Ngezi Platinum Stars Players Call Off Strike

The management of Ngezi Platinum Stars and the players have resolved an impasse over the reviewing of the latter’s salaries and allowances.

On Friday, the players refused to train, demanding a salary and bonus increment or alternatively, to be paid in US dollars.

The pay dispute threatened to derail the club’s preparations and participation in Saturday’s match (today) against TelOne.

The news of the two parties’ agreement was revealed by Star FM sports journalist, Yvonne Mangunda, who said:

Ngezi Platinum players have agreed to play after an agreement was reached on reviewing their salaries and bonuses in line with adjustments in the cost of living.

The team had refused to train yesterday citing the need for a review of their remuneration and intended to boycott today’s home match against Telone at Baobab.


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Ngezi Platinum F.C. (also known as Ngezi Platinum Stars F.C.) is a Zimbabwean football club. Their home ground is the Baobab Stadium in Ngezi. Tonderai Ndiraya is the head coach of Ngezi Platinum. Read More About Ngezi Platinum

Yvonne Tendai Mangunda is a Zimbabwean television and radio personality. She appeared on ZTV soap, Studio 263. Mangunda also won the sole ticket to represent Zimbabwe in the television reality show, Imagine Africa and her group (Tumaini Africa), which was based in Mozambique,she went on... Read More About Yvonne Mangunda

Erol Akbay is the current head coach of Highlanders FC which plays in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. Akbay is known for his excellent qualifications in club development and has great experience in grooming players. He started coaching in Netherlands at the age of 20... Read More About Erol Akbay

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