Two men face attempted murder charges sparked by soccer brawl

Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter

TWO men today appeared in court for allegedly attempting to kill another man following an altercation sparked by a soccer match between Chelsea Football Club and Leicester City played over the weekend.

Ezra Kanyawa and Blessing Farai Mhlanga appeared at the Harare Magistrates Court charged with attempted murder after they tried to kill Commerce Munamati over the match.

The trio were watching the match at bar in Harare’s city centre.

Kanyawa and Mhlanga, who were being represented by lawyer Mr Liberty Gono, were not asked to plead to the charges when they appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Dennis Mangosi, who remanded them in custody to May 31.

Mr Lancelot Mutsokoti appeared for the State.

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