Members of Zimbabwe's Dynamos football club were set to tackle Masvingo United this weekend despite a one-day boycott of training earlier this week to protest low bonuses, a labor dispute resolved by a well-timed anonymous contribution.
Dynamos Captain Justice Majabvi told reporter Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye of VOA's Studio 7 for Zimbabwe that the escalating cost of living forced players to revolt against bonuses which were not in proportion with current economic conditions.
Dynamos players said they are now getting bonuses of up to Z$15 million (US$15) per match, but have been demanding that these be increased.
Dynamos leads the CBZ Premier League title chase by 50 points, four points ahead of the defending champions, Bulawayo-based Highlanders, who face Lancashire Steel on their home turf at Barbourfields Stadium shy three key players on suspensions.
A Highlanders loss and a Dynamos win could lock up the title for Dynamos.