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THE CURIOUS CASE OF DENVER 

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DENVER MUKAMBA’S decision to snub the Warriors and instead choose to train with his club Dynamos is bewildering at best, treasonous at worst. The midfielder is not injured and would have come in handy as the national team seeks to overturn a first leg Africa Nations Championship 0-1 deficit against Namibia at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. However, Mukamba ...

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WHY  MUTUMA LEFT HIGHLANDERS

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WHEN he packed his bags from Harare to join Bulawayo giants Highlanders, his arrival was met with mixed feelings. BY FORTUNE MBELE Striker Roderick Mutuma had been off-loaded at Dynamos in January after also having left CAPS United in a huff two years ago over non-payment of outstanding salaries and allowances. The lanky striker has once again quit Highlanders after ...

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WARRIORS SENT PACKING

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SO, for the first time in this tournament’s history, there won’t be that illuminating gold and green colour when the African Nations Championship (Chan) tournament kicks off in Kenya next year. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA  Zimbabwe . . . . . (1) 1 Namibia . . . . . . . .0 Namibia won 5-4 on penalties It had appeared as ...

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RUSUNUNGUKO HIGH SCHOOL STARLET LAUDED

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DYNAMOS legends Biggie Zuze and Kingstone Rinemhota have predicted a bright future for Rusununguko High School starlet Oscar Magejo, who lit up the Copa Coca-Cola Under-15 tournament held in Bindura over the weekend, helping his school to the title despite playing the whole tournament with only 10 players. BY HENRY MHARA The 13-year-old Magejo, who captained the Zimbabwe under-14 Cosasa ...

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RESET TIME FOR SCHWARTZEL AT THE OPEN

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As the weather eases off over the weekend at Royal Birrkdale, as it is forecast to do, Charl Schwartzel will have to regather himself if he is to challenge in the 146th Open Championship. He’s still reasonably placed in the context of the damage the wind and rain wreaked during Friday’s second round after his horror-show round of eight-over-par, but giving ...

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SABLES SEEK SIMBAS’ SCALP

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Zimbabwe senior national rugby team captain Denford Mutamangira has urged his colleagues to forget about the loss to Namibia last weekend and focus on beating Kenya when the Sables return to Hartsfields Rugby Grounds in Bulawayo this afternoon after seven years. BY FORTUNE MBELE The Sables take on the Simbas today in the Africa Rugby Gold Cup following the 31-26 ...

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NO TALENT, NO PROBLEM

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Despite the withdrawal from the squad of key players, Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa believes everything is still in their favour for them to overturn a first leg deficit and progress to the next stage of the African Nations Championship (Chan) football qualifiers. By Kevin Mapasure Namibia beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in the first leg last week, leaving Chidzambwa’s charges with a ...

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SABLES GO FOR THE KILL

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INJURED Zimbabwe senior men’s rugby 15s captain, Denford Mutamangira, is not giving up the fight and is desperate to take to the field against Kenya at Hartsfield Grounds in Bulawayo this Saturday in an Africa Gold Cup encounter. By Austin Karonga The 33-year-old Harare Sports Club prop suffered a crack of the collar bone last weekend in Namibia and despite ...

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MUTUMA WRITES OFF BOSSO DEBT

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HIGHLANDERS have benefited by close to $7 000 from nomadic striker Roderick Mutuma’s departure amid revelations that the player wrote off the debt that the club owed him and his new club Yadah FC bought off the remainder of his contract. BY FORTUNE MBELE Mutuma was owed $4 000 supposed to be paid by a club benefactor and $1 000 ...

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LOCAL FOOTBALL FACILITIES BACKWARD

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PRETTY ironic (is it not?) that the first Africa Cup of Nations since the ouster of Issa Hayatou should be in Cameroon, home country of the deposed strongman who ruled African football with an iron fist for nearly three decades. Panorama Sports with Enock Muchinjo For us in Zimbabwe — having played perhaps the most central role in dismantling the ...

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