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CAPS’ BIG CHANCE

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ZIMBABWE football champions Caps United will be seeking to return to second position in Group B of the 2017 Orange African Champions League with a win against Libya’s Al Ahly Tripoli in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The match will be played in Tunisia because of the political turmoil in Libya. Egyptian giants Zamalek top Group B with ...

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DeMBARE’S BIG TEST

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AFTER slowly clambering up the log standings in recent weeks following a difficult start to the season, the true test of Dynamos’ revival will come tonight when they face off against joint pacesetters, Ngezi Platinum Stars in a potentially-explosive Castle Lager Premiership football tie at the National Sports Stadium. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA DeMbare have hit a purple patch, winning their ...

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CHICKEN INN PILE PRESSURE ON LEADERS

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CHICKEN Inn continued with their winning streak to mount pressure on the log-leaders, when they dispatched visiting ZPC Kariba in a captivating Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Luveve Stadium yesterday. BY FORTUNE MBELE  CHICKEN INN . . . . . . . . . (1) 2 ZPC KARIBA . . . . . . . . . . ...

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BOSSO SUFFER HEAVY DEFEAT

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ARIEL Sibanda was the fall guy, as Highlanders fell to in-form army side, Black Rhinos in their heaviest defeat of the campaign — in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer match at Morris Depot Stadium yesterday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA  BLACK RHINOS . . . . . . . . . (1)3 Highlanders . . . . . . . . . ...

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CAPS DAZZLE BANTU

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RONALD “Rooney” Chitiyo and second-half substitute Amon Kambanje lit up the dim lights of the National Sports Stadium last night with two splendid goals — easily contenders for the goal of the season — as champions Caps United warmed up for their African Champions League clash against Al Ahly Tripoli next week with a comfortable victory over a battling Bantu ...

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PLAYERS ADAPTING TO MY PHILOSOPHY : BEEFY

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IT hasn’t been the great start that new Harare City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube had hoped for when he joined the club a fortnight ago, but the former Bulawayo City gaffer believes the players are beginning to adapt to his philosophy and results will soon come. BY HENRY MHARA/MUKUDZEI CHINGWERE Phiri was beaten 1-0 by Dynamos in his first Castle ...

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RONALDO ‘FATHER TO TWINS WITH SURROGATE MUM’

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has become a father to twins with a surrogate mother, Portuguese media reported on Saturday. Reports said the babies – a girl and boy named Eva and Mateo – were born on Thursday to a woman living on the US West Coast. The captain of Portugal’s victorious Euro 2016 team had his first son Cristiano ...

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DRC, CONGO ARE THE REAL DEAL : DECO

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AS the Warriors bask in the glow of their comprehensive victory over Liberia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opening Group G football qualifier at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday, defensive midfielder Danny “Deco” Phiri, in an assessment of their performance, believes the ultimate measure of the Warriors’ credentials is how they will fare against the two ...

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MAGAYA PLEDGES MORE SUPPORT FOR WARRIORS

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WARRIORS benefactor and Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) leader Walter Magaya was impressed by the team’s behaviour in camp and their performance in the 3-0 win over Liberia in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G opening qualifier on Sunday and has pledged to continue supporting the team in their bid to qualify for the tournament’s finals. ...

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REPRIEVE FOR BOSSO

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HIGHLANDERS have been fined $1 500 by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) for their abandoned match against FC Platinum, but the soccer body upheld the result of the match. The game, played on May 28 at Mandava Stadium, was abandoned in injury time with the score at 1-1 after police fired teargas to disperse Highlanders supporters who were throwing missiles ...

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