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DYNAMOS coach Tonderai Ndiraya expects a “very tough match” against “no pushovers” Yadah, a team that has won just one and drawn two of their opening six league matches. ...

DYNAMOS new coach Tonderai Ndiraya says his squad is beginning to embrace his philosophy and what it means to play for the Harare giants, claiming he found a club in total disarray with a group of unfit and disoriented players, in what could be viewed as a direct attack on his predecessor Lloyd Chigowe. ...

HARARE football giants Caps United will be hoping to exorcise the demons that saw them fail to beat Triangle in league encounters last year when they travel to the lowveld side on Sunday. ...

Modester Mupachika served her best innings to help Zimbabwe Women national cricket team beat Rwanda by 82 runs in their International Cricket Council Group A qualifier at old Hararians yesterday. ...

TELONE technical manager Joel Lupahla says the next eight games have the potential to break or shape his men’s fate in their mission to avoid relegation at the end of the season. ...

THE Warriors technical team is now banking on the government to give a special dispensation to England-born Zimbabwean striker Macauley Bonne, to enable him to feature for the senior national soccer team in the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt. ...

TELONE technical manager Joel Lupahla says the next eight games have the potential to break or shape his men’s fate in their mission to avoid relegation at the end of the season. ...

HARARE soccer giants Dynamos will be without the quartet of their foreign players for their clash against Yadah FC at the weekend owing to injuries and suspension. ...

Following a good start to the 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League campaign, where they have surprised many with their top form, Hwange are targeting to win the league title this term. ...

TALENTED Zimbabwean cyclist Advocate Phiri won this year’s edition of the 100 miler race held in Gweru over the weekend. ...

EASTERN Region Division One football side Green Fuels have off-loaded six players just five games into the season following a poor start to the campaign. ...

IT might be early days yet to predict how things will pan out, but FC Platinum’s Norman Mapeza and Caps United’s Lloyd Chitembwe, seem to be rekindling the exciting title saga between the two friends in the 2016 season whose honours eventually were won by the Green Machine. ...

The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Umbro will next week unveil the yellow and red Warriors shirt that has already proved unpopular with the fans after images of the home strip leaked some weeks ago. ...

HERENTALS Under-20 coach Paul Benza said his side is yet to reach its full potential after the team came from behind to beat Black Mambas 2-1 in the Zifa Northern Region Division One top of the table clash at Morris Depot on Saturday. ...

Zimbabwe women’s national cricket team opening batter Sharne Meyers, hit her second half century in as many matches as the hosts perfected their record in the International Cricket Council T-20 World Cup Africa Region Group A qualifier by beating Tanzania by 92 runs at Takashinga yesterday. ...

Noah Ferenando is the new Zimbabwe Table Tennis Union (ZTTU) president after he was unanimously elected at the elective annual general meeting at Chapman Golf Club in Harare on Saturday. ...

FC PLATINUM Under-19 surged to the summit of the Zifa Central Region Soccer League for the first time this season following a narrow 1-0 win over struggling Black Eagles at Maglas Stadium on Sunday. ...

The Zimbabwe women’s national cricket team made a fine start to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World T-20 Africa qualifier after beating Mozambique by 163 runs at Old Hararians Sports Club in Harare yesterday. ...

Harare — A busy, and pivotal week lies in wait for Africa’s women, as they will do battle for the coveted ICC Women’s World Cup and Women’s T20 World Cup qualifier slots in Harare. ...

Chapungu took another step towards their target of a top four finish as they claimed an impressive win over a battling Mushowani side at Mandava Stadium yesterday. ...

AN impressive Chicken Inn yesterday bounced back to winning ways with a victory over Manica Diamonds in a Castle Lager Premier League match played at Gibbo Stadium. ...

Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu struggled to explain his team’s struggles in front of goal as they settled for yet another draw against Hwange at home at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. ...

Prior to their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League clash against ZPC Kariba yesterday, Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya had demanded a fighting spirit from his charges and he got that in abundance as DeMbare finally ended a four-match winless streak to pick up their first maximum points under the new mentor. ...

Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya is looking to wring every drop of commitment and fighting spirit from his novices when they face a high-riding ZPC Kariba side in his first match at Rufaro Stadium since his return to the team last week. ...

Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu has explained that talented midfielder Denzel Khumalo’s absence from the first team is due to fitness issues. ...

GWERU-based side Chapungu have promised to inflict more pain on struggling newcomers, Mushowani Stars, when the two sides clash in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League encounter at Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane tomorrow. ...

JOHANNESBURG — It’s anxious times at Naturena as Kaizer Chiefs prepare for next season by releasing players deemed surplus to requirements‚ but long-time hard-tackling midfield stalwart Willard Katsande is not shaken with the player exodus. ...

CAPE TOWN — Hosts South Africa will tackle Botswana in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Cosafa Cup after the draw was made for the prestigious regional tournament to be staged in Durban from May 25 to June 8. ...

Defence stalwart Costa Nhamoinesu dropped a bombshell on Wednesday evening, announcing that he had called time on his Warriors career at a time that the technical team of the Zimbabwe senior men’s national football team was finalising on the training squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. ...

Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya has attributed the injuries that have hit the team to low fitness levels, which he said shocked him when he took over following the departure of Lloyd Chigowe slightly over a week ago. ...