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BY FORTUNE MBELE UNITED STATES-BASED Warriors’ fringe striker Lucky Mkosana has left Penn FC and will be turning out for United Soccer League (UCL) champions Louisville City FC ...

BY HENRY MHARA NATIONAL super bantamweight champion Tinashe “Chairman” Madziwana will for the first time defend his title tomorrow when he meets challenger Jeremiah ‘Jingo the Master’ Mhere ...

FC PLATINUM gaffer Norman Mapeza has said he is expecting a tough test when his side takes on AS Otoho D’yo of Congo in their second leg first ...

THE Zimbabwe senior football team has been handed an opportunity to fine-tune their preparations for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in the event they qualify for the continent’s premier football tournament after Ghana requested an international friendly match. ...

Zifa will start engaging its creditors this week to come up with a payment plan as the new leadership led by Felton Kamambo begins efforts to turn around the fortunes of the association. ...

A LOCAL security company, Select Security (Pvt) Ltd, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to settle over $11 000 debt for the security services rendered to the football body. ...

CAPS United president Farai Jere has said his club is willing to break the bank to tie down soon-to-be-out-of-contract Ronald Chitiyo. ...

NGEZI Platinum could be losing their battle to hold on to their now-out-of contract skipper, Liberty Chakoroma, who has attracted the interest of Tanzanian Premiership side, Azam. ...

AMBITIOUS Premier Soccer League side Chicken Inn have made strides in the market ahead of the 2019 season with the capture of Ngezi Platinum Stars striker Clive Augusto and relegated Bulawayo City attacking midfielder Sipho Ndlovu. ...

NEWLY-ELECTED Zifa president Felton Kamambo yesterday paid a courtesy call on his predecessor, Philip Chiyangwa, as he commences extensive engagement processes with football stakeholders, the association’s website reported. ...

More than 30 junior and senior players from around the country will converge at Harare Sports Club for this year’s edition of Select Healthcare masters’ tennis tournament. ...

NEWLY-ELECTED Zifa president Felton Kamambo immediately got down to business yesterday, starting with a meeting with Sport, Arts and Culture minister Kirsty Coventry to share notes on football development. ...

A STORM is brewing between South African boxing promoters, Kalakoda and Gweru-born boxing trainer Felix Vengesayi, with the latter accusing the promoters of failing to fulfil their financial obligations. ...

HIGHLANDERS vice-captain Gabriel Nyoni is being stalked by Caps United and Ngezi Platinum Stars as he drags his feet on signing a new contract with Bosso. ...

A WINDOW of hope could have opened in the club career of Warriors captain Knowledge Musona after his Belgian league side Anderlecht fired their coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck yesterday, following a string of poor results. ...

FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza is confident his side will complete the job and qualify for the Caf Champions League Group stage following their away one-all draw against Congo’s AS Otoho on Sunday. ...

PHILIP Chiyangwa’s bid to retain his post as Zifa president fell in embarrassing fashion after he was trounced by former board member, Felton Kamambo, in an election held in Harare yesterday. ...

ZIMBABWE champions FC Platinum battled from a goal down to force a draw away to Congo Brazzaville champions AS Otoho in a Caf Champions League first round, first leg played at Stade Marien Ngauab yesterday. ...

PHILIP Chiyangwa was left a dejected man after a surprise 35-24 defeat to challenger Felton Kamambo, the man he tried so hard to prevent from contesting in the Zifa elections which were held in Harare yesterday. ...

ASPIRING Zifa president Felton Kamambo, who is challenging incumbent Philip Chiyangwa for the post, was yesterday picked up by the police on allegations of threatening violence on the association’s general secretary Joseph Mamutse, last month. ...

FC PLATINUM will bid to clear the last hurdle and progress to the Caf Champions Lague group stage when they face Congolese side AS Otoho D’oyo in the first leg of their first round qualifier away from home tomorrow. ...

Multitudes of football stakeholders hold their collective breath as they await results of the Zifa elections set for tomorrow. ...

… as audit report exposes Zifa boss ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa’s bid to retain his post in elections scheduled for Sunday suffered a major blow yesterday after it ...

BY SPORTS REPORTER THE Sports Journalists Association — Northern Region (Spoja-N) will tonight hold its annual awards ceremony in Harare to honour the most outstanding sports writers. ...

Zimbabwe……..(0)1 South Africa….(0)1 South Africa won 4-3 on penalties THE Zimbabwe Under-20 team were beaten to the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) trophy by South Africa ...

ENGLAND-BASED Warriors striker Macauley Bonne has sparked interest in the English Premier League with Newcastle, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield and Leicester reportedly lining up for his signature. ...

THE country’s premier motocross event, the Zimbabwe Summer Series, roars to life today at the iconic Donnybrook Park in Harare. ...

Zimbabwe stunned hosts Zambia with a 2-1 victory to set up a final meeting with holders South Africa at the 2018 MOPANI Copper Mines Cosafa Under-20 Championships at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe yesterday. ...

On demand Castle Lager Premier Soccer League utility player Liberty Chakoroma has said he is yet to make a decision on which club to join next after he saw out his contract with Ngezi Platinum Stars. ...

STOCKY forward Lameck Nhamo has vowed to continue with his Triangle heroics and help the Premier Soccer League Champions, FC Platinum, achieve their ultimate goal of reaching the lucrative Caf Champions League group stage. ...