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Goals from Kudakwashe Kumwala and Quality Kangadze were enough to ensure that Dynamos were crowned champions after they beat Highlanders in the President Inauguration Cup held at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

CHICKEN Inn’s eight-match unbeaten run came to a screeching halt when they lost against ZPC Kariba in a match played at Luveve Stadium yesterday. ...

Rodrick Mutuma was the hero for Nichrut once again as he scored a brace that sunk his former paymasters Yadah In a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Ascot Stadium yesterday. ...

Triangle’s recovery continued yesterday when they recorded their third win in as many matches with victory over Bulawayo City in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo Stadium yesterday. ...

The clash between hosts, Mutare City Rovers and Ngezi Platinum Stars pits two sides on the opposite ends of the log table, with contrasting ambitions, but both teams’ dire need for maximum points sets up a potential thriller at Vengere Stadium tomorrow afternoon. ...

WARRIORS star Leeroy Mavunga is set to travel to Portugal for trials with a Primera Liga team and will miss the trip to Congo Brazzaville for an Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier early next month, as coach Sunday Chidzambga’s squad continues to be decimated by injuries and withdrawals. ...

A WAR of words has erupted between World Boxing Federation (WBF) Africa cruiserweight champion Chamunorwa “Sting” Gonorenda and his Nigerian challenger, Tony Salam ahead of their 10-round bout set for the Harare International Conference Centre on Friday. ...

Defending champions, FC Platinum are desperate to collect maximum points when they take on tricky side, Bulawayo Chiefs, one of the three teams that have conquered them so far this season. ...

Herentals coach Kumbirai Mutiwekuziva is optimistic that his team will collect maximum points ahead of their clash with Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Rufaro Stadium this afternoon. ...

WITH 11 rounds of matches left before the curtain to the league season comes down, it appears Shabanie Mine have given up hope of retaining their Premier Soccer League status as financial problems continue to cripple their operations. ...

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CHICKEN INN are not just going to surrender the title race that easily and yesterday, they showed that they could still mount a real challenge on the leading pack when they produced a stellar performance to dismantle city rivals Highlanders in a five-goal thriller at Barbourfields Stadium. ...

CHAMPIONS FC Platinum’s chances of defending their title took a knock after they were beaten by a well-organised Harare City at Rufaro Stadium yesterday. ...

Chapungu enhanced their chances of surviving the drop in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League after they defeated visiting Black Rhinos in a midweek clash at Ascot Stadium in Gweru yesterday. ...

Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa expressed satisfaction with his team’s performance despite being held to a goalless draw in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

YOUNG Tinotenda Benza rose from the bench to pile misery on troubled Bulawayo City as Herentals picked up crucial away points in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. ...

MARAUDING Ngezi Platinum Stars yesterday mercilessly hammered Shabanie Mine in a Castle Lager Premier League match played at Baobab Stadium, as they closed the gap between themselves and FC Platinum at the top of the log to just a point. ...

GRACIOUS Mleya’s second half brace earned Bulawayo Chiefs the maximum points following a hard-fought victory over struggling Mutare City at Luveve Stadium yesterday. ...

There is a full Castle Lager Premier Soccer League programme between today and tomorrow, but yesterday the Big Harare Derby pitting Dynamos and Caps United was already dominating social media talk after the league authorities announced that the most anticipated fixture on the calendar will play out at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday. ...

HIGHLANDERS’ new acquisition, Tinashe Makanda, will miss the Bulawayo derby against Chicken Inn at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow as he has been ruled out for six weeks after suffering a groin injury in his debut against Nichrut at Ascot Stadium on Saturday. ...

Crisis-hit Shabanie Mine gaffer Alexio Sigion has warned Ngezi Platinum not to underestimate them ahead of their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League clash at the Baobab Stadium this afternoon. ...

DYNAMOS skipper Ocean Mushure has rallied his troops to reproduce the same performance they exhibited on Sunday as they host Yadah FC in a mid-table clash at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. ...

WARRIORS star Marvellous Nakamba and Ovidy Karuru have been ruled out of Zimbabwe’s trip to Congo Brazzaville for a crucial Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier early next month due to injuries while the trio of British born Zimbabweans Tendayi Darikwa, Adam Chicksen and Kelly Lunga are a major doubt for the match. ...

ZIMBABWE rugby team coach Peter de Villiers believes the tough times endured this year have laid the foundation for future success after the Sables voided relegation from the top tier of African rugby with a convincing 38-18 victory over Uganda at the Kyadondo Rugby Club here in Kampala on Saturday. ...

HIGHLANDERS assistant coach Mandla Moyo has reiterated that the club is currently laying the foundation to mount a serious title challenge in the next two years. ...

CHARLES Manyuchi’s fighting style has again come under scrutiny after the boxing star lost to Magomed Kurbanov in an International Boxing Federation super welterweight non-title fight at the DIVS Arena, in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Sunday. ...

DEFENDING Champions FC Platinum have set sights on acquiring the services of midfielder Devon Chafa (pictured) as part of their Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions league reinforcements. ...

HARARE City coach Mark Harrison has predicted a tough duel, as they host log leaders, FC Platinum, in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow. ...

HIGHLANDERS’ skipper Gabriel Nyoni has said the team is letting goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda down by failing to complement his brilliance in goals with end product upfront. ...

NGEZI Platinum coach Tonderai Ndiraya was not amused at seeing his striker Clive Augusto shown the red card for the second time this season, raising concern that his team could suffer due to suspensions in the title run in. ...