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CHITEMBWE HAPPY WITH PLAYERS FITNESS LEVEL

Loyd Chitembwe

CAPS United coach, Lloyd Chitembwe is happy with his players’ fitness levels and he is determined to establish the club among the continent’s football elite.BY HENRY MHARA Speaking yesterday after the team’s first training session at the National Sports Stadium, since their return from Lusaka, Chitembwe said he was happy with the team’s fitness levels. “Of course, the players are ...

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KATSANDE PICKS DECO

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Former Warriors captain and midfielder, Willard Katsande, who quit international football after the Zimbabwe senior national team’s exit from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon, has picked Danny “Deco” Phiri as his preferred successor. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The Kaizer Chiefs defensive midfield stalwart believes Phiri possesses the right attributes to succeed him and he sees a lot ...

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ZINDOGA DETERMINED TO IMPRESS

Junior Zindoga

JUNIOR Zindoga, the teenage Zimbabwean football player on trials at Swedish league side Djurgården, is determined to impress and get a contract at the club.BY HENRY MHARA The 18-year-old former St George’s College student became an internet sensation last week after he was photographed during a friendly match between Djurgården and Vasalund, asking an opponent to tie his shoelaces as ...

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‘BILLIAT CAN MAKE EPL GRADE’

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WARRIORS star man, Khama Billiat has the qualities to play for a team in the English Premier League, according to a leading British football journalist.BY HENRY MHARA Jonny Singer, who writes for DailyMail, The Sunday Times and ESPN, is in Gabon to cover the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and yesterday gave a list of players, who have caught ...

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DeMBARE’S SWEET NEWS

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DYNAMOS are close to retaining goalkeeper Tatenda Mukuruva, after the club paid part of the signing-on fees the player has been demanding before committing himself to another deal for the upcoming campaign.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Mukuruva’s contract with Dynamos ran out on December 31 and while the Harare giants had wanted to extend the contract, the Warriors goalkeeper insisted that he ...

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PASUWA’S TACTICAL SHORTCOMINGS EXPOSED

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ZIMBABWE’S disappointing performance at the Gabon tournament immediately makes coach Kalisto Pasuwa the worst among the lot who have taken the Warriors to the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE After qualifying for a third Afcon final appearance, the former Dynamos gaffer was hailed for taking the Warriors to the promised land as group leaders, which raised ...

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COOL DOWN ZIM!. . . MUSONA CALLS FOR CALMNESS

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KNOWLEDGE MUSONA is level-headed, has kept his personal life a closely guarded secret and rarely grants interviews. By Langton Nyakwenda The 26-year old forward’s talent does the talking for him with his top-notch goal against Tunisia last Monday night an exhibition of rare football intelligence. However, as emotions run high after the Warriors first round exit from the 2017 Africa ...

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BIG BLOW FOR WARRIORS

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WARRIORS chief striker Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of second match against Senegal on Thursday because of a hamstring injury he sustained in the opening match of the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals against Algeria on Sunday. Warriors team doctor Nick Munyonga said they were working round the clock to ensure he returned for the third match against ...

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SENEGAL VS ZIMBABWE: MORE THAN JUST A GAME

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There were moments acting Warriors gaffer, Saul Chaminuka marvelled at what the video of Sadio Mane’s goals at his club Liverpool showed him while he watched You Tube videos on his tablet in a hotel room in Harare. By John Mokwetsi He smiled and nodded but issued a declaration to this reporter: “We will be ready for this boy and ...

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WE ARE FAVOURITES: PASUWA

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WARRIORS coach, Kalisto Pasuwa has picked the Warriors as one of the two football teams that would force their way out of Group B, widely regarded as the Group of Death at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).BY KEVIN MAPASURE IN FRANCEVILLE, GABON Pasuwa said confidence was flowing in his camp and they were looking forward to winning against ...

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