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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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Mnangagwa demands more money in sport

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called on both his government and the private sector to inject more resources to support sport. Mnangagwa was addressing youths at a symposium where he called upon Sports minister Kirsty Coventry to demand more funding from Finance minister Mthuli Ncube. He said he wanted to see government establishing sports academies throughout the country in aid of ...

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Bosso senior players still in no-show

Highlanders senior players are yet to end their strike after once again staying away from yesterday’s training session amid reports that they are yet to be paid their January and Febraury salaries. Prince Dube, Cleopas Kapupurika, Wellington Muuya and Russell Chifura, who returned to training last week, were all part of the gym session yesterday. They all took part in ...

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Ngezi Platinum Stars barred from South Africa trip

THE Premier Soccer League has stopped one of its clubs from travelling to South Africa for a pre-season tour. The League argues that Ngezi Platinum Stars did not get a formal invitation from the South African Football Association. “We acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 20 February 2019 and advise that we are not in a position to clear the ...

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PSL clubs in huge dilemma

Top flight sides have been put into a fix after the Premier Soccer League (PSL) yesterday announced that tomorrow is the deadline for provisional player registration ahead of this year’s soccer season. The PSL has already set March 30, as the date for the commencement of the 2019 season, while the player transfer window closes on March 31, 2019. Most ...

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Kirtsy Coventry calls youths for a National Indaba

The Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Kirsty Coventry has announced that she is organizing youth gathering in March dubbed the national Youth Indaba. Minister Coventry said the National Youth Indaba.”Will be an important platform for us Youth to work together in taking Zimbabwe forward. Youth are our future leaders so this annual event will be created in collaboration  ...

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Walsh premiership side donates to Tsholotsho team

IT’S AN awful long way from Mid Wales to northern Zimbabwe – but now in a small corner of this southern African country there’s a village football team with a stronger connection to Powys than most. This season Gwai River Bank FC, who play in the amateur youth leagues in rural Zimbabwe, will be trotting out in the red and ...

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Kamambo assures Warriors technical team

ZIFA president Felton Kamambo has met the Warriors’ technical team and assured them of support as he continues with his charm offensive to calm nerves among some of the association’s employees. The former Central Region boss who was also a member of the previous Zifa executive committee before “stepping down” early this year only to come back challenging then president ...

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