Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Zimbabwe

Jonathan Mashangaidze @ SS com

Seven pay Asiagate appeal fines



Seven individuals, who were banned for life for their involvement in the ‘Asiagate’ match fixing scandal, have paid US$6 000 to launch an appeal.

The seven want their respective cases to be heard by the Special Appeals Committee (SPC), which is comprised of administrator Chris Mbanga and advocates Thabani Mpofu and Sillas Chekera.

According to the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa), the seven that have paid the appeal fees are: Method Mwanjali, Thomas Sweswe, Sunday Chidzambwa, Taurayi Mangwiro, Luke Masomore, Guthrie Zhokinyi and former Herald editor Robson Sharuko.

Jonathan Mashangaize, the chief executive officer of Zifa, however, said the seven will have to pay a further US$300 to be provided with documents detailing their charges, which they need to study before making a formal presentation to the SPC.

“We have received appeal fees from the seven people and now it will be up to the committee to set the date for cases to be held,” said Mashangaize.

“What they are supposed to do now is get the documents they need to study them before they can present their case to the Special Appeals Committee but soon it will start,” he added.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Sunday Oliseh
How Ranieri outfoxed the world
This time last year, Leicester fans were biting their fingernails in fear of relegation from the...

Dr Errol Sweeney
English refereeing exposed
The Premier League deciding game between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspurs lived up to all the hype.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Arsene Wenger not going anytime soon
I strongly believe that had Chelsea and Jose Mourinho made a better start to the season then...

Clyde Tlou
Six points to save African football
Reaching the quarterfinals only three times in 13 World Cup appearances is a clear sign for Africa...