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AFTER a tempestuous week that saw coach Lloyd Mutasa getting sacked in a move that left the players and some supporters disillusioned, Dynamos begin the journey to save their season with a tough trip to league champions FC Platinum this afternoon. ...

DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DRC) have called all their big superstars for the back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifier against Zimbabwe early next month, with the returning China-based striker Cedric Bakambu headlining the 36-man provisional squad announced by coach Florent Ibengé. ...

FOLLOWING a thumping 3-0 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League defeat to Chicken Inn that sank them deeper in the murky relegation waters, Air Force of Zimbabwe side Chapungu will be out to redeem themselves and ease the worries when they host fellow strugglers Shabanie Mine in a six-pointer clash at Ascot Stadium tomorrow. ...

NGEZI Platinum Stars have recorded six defeats in the league this season, with five of those coming against the so-called smaller teams. ...

THE axe that Lloyd “Samaita” Mutasa had for so long dreaded finally fell on him yesterday with Dynamos drafting in Lloyd “Mablanyo” Chigowe as interim coach for the rest of the season. Chigowe will be assisted by club legend Murape “Monya” Murape. ...

Former Dynamos Football Club forward, Evans Gwekwerere, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel his former paymasters to pay him his outstanding $27 100, accusing the club of refusing to abide by the Labour Court’s ruling. ...
Tendayi Darikwa

THE Warriors received a major boost yesterday after British-born Tendai Darikwa finally secured a Zimbabwean passport which now enables him to play for the country, starting with a back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G showdown against Democratic Republic of Congo early next month. ...

Reigning Mr ZITF champion and multiple Zimbabwe karate medallist Blessing Sithole has set his sight on winning his category in the men’s physique division and the overall title at the national bodybuilding championships set for the Jubilee Hall in Harare tomorrow night. ...

Dynamos . . . . . . . . 0 Bulawayo CHIEFS . . . . 0 EACH step forward they make is followed by another step backwards. ...

Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambga has named a 23-member squad ahead of back-to-back Group G Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Democratic Republic of Congo on October 13 and 16. ...

NGEZI Platinum Stars boosted their chances of clinching the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, following a professional job over Caps United at the Baobab Stadium in Mhondoro-Ngezi yesterday. ...

Herentals steered themselves further from the relegation zone when they recorded an emphatic victory over army side Black Rhinos in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

Nichrut eased their relegation fears after thumping Harare City in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League tie played at Ascot Stadium yesterday. ...

FC Platinum’s Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title charge suffered a setback yesterday after they were beaten by Triangle at Gibbo Stadium. ...

A FIRST half brace by Innocent Mucheneka condemned Chapungu into the relegation zone as Chicken Inn beat the airmen in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Luveve Stadium yesterday. ...

OUTSTANDING Highlanders midfielder Denzel Khumalo’s stock continues to rise after the Young Warriors star scored a second half beauty to help the Bulawayo giants register a second win in three days over visiting Yadah at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. ...

…as Caps confront Ngezi Ngezi Platinum Stars have been here before. They will be meeting Caps United in an important Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match in a ...

BULAWAYO Chiefs are looking to compound Dynamos woes when the two sides collide in a relegation dogfight at Rufaro Stadium this afternoon. ...

BUOYED by the weekend success over FC Platinum in the Chibuku Super Cup first round at the weekend, Chapungu are eager to continue from where they left when ...

For many weeks the main story of the 2018 edition of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League has centred at the top where FC Platinum and Ngezi Platinum Stars have been embroiled in an enthrallingly title tussle, but suddenly focus has shifted from top to bottom even though the platinum miners’ battle still rages. ...

FRANCE-based striker Tino Kadewere will not be available for the Warriors’ Africa Cup of Nations Group G double header next month against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as he is yet to fully recover from the injury that also kept him from the team’s last qualifier. ...

WISDOM Mutasa has paid tribute to his hard-to-please coach Lloyd Mutasa for his rediscovery of form having gone through a purple patch for Caps United. ...

DESPITE demanding a top four finish from his players in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League, Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu says he has no choice, but to rest some of his regular players for the mid-week clash against Yadah at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. ...

Norman Mapeza has said FC Platinum will focus all their energies to retaining the league title after seeing his side getting knocked out of the Chibuku Super Cup at the weekend. ...

Newly-appointed Harare City Hornets coach Samuel Mutsvanga began his career at the club on a high note leading the municipal side to a win in the first league game of the season when they hammered Rockets 70-27 at the weekend. ...

WITH just a minute left, and the match looking to end in a stalemate, Lloyd Chitembwe hauled off first choice goalkeeper Prosper Chigumba, replacing him with Chris Mverechena. ...

HIGHLANDERS staged a dramatic comeback to keep their Chibuku Super Cup dream alive when they beat Yadah to progress to the quarter-finals of the tournament at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. ...

Triangle gaffer Taurai Mangwiro breathed a sigh of relief after his side clinched a Chibuku Super Cup quarter-final ticket with a penalty shootout win over Shabanie at Gibbo Stadium yesterday. ...

THIS was probably Harare City’s worst performance in the season so far, but they did just enough to beat Bulawayo City at Rufaro Stadium yesterday in this Chibuku Super Cup first round match, with William “Chibuku” Manondo grabbing yet another goal in this competition. ...

CHAPUNGU gaffer Rodwell Dlakama is confident that the Air Force of Zimbabwe side can upset Norman Mapeza’s FC Platinum in the Chibuku Super Cup first round tie set for Mandava Stadium today. ...