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Dembare's letter to Chiyangwa over RED CARD

by Staff reporter
12 Sep 2017 at 09:00hrs | Views
IN a shocking decision, Zimbabwe Referees Committee (ZRC) chairman Philip Chiyangwa yesterday nullified the red card shown to Dynamos striker Christian Epoupa Ntouba in Sunday's epic encounter against Highlanders at Rufaro Stadium.

Ntouba was shown a red card by referee Arnold Ncube after head-butting Highlanders defender Peter Muduhwa in an off the ball incident in the 87th minute. Then, the scoreline was 1-1 and the two giants went on to share the spoils.

Barely 24 hours after the encounter, Zifa announced in a statement that Chiyangwa, who is also Zifa and Cosafa president, alongside unnamed "several important football stakeholders" had decided to overrule Ncube's decision without giving reasons.

"Dr Chiyangwa announced the decision (nullification) following extensive deliberations with members of the referees committee and several important football stakeholders," read part of the brief statement.

Below is the letter sent to Chiyangwa by Dynamos Football Club.




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