Breaking News

Bosso, Dembare in NetOne Charity shield headache

by Sports reporter
20 January 2013 | 5638 Views
Dynamos and Highlanders are headed for a collision course with their sponsor BancABC if they participate in the NetOne Charity Shield amid revelations that the tournament's rules and regulations have not been amended.

The mobile service providers have decided to have four teams contest in this year's edition, giving the entire mandate to their subscribers to vote for the participants through a short message service (SMS) platform.

Dynamos, who are the defending champions and Highlanders are favourites to get the highest number of votes.

What puts the two teams in a fix is that both of them are sponsored by BancABC, the financial institution which barred DeMbare from wearing the charity shield sponsors' branded kits.

Speaking to Standardsport this week after the disbursement of the money raised during the match to 14 charitable organisations, NetOne Marketing and Sales director Memory Ndoro-Mandiya said they were not going to change the rules.

"What happened last year is that after withholding Dynamos' prize money, PSL clubs met and deliberated on the issue. They all agreed that as NetOne we had taken the rightful stance. We are sticking to our rules and regulations. All the clubs that are going to participate in this cup are supposed to wear our branded kits," Mandiya said.

She added that there were plans to meet Dynamos executive members to discuss the issue further as they had made a sudden U-turn on the prize money.

"We still stand by our resolution, but from our own pockets, we are going to reward Dynamos players with a token of appreciation because they participated in this tournament. We are to pay all Dynamos players that took part US$500 each as well as their technical team staff. The budget is not going to be anyway close to US$50 000, but it will amount close to US$13 000," she added.

Since its inception in 2011, Harare football giants Dynamos have won the cup twice, beating Motor Action in all the two finals.




Last year, Dynamos did not get their prize money after the cup game was marred by some misunderstandings emanating from the problem of which kit the Glamour Boys were going to use on the match day.

DeMbare's flagship sponsors BancABC argued that DeMbare were not supposed to wear the Charity Cup sponsors kit which had the NetOne logo.

Bosso Dembare NetOne Charity Shield

Source: thestandard

Should Miss World Zimbabwe have been dethroned?

Yes
34.76%
No
60.95%
Not sure
4.29%
210

Comments

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Zanu-PF officials could end up killing each other, claims - There are...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 2296 Views

Zim govt targets increasing savings - The government is crafting poli...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 1075 Views

Mnangagwa off to China - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has left f...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 1703 Views

'Service at Luveve clinic is so pathetic' - 2015-07-02 11:47:41 ...

by Luveve Resident | 05 July 2015 | 1059 Views

Mthwakazi, moving on …now drive the restoration agenda! - Last week...

by Dominic Mwelase | 05 July 2015 | 1040 Views

Zim man dies in SA jail - WhatsApp - Please note that Bulawayo24 does ...

by Concerned Diasporan | 05 July 2015 | 2534 Views

Soul brother's lead singer Masondo dies

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 4425 Views

Photo-journalist attacked by police - Freelance photographer, Crispen ...

by Stephen Jakes | 05 July 2015 | 2635 Views

Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal impersonator - Video goes viral - ...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 2440 Views

Mphoko, Khaya-Moyo in nasty fall out

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 6146 Views

Zanu PF Youths invade Bhasikiti’s farm

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 2959 Views

Skyz Metro FM to broadcast BCC events live - Bulawayo's first commerci...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 1783 Views

Cuthbert Dube denied Canadian visa

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 2904 Views

Was Pokello Nare over priced at $25 000?

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 2358 Views

Mliswa labels Mujuru, Mutasa as cowards, distances himself from People...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 3012 Views

Lodges installing hidden cameras to record and sale p*rnography - A fo...

by Staff Reporter | 05 July 2015 | 5522 Views

Government ditches non Five Leveled' ECD teachers for untrained O'Leve...

by Stephen Jakes | 05 July 2015 | 2616 Views

Zim Asset is failing - "In pursuit of a new trajectory of accelerated...

by Tendai Kwari @tendaikwari | 05 July 2015 | 1331 Views

Entertainment

Bigger and Better Women's Day Gospel Festival

by Entertainment Reporter | 03 July 2015 | 2474 Views

Silence Is Not Peace!, Says Bongani Ncube

by Nkosini Tshuma | 02 July 2015 | 3624 Views

Zimbabweans fail to answer a simple question like who is your former p...

by Staff reporter | 02 July 2015 | 4672 Views

Zim Achievers to host first ever winners and nominees reception - Win...

by Arts Correspondent | 02 July 2015 | 2074 Views

Team Bulawayo UK Shows cancelled - The Team Bulawayo UK shows which we...

by Thulani Nkala | 02 July 2015 | 2557 Views

DStv adds new channel for Zimbabwe viewers

by Staff reporter | 01 July 2015 | 10544 Views

Rihanna Duct Tapes Floyd Mayweather's Mouth Shut at BET Awards

by Staff Reporter | 30 June 2015 | 9176 Views

Professor wants out of Kalawa - KWAITO star Professor wants out of Ka...

by Staff reporter | 30 June 2015 | 6522 Views
iBlog

Hp Omen 15-5116tx – The Next Generation Gaming Laptop

the hp omen 15-5116tx is being targeted at the performance hungry gamers. it comes in a single variant boasting an eye-catching attractive design. the notebook offers a slim, lightweight chassis and appears like a piece of art than an actual gaming... Read More
Sergey 11 June 2015 ago

Five Reliable Outlook Pst File Repair Tools

Outlook pst files can become corrupted -- and when that happens, work grinds to a halt. if your organization relies on outlook, one of these tools could save the day. outlook is the industry standard groupware tool. let's take a look at five that can... Read More
ITnews 04 May 2015 ago