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Mandenge doesn’t smile easily

THE Zimbabwe Rugby Union has lined up two friendlies for the Sables before the men’s senior rugby team start their Africa Cup campaign next month – but gaffer Cyprian Mandenge is not smiling. Mandenge has over 180 players on his database but he cannot have a closer look at those …

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The coaches speak

“You cannot be confident of a win against Dynamos because you might get your tactics wrong. But we have to be hungry for goals and this is why we have been working on players to have a winning mentality. “I noticed during the Independence Cup final that Dynamos have fast …

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Mapeza sticks to his guns

How Mine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0 FC Platinum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza has revealed why new boy Brett Amidu …

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The making of an Ironman

JEFTA MAVATA woke up late but it was through no fault of his own. “At school I was forbidden from taking part in any sporting activity – not even PE (Physical Education) – by the teachers because I was asthmatic,” revealed the 46–year-old. “They thought they were doing me a …

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The Green Machine’s Black Friday

LLOYD CHITEMBWE has attributed his team’s Champions League defeat to Zamalek to inexperience and insists that his Caps United players are quick learners who will bounce back in their next Group B assignment at home on May 25. Caps United made their mini-league debut with a tough assignment against five-time …

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The Prince has been gagged

HIGHLANDERS striker Roderick Mutuma is a man under pressure and his handlers have gagged him from speaking to the media ahead of this afternoon’s Battle of Zimbabwe. “When Roddy speaks to the media he tends to over talk and ultimately puts himself under pressure,” said Mutuma’s manager Carlos Tavengwa. “We …

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More than life and death

WHY a battle of attrition between black and blue on a slate of white is termed the Battle of Zimbabwe is – to borrow from Walter Magaya – something almost spiritual that many people will not understand. At a cursory glance, this appears to be a clash between two sides …

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ZiKeeper hero and villain as CAPS United lose to Zamalek

By Petros Kausiyo in ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Zamalek …………..(0) 2 CAPS United………0 GIANT goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda was the hero and villain as CAPS United survived an early blitzkrieg before they were made to pay heavily for some fatal defensive lapses to get their CAF Champions League Group B campaign on a …

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Paul Pogba’s father sadly passes away at the age of 79

By George Boulton | The Sun | PAUL POGBA’S father sadly passed away on Friday at the age of 79. Pogba shared this image with his father on his 79th birthday (Photo: paulpogba/Instagram) Fassou Antoine Pogba, father to Florentin, Mathias and the Manchester United star, was battling illness before his death. …

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Reigniting cricket in Zim: Hasnain’s challenge

Faisal Hasnain FAISAL Hasnain has been doing a bit of reading. He’s started with The Good Murungu, Alan Butcher’s account of coming to Zimbabwe as an outsider to coach the national team, and hopes other titles will follow when time allows. Since his early days as the ICC’s Chief Financial …

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