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Byo Chiefs wallop Boots

Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter ADRIAN Banana rose from the bench to score a brace for Southern Region Division One League leaders Bulawayo Chiefs in their 6-0 mauling of Black Boots on Sunday. Banana (21) is on loan from Premiership side Chicken Inn and the brace took his season’s tally …

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Weekend of draws in CSL

Lovemore Zigara in Gweru THE Zifa Central Soccer League witnessed the highest number of draws after five stalemates were recorded at the weekend. The high profile match pitting Tongogara and Border Strikers ended in a 0–0 draw, the same result registered in the FC Platinum Under-19 and Vumbachikwe game as …

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Another Africa post for Chiyangwa

Petros Kausiyo, Harare Bureau PHILIP Chiyangwa yesterday underlined his growing international profile when the Zifa president was appointed vice-president of the powerful Africa Cup of Nations organising committee that will now oversee the selection of the hosts and the administration of the continental football showpiece. Chiyangwa is in Manama, Bahrain, …

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Zifa spark Hervé Renard speculation

Philip Chiyangwa Grace Chingoma Senior Sports Reporter ZIFA have sparked speculation they could try and engage Hervé Renard to become the next substantive Warriors coach after the Frenchman had a long chat with the Association president Philip Chiyangwa in Bahrain this week. Renard, who is currently in charge of Morocco, guided …

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The rise and rise of ‘Captain Fiasco’

GOOD COMPANY . . . Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa (left) and two-time Nations Cup winning coach Hervé Renard pose for a photo in Manama, Bahrain, this week Petros Kausiyo Deputy Sports Editor PHILIP CHIYANGWA yesterday underlined his growing international profile when the ZIFA president was appointed vice president of the powerful …

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Arsenal’s hollow victory

Phil Neville Sky Sports pundit and former Man Utd defender WHEN I played for Manchester United, Arsenal was always our biggest game of the season – the build-up was electric and I felt as if I was going into battle against our greatest rivals. In those days, between 1995 and 2005, …

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Tsipa return boost for Makepekepe

Leonard Tsipa Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter CHAMPIONS CAPS United have been boosted by the availability of Leonard Tsipa for the CAF Champions League group stage opener against Zamalek on Friday. The club has been fretting over the veteran forward who was still to get his licence from CAF at the …

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Engage upcoming athletes: NAAZ

NATIONAL Athletics Association of Zimbabwe director of coaching, talent identification and development Lisimati Phakamile has urged coaches to engage upcoming athletes to ensure talent is not lost after they leave school. This comes after Zimbabwe successfully defended their title at the just-ended Confederation of School Sport Associations of Southern Africa …

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Date set for JM Busha marathon

Takudzwa Chitsiga Sports Reporter THE inaugural JM Busha marathon was launched on Friday with several stakeholders attending the event in the capital. The marathon is scheduled for May 25 at the National Sports Stadium with several top athletes expected for the occasion that has the support of National Athletics Association of …

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ZIFA ISSUE STERN WARNING TO YADAH

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor IN a game pregnant with those who believe in the supernatural, there will be some who will claim it’s a powerful force that strikes once every 30 years — CAPS United hammering bitter rivals Dynamos 7-0 in 1987 at Rufaro and Bantu Rovers also getting seven …

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