Zimbabwe champion Platinum Club announced that it will dispense with 6 main players before confronting Al-Ahly next Saturday in the fourth round of the group stage of the African Champions League.
The sudden decision came as a desire of the club to solve the crisis of salaries and late dues suffered by the team crowned the league 3 weeks ago.
The Platinum Administration is seeking to build a strong new team with Dutch coach Hendrik Peter de Jong, who will lead the club after the Al-Ahly match, the last match of the current coach, Lizou Soe.
At the forefront of the departed quadruple basic Albert Ewendi Top scorer Goalkeeper Wallace Magellen and defender Devon Chava, as well as striker Rodwell Chinigretti, who played a loan loan to Platinaum from South African Baroca Club.
The four players were among the main strength of the team. The club also sidelined the services of midfielders Charles Sibanda and Mukhchili Dub.
And Platinum occupies the last position in the second group of the African Champions League without balance after losing to Al-Hilal of Sudan and the coastal club Tunisian and Al-Ahly, respectively.
While Al-Ahly tops the group standings with 6 points equal with runners-up and third star and has the advantage of direct confrontations and goal difference with the last two.
Al-Ahly will visit Platinum on Saturday and hopes to reach the ninth point, to enhance his chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals.
Al-Ahly defeated Al-Salam Stadium in Platinum in the third round with a score of 2-0 and Walid Suleiman scored the two goals.
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