Ngezi Platinum Stars have fired two senior players Liberty Chakoroma and Simba Nhivi on allegations of being ring leaders in last week’s protest by players.

The players staged a sit-in last Friday and threatened not to fulfil their match against TelOne if their demands for a pay rise and allowances were not met.

The players went on to play the match after coach Erol Akbay broke the impasse between the players and the management.

Chakoroma who was still to start any match this season having missed the early matches through suspension carried over from last season, confirmed receiving the dismissal letter.

” Yes I have been fired, they gave me a letter terminating by contract. I am not in a position to talk now but will issue a statement later,” said Chakoroma.

Nhivi could not be reached for a comment but he is the other player dismissed by the Mhondoro-Ngezi based side. The forward joined Ngezi Platinum Stars midway last season from Caps United. He scored in the 1-0 over TelOne last weekend.