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Chicken Inn will be booted out and fined $2 000

CHICKEN will be booted out of the Chibuku Super Cup and fined US$2 000 if found guilty of causing the abandonment of the game against Yadah, according to the rules and regulations of the tournament. The Gamecocks walked off the field after Yadah had been awarded a penalty with three minutes to go. Highlanders on the other hand could also ...

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Sundowns want to offload Khama Billiat

MAMELODI Sundowns are keen on Phakamani Mahlambi, but the Brazilians will want to offload Khama Billiat if the Bafana Bafana international is brought on board. Sources have informed Soccer Laduma that Sundowns, along with their African rivals Al Ahly, have shown an interest in Bidvest Wits’ Mahlambi, following his return from a training stint with Portuguese-outfit Vitoria Guimaraes. Now with ...

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I have no say at Bosso says Ezra Tshisa Sibanda

Former Radio Zimbabwe presenter Ezra Tshisa Sibanda has dispelled the claims that he has a say in the Highlanders FC affairs as to who should be employed. He said he has been inundated with calls, messages and barrage of abuse by people who claim to be Bosso supporters saying he is failing to run the club properly. “These people should ...

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Barbourfields Stadium faces closure, Luveve shut down

BARBOURFIELDS Stadium might be closed for minor renovations for next month’s Cosafa Women’s Championship, a move likely to derail the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League programme. Luveve Stadium has already been shut down for renovations ahead of the championship. Depending on how long the renovations take, Bulawayo’s five PSL teams might find themselves “literally homeless” just as in the run-up ...

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Dembare suffer Mushure blow

DYNAMOS will be without influential captain, Ocean Mushure for their next league match after he was suspended by the Premier Soccer League for accumulating three yellow cards in previous matches. The Harare giants are not involved in the league this weekend, as they will be in Botswana for an invitational tournament, which will also feature Highlanders. Their next league fixture ...

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Patrick Kluivert, Edgar Davids jet into Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWEAN football is poised for a major boost as a delegation led by Spanish footballer Rayco Garcia, which includes Dutch legends Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids, touched down in Harare last night on a historic visit. The visiting European stars are expected to meet President Mugabe, First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe, Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane, as well as ...

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Highlanders were lucky to leave Barbourfields with a point

HARARE City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube says Highlanders were lucky to leave Barbourfields with a point after the two teams played a goalless draw. “We should have destroyed them but I just feel it was meant to be like this, but they must thank the Almighty God. “In actual fact they will find it hard to beat us. I have ...

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Neymar: Brazil forward to earn £40.3m a year at Paris St-Germain

Brazil forward Neymar will earn 865,000 euros (£775,477) a week when he completes his world record move from Barcelona to Paris St-Germain. The 25-year-old’s wages will equate to 45m euros (£40.3m) a year before tax. Barcelona have told the French club they must pay his 222m euro (£198m) fee “in full” and they are understood to be ready to meet ...

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Australia pay row: Deal agreed ‘in principle’ to resolve pay dispute

A deal has been agreed “in principle” by Australia’s players to resolve a long-running pay dispute that could have threatened this winter’s Ashes series against England. Cricket Australia says a deal was struck with the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) on Thursday. The Test tour of Bangladesh starting this month is now expected to go ahead. Australia A’s tour of South ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo in court on tax charges

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived at a Spanish court amid allegations he evaded millions in tax. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, reported to be the world’s highest paid athlete, of evading €14.7m ($17.3m; £13.1m) in tax since 2010. The Real Madrid star has previously denied the allegation, saying his “conscience is clear”. Ronaldo, 32, is the latest in a string of footballers ...

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