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THE Confederation of African Football (Caf) has postponed this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying matches indefinitely because of the fast-spreading coronavirus. ...

BAFANA BAFANA legend Mark Fish has hailed football stakeholders in Zimbabwe who are making frantic efforts to have the country’s football facilities meet international standards as work at the National Sports and Barbourfields (BF) stadiums progresses. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Mark Harrison is banking on the club’s multitude of fans to rally behind them as they seek an upset over FC Platinum when the two sides clash in a Castle Challenge Cup at Barbourfields Stadium this afternoon. ...

CHARLES Manyuchi has promised to knock out his next opponent, Muhamad Sebyala, in a fight he hopes to use to kick-start his journey to reclaim the World Boxing ...

UNCERTAINTY over the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group H back-to-back qualifiers between Zimbabwe and Algeria grew yesterday after it emerged that South Africa which is set to ...

THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is unhappy with Philip Chiyangwa’s meddling in their discussions with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the country’s stadium ban, accusing him of trying to get cheap mileage from the crisis. ...

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ZPC KARIBA head coach Godfrey Tamirepi is looking ahead to the 2020 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season with optimism despite a massive player exodus that hit the club. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Mark Harrison is expecting fireworks when his side clashes with FC Platinum in the Castle Challenge Cup season opener at Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday. ...

ZIMBABWE’S locally-based players will bid to impress coach Zdravko Logarusic (Loga) when he gets down to work today to assess a large pool of 28 players to assemble a squad that will represent the country at the African Nations Championships (Chan) tournament next month. ...

Dhaka — Bangladesh’s good batting form could be their way out of the rut in T20Is. Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das in particular blew away Zimbabwe with two centuries each in the one-day internationals (ODIs), also registering a record opening stand for Bangladesh – 292 in the third ODI. ...

VISITORS Syria took advantage of injury to Zimbabwe number two Takanyi Garanganga to beat replacement Mehluli Sibanda in straight sets in the first singles rubber of the Davis Cup World Group II at Harare Sports Club yesterday. ...

The Local Government ministry has blamed the Finance ministry for not allocating money for the refurbishment of the National Sports Stadium, one of the three main football facilities that have been banned from hosting international football matches. ...

PARLIAMENT has summoned football stakeholders, including government ministries, the Sport and Recreation Commission (SRC) and Zifa over the decaying sporting facilities in the country which have been banned ...

NORMAN Mapeza has disclosed circumstances surrounding his departure from South African Premiership side Chippa United, saying he decided to step down because he felt unable to meet the ...

MIDFIELDER Lameck Nhamo appears to be heading for the FC Platinum exit with the club suggesting that he could be heading for Whawha. ...

Charles Manyuchi’s trainer Ali “Otto” Phiri has said preparations for his boxer’s fight against Muhamad Sebyala were going on well and they were ready for the fight. ...

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) yesterday said government had availed $13 million towards the refurbishment of Barbourfiields Stadium. ...

THE Herentals match-fixing soap opera is set to come to its final episode as the Zifa appeals committee sits to hear the case tomorrow. ...

Zimbabwe will host the men and women’s southern African qualifier for the 2021 Hockey Africa Cup of Nations at St Johns’ College in Harare from August 21 to 30. ...

Norman Mapeza is believed to have walked out of South African top-flight side Chippa United following interference by club management in the affairs of the technical team during a period the club endured a bad run of results. ...

WARRIORS and English Premier League side Aston Villa midfielder Marvelous Nakamba is set to establish a foundation to assist under-privileged children in his boyhood city, Bulawayo. ...

CHICKEN Inn head coach Joey Antipas on Sunday declared his 2020 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) title ambitions after winning the Malawi Energem International Bonanza invitational tournament at Kamuzu Stadium. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Mark Harrison has defended his choice of old horses Mkhokheli Dube and Michelle Katsvairo, who are likely to put pen to paper at the club this week. ...

The CBZ marathon’s popularity is soaring, with 1 750 runners registering to compete in the second edition of the event, which takes place at Old Georgians Sports Club in Harare this Sunday. ...

RALPH Kawondera was a surprise omission from the 28-man provisional squad for the 2020 African Nations Championships (Chan) finals announced by Warriors coach Zdravko Logarušić yesterday. ...

THE Premier Soccer League is still to set a date for the start of the 2020 season as they have not yet agreed on a sponsorship package with Delta Beverages. ...

The Highlanders board have assured coach Mark Harrison that he will have veteran strikers Mkhokheli Dube and Michelle Katsvairo as part of the squad in the upcoming season as contract negotiations have been completed. ...

Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation minister Kirsty Coventry has sparked outrage from social media users following her “reckless social media statement” where she described as “nonsense” some locals’ opinions around the country’s banned stadiums. ...

FORMER FC Platinum and Highlanders striker Charles Sibanda is set to join Bulawayo Chiefs ahead of this year’s Castle Lager Premier Soccer League if discussions between the two ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Mark Harrison will measure the strength of his squad ahead of the Castle Challenge Cup against FC Platinum next month, and the league with a planned ...