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DYNAMOS’ preparations for the new season are in disarray as senior players continue to desert the fading football giants, with Brett Amidu and James Marufu being the latest in a long list of players to leave since the end of last season. ...

HIGHLANDERS FC have deferred their nomination process for the upcoming executive elections following last week’s protests which were sparked by a sharp rise in the prices of fuel, shutting down business nationwide. ...

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ZIFA president Felton Kamambo has accused former association boss Philip Chiyangwa of destabilising the association, alleging that the businessman held a meeting with some board members, where they discussed the agenda of the board meeting on Wednesday. ...

BARELY a year after joining giants Anderlecht, Warriors captain Knowledge Musona has been loaned out to relegation-threatened Sporting Lokeren in the Belgian First Division A League until the end of the season. ...

FC PLATINUM produced a top-notch performance against South African football giants Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday in a showing that saw them receive plenty of applauds, but they know that they will have to dig even deeper when they enter the cauldron of Stade Olympique de Rades in Tunis to confront Esperance Sportive de Tunis in the Caf Champions League second Group B match this afternoon. ...

ZIFA yesterday said they were close to securing a kit sponsorship for all the national teams from a respectable sportswear company, and the deal is set to be announced within the next two weeks. ...

MIDFIELDER Obey Mwerahari, fired at Dynamos for indiscipline, has found a soft landing after league side Triangle yesterday announced his capture on a two-year deal. ...

FC Platinum have put on a brave face as they confront one of the continent’s super powers and current Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League cup holders ...

SOUTH African football giants Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevis, also known as Micho, has spoken of his “admiration” for FC Platinum’s sleek passing game and the team’s commitment under Norman Mapeza. ...

AFTER securing a draw against South African giants Orlando Pirates in a Group B Caf Champions League tie at Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday, there is no time to relax for FC Platinum, as they face reigning champions Esperance Tunis. ...

When FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates collide in a blockbuster Group B Confederation of African Football Champions League encounter, it will not only be about this match being a Southern Africa derby that whets appetite, but the purity of both teams’ play heightens anticipation. ...

WARRIORS and Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande believes Zimbabwe’s representative in the African Confederation of African Football Champions League, FC Platinum, have the capacity to go beyond the group stages of the competition despite facing some of the continent’s big hitters. ...

Former Warriors coach Clemens Westerhof is considering opportunities in Zimbabwe where he has been linked with newly-promoted Castle Lager Premier Soccer League, side TelOne. ...

MIDFIELDER Cleopas Kapupurika dumped Dynamos and has crossed the floor to Highlanders ahead of the 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League, coming in as a direct replacement for Gabriel Nyoni, now at Caps United. ...

HARARE giants Dynamos completed the signing of veteran forward Edward Sadomba on Wednesday as they seek to bolster their squad ahead of the start of the new campaign. ...

FORMER Warriors trialist Bradley Pritchard has revealed that Reading star Andy Rinomhota is willing to pursue his international career with Zimbabwe. ...

The 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season is set to start on a bad note for the country’s biggest football club, Dynamos, after a local financial institution petitioned the High Court seeking an order to garnish all the club’s financial sources in a bid to recover a debt of over $247 505. ...

NGEZI Platinum have appointed veteran coaches Cosmas “Tsano” Zulu and Tendai Chikuni as assistants to Erol Akbay, a Dutchman. ...

LOCAL soccer-governing body Zifa yesterday announced a raft of changes to the Warriors technical set-up, with Tonderai Ndiraya and Bongani Mafu replacing Lloyd Mutasa and Rahman Gumbo as Warriors assistant coaches, as was first reported by NewsDay Sport last week. ...

New Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Elroy Akbay is targeting the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title in his first year in the post despite a player exodus that hit the Mhondoro-Ngezi-based side ahead of the 2019 season. ...

DYNAMOS are close to sealing deals with two Congolese internationals, central defender Mbiyavhanga Wombo and striker Ngandu Mankala. ...

South African giants Orlando Pirates will be without defensive link man Abbubaker Mobara when they clash with FC Platinum in their Caf Champions League Group B clash at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday. ...

MANICA Diamonds coach Luke Masomere has set sights on helping his newly-promoted side to achieve a top-eight finish in their maiden Castle Lager Premier Soccer League campaign. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Madinda Ndlovu has said that Zimbabwe has better players than South Africa, tipping FC Platinum to get the better of Orlando Pirates when the two sides clash in a Caf Champions League group stage encounter at Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday. ...

ZIMBABWE international and Orlando Pirates forward Kudakwashe Mahachi has warned his side not to underestimate FC Platinum ahead of their Caf Champions League Group B clash at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday. ...

DYNAMOS have secured the services of midfielder Hillary Bakacheza and defender Carlos Mavhurume, while the arrival of prodigal son Edward Sadomba is imminent as the Harare football giants seek to bolster their squad to improve from last season’s dismal performance. ...

WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambga has revealed he will make a few additions to the squad for the decisive 2019 African Cup of Nations home qualifier against Congo-Brazzaville in March, with South Africa-based defender Butholezwe Ncube set to be part of the team. ...

Zimbabwe Cricket has approached the High Court seeking an order to compel the Harare Sports Club to pay over $90 000 for loss of revenue, accusing the club of breaching a lease agreement by double leasing its property to the Tobacco Industry Cricket Supporters Association. ...

EDWARD Sadomba is set for a sensational return to Dynamos, a decade after leaving the Harare giants and is part of a list of players that the club ...