Highlanders pay striking players

Highlanders pay striking players 2

Ricky Zililo Highlanders have paid striking players their two months’ salaries, ending a three-week wage protest. Highlanders Football Club vice chair Modern Ngwenya with CEO Nhlanhla Dube Payment of the January and February salaries is expected to bring normalcy to the club, whose pre-season programme went up in jeopardy. Bosso sponsors, NetOne, reportedly came to the rescue of the club depositing salaries into the players’ accounts on Tuesday evening, with the final batch of February wages paid up by lunchtime yesterday. Related Articles The players boycotted the club’s meeting aimed…

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Crisis at Bosso as players vow to continue with strike

Crisis at Bosso as players vow to continue with strike 3

By Nash Mkokwayarira It seems there is no end in sight to Highlanders’ pre-season woes as players vowed to continue with their strike until their grievances are fully addressed by the team’s leadership. File picture of Highlanders players staging a sit-in and refusing to train at Barbourfields Stadium in February 2019 The Bulawayo giants have had a shaky pre-season training that has been characterised by player revolts due to non-payment of salaries and signing on fees. The strike has left the Bosso technical team led by Madinda Ndlovu in a…

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Latest: Bosso, Caps in early PSL shoot out

Latest: Bosso, Caps in early PSL shoot out 4

Sports Reporter The Highlanders versus Caps United clash in week two of the 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League is the first blockbuster clash of the new season. The two giants, who come into the season, with a lot of ambition, will clash at Barbourfields stadium following their week one matches where Caps United take on new boys Manica Diamonds while Highlanders have a tricky opener against Black Rhinos in Harare. Fixtures for the new season were published by the Premier Soccer League yesterday and they have set the tone…

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Strike futile: Bosso CEO

Strike futile: Bosso CEO 6

By Mehluli Sibanda Highlanders chief executive officer Nhlanhla Dubehas said the strike by the Bosso players will not yield anything since it will not quicken processes that will unlock their salaries, which are believed to be almost complete. Nhlanhla Dube The Bosso head of secretariat indicated that they had been open with the players with regards the progression of talks regarding their salaries, which are tied to sponsorship. Dube believes that boycotting training by the players will not change anything since the club’s partners are following certain routes before the…

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No pay no training. . .Bosso players strike again!

No pay no training. . .Bosso players strike again! 7

By Ricky Zililo A strike by Highlanders players yesterday forced the club to cancel this week’s training programme after players insisted they would only return to training after being paid at least their January salaries. Highlanders players stage a sit-in and refuse to train yesterday at Barbourfields Stadium Bosso players staged a sit-in despite some members of the club’s executive rushing to the team’s Barbourfields training ground to plead with them. Not even “smooth talking” from the club vice-chairman Modern Ngwenya and treasurer Donald Ndebele could break the impasse. Related…

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Bosso zero in on three for captaincy

Bosso zero in on three for captaincy 8

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Highlander’s  technical bench has reportedly settled for three players who will take over the position of club captain from Honest Moyo. Denzel Khumalo With the Premier Soccer League registration period closing yesterday, sources at the Bulawayo giants revealed that the technical department headed by legendary Madinda Ndlovu had zeroed in on former Soccer Star of the Year finalist and utility player Peter Muduhwa, defence rock Tendai Ndlovu and midfield enforcer, Nqobizitha Masuku. “In 2006 around this time we prepared for a journey that will see us lifting…

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Bosso, Chicken Inn clash in Charity Shield new format

Bosso, Chicken Inn clash in Charity Shield new format 9

By Ricky Zililo Highlanders and Chicken Inn will battle it out in the revised 2019 ZNA Charity Shield Cup, which has seen organisers changing the competition’s format from a four-team competition to a two-team event. Highlanders defender Peter Muduhwa challenges Chicken Inn’s Passmore Bernard for the ballpeter-muduhwa-and-Passmore-Bernard-1.png Organisers of the tournament have set March 10 as the provisional date for the clash between the two sides, which met in last year’s semi-finals, which Bosso won 2-1. The army is targeting to raise $20 000 from the Highlanders and Chicken Inn…

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Bosso, Caps United supporters clash

Bosso, Caps United supporters clash 10

On Feb 18, 2019 18,799 0 By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Highlanders and Caps United supporters will face off in a friendly social match that is meant to cement relations between the two teams. Highlanders and Caps United fans The two supporters groups had arranged their inaugural clash this past Saturday at Municipal grounds in Bulawayo but the encounter was cancelled due to heavy rains that pounded the City and its now likely to be played this coming Saturday at the same venue . “We just thought of having this match as…

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Former Bosso keeper cries foul

Former Bosso keeper cries foul 11

By Mehluli Sibanda Former Highlanders goalkeeper, Prosper Matutu is targeting a move to a team in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League after asking Bosso to terminate his contract last month. Prosper Matutu The 27-year-old Matutu requested that Bosso bring to an end his contract which was due to expire at the end of July after being informed that the club intended to loan him out to Bulawayo City, something he was not comfortable with. “I want to move to any PSL team where I can command a first term…

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