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Rufaro salutes Mapeza 21 May 2018 Dynamos...............................0 FC Platinum.....................(2) 2 HARARE - Reigning champions FC Platinum made a major statement in this season’s Castle Lager Premiership title race after Rodwell Chinyengetere’s first half brace condemned Dynamos to their sixth defeat yesterday. ...
Rhinos bounce back to winning ways 21 May 2018 Triangle FC................................................0 Black Rhinos FC....................................(0) 1 HARARE - Vincent Mhandu’s solitary strike in the second half was all Black Rhinos needed to bounce back to winning ways after beating Triangle at Gibbo Stadium in a Castle Lag...
New-look CAPS hold Highlanders 21 May 2018 Highlanders...............0 CAPS United..............0 BULAWAYO - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was left a satisfied man after his largely-changed side held Highlanders to a goalless draw during yesterday’s Castle Lager Premiership match. After losing two of his last three matches, Chi...
Chitembwe to wield axe 18 May 2018 HARARE  - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe is set to show his ruthless side by dropping a number of under-performing stars for his team’s Castle Lager Premiership match against Highlanders this weekend. The Green Machine travel to Bulawayo to take on Bosso at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday s...
DeMbare out to outfox FC Platinum 18 May 2018 HARARE – Dynamos coach Biggie Zuze wants his charges to build on their confidence-boosting victory over Bulawayo Chiefs last weekend in his first game after taking over from Lloyd Mutasa, who was sacked following a dreadful start to the season. The Glamour Boys host FC Platinum at Rufaro Stadi...
Zim Cricket appoints Rajput 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday appointed India’s Lalchand Rajput as the national team’s interim coach to replace the sacked Heath Streak. Rajput, a former India opener with two Tests to his name, has previously been in-charge of India’s coaching set-up during their World T20 triumph ...
Sables commend training camp 18 May 2018 HARARE – The Sables believe they have covered ground during their just-ended two-day training camp at Falcon College in Esigodini this week. Zimbabwe were using the training camp as part of their preparations for the forthcoming 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup campaign which starts next month. ...
'Copa Coca-Cola a great stepping stone' 18 May 2018 HARARE – Former Mighty Warriors striker Rudo Neshamba has commended the Copa Coca-Cola tournament for its impact in the development of women’s football in the country in recent years. This year marks 30 years since this tournament was launched in 1989 before spreading to over 60 nations across...
Mapeza wary of fading DeMbare 18 May 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza  believes Dynamos remain “a massive institution” in the country despite their recent struggles. Mapeza’s team and Dynamos prepare for a clash in the Castle Lager Premiership at Rufaro Stadium this Sunday. The Glamour Boys endured a dreadful start to ...
Zim cricket in quagmire – Taibu 18 May 2018 HARARE – Tatenda Taibu reckons Zimbabwe cricket is headed for a dead end unless something drastic is done as a matter of urgency. The former Zimbabwe Test captain, who was recently relieved off his duties as convenor of selectors following the team's failure to qualify for next year's World Cu...
Triangle keeper over the moon 18 May 2018 HARARE – Triangle goalkeeper Chang Mariyoni is on cloud nine following his recent call-up to the Warriors provisional squad for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup to be held in Limpopo province, South Africa next month. Mariyoni, who has had a good start to his career at the Sugar Sugar Boys since his...
Violence continues unabated at PSL matches 18 May 2018 HARARE – It looks like local soccer administrators are losing the fight against football hooliganism and violence at Castle Lager Premiership matches. At the weekend, there was another bad advertisement of the domestic league when Highlanders fans brazenly attacked Yadah FC fans at the Nationa...
Majabvi hails Copa Coca-Cola 18 May 2018 HARARE – As the Copa Coca-Cola football tournament celebrates its 30th anniversary, former Dynamos midfielder Justice Majabvi has urged fledgling footballers not to take the tournament for granted but rather use it as a spring board to launch their careers. The 30th edition of the grassroots t...
Mangongo demands $400 000 18 May 2018 HARARE – Former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) U19 coach Steve Mangongo wants over $400 000 in damages for his unlawful dismissal last month. Mangongo took his former employer to the Labour Court arguing that his dismissal was irregular and not consistence with the Labour Act or the national code. [...
D-Day for Zim Cricket 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has until 12 noon today to address the grievances from all the centrally-contracted players or else they will go on strike which will leave the upcoming tri-series in jeopardy. Zimbabwe is set to host Pakistan and Australia in a Twenty20 tri-series to be held in ...
Mhofu names Cosafa squad 15 May 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa insists his sights are firmly on the resumption of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers scheduled for later this year after announcing a strong squad for this year's Cosafa Castle Cup. Chidzambwa said the Warriors were unlikely to have any...
Chitembwe bemoans defensive frailties 15 May 2018 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe is concerned with how his team has been conceding goals lately after allowing Ngezi Platinum Stars to come from behind and secure maximum points on Sunday in a Castle Lager Premiership tie. Despite taking the lead through John Zhuwawo’s beautiful fini...
Rugby returns at Belgravia Sports Club 15 May 2018 HARARE - Rugby action returned at Belgravia Sports Club (BSC) for the first time in 20 years last weekend with Xp Horns beating Police Defenders 33-23 in an entertaining National A league encounter. Horns were down 12 -0 after 10 minutes with Police leading at half time 18 - 15, thanks to a gu...
Ndiraya stays grounded 15 May 2018 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya has told his charges to keep their feet on the ground as they still have more distance to cover. The high-riding Mhondoro-Ngezi-based platinum miners beat CAPS United 1-2 at the National Sports Stadium that sent them three points clear at th...
Who will stop Ngezi? 14 May 2018 CAPS United.................(1) 1 Ngezi Platinum..............(2) 2 HARARE - The rest of the Castle Lager Premiership teams were hoping CAPS United will be the first side to stop Ngezi Platinum Stars but Tonderai Ndiraya's side are looking unstoppable this season. Since their promotion i...
Dairibord keep Russia hopes alive 14 May 2018 HARARE - Dairiboard beat Titan in the final of the Castle Lager World Cup Promotion Five-A-Side amateur tournament and with it won the right to represent the country at continental finals to be held in Lusaka Zambia next week. The finals in Zambia are scheduled for May 24 to 26 with winners bo...
Winning start for Biggie Zuze 14 May 2018 Bulawayo Chiefs.............0 Dynamos.................(1) 1 BULAWAYO - Dynamos interim coach Biggie Zuze had a good start in the dugout when his team beat edged Bulawayo Chiefs courtesy of a goal by Quality Kangadzi in a Castle Lager Premiership match yesterday. Zuze was handed the reins a...
Violence erupts at NSS 13 May 2018 Yadah FC..................................0 Highlanders..............................0 HARARE - Highlanders technical manager Madinda Ndlovu condemned violence that erupted in the terraces towards the end of his team's Castle Premiership match against Yadah FC that ended in a goalless draw ye...
Winning start for Soma-Phiri 13 May 2018 Bulawayo City............................................ (1) 2 Shabanie Mine................................................0 BULAWAYO - A goal in each half from Sipho Ndlovu and Toto Banda ensured a winning start for Bulawayo City’s new coach Amini Soma-Phiri with victory over 10-man Shaban...
FC Platinum blow golden chance 13 May 2018 FC Platinum.....................0 Triangle...........................0 HARARE - Defending champions FC Platinum blew a golden chance to go top of the log and exert pressure on leaders Ngezi Platinum Stars when they failed to beat 10-man Triangle at Mandava Stadium yesterday. With Ngezi in ...