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JUST a few months after joining United Soccer League (USL) Championship side Louisville FC in the United States, Plumtree-born striker Lucky Mkosana has bounced back to his former club Tampa Bay Rowdies, which plays in the same league. ...

Caps United will be without defender Method Mwanjale who is ill, while midfielder Blessing Sarupinda, Joel Ngodzo and Kudzai Nyamupfukudza are all suspended, but more worryingly, coach Lloyd Chitembwe was once again absent from training, fuelling speculation about his future at the club. ...

The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has gone after Zifa, demanding explanations over a number of issues, including how the association used its funds before and during the Warriors' participation at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt. ...

The Zimbabwe netball team, the Gems, yesterday received ZWL$300 000 and ZWL$200 000 from Simbisa Brands and National Foods ahead of their departure for Liverpool, England, where they will participate in the World Cup tournament. ...

Zimbabwe’s top junior tennis players Benedict Badza and Nicole Matukutire left the country yesterday for France where they will participate at the ITF/CAT 14 and under tournament starting today until August 10. ...

Chapungu United are chasing former Caps United and FC Platinum forward Brian Muzondiwa as the Gweru-based Air Force of Zimbabwe side look to strengthen during the mid-season transfer window. ...

Ngezi Platinum Stars gaffer Erol Akbay is confident that his side will defeat Highlanders as the Castle Lager Premier Soccer league returns with the match between the two ambitious sides at Baobab Stadium on Saturday. ...

Baroka coach Wedson Nyirenda plans to take goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze to a psychologist after his horrendous performance for Zimbabwe. ...

Zimbabwe senior women football team, the Mighty Warriors will face Mozambique, Angola and Eswatini in Group C at the 2019 Cosafa Cup to be held in South Africa next month. ...

Bangalore — During the World Cup in 1983 in England, Zimbabwe had announced their arrival on the world stage, big time, by beating Australia. ...

Castle Lager Premier Soccer League giants Highlanders FC have appointed Mandla “Lulu” Mpofu as the new head coach following the departure of Madinda Ndlovu, who has joined Gaborone United in Botswana. ...

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WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambga says he takes the blame for Zimbabwe’s humiliating exit from the Africa Cup of Nations, but there is no hint from the veteran gaffer that he will leave his job following a chaotic campaign that saw his team returning home without a win. ...

ZIMBABWE’s chaotic 2019 Africa Cup of Nations expedition came to an embarrassing end at the June 30 Stadium in Cairo last night after a humiliating defeat to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...

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AFTER weeks of speculation about his future at the club, Highlanders technical manager Madinda Ndlovu finally quit the Bulawayo side yesterday, leaving Bosso to scurry for a replacement with the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League programme set to resume on July 5 following a two-week break. ...

More than 2 000 athletes are expected to battle it out for glory when they participate in this year’s edition of Tanganda Half Marathon set for Mutare Sports Club this weekend. ...

Zifa has revealed that the Warriors players doing duty in Egypt have each been paid US$17 500 so after, following a barrage of criticism on the association as discontent among the players filtered through to the public. ...

Denis Onyango was more than pleased to have won the personal battle with former Mamelodi Sundowns teammate Khama Billiat (pictured above) at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday night. ...

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the sale of attacking midfielder Kuda Mahachi and striker Thamsanqa Gabuza to SuperSport United. ...

The Bulawayo Metropolitan Karate Association (BMKA) will hold their second provincial tournament this year at Milton Junior School tomorrow. ...

Top seed Takanyi Garanganga yesterday kept his dream of winning two titles in two weeks after he beat Indian Prajwal Dev, who retired after losing the first set 6-3, to progress to the singles quarterfinals of the Old Mutual ITF F2 Futures tournament currently underway at Harare Sports Club. ...

KNOWLEDGE Musona is wearing a brave face despite a barrage of criticism against him following his shocking misses in Zimbabwe’s 1-1 draw against Uganda in a Group A Africa Cup of Nations match at the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt on Wednesday night, which cost the team a much-needed win. ...

HIGHLANDERS right-back Bukhosi Ncube is waiting to hear from his orthopedic doctor if he has to be operated on his right knee after undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan last week. ...