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Bosso hierarchy backs ‘Khathazile’ Madinda

HIGHLANDERS board of directors has thrown its weight behind under-fire coach Madinda Ndlovu, whose future had remained a subject of speculation in recent weeks following a spate of dreadful results. The Bulawayo giants have struggled for fluency since the start of the campaign, and sit on second position from the bottom with a paltry four points, having drawn four and ...

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Zimbabwe Warriors’ new jersey raises eyebrows

THERE are a lot of talking points in Zimbabwean football right now, but the most topical issue has been around the kit that the Warriors will use at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals, which looks like one for a foreign team. Although kits do not play the game, teams all over the world are recognised by their identity, ...

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What I Learnt From Liverpool’s Historic Comeback

Beaten by Barcelona 3-0 in their away match, very few people would have thought that Liverpool could turn the tables in their home ground and win 4-0 to progress to the finals. A few points can be taken from all this drama. 1. Don’t Be Hasty To Leave Liverpool. Two great players left Liverpool to join Barcelona. They saw Barcelona ...

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Dembare scraps a win

Dynamos 1 – 0 ZPC Kariba The Glamour Boys had gone for five games across all competitions without a win. A first-half goal by Munyaradzi Mawadza was all that the Harare giants needed to collect maximum points. It was a cagey affair between the two sides in the opening minutes with no meaningful chances created. The home team, however, had ...

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Dembare, Bosso in relegation zone

Bulawayo Chiefs  2 Р1 Yadah FC BULAWAYO Chiefs were handed their sixth successive loss in the 2019 Castle Lager Premiership season after going down to Yadah FC in a five-goal thriller here yesterday. Chiefs are without a win or a point since the season started and are serious relegation candidates as they sit bottom of the 18-team log. For ...

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Warriors in dilemma

Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambga is this week expected to name two separate squads for the Cosafa Cup tournament and the friendly match against Nigeria following the scheduling of the friendly match against the Super Eagles on the same day on which the Cosafa final will be held in Durban. Last week Zifa and their Nigerian counterparts confirmed the Africa Cup ...

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Cosafa draw out

DEFENDING champions Zimbabwe will get the defence of their Cosafa Cup with a quarter-final clash against the winner of Group A that has Angola, Eswatini, Comoros and Mauritius following a draw conducted in South Africa on Tuesday night. This year’s Cosafa Cup, initially meant to be hosted by Zimbabwe before it was turned to South Africa after Zimbabwe turned down ...

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What are the chances of Zimbabwe in AFCON 2019 after the draw?

Zimbabwe topped their four-team qualifying group ahead of DR Congo to secure their place at the 2019 African Cup of Nations, which means it will be two consecutive appearances at the tournament following their brief showing at the 2017 competition where they were eliminated in the group stages. Reaching back to back finals is an achievement given this will only ...

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Stadium crisis hits Zimbabwe top-flight teams

The 2019 Zimbabwe top-flight season gets underway at the end of this month after a Charity Challenge match in Harare and a friendly match in Bulawayo last week, but there are concerns the Premier Soccer League could be forced to cram fixtures in fewer venues when the league starts as most stadia are still to meet the minimum fitness requirements. ...

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Warriors forwards in fine fettle

Warriors forwards go into their preparations for the crucial Group G Confederation of African Football (Caf) Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Brazzaville at the back of fine performances for their respective clubs. Zimbabwe host Congo at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday in a match where they only need to avoid defeat for them to qualify for the ...

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