Ronaldo avoids jail but hit by hefty fine for tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo avoids jail but hit by hefty fine for tax fraud in Spain 1

Cristiano Ronaldo avoided jail on Tuesday but was ordered by a Spanish court to pay 3.57 million euros ($4.1 million) for committing tax fraud when he was at Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at the court in Madrid with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez The court sentenced him to a two-year jail sentence that it immediately reduced to a fine of 365,000 euros, which adds on to another penalty of 3.2 million euros, the sentence read. A court spokesman said he did not know whether this would be added on to the…

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Cardiff striker Sala missing after suspected plane crash

Cardiff striker Sala missing after suspected plane crash 3

Premier League club Cardiff City’s record new signing, Argentina-born striker Emiliano Sala, was on board a light aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel on Monday night, police sources told AFP. Emiliano Sala Sala, signed by Cardiff on Saturday from French club Nantes for a reported 17 million euro ($19.3 million) fee, was flying to Cardiff aboard a small plane that disappeared from radars around 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Guernsey, sources confirmed on condition of anonymity. A statement from police on Guernsey, a British island just off the…

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Esperance Upstage FC Platinum, Ismaily vs Club Africain Tie Abandoned Due To crowd Trouble

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  The Caf Champions League resumed on Friday with Esperance overpowering Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum 2-0 in Tunis, Al Ahly salvage a draw at Saoura. A brace by Taha Yassine Khenissi ensured a 2-0 victory for Esperance over visitors FC Platinum, and saw the Tunisians collect their first full set of maximum points in Group B of the CAF Champions League Khenissi scored a goal in either half to hand defending champions Esperance the three points against the Zimbabwean champions. After drawing 1-1 with Horoya in their first match away, Esperance recovered…

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FC Platinum fall to Esperance as Pirates thrash Horoya

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  ZIMBABWE premiership champions FC Platinum lost 0-2 to Esperance Sportive de Tunis in a Caf Champions League second Group B match played at Stade Olympique de Rades in Tunis on Friday. A double strike by Taha Yassine Khenissi after 24 and 65 minutes was enough to condemn the Norman Mapeza coached side to its first defeat in its maiden CAF Champions League group stage appearance. The holders of Africa’s most prestigious inter-club trophy dominated the visitors, enjoying 64 percent possession against the Zimbabweans who had 36 percent of the…

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DeMbare’s 30 years of turmoil

DeMbare’s 30 years of turmoil 4

By Robson Sharuko The boardroom turmoil at Dynamos, which recently saw club president Solomon Sanyamandwe being kicked out of the club’s management team, has always been a cancer that has been devouring the soul of the Glamour Boys. Former Dynamos captain Memory Mucherahowa during a BBC interview Incredibly, 30 years have now passed since the seeds of these power battles were sown at Dynamos and, more than half-a-century later, the same script continues to be seen at the club. This has also prevented them from enjoying the kind of transformation…

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ZIFA BOSS BOOTED OUT . . . Vice president Banda suspended over Warriors technical team reshuffle

ZIFA BOSS BOOTED OUT . . . Vice president Banda suspended over Warriors technical team reshuffle 5

Just a month after coming into power, the ZIFA board have been rocked by a tsunami with vice president Gift Banda being suspended yesterday following a meeting of the game’s leaders held in the capital. JUST A MONTH AGO . . . ZIFA vice president Gift Banda (right) and the association’s boss Felton Kamambo pose for cameras after they were voted in as the two most powerful men in domestic football in Harare on December 16 The Bulawayo-based football administrator, who was a runaway winner in the battle for the…

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Night training for FC Platinum ahead of Esperance clash

Night training for FC Platinum ahead of Esperance clash 6

On Jan 14, 2019 14,594 1 By Sikhumbuzo Moyo FC Platinum will this evening hold a training session under floodlights at the National Sports Stadium in preparation for their second Group B match against defending champions Esperance at the Stade Olympique de Radès on Friday. FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza (second from left) and his squad train in this file photo. They will conduct night training at the National Sports Stadium in preparation for the team’s next match in Tunisia The match will kickoff at 8PM Tunisian time and coach…

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Super set for Bosso return

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On Jan 14, 2019 14,629 0 By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Bulawayo City coach Bekithemba ‘Super’ Ndlovu is set to make an emotional return to Highlanders as one of the assistant coaches to Madinda Ndlovu, it has emerged. Bekithemba Ndlovu Mandla Mpofu is the other assistant coach. Ndlovu was elevated to the head of the relegated City technical team after they sacked Amini Soma-Phiri due to poor results but failed to save the club from sinking despite a late charge to survive. Related Articles With Madinda set to call it a day…

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Turned away BF soccer fans find solace in shebeens

Turned away BF soccer fans find solace in shebeens 8

By Bongani Ndlovu When African football giants Orlando Pirates rolled into Bulawayo for their Caf Champions League Group B match against FC Platinum no one thought the game would be oversubscribed with other fans being turned away. A section of the packed stands during the Total Caf Champions League Group B match between FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday. The match ended goalless. Barbourfields Stadium proved too small a venue to accommodate fans as thousands were turned away on Saturday, but this spelt more…

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