PSG’s Di Maria gets four-match spitting ban

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria received a four-match ban on Wednesday for spitting during this month’s fiery Marseille game which saw five players red-carded and claims by Neymar of racial abuse. Di Maria’s suspension meted out by Ligue 1’s disciplinary commission was for spitting at Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez. …

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Agent speaks out on Muduhwa debacle

GEORGE Deda, the agent who pulled the plug on Highlanders defender Peter Muduhwa’s move to Sudan, says he has no problem working with other player intermediaries as long as they are honest. All had been done for Muduhwa to join an unnamed Sudanese club, with Bosso and the player agreeing …

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Doctors fear Zimbabwe government planning to block overseas exodus

Doctors fear the government plans to make it harder for them to seek employment opportunities abroad after the health ministry announced a cumbersome new process to get clearance. Zimbabwe’s 5,000 doctors have twice been on strike over the last 12 months decrying salaries as low as Z$9,450 (US$115) per month. …

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Sikhala Demands Closure Of Inhabitable Chikurubi Prison

FIREBRAND MDC Alliance vice-chairperson Job Sikhala Wednesday demanded the closure of Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison saying the country’s biggest jail was unfit for human habitation. Chikurubi, a highly fortified prison, some 15 kilometres east of Harare, is home to over 2 000 men classified as dangerous prisoners who are said …

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Zimbabwe tour to Pakistan confirmed by the PCB

Zimbabwe tour to Pakistan: The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed they would host Zimbabwe for a series of three one-day internationals and three Twenty20s starting next month. The PCB made the announcement confirming the Zimbabwe tour to Pakistan on Wednesday 23 September. ZIMBABWE TOUR TO PAKISTAN CONFIRMED According to a press release …

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Sprint queen Pfakacha in hunt for an athletics club to join

ZVISHAVANE sprint queen Rumbidzai Pfakacha is hunting for an athletics club to join in Bulawayo in a bid to realise her dream of one day representing Zimbabwe in regional and international competitions. The 21-year-old, who has relocated to Bulawayo from the Midlands mining town, has numerous medals in her cabinet …

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Wolves sign Portugal full back Semedo from Barcelona

Wolverhampton Wanderers have signed 26-year-old Portuguese defender Nelson Semedo from Barcelona for €30 million plus add-ons, the LaLiga club announced on Wednesday. The right back, 26, has penned a deal that will keep him at Molineux until June 2023, with an option to extend it to June 2025. Semedo made …

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