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Soccer

A TRIP to Hwange was billed to be one of Caps United’s biggest tests of their pedigree to challenge for the league title this season. The Green Machine passed the examination with flying colours with another commanding performance away from home which took them back to the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table. ...

The match promised a lot, but offered very little in the end as Dynamos’ struggles continued following a goalless draw against Ngezi Platinum Stars at Rufaro Stadium yesterday. ...

A WELL-TAKEN first-half goal by the pint-sized Ray Lunga gave struggling Highlanders their first win of the season after they accounted for TelOne at Babourfields Stadium in Bulawayo, yesterday. ...

Warriors midfielder Tafadzwa Kutinyu has joined Guinea giants Horoya Athletic Club on a two-year contract, it has been announced. ...

DYNAMOS coach Tonderai Ndiraya is not worried about the team’s unforgiving fixture schedule, which will see the Harare giants play most of the teams that finished in the top eight last season consecutively. ...

WARRIORS left back Ronald Pfumbidzai has revealed that he will be looking to use the big stage at the 2019 African Cup of Nations finals to showcase his ...

FC PLATINUM gaffer Norman Mapeza has revealed that his star-studded side has been unable to plug the void left by Rodwell Chinyengetere who left them in January to ...

Under-fire Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu has engaged the services of professional psychologists as well as former players to try and psych his players as they struggle to free ...

Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe is confident that his inform side can go and conquer the Hwange test when the two sides clash at the Colliery on Sunday. ...

ALL eyes will be on Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya as he faces his former paymasters Ngezi Platinum Stars at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday in a clash that begins ...

HIGHLANDERS could be going through one of their worst periods in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League so far, but former player Joel Luphahla believes Bosso will soon rise from the ashes again. ...

WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambga is determined to make history by leading Zimbabwe to the quarter-final stage of the African Cup of Nations (Afcon)as well as defending the regional Cosafa Castle Cup tournament. ...

THE Warriors’ preparations for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be staged in Egypt next month have been dealt a blow after Angola withdrew from the regional Cosafa tournament at the last minute. ...

Dynamos FC coach Tonderai Ndiraya this weekend comes face-to-face with his former pay masters Ngezi Platinum when the two teams clash in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Rufaro Stadium, where both sides will be desperate for a win. ...

ZIFA president Felton Kamambo has said Warriors players will be richly rewarded for their participation at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) with the local football governing body set to table an “attractive package”. ...

Chapungu’s flying start to the season slowed after they were shot down by a brilliant Chicken Inn side at Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane yesterday. ...

The battle of the newcomers Manica Diamonds and TelOne ended in a stalemate in this Castle Lager Premier League match which never got into second gear. ...

EVEN when they put up a below par performance, in the end they somehow get the job done. ...

WORLD soccer governing body, Fifa has pledged to construct a modern football stadium in Chimanimani as part of efforts to help rehabilitate sporting facilities that were destroyed by Cyclone Idai. ...

Struggling Highlanders’ season went from bad to worse after they were held by Herentals at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday to stretch their winless run to eight games. ...

WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona would be looking to restart his Anderlecht career next season, where he will be coached by Vincent Kompany after the Manchester City captain announced yesterday he is leaving the English Premier League champions to become player manager at the Belgian club. ...

CHAPUNGU are enjoying their best start to this year’s Premier Soccer League campaign and their win against a solid Caps United on Thursday saw them perching at the top of the log standings. ...

NATIONAL Association of Secondary Heads (NASH) has declared zero tolerance to age cheating, promising to eradicate the scourge that has previously tarnished the good work that the schools were doing to develop sports at grassroots level. ...

ZIFA has been banned by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) from using the National Sports Stadium for two matches as punishment for the stampede that occurred before the Warriors’ final Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Congo Brazzaville in March. ...

Striker Ngandu Mangala is back after serving his one match suspension, while the Cameroonian pair of Herve Mbega and Claude Junior Nkahan have fully recovered from injuries, giving Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya spoilt for choice ahead of their match against struggling Bulawayo Chiefs at Barbourfields this afternoon. ...

EXCITING winger Ian Nyoni was the toast of the day as Chapungu came from a goal down to hand log leaders Caps United their first defeat of the season in a scintillating PSL encounter at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

FC Platinum gaffer Norman Mapeza has demanded a swift response from his charges following a shock defeat away to TelOne last weekend, when the defending champions host stubborn ZPC Kariba at Mandava Stadium tomorrow. ...

ENGLISH sportswear and football equipment supplier Umbro and Zifa finally put an end to the speculation surrounding the Warriors kit after unveiling the new national teams’ home and away strips ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Egypt. ...

ZIMBABWE international and Orlando Pirates winger Kudakwashe Mahachi is optimistic about the Warriors chances of reaching the knockout stages of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Egypt next month. ...

LOG leaders Caps United will be hoping to prove their championship credentials when they host high-flying Chapungu in a potentially feisty Castle Lager Premiership tie at the National Sports Stadium in Harare this afternoon. ...