Articles tagged 'caps'

No easy derby - Chitembwe 12 October 2018 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe, believes Dynamos will be strong opponents in Sunday's Harare derby despite their relegation troubles from the Castle Lager Premiership. DeMbare go into the encounter at Rufaro Stadium desperately needing a win in order to move out of the relegation z...
Bosso, CAPS Utd in top four battle 29 September 2018 HARARE - It has been a disappointing 2018 Castle Lager Premiership campaign for both CAPS United and Highlanders. The under-achieving Premier League giants are now locked in a battle to finish in the top four. With seven matches left before the season ends, the Green Machine currently sit f...
Chitembwe praises Ncube 4 September 2018 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was pleased by Milton Ncube's performance during Sunday 2-1 win over Nichrut FC in a Castle Lager Premiership match at the National Sports Stadium. Ncube was instrumental throughout the afternoon as he provided assists for both goals scored by Wisdom ...
Chitembwe shrugs off bad boy tag 23 August 2018 HARARE - Lloyd Chitembwe shrugged off the bad boy tag and showed lots of maturity by apologising for coming late to the post-match media briefing after CAPS United's nil-all draw with Herentals at Rufaro Stadium over the weekend. Could it be a sign of changing times or pressure creeping in for...
'CAPS not there yet' 15 August 2018 HARARE - While CAPS United displayed a unique brand of football led by their outstanding captain Hardlife Zvirekwi to emerge 1-0 winners over army side Black Rhinos at Rufaro Stadium over the weekend, head coach Lloyd Chitembwe believes they are still miles away from launching a serious title bid...
We're on right track: Chitembwe 20 July 2018 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe believes his team is shaping up despite starting the second half of the Castle Lager Premiership season with two consecutive goalless draws. Makepekepe, who are in sixth place on the log with 31 points, first fired blanks in the 0-0 draw with Harare C...
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...
FC Platinum, Ngezi Platinum, Bosso lead the way 27 March 2018 HARARE - Three teams - Highlanders, FC Platinum  and Ngezi Platinum Stars - maintained their 100 percent record start to the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season this weekend. While it might be early days yet in the new campaign, these three sides have shown early intent of going all the way a...
Inept boards killing football's big three 27 March 2018 HARARE - It is not a coincidence that the country's three most successful clubs — Dynamos, Highlanders and CAPS United, in that order — have over the years attracted sponsorship from some of the big companies. These clubs have built strong profiles over the course of their existence and ordina...
Mukamba progress delights Chitembwe 18 March 2018 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe is happy with the progress being made by midfielder Denver Mukamba as he continues to work his way to full fitness following his loan move from rivals Dynamos. Mukamba ran into problems with former coach Lloyd Mutasa at Dynamos as he skipped training ...
Machapa rejoins CAPS 19 January 2018 HARARE - CAPS United has acquired the services of former player Oscar Machapa as the 2016 Castle Lager Premiership champions rebuild their squad ahead of the 2018 season. The ex-Dynamos and AS Vita utility player has been in the country since May last year and has not been attached to any club...
Big 3 join forces to fight stadia violence 4 January 2018 HARARE - Stung by the constant heavy fines they are forking out due to fan violence, the country's big three clubs — Dynamos, Highlanders and CAPS United — have joined forces to combat the scourge. Last season was particularly disappointing as a number of high profile Castle Lager Premiership ...
Chungwa wins it for CAPS 17 October 2017 HARARE - Dominic Chungwa continued with his hunt for the Golden  Boot as he netted his 12th goal of the season to help CAPS United beat Triangle 1-0 in yesterday's Castle Lager Premiership match. The on fire hit-man pounced on a rebound after goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda had unleashed a thunderin...
Ngezi rooting for CAPS in derby 31 August 2017 HARARE - Castle Lager Premiership title hopefuls Ngezi Platinum Stars have made it no secret that they are looking forward to a CAPS United win in the Harare derby this weekend. Ngezi, who are in second place on the log with 46 points, are one of the four teams vying for the title together wit...
Chapungu, Caps United share spoils 28 August 2017 GWERU - CAPS United were held to a goalless draw by Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premiership match at Ascot Stadium on Saturday ending their three-match winning streak in the process. The Green Machine were tipped to stream roll past Chapungu given their recent rich vein in form that saw them be...
Black Rhinos aim at CAPS 23 August 2017 HARARE - Black Rhinos coach Stanford “Stix” Mutizwa has challenged his charges to bounce back and breathe life into their faltering campaign when they face high-riding Harare neighbours CAPS United this afternoon. The army side head to the giant National Sports Stadium on the back of a five-ga...
CAPS back Chitembwe 5 August 2017 HARARE - It is slowly turning out to be probably the worst title defence in the Castle Lager Premiership history but CAPS United have thrown their weight behind under-fire coach Lloyd Chitembwe. Wednesday's 3-1 defeat to Chicken Inn at Luveve Stadium in Bulawayo was the defending champions' fo...
CAPS fans slam Dauda 2 July 2017 HARARE - Disgruntled CAPS United fans have come out guns blazing following the departure of captain and defender Dennis Dauda after the 2-0 defeat to Yadah FC in midweek. The former ZPC Kariba was transfer listed by the Green Machine after allegations of match-fixing. Dauda, who is a cong...
Chitembwe banks on defence 13 April 2017 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe is convinced his side's defence will be key in their title defence quest during the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership season. On their way to winning the championship last season, Makepekepe conceded 21 goals in 30 matches with only FC Platinum (15) and C...
Chitembwe remains calm 6 April 2017 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe said he saw no reason to be worried after his charges opened their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) title defence with a goalless draw against returnees Shabanie Mine. The Green Machine were left frustrated with a disciplined display by the Ch...
Zanu PF favours defence over health 10 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's collapsing public health sector, which has seen hospitals running out of drugs and potable water among other things, has once again been overlooked as a priority area by President Robert Mugabe's misfiring  government — which reduced its budget allocation despite the humungous...
CAPS needs $6 million for recapitalisation 9 December 2016 HARARE - CAPS Holdings, Zimbabwe's largest pharmaceutical group, urgently requires $6 million in recapitalisation funds, with the drug-maker currently operating at five percent of installed capacity. Government assumed control of the stuttering drug-maker in August after buying out ex-major sh...
CAPS rekindle title hope 30 August 2016 HARARE - CAPS United capitalised on a nightmarish afternoon by Mutare City goalkeeper Victor Twaliki to record their biggest win (4-1) of the season and rekindle their Castle Lager Premiership title challenge.   United scored through a double from veteran forward Leonard Tsipa, Tafadzwa Rusike...
Ex-CAPS coach Ntini dies 31 May 2016 HARARE - Former CAPS United and Triangle FC coach Gishon “Gizha” Ntini has died. Ntini succumbed to prostate cancer early yesterday morning. He was 42. Mourners were gathered at number 4955 Glen Norah A in Harare yesterday and were expected to travel last night to Mhondoro Ngezi where hi...
CAPS back on track 27 May 2016 BULAWAYO - CAPS United moved to second position on the Castle Lager Premiership log standings after a hard-fought 1-2 win over defending champions Chicken Inn at Luveve Stadium yesterday. Makepekepe had not won in their previous two league matches after losing to How Mine and drawing with ZPC ...