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HARARE City are confident of winning the Super Chibuku Cup after they were yesterday paired against Bulawayo City in the competition’s semi-final draw held in the capital. ...

BULAWAYO City will be desperate to pick maximum points when they face How Mine in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Luveve Stadium this afternoon to ease their relegation worries, as they continue their fight to remain in the top league. ...

DYNAMOS’ title push received a major boost yesterday with the news that skipper Ocean Mushure (pictured), and the club’s leading goalscorer Christian Ntouba Epoupa could feature in the team’s must-win Castle Lager Premier Soccer League showdown against Tsholotsho at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. ...

FORMER Caps United midfielder Tafadzwa Rusike is trying his luck at Zambian Premier Soccer League side Zanaco. ...

Dynamos will be looking to win the championship for the first time since 2014 when they lifted it over four successive seasons under Kalisto Pasuwa. ...

FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza has praised Mkhokeli Dube’s commitment and hard work after the striker opened his goal account for the club since he joined the club ...

“This is a game of fundamental importance for us. It’s a stage where we would want to amass as much points as we can to ensure our safety as the season is coming to an end,” he said. ...

Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 yesterday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet. ...

FC PLATINUM’S chances of snatching the 2017 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title blossomed yesterday after the miners won on the road against Highlanders to move to within a point of leaders Dynamos, as well as equaling Ngezi Platinum Stars’ tally of 56 points. ...

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone lavished praise on Lionel Messiafter the Argentine produced a “tremendous” display in the 1-1 draw with Barcelona. ...

Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman's rescue as the Everton striker's last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday. ...

Arsene Wenger claimed Arsenal were the victims of a "scandalous" penalty decision in their shock 2-1 defeat at Watford on Saturday. ...

CAPS United’s push for a top four finish remained on course after labouring to a victory over visiting Triangle in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. ...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rejected the idea that his team went to Liverpool for a point and said Saturday's 0-0 Premier League draw reflected Jurgen Klopp's tactics as much as his own. ...

HARARE City coach Philani Ncube says he has no sympathy for Bantu Rovers, who could become the first team to be relegated this season if they fail to get a result today. ...

Jose Mourinho returns to Anfield today with his Manchester United team in far finer fettle than on their last trip to face Liverpool 12 months ago. ...

Chicken Inn’s hopes of claiming a second Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title were put on hold yesterday when they drew 1-all with a stubborn Shabanie Mine outfit at Maglas Stadium. ...

Local football fans will get a chance to get close to the iconic Emirates FA Cup , which will be in Zimbabwe tomorrow accompanied by former Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu, who won the cup with the Gunners. ...

Following their derailing of title-chasing chicken Inn in their last encounter, Highlanders will be looking to do the same when they take on FC Platinum, who are fighting for their first Castle Lager Premier Soccer League championship, when the two teams collide at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. ...

DYNAMOS are fretting over the fitness of inspirational captain Ocean Mushure after he sustained a knee injury, having landed awkwardly during their Wednesday training session. ...

FC Platinum are not reading too much into Highlanders’ thrashing of the platinum miners’ title rivals Chicken Inn a fortnight ago ahead of their trip to Bulawayo tomorrow. ...

CAPS United have been rewarded for their superb form in the month of September after the club scooped a double in Castle Lager Premier Soccer League individual honours for the month. ...

Manchester United will approach tomorrow's high-profile Premier League meeting with bitter rivals, Liverpool as they would any other match, manager, Jose Mourinho has said. ...

THE Warriors have been given an extra incentive in their international football friendly match away to Namibia on November 11 after the hosts unveiled an over $300 000 sponsorship package for the game. ...

Barcelona's 100% start to the La Liga season will be severely tested at Atletico Madrid tomorrow in an atmosphere certain to be intensified by political fervour. ...

SUNDAY Chidzambwa is set to continue his role as Zimbabwe Warriors interim coach for the team’s next assignments. ...

SHABANIE MINE technical director, Taku Shariwa says his charges are up for revenge when they clash with a stuttering Chicken Inn in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League tie at Maglas stadium tomorrow. ...

Iceland’s players continued their celebrations deep into the night after sealing a historic place at next year’s football World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Kosovo. ...

Jurgen Klopp is the perfect manager to help Liverpool fulfil their ambitions on the pitch despite not being able to match the spending power of the Premier League’s richest sides, former chief executive Christian Purslow has said. ...

Four months after joining Belgian top-flight football side Club Brugge, Warriors midfielder Marvelous Nakamba started picking up accolades after he was named the club’s September Player of the Month. ...