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Namibia Football Association secretary general, Barry Rukoro again courted controversy for violent conduct after allegedly assaulting Cosafa president, Philip Chiyangwa in South Africa on Friday. ...

DYNAMOS management finally put their house in order yesterday after paying players their outstanding salaries and allowances. ...

DYNAMOS senior players remained on strike yesterday, as they failed to turn up for training although they were close to reaching an agreement with management over payment of outstanding salaries and allowances. ...

FC Platinum have pledged to launch an attack of demonic proportions, as they seek to rise from the dead and claim their Caf Champions League preliminary round tie against Clube Desportivo De Agosto of Angola. ...

AFTER being booted out of the ZNA Charity Shield tournament, Caps United have now shifted their focus to their match against Power Dynamos on March 4, where Dynamos will also take on Lusaka Dynamos at the National Sports Stadium on the same day. ...

A YOUTHFUL Highlanders side yesterday staged a sensational comeback in the last 35 minutes of a resumed match to beat a 10-men Chicken Inn at Luveve Stadium and surge through to the final of the ZNA Commander’s Charity Shield. ...

SHABANIE MINE chairman, Tavaziva Mhloro, has said his club was ready to share Mandava Stadium with cross town rivals, FC Platinum since their home ground, Maglas Stadium, had been condemned by the Premier Soccer League (PSL). ...

EVEN after fielding a largely youthful squad in the semi-final of the ZNA Charity Shield, Dynamos provided a convincing case for their credentials, as they booted out bitter rivals, Caps United. ...

Before making a move to SuperSport United last month, Zimbabwean striker, Evans Rusike thought his next destination would be Europe. ...

MATCH abandoned after 55 minutes. To resume this morning at Luveve Stadium. THE Zimbabwe National Army Commander’s Charity Shield semi-final match pitting Highlanders and Chicken Inn at Barbourfields Stadium was called off yesterday due to adverse weather conditions. ...

WARRIORS midfielder Devon Chafa is expected to seal his move to Zambian side Bildcon today, news that will come as a huge blow to Harare football giants, Dynamos and Caps United, who were tussling for the highly-rated midfielder. ...

DYNAMOS players have gone on strike demanding payment of their salaries and winning bonuses and there are fears that the club’s technical team might be forced to field ...

JOEY Antipas makes a formal return to the Chicken Inn bench tomorrow afternoon as he leads his side against Highlanders in a Zimbabwe National Army Charities Shield semi-final clash at Barbourfields Stadium, as the two city rivals bid, for their first silverware of the year. ...

ZIMBABWE Football Association (Zifa) chief executive, Joseph Mamutse yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court yesterday facing contempt of court charges after he allegedly hid the association’s property, which had been attached by the sheriff. ...

MIDLANDS-BASED Premier Soccer League teams, FC Platinum, Shabanie Mine and hosts Chapungu are set to participate in a memorial tournament for veteran Chapungu goal minder Roy Stephen Mazingi at Ascot Stadium. ...

fghanistan 135 for 0 (Shahzad 75*, Ihsanullah 51*) beat Zimbabwe 134 (Ervine 54*, Mujeeb 5-50) by 10 wickets SHARJAH — Mujeeb Ur Rahman’s maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs led Afghanistan to a series-clinching 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe, with one match still left to play. ...

THE Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Charity Shield semi-final match pitting rivals Caps United and Dynamos that had been initially scheduled for Rufaro Stadium on Sunday has been moved to the National Sports Stadium on the same day after concerns were raised over the condition of the pitch. ...

DYNAMOS could be left in the cold in their pursuit of defensive midfielder Devon Chafa, who appears to be reneging on his promise to sign for the Glamour Boys. ...

HIGHLANDERS head coach Madinda Ndlovu says he is not concerned about a result when his team meet Chicken Inn in the semi-finals of the ZNA Commander's Charity Shield at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday, but to assess how his side is shaping up ahead of the new Premier Soccer League season which kicks off in just over three weeks. ...

FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza will be banking on home support as he seeks to emulate Barcelona’s Uefa Champions League spectacular comeback, as the Zvishavane side host Angolan side Desportivo D’ Agosto in the Caf Champions League second leg of the preliminary round at Mandava Stadium next Wednesday. ...

TOP-FLIGHT returnees Mutare City Rovers could be forced to find an alternative home for the upcoming season, which roars into life early next month, after the Premier Soccer League (PSL) grounds committee condemned Sakubva Stadium. ...

MOBILE telecommunications company, NetOne, last night unveiled a $1 million sponsorship package for the country’s three biggest football teams – Dynamos, Caps United and Highlanders – with a pledge to increase the support next year if the partnership succeeds this season. ...

The state of Rufaro Stadium has come under scrutiny ahead of the Zimbabwe National Army Charities Shield semi-final clash between arch-rivals Dynamos and Caps United this weekend in light of the recent incessant rain that has rendered it virtually unplayable. ...

FC PLATINUM have lodged a letter of protest with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) after Club Desportivo D’Agosto failed to avail their players’ passports before the match in line with the rules of the competition, with reports suggesting that the Angolans might have fielded an ineligible player in the two teams’ Caf Champions League preliminary round first leg meeting in Luanda at the weekend. ...

THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is set to appoint a new coach for the national senior men’s football team, barely two months after announcing Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambga as the substantive coach. ...

Mamelodi Sundowns star Khama Billiat has joined M-Sports Management on a two-year contract to represent him after he dumped his former agent Siyabulela Loyilane. ...

DENVER Mukamba’s former teammates are concerned about his situation at Dynamos, and want the talented star to change his wayward behaviour to save his football career which appears to be plunging into an irreversible tailspin. ...

ZPC Kariba coach Godfrey Tamirepi has made wholesale changes to his squad ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season. ...

Even though it appears to many that FC Platinum will not make it to the next stage of the Caf Champions League, Clube Dosportivo de Agosto are still wary of their opponents ahead of the second leg tie that will be played at Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane. ...

Mario Balotelli “should be be given added protection by referees” rather than being booked for complaining about alleged racist chants, says anti-discriminatory body Fare. ...