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Billiat longs for ‘Double K’ reunion

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter KHAMA BILLIAT says Knowledge Musona brings the best out of him, when he plays for the Warriors, and can hardly wait for a reunion with the man who has been a huge part of his adventure with the senior national team. The two have been the …

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Khama foots the Bill

BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Zimbabwe……(0)3 Somalia………(0)1 He arrived late for this match and also stood up very late into the match to score a goal that made the difference; and one that sparred Zimbabwe some blushes, rescuing a World Cup dream that was threatening to end in an embarrassing fashion. By …

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Young Warriors’ Afcon dream dead, buried

BY FORTUNE MBELE ZIMBABWE………….0 SOUTH AFRICA….. 0 South Africa through 5-0 on goal aggregate THE writing was already on the wall when the Young Warriors embarrassingly crashed to a 5-0 defeat at the hands of South Africa last Friday in the third round first leg of the Africa Cup of …

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Warriors happy to shame doubters

BY Kevin Mapasure France-based Warriors midfielder Marshall Munetsi was pleased the team managed to confound critics and qualify for the group stages of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers with a hard-fought 3-1 win in a tie that took Zimbabwe fans through an emotional roller coaster through the 90-plus minutes at …

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‘Dereck Chisora was right’

LONDON. — Joseph Parker’s manager “agrees” with Derek Chisora’s press conference rant, but says the New Zealander does not have any “ego issues” ahead of their heavyweight boxing fight. Zimbabwe-born British boxer Chisora demanded to know why his fight with Parker was not the main event, launching into an expletive-laden …

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Belgium, Netherlands win

PARIS. — Belgium and the Netherlands both cruised to 4-0 wins over Scotland and Estonia, respectively, in Euro 2020 football qualifying on Monday night, while Germany claimed a crucial victory over Northern Ireland in their bid to qualify for next year’s finals. Roberto Martinez’s Belgium, the world-number-one ranked side, were …

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Tim Paine on the verge of Ashes history

LONDON. — Greg Chappell could not do it, while Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke, who had both had two attempts each, were unable to manage it either. But if his side avoid defeat in the fifth Test cricket against England at The Oval starting tomorrow, Tim Paine will join the …

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Kanu shocked by Iwobi’s move

LONDON. — Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu believes his former club “made a mistake” after allowing forward Alex Iwobi to join Everton in the off-season. Iwobi completed a surprise move to Everton on deadline day last month, ending a 15-year association with Arsenal. The Nigerian has since explained the reasons behind …

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Zim Judokas shine in Tunisia

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S upcoming judokas, Christi-Rose and Herculas Pretorius, had a fruitful outing over the weekend when they picked three medals at the Tunis Cadet and Junior African Cup in Tunisia. It was a family affair for Christi-Rose and her young brother Herculas when she came out tops …

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De Gea to ink new deal

LONDON. — Manchester United are reportedly close to tying down goalkeeper David de Gea on a new deal that would make him one of the top earners at the English Premiership football club. The Spain international is in the final year of his current deal at Old Trafford where he …

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