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Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri sacked as Juventus manager after one season

BBC Italian giants Juventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri as manager after just one season. Sarri guided Juventus to a ninth straight Serie A title but they were knocked out of the Champions League by Lyon at the last-16 stage. Juve won 2-1 in Turin on Friday but the French side progressed on away goals. Italian

Prince Dube

Prince Dube set for Bosso exit

By Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS appear to have resigned themselves to losing free scoring striker Prince Dube amid reports linking him with a move to an unnamed side outside the country. Dube, whose contract expires in December, is reportedly keen on a move back to South Africa after failing to secure a move to a second

Khama Billiat

Sports stars add voice to #ZimbabweanLivesMatter protest

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S leading sports personalities have joined their fellow compatriots in the online protest #ZimbabweanLivesMatter which has gone viral globally by denouncing corruption and human rights abuses by the government. There has been an outpouring of outrage in Zimbabwe after journalists, opposition politicians and human rights activists who have spoken against the government

Marvelous Nakamba

Trabzonspor renew interest in Nakamba with loan proposal

By Sports Reporter Turkey football giants Trabzonspor are set to renew interest in Zimbabwe international Marvelous Nakamba by offering the defensive midfielder the chance to move to the Turkish Super Lig on a loan move from English Premier League side Aston Villa. Trabzonspor were initially linked with Nakamba three months ago having identified him as

Knowledge Musona

Musona Scores For KAS Eupen In Pre-Season Friendly

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors captain Knowledge Musona appears to be in top form ahead of the start of the new Belgian Pro-League season after scoring for his club KAS Eupen in their 2-2 draw against fellow topflight side Sint Truiden on Friday night. The 30-year-old forward who was recently given the popular number 10

Tivonge Rushesha

Tivonge Rushesha’s Premier League Hopes Dashed

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN teenage defender Tivonge Rushesha’s hopes of joining compatriot Marvellous Nakamba in the English Premier League suffered a major blow after his club Swansea City lost to Brentford in the English Football League Championship playoff semi-finals at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night. The 18-year-old right-back, who recently graduated from the club’s Under-23

Raring to go but now grounded… Faith Drive Queens walk into Sakubva Stadium for the final of the annual Mai Hondo Girls Soccer Tournament last year. They went on to win the tournament, but 2020 has been a difficult year.

Women’s football feel pinch of COVID-19

…In Mutare, a coach fears drug abuse, pregnancies as lockdown grounds club By Richard Zimunya Mutare: While much attention is focused on how COVID-9 has wreaked havoc in men’s football, few are paying attention to the worst affected league: women’s football. In Manicaland province, a coach fears for the future of the club, and his

Macauley Bonne

Burnley Among Five Clubs Chasing Macauley Bonne

By Sports Reporter ENGLISH Premier League side Burnley together with Championship sides Derby County and Fulham are amongst a host of clubs that are chasing the signature of red hot Zimbabwe international striker Macauley Bonne. The 24-year-old London-born Zimbabwean who has a market value of £1 million appeared on course to play in the third

Marvelous Nakamba

Marvelous Nakamba’s Aston Villa survives relegation

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international Marvelous Nakamba’s Aston Villa will have another dance with the lucrative English Premier League next season after the club remarkably survived relegation on the last day of the season on Sunday. Nakamba was introduced as a substitute with 14 minutes remaining of the encounter and put on a solid show as

Watford, Bournemouth relegated from Premier League on final day

AFP Watford and Bournemouth were relegated from the Premier League on the final day of the season on Sunday. Watford’s 3-2 defeat at Arsenal condemned them to 19th place, while third bottom Bournemouth’s 3-1 win at Everton wasn’t enough to save them. Aston Villa’s 1-1 draw at West Ham ensured they stayed up at Bournemouth’s

Xavi Hernandez

Xavi tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Qatar league restart

Reuters Al-Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez, the former Barcelona and Spain midfielder, said on Saturday he had tested positive for Covid-19 but was asymptomatic. Xavi, who renewed his contract with the Qatari club on July 5, said he will self-isolate as his team prepare for their first match on Saturday after the Qatar Stars League (QSL)

Macauley Bonne

Macauley Bonne’s efforts in vain as Charlton Athletic relegated

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean striker, Macauley Bonne might have finished as the top scorer in his debut season at English Football League Championship side Charlton Athletic but his efforts were in vain after the London club was relegated to League One on Wednesday night. Bonne played 79 minutes as Charlton were hammered 4-0 by

George Chigova

Chigova set for Polokwane exit

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international goalkeeper George Chigova appears to be on his way out at relegation threatened South African Premiership side Polokwane City after only agreeing a short term contract extension until the current season ends. Chigova’s initial contract at Polokwane was set to expire at the end of last month but the parties

Norman Mapeza

Mapeza recounts the ‘disappointment’ of failed West Ham United move

Goal.com Difficulties in securing a UK work permit blocked a huge Premier League opportunity for the then Warriors captain Former Chippa United coach Norman Mapeza says he kept focused on the future despite the frustration of failing to join West Ham United following a successful trial in 2000. Having already played in Poland and Turkey

Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba revels in Aston Villa’s triumph over Arsenal

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has expressed his delight after his club, Aston Villa posted a famous 1-0 victory over English giants Arsenal to boost its chances of surviving the dreaded chop from the premiership at Villa Park on Tuesday. The win saw Dean Smith’s men move out of the relegation zone to