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The match-fixing proceedings against her are dropped until further investigations...

The FA boss of Zimbabwe Henrietta Rushwaya has been sacked for sending the national team to Asia to play unsanctioned matches.

A disciplinary tribunal found her guilty on charges of mismanagement and insubordination among others.

"The disciplinary panel found her guilty of the charges levelled against her and as a result, the penalty for that is dismissal," said labour judge Custom Kachambwa.

According to the BBC, she was also found guilty for her inability to account for a loan of $103,000 from the Sports and Recreation Commission.

ZIFA legal adviser Ralph Maganga told Reuters that Rushwaya accepted the matches against Thailand, Syria and a Malaysian club without the permission of its board or the country's sports commission, who must authorise foreign trips by Zimbabwe teams.

Rushwaya also allowed former Zimbabwe champions Monomotapa to go to Malaysia last year, masquerading as the national team.

"She even gave them national team kit," Maganga said.

"The possibility of criminal charges is now a matter for the ZIFA board to decide but there are allegations that border on criminality, which need to be looked at."

The match-fixing scandal - which implicates a string of the country's top players, coaches and administrators - is yet to be heard.

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