal will take the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to Fifa’s Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). ...
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Soccer Sport
FORMER Dynamos chairman Ignatius “Boss” Pamire, now leading a civic organisation — Pan African Development (Panad) — insisted yesterday Zifa violated its constitution when it banned players and officials over the Asiagate match-fixing scandal. ...
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Soccer Sport
SHABANIE Mine coach Luke Masomere has resorted to selling part of his herd of cattle to raise money to fight a two-year football ban imposed on him by Zifa after he was found guilty in the Asiagate match-fixing scam. ...
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Soccer Sport
JOHANNESBURG - Former Zimbabwe national team defender Thomas Sweswe, banned for life together with other players and officials for their involvement in the Asiagate scandal, says he is not worried about anything. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) needs to come clear on which criterion they used to soften or harden sentences of various players and officials following the conclusion of investigations into the Asian jaunts by the national team, now commonly referred to as Asiagate ...
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Soccer Sport
A RECENTLY-FORMED human rights organisation — Pan-African Development (Panad) — has declared the punishments meted out on football players and officials found guilty for their alleged roles in the Asiagate match-fixing scam a nullity, arguing that due process was not followed. ...
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Soccer Sport
FORMER Warriors manager Ernest “Mapepa” Sibanda staged the greatest Houdini’s Act on Tuesday, surviving a possible long-term ban from football activities for the Asiagate match-fixing scandal after “spilling the beans” to the committee that investigated the shame. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) insist suspended vice-president Kenny Marange has a case to answer even if the Ethics Committee led by Retired judge Justice Ahmed Ebrahim observed that they could “make no findings against” Marange and three other referees. ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA have pronounced sanctions for the remaining individuals found guilty of match-fixing by the Independent Disciplinary Committee led by retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Ahmed Ebrahim with all players having their sentences wholly suspended on condition they payed a prescribed fine. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday limited the damage they had inflicted on players who were involved in the Asiagate scandal, but still made questionable decisions that stink to heaven with regards to certain protagonists. ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA technical adviser Klaus Dieter Pagels is tipped to take over as Warriors coach today. ...
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Courts National News
AT least 84 more State witnesses are set to testify in the ongoing trial of former Zifa CEO Henrietta Rushwaya, accused of organising unsanctioned trips to Asia. ...
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Courts National News
TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi allegedly arranged one of the Warriors’ Asian trips. ...
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Soccer Sport
JOHANNESBURG — BIDVEST Wits defender Thomas Sweswe has begun the process of appealing against the life ban handed down to him by the Zimbabwe Football Association, his club’s chief executive officer Jose Ferreira said. ...
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Courts National News
THE trial of former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chief executive officer, Henrietta Rushwaya, accused of failing to disclose Warriors’ Asian trips to the football mother body, continued yesterday with two State witnesses giving contradicting evidence. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zifa emergency committee meets again this morning - hopefully to put to rest the longest-running soap opera called Asiagate - as they deliberate on the rest of the sanctions imposed on players and officials implicated in the match-fixing scandal. ...
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Soccer Sport
CAPS United coach Taurai Mangwiro paid $6 000 appeal fee to Zifa ,seeking to be cleared of Asiagate match-fixing after being handed a 10-year ban from football activities . ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Warriors have failed to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, the 2013 edition, Under-17 and Under-20 teams failed to travel to away matches to fulfil two African Youth Championships. ...
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Soccer Sport
PLAYERS and individuals banned from football activities for their alleged roles in the Asiagate match-fixing scandal will have to pay huge sums of money to have their appeals heard. ...
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Soccer Sport
FOLLOWING the disbandment of the Warriors and its technical team yesterday, Zifa is now expected to deal with officials that face 10-year bans while waiving the sanctions - at least for now - on players in the Premier Soccer League. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board is expected to meet today with discussion of the sanctions imposed on players and officials found guilty for their alleged involvement in the match-fixing scandal in Asia set to be one of the top items on the agenda. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Another list of names of individuals implicated in the shameful Asiagate saga is expected to be released tomorrow when the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board meets. ...
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