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Coach fined for indecent assault

BULAWAYO City coach Ali ‘Baba’ Dube was slapped with a fine on criminal insult charges after he verbally attacked a woman calling her a ‘lady of loose morals’. Dube, a celebrated veteran junior development coach, who has worked extensively with Railstars FC and Highlanders is employed by Bulawayo City, which he joined as an Under 18s coach at the beginning ...

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Madinda close in on Sianchali

BULAWAYO giants Highlanders are closing in on former Hwange and Bulawayo City striker Newman Sianchali in their attempt to recruit an experienced striker to lead their frontline. Sianchali, who is on the books of ambitious First Division side Talen Vision, played for Bantu Rovers in the first half of the 2017 season before jumping ship to help Bulawayo City avoid ...

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Chiyangwa assaulted in SA

Namibia Football Association secretary general, Barry Rukoro again courted controversy for violent conduct after allegedly assaulting Cosafa president, Philip Chiyangwa in South Africa on Friday. Details of the showdown remain sketchy, but The Namibian Sport understands that Rukoro reportedly struck Chiyangwa, who doubles as head of the Zimbabwean Football Association, following a difference in opinion during a heated discussion on ...

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Angolans too strong for FC Platinum

FC Platinum 1-2 Club de Agosto (Agosto win 5-1 on aggregate) FC Platinum were bundled out of the Total Caf Champions League in spectacular fashion by Angola’s Club de Agosto after failing to turn on the power in the second-leg of the preliminary round tie in Zvishavane yesterday. Carrying a healthy 3-0 first-leg win from Luanda, Agosto weathered rampaging FC ...

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Bosso turn tables on Chicken Inn

Chicken Inn 1-2 Highlanders HIGHLANDERS booked a date with perennial rivals Dynamos in the final of the Zimbabwe National Army Charities Shield final after coming from a goal down overnight to beat Chicken Inn 2-1 at Luveve Stadium yesterday morning. The Bulawayo derby was halted in the 55th minute at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday due to a combination of heavy ...

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Bosso, Chicken Inn match abandoned due to heavy rain

Highlanders 0 – 1 Chicken Inn (match rained off in the 55th minute) THE abandoned Zimbabwe National Army Charities Shield semi-final encounter pitting Bulawayo rivals Highlanders and Chicken Inn is set to be completed at Luveve Stadium today at 10AM. The exciting Bulawayo derby at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday was brought to an abrupt end in the 55th minute due to ...

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Dembare, CAPS match moved

CAPS United have welcomed the decision to move their Commander Zimbabwe National Army Charities match against Dynamos to the National Sports Stadium after Rufaro failed the test to host Sunday’s big match. This came after both teams complained about having the match played at Rufaro, whose pitch is deemed dangerous because of the heavy rains the country is currently experiencing. ...

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Madinda not worried about the result

HIGHLANDERS head coach Madinda Ndlovu says he is not concerned about a result when his team meet Chicken Inn in the semi-finals of the ZNA Commander’s Charity Shield at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday, but to assess how his side is shaping up ahead of the new Premier Soccer League season which kicks off in just over three weeks. Ndlovu’s team ...

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Warriors coach bombshell

THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is set to appoint a new coach for the national senior men’s football team, barely two months after announcing Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambga as the substantive coach. NewsDay Sport reported that the country’s football mother body is negotiating with a Scottish-born coach, Simon Alexander McMenemy, to take over from the veteran coach, who was confirmed on ...

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Glory days beckon for Highlanders

SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean businessman Justice Maphosa has opened up on his company’s decision to sponsor Highlanders, saying they want to help the Bulawayo giants’ cause to restore their legacy and glory. Maphosa, through his South African company, Big Time Strategic Group (BTSG), view the impending deal with Bosso as an avenue to mark their presence in Zimbabwe and grow their ...

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