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Kingmakers

Caps’ influence in title matrix

Sitting 21 points behind log leaders Chicken Inn, even though having played five games less, it looks unlikely that Caps United will be able to retain the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, but their last two results suggest they could have a big say on who wins it in the end.

Caps United striker Dominic Chungwa (left) is joined by his teammates Ronald Pfumbidzayi (centre) and Devon Chafa after scoring a brace at Rufaro Stadium yesterday

Chungwa’s double platinum

A TINY portal to another fruitful season opened as Dominic Chungwa powered champions Caps United to victory over battling title challengers Ngezi Platinum with a memorable brace in a thrilling Castle Lager Premiership tie at Rufaro Stadium yesterday.

Philani 'Beefy' Ncube

City’s confidence coming back: Beefy

AFTER picking seven points in the last four matches, Harare City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube believes the team’s confidence is coming back and does not see the Sunshine City Boys being relegated from the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League at the end of the season.

Norman Mapeza

FC Platinum ramp up pressure

FC PLATINUM ramped up pressure on the leading teams and revived their own title aspirations after defeating Triangle 1-0 in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match away at Gibbo Stadium yesterday.

Dominic Chungwa

League race raves up

FOUR points from the last two Castle Lager Premier Soccer League matches suggest Caps United’s problems have subsided, but a defeat at the hands of FC Platinum in an encounter set for the National Sports Stadium today will certainly plunge the Green Machine back into crisis and anxiety mode.

Teenage Hadebe

Hadebe suffers terrible injury

WARRIORS and Kaizer Chiefs star, Teenage Hadebe will miss the start of the South African Premiership after suffering an injury that has been described by his team mates as “terrible”.

Ngezi Platinum midfielder Walter Mukanga wheels away in celebration after scoring a brace for his side against Yadah at Baobab Stadium yesterday

Ngezi Platinum maintain top spot

Walter Mukanga and Tichaona Mabvura claimed a brace each as Ngezi Platinum Stars thrashed Yadah FC in an exciting Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Baobab Stadium yesterday.

OLD FOES ... MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (right) shares a lighter moment with his MDC counterpart Welshman Ncube during the MDC Alliance signing ceremony at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, Harare, on Saturday

Tsvangirai moves to avert split

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday swiftly moved in to avert yet another deadly split within his party as he lashed out at “rogue” activists who brutally assaulted several top officials, including his deputy, Thokozani Khupe, during a meeting in Bulawayo on Sunday.

Christian Ntouba

DeMbare in Epoupa blow

DYNAMOS star striker Christian Ntouba Epoupa (pictured) could be sidelined for weeks after suffering a groin injury in the team’s match against Black Rhinos, dealing a huge blow to the Harare giants’ hopes of challenging for the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title this season.

Caps United striker Dominic Chungwa releases a shot under the watchful eye of ZPC Kariba's Silvester Appiah at the National Sports Stadium yesterday

Green glow at last

The way Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe’s assistants, Fungai Kwashi and Mark Mathe raced to embrace him at the end of their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League tie against ZPC Kariba said it all.

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