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Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe

CAPS Utd close in on FC Platinum, DeMbare held

By Sports Reporter HARARE giants CAPS United further enhanced their chances of challenging for the Premier Soccer League title after grinding out a crucial 2-1 win over Highlanders at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. CAPS United’s victory was made more important after log leaders FC Platinum lost 2-0 against Triangle at Gibbo, which meant

Chicken Inn head coach Joey Antipas

SL wrap: Chicken Inn drop crucial points

By Sports Reporter TITLE chasing Premier Soccer League side Chicken Inn wasted a good opportunity to move closer to the summit of the log standings after being held to a 1-1 draw by struggling Yadah FC in a league match played at Luveve Stadium on Saturday. The 2015 champions, who have been blowing hot and

Former Zifa board member Chamu Chiwanza has appealed to FIFA

FIFA sucked into Zim football power struggles, as Chiwanza pushes back

By Staff Reporter FIRED Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board member responsible for competitions, Chamunorwa Chiwanza has taken his fight against the Felton Kamambo led soccer mother body to Zuric, Switzerland, the FIFA headquarters. In a stinging 15 page letter to FIFA secretary general Fatima Samoura dated August 16th, Chiwanza catalogues a chain of events leading

Archiford Gutu

Dynamos suffer Gutu blow ahead of Hwange trip

By Sports Reporter HARARE giant’s Dynamos’ recent revival faces a big test this Sunday as they will miss the services of influential midfielder Archford Gutu in a Premier Soccer League away match against Hwange at the Colliery due to injury. The 26-year-old former international whose return to Dynamos coincided with their recent run of good

Khama Billiat in Downs colours

Sundowns table huge offer to re-sign Khama Billiat

By Sports Reporter SOUTH African football heavyweights Mamelodi Sundowns have raised the stakes in their quest to re-sign Zimbabwe international forward Khama Billiat from Kaizer Chiefs after reportedly tabling an initial offer of R15-million plus an unspecified number of players in exchange for his signature. The 28-year-old star’s future has been the subject of intense

CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe's charges are back in the championship hunt

Dynamos’ Mangala ends goal drought, CAPS Utd back 

By Sports Reporter CONGOLESE striker Ngandu Mangala finally ended his 17-match goal drought to inspire resurgent Harare giants Dynamos to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Premiership new-boys Mushowani Stars at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday. Almost five months after the DR Congo-born striker announced his arrival in the country’s top flight with a brace against the

FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza was happy with draw

FC Platinum holds Malawi’s Nyasa

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE football champions FC Platinum ground out a positive result away from home after holding former Dynamos coach Callisto Pasuwa’s Nyasa Big Bullets to a goalless draw in a Caf Champions League preliminary round first leg match at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, Malawi on Saturday. The Malawian side has never failed

Norman Mapeza

Zimbabwean clubs begin CAF mission

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S representatives in the annual Confederation of African Football (CAF) continental club competitions, FC Platinum and Triangle will be hoping for a positive start when they kick start their campaigns in the African Champions League and African Confederation Cup respectively this weekend. FC Platinum will be the country’s lone representative in the

Grant Flower

Grant Flower sacked as Pakistan batting coach

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe national cricket team batsman Grant Flower finally ended his six year stint as Pakistan batting coach on Wednesday after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided not to renew his contract. PCB announced it had ended its association with the long serving Flower along with head coach Mickey Arthur, bowling coach

Kundai Benyu

Larsson hails England-born Zim prodigy Kundai Benyu

By Sports Reporter SWEDISH football legend Henrik Larsson has hailed England-born Zimbabwe international Kundai Benyu who he netted his first goal for Swedish topflight club Helsingborgs side. The 21-year-old Zimbabwe international midfielder is on a season-long loan in Sweden with Larsson’s club. Benyu made his first start for Helsingborg this weekend against Falkenberg and he

Willard Manyengavana

Veteran football administrator Manyengavana dies

By Sports Reporter ZIFA Northern Region Division One league chairman Willard Manyengavana has died. He was 51. Manyengavana, a veteran football administrator, collapsed on Monday morning at a Harare gym and was rushed to the Avenues Clinics where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. The Northern Region Soccer League (NRSL) confirmed Manyrngavana’s passing on in

Luke Masomere

Struggling Manica Diamonds fire coach Luke Masomere

By Sports Reporter PREMIERSHIP newboys, Manica Diamonds have sacked their coach Luke Masomere following a string of poor results in their maiden season in the top flight league. Masomere’s departure comes barely 24 hours after the Diamonds Boys suffered a 2-0 home loss against army side Black Rhinos at Vengere Stadium on Saturday. The defeat

Sables edge Kenya to stay unbeaten

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwe… (17) 30 Kenya……….. (17) 29 SABLES coach Brendan Dawson was full of praise for his charges after Zimbabwe finally ended their four year losing streak against Kenya when they narrowly beat the East African side 30-29 in a tightly contested Victoria Cup encounter at Hartsfield Rugby Grounds in Bulawayo on Saturday.

Domimic Chungwa

CAPS Utd, FC Platinum share spoils, as DeMbare held

By Sports Reporter Champions FC Platinum’s stuttering run of form continued after they were held to a goalless draw by visiting CAPS United in a tense Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match played at Mandava Stadium on Saturday. After losing to Black Rhinos away in their last encounter, FC Platinum who were yet again without