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HARARE football giants Caps United have embarked on a restructuring exercise aimed at transforming the club into a commercial entity — a development which has seen chief executive officer Cuthbert Chitima resigning from his post. ...

ZIMBABWE’S representatives in the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League, FC Platinum, have been asked to shift base from Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane to Barbourfields in Bulawayo for their first Caf Champions League group stage match against Orlando Pirates. ...

The Zimbabwe national cricket team will have to play in a 14-team qualifier to book their place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2020 T20 World Cup to be played in Australia next year. ...

Zimbabwe’s boxing superstar, Charles Manyuchi, is set to hang his gloves, putting to an end an impressive career that has given him fame and fortune. ...

NEWLY-promoted side Manica Diamonds have launched a bid to lure FC Platinum forward Marshal Mudehwe as they seek to bolster their squad ahead of their maiden season in the topflight. ...

HIGHLANDERS head coach Madinda Ndlovu is looking forward to a better season next year where he is confident that his team will fight for the Castle Lager Premier ...

ZIMBABWE champions FC Platinum are satisfied with their Confederation of African Football Champions League draw saying it was better than it could have been. ...

Their lacklustre performance saw them fight relegation, only to be rescued by Chigowe after he took over from Lloyd Mutasa. ...

Zimbabwe’s Caf Champions League representatives will wait with bated breath to discover their opponents in the group stage of the competition, with the draw set to be conducted ...

REIGNING Soccer Star of the Year Rodwell Chinyengetere bade farewell to FC Platinum on Saturday after helping the PSL Champions reach the mini-league of the Caf Champions League for the first time in the club's short history. ...

FORMER Bantu Rovers’ attacking midfielder, Bukhosi Sibanda, is itching for his maiden season with Bulawayo giants, Highlanders when the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League programme gets underway next year. ...

TINASHE “Chairman” Madziwana had to summon all his prowess and experience to defeat a dogged Jeremiah “Jingo the Master” Mhere and successfully defended his national super bantamweight title in an exhilarating bout at the Showgrounds in Harare in the early hours of Sunday morning. ...

DESPITE indicating his intention to quit the 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League runners-up, Ngezi Platinum Stars, goalkeeper Donavan Bernard might have to wait a little longer as his contract with the Mhondoro-based club runs until December 31 next year. ...

PREMIER Soccer League newboys TelOne insist they will stick to the players who helped them to get promoted as they prepare for life in the elite league in the forthcoming season. ...

FC Platinum’s celebrations for reaching the group phase of the Caf Champions League have been overshadowed by the unprecedented incident where coach Norman Mapeza assaulted team vice-captain Gift Bello in the full view of the club executive members, Zifa officials and fans. ...

HARARE giants Dynamos are looking to West Africa in search of strikers as they seek to assemble a strong squad ahead of the 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer ...

BY FORTUNE MBELE UNITED STATES-BASED Warriors’ fringe striker Lucky Mkosana has left Penn FC and will be turning out for United Soccer League (UCL) champions Louisville City FC ...

BY HENRY MHARA NATIONAL super bantamweight champion Tinashe “Chairman” Madziwana will for the first time defend his title tomorrow when he meets challenger Jeremiah ‘Jingo the Master’ Mhere ...

FC PLATINUM gaffer Norman Mapeza has said he is expecting a tough test when his side takes on AS Otoho D’yo of Congo in their second leg first ...

THE Zimbabwe senior football team has been handed an opportunity to fine-tune their preparations for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in the event they qualify for the continent’s premier football tournament after Ghana requested an international friendly match. ...

Zifa will start engaging its creditors this week to come up with a payment plan as the new leadership led by Felton Kamambo begins efforts to turn around the fortunes of the association. ...

A LOCAL security company, Select Security (Pvt) Ltd, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to settle over $11 000 debt for the security services rendered to the football body. ...

CAPS United president Farai Jere has said his club is willing to break the bank to tie down soon-to-be-out-of-contract Ronald Chitiyo. ...

NGEZI Platinum could be losing their battle to hold on to their now-out-of contract skipper, Liberty Chakoroma, who has attracted the interest of Tanzanian Premiership side, Azam. ...

AMBITIOUS Premier Soccer League side Chicken Inn have made strides in the market ahead of the 2019 season with the capture of Ngezi Platinum Stars striker Clive Augusto and relegated Bulawayo City attacking midfielder Sipho Ndlovu. ...

NEWLY-ELECTED Zifa president Felton Kamambo yesterday paid a courtesy call on his predecessor, Philip Chiyangwa, as he commences extensive engagement processes with football stakeholders, the association’s website reported. ...

More than 30 junior and senior players from around the country will converge at Harare Sports Club for this year’s edition of Select Healthcare masters’ tennis tournament. ...

NEWLY-ELECTED Zifa president Felton Kamambo immediately got down to business yesterday, starting with a meeting with Sport, Arts and Culture minister Kirsty Coventry to share notes on football development. ...

A STORM is brewing between South African boxing promoters, Kalakoda and Gweru-born boxing trainer Felix Vengesayi, with the latter accusing the promoters of failing to fulfil their financial obligations. ...

HIGHLANDERS vice-captain Gabriel Nyoni is being stalked by Caps United and Ngezi Platinum Stars as he drags his feet on signing a new contract with Bosso. ...