Henrietta Rushwaya was suspended over match-fixing allegations
The head of the Zimbabwe Football Federation Zifa, has been charged over match-fixing allegations.
Zifa Chief Executive Henrietta Rushwaya was suspended last week in relation to a national team tour of Malaysia in December.
It is alleged players masqueraded as members of the genuine national squad, known as the Warriors and Rushwaya failed to intervene to stop the fraud.
Ms. Rushwaya has denied any wrong doing and has vowed to clear her name.
The Zimbabwe team lost 6-0 to Syria and 3-0 to Thailand during the tournament.
The federation also alleges that Rushwaya signed a deal with a Swiss-based company to bring the Brazil team to Harare for a high-profile friendly international against the Warriors two days before the opening of the World Cup in neighbouring South Africa in June.
Brazil won the match 3-0 but according to the federation, the country earned nothing because the Brazilians demanded an appearance fee and under the deal, the Swiss company had been pledged all the gate takings at the 50,000-seat national sports stadium in Harare.
Rushwaya's lawyers have been given until Sept. 1 to study the allegations.
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