ZIFA Referees Committee nullifies Epoupa’s red card

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The Zimbabwe football Association Referees Committee has rescinded the 87th minute sending off of Christian Joel Eupopa Ntouba during a Castle Lager Premier Soccer league match between Dynamos and Highlanders at Rufaro Stadium on 10 September 2017.

Referees Committee Chairperson, Dr Phillip Chiyangwa announced the decision following extensive deliberations with members of the referees’ committee and several important football stakeholder

Dynamos Football Club is a Zimbabwean based professional football club which plays in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. It is arguably the most decorated football club in Zimbabwe. The club has won several accolades locally, and has performed at various international tournaments and commands a huge support base of more than a million fans. Synonymous with its blue and white regalia, Dynamos commands great influence in as far as Zimbabwean football is concerned. Their so-called carpet football which involves a continuous flow of the ball coupled with accurate passing in the field of play has over time earned them the title 'Glamour Boys'. Local football fanatics usually prefer to call the team DeMbare due to the team's attachment to their traditional home ground Rufaro Stadium which is located in the iconic suburb of Mbare in Harare. Rufaro Stadium which is a stone through away from the Matapi and Tagarika hostels of Mbare suburbs has resulted in the intimate, affectionate and emotional attachment between the team and the residence not only of Mbare but of the whole city of Harare. Read More

Phillip Chiyangwa is a ZANU PFpolitician, businessman, actor, socialite, football administrator and controversial personality in Zimbabwe. Chiyangwa is also the current COSAFA President. Read More

Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) is the football governing body responsible for organizing all football competitions. Read More



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