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Hard times for Zvirekwi

Caps United defender Hardlife Zvirewki could be out for up to three weeks as he battles “fatigue-induced injuries”. As he sat in the dining room of the Tulip City Sports Complex where where Caps United were being housed by Zamalek for their tour of duty to the Mediterranean city of …

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ZPC power to the top

ZPC Kariba . . . .  . . . . . . . . . .  (1) 2 Tsholotsho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (0) 0 ROOKIE Samuel Makawa scored his maiden goal before Raphael Manuvire added a second late …

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Brett Amidu’s motor mouth manager

BRETT AMIDU is the recipient of some nasty looks inside the FC Platinum dressing room thanks to him having an agent who reaches premature oral ejaculation. George Deda sounds like an excitable character, one who appears not to know when to shut up and consequently one who frequently sticks his …

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A super ref, a super mum

AT 27, Mercy Mayimbo could be playing soccer but she has chosen to be a referee and she is turning out to be very good one. She is the only female centre referee in the Zifa Northern Region Division One League, and still strikes a balance between taking charge of …

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Farewell to Itai Sango, World Taekwondo Champion

  ITAI SANGO is set to make a second appearance at the World Taekwondo Championship but the Zimbabwean flag will not be on his dobok. Sango will be representing Mozambique when the showcase comes to life in South Korea next month. Heading for the World Championships excites the 30-year old …

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Robbery at the Arnold Classic

HOW Paul Goredema placed third was one of the major mysteries at last weekend’s Arnold Classic Africa in Sandton, South Africa. The reigning Mr Zimbabwe looked to be it in the men’s up-to-100kg division, but the judges reckoned two other athletes were better than the 27-year old from Gweru. “You …

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Yadah Stars lose yet again

Yadah Stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (0) 0 Chicken Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (0) 1 JAIROS TAPERA was once again conspicuous by his absence on the Yadah …

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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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