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Zimbabwe boys’ soccer team are through to the finals of the Copa Coca-Cola Africa Cup of Nations Under-16 tournament after beating Zambia yesterday, thanks to the brilliance of goalkeeper Ronald Uraya. ...

Zimbabwe is facing a stadia crisis after the Confederation of African Football (Caf) condemned the National Sports Stadium and others, warning that national teams and clubs playing in continental competitions may be forced to host their home matches in neighbouring countries if the situation is not addressed as soon as possible. ...

FORMER Caps United striker Nyasha Mushekwi is hoping the gesture he has shown in donating a state-of-the-art bus to the Green Machine will further boost the team’s spirit to deliver the championship this term. ...

THE Zimbabwe Copa Coca-Cola side booked a semi-final berth against northern neighbours Zambia after a 4-1 quarter-final thrashing of Namibia at this year’s Under-16 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Thika, Kenya. ...

Bulawayo-based handball team, Ajax emerged as the overall winners of this year’s edition of Blissmass Handball tournament held at the weekend. ...

WHAT started as a simple WhatsApp banter between boxing superstar Charles “Busy Bee” Manyuchi and former champion Mordecai “Big Fish” Donga could end up being one of the biggest fights on the local scene with the two, regarded as some of the finest boxers to ever emerge from the country, set to clash in a grudge fight later this month. ...

AS the 2019 league title race reaches a tipping point, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has postponed the weekend games to next week to accommodate defending champions FC Platinum who are involved in the Caf African Champions League. ...

ZIMBABWE began their Copa Coca-Cola Africa Cup of Nations Under-16 boys football campaign on a high note after beating hosts Kenya and Mozambique in Group A matches at a waterlogged M-Pesa Foundation Grounds in Thika yesterday. ...

MORE than 197 swimmers are set to converge at Les Brown Pool in Harare this evening for the start of the Harare amateur Swimming Championships which will end on December 8. The six-day event will see different age group swimmers from around the province taking part. ...

HIGHLANDERS are likely to forgo the opportunity to play in the Caf Confederation Cup next year due to financial constraints. ...

AFTER 13 years on the local football scene, Soccer Star finalist and Highlanders goalkeeper, Ariel Sibanda, hopes for a Chibuku Cup triumph against Ngezi Platinum Stars at Barbourfields Stadium today for a ticket to participate in the Caf Confederations Cup, which could set him on the path to unlock the elusive move to a league outside the country. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Hendrikus Pieter de Jongh is open to extending his contract with Highlanders beyond its December 31 expiry date after turning Bosso from a farce into a force to reckon with over the last three months. ...

THE Zimbabwe table tennis team has regrouped for the final preparation for the 2019 African Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region 5 Table Tennis Championship set for Lesotho next week. ...

MARSHALL Munetsi couldn’t hold back his smile when NewsDay Sport asked him how it felt to rub shoulders with a global superstar like Brazilian Neymar Jnr in the French Ligue 1. The Warriors midfielder sealed his move to Stade de Reims from Orlando Pirates in June, and life has been bliss since he moved to France. ...

ZIMBABWE football champions FC Platinum will today face a tough tie against Sudanese giants Al Hilal Omdurman in their opening Group B match of the 2019-20 Caf Champions ...

CAPS United midfield maestro Joel Ngodzo could finally land the Soccer Star of the Year award after he made it into the eleven finalists who were announced yesterday. ...

DYNAMOS right back Emmanuel Jalayi must be gazing covetously as he goes through the list of the selected 2019 Soccer Stars of the Year announced yesterday. ...

Highlanders says winning the Chibuku Super Cup final will be a big motivation for the young squad, with most of them appearing in a major cup final for ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Hendrikus Pieter De Jongh has attempted to relieve his players of the pressure of expectation by telling them to play for fun when the Bulawayo giants ...

LESS than 24 hours after undergoing a gruelling fitness test, the Zimbabwe Under-19 side put on a commendable show in a practice match against Mountaineers at Old Hararians ...

CAPS United midfield maestro Joel Ngodzo could finally land the Soccer Star of the Year award after he made it into the eleven finalists who were announced yesterday. ...

DYNAMOS right back Emmanuel Jalayi must be gazing covetously as he goes through the list of the selected 2019 Soccer Stars of the Year announced yesterday. ...

Highlanders says winning the Chibuku Super Cup final will be a big motivation for the young squad, with most of them appearing in a major cup final for the first time. ...

CAPS United midfield maestro Joel Ngodzo could finally land the Soccer Star of the Year award after he made it into the eleven finalists who were announced yesterday. ...

After a year punctuated by inconsistency, selectors are set for a torrid time in coming up with the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Coach of the Year, although ...

South African football giants Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has expressed anger over Zimbabwe’s use of Khama Billiat in two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Botswana and Zambia while he carried an injury. ...

FC PLATINUM gaffer Lizwe Sweswe has now set his sights on the Caf Champions League group stage where they are set to start their Group B flirtation with ...

DYNAMOs coach Tonderayi Ndiraya has warned Castle Lager Premier Soccer League rivals to be wary of his young side next season after the team’s 19-match unbeaten run came ...

ZIFA Southern Region Division One side Talen Vision has approached Zifa seeking redress over what they claim is a yellow cards scandal in the region. ...

Caps United and FC Platinum are headed for a grand finale of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season after the two sides pulled away from third-placed contenders Chicken Inn with two matches to go before the end of the season. ...