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Platinum Stars part ways with Masibusane Zong

Posted: 29 April 2016 Time: 18:31

Platinum Stars have officially parted ways with Masibusane Zongo.

The multi-talented but troubled playmaker had been hauled in front of a disciplinary committee after his latest misdemeanour, and the club have now had enough, announcing his exit on their Twitter feed. 

Dikwena have also confirmed that Mbongeni Mzimela and Khulekani Madondo have been handed ‘hefty fines’ and placed on final warning after they too were charged with issues relating to ill-discipline.

“Platinum Stars Football Club takes matters of discipline seriously and has welcomed and accepted the findings and the recommendations of the chairperson," Stars general manager Senzo Mazingiza is quoted on the club's website.

"Consequently, Mr Mzimela and Mr Madondo have been issued with written warnings and fined as recommended by the chairperson. Mr Zongo’s employment has been terminated with immediate effect as recommended by the chairperson.

"Out of respect for the rights of the individuals involved, Platinum Stars Football Club will not disclose the monetary fines imposed on Mr Mzimela and Mr Madondo nor make any further comments on this matter. 

“We would like to thank Mr Zongo for his contribution to the club and wish him well in his future endeavors. We hope for improvement in all aspects from Mr Mzimela and Mr Madondo.

"Platinum Stars is bigger than all of us. It’s important that we do our best to serve the interests of the club and conduct ourselves in manner that contributes to the growth of the brand that is Platinum Stars Football Club.

"It is incumbent upon us, from the management, the technical team, and the players to everyone on the employ of Platinum Stars to always adhere to conduct that is responsible and above board.”

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