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DARIKWA CALL-UP TRIGGERS DEBATE

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WARRIORS’ fans appear to be divided over the intended inclusion of England-based defender Tendayi Darikwa by coach Kalisto Pasuwa into the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations football finals in Gabon. BY HENRY MHARA Pasuwa is believed to be seriously considering the player, who turns out for English Premiership side Burnley, in his bid to assemble the strongest squad ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS STRIKER OUT

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RUDO Neshamba will miss the African Women Cup of Nations (Awcon) finals in Cameroon, which start in just over two weeks’ time, after she was omitted from the provisional squad announced yesterday. BY HENRY MHARA The 24-year-old striker has a chronic knee injury, which also affected her participation at the Rio Olympic Games where she only featured in her team’s ...

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GOOD NEWS FOR MIGHTY WARRIORS

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The Mighty Warriors will warm up for their Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon) finals with a friendly match against South Africa next week. BY HENRY MHARA Zifa communications manager, Xolisani Gwesela confirmed the warm-up match, which Zimbabwe will host at Barbourfields Stadium on Thursday. Interestingly, the two nations are in the same group at the Awcon finals and will ...

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BIG BLOW FOR NGEZI IN CHIBUKU IN CHIBUKU SUPER FINAL

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NGEZI Platinum will be without Brian Madzokere for the Chibuku Super Cup final against FC Platinum set for Baobab Stadium on Saturday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Ngezi will be looking for a fairy-tale ending to their season, which started horribly, but improved significantly after the hiring of Tonderai Ndiraya (pictured) as the team’s coach. But the prospects of winning the country’s ...

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PASUWA NAMES SQUAD TODAY

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WARRIORS coach Kalisto Pasuwa has one again postponed the announcement of the squad that will play Zambia in an international friendly football match at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday. BY SPORTS REPORTER – NEWSDAY Zifa communications manager, Xolisani Gwesela said the announcement would now be made todayGwesela said the delay had been caused by the technical team, which was ...

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PASUWA COURTS DARIKWA AND BONNE

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WARRIORS coach, Kalisto Pasuwa has revived his interest in English Premier League club Burnley defender, Tendayi Darikwa, as he studies his options in a bid to assemble the strongest possible squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Gabon in the new year. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Darikwa has previously been called to the national ...

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COMMITTEE MOVES TO FUND MIGHTY WARRIORS

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A FUNDRAISING committee set up by the Minister of Sports and Recreation will today host a dinner at a local hotel in a bid to mobilise resources to help the team prepare for the upcoming African Women Africa Cup of Nations finals set for Cameroon in just over two weeks’ time. BY HENRY MHARA With just 17 days before the ...

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QATAR TO GROW 16 000 WORLD CUP TREES

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Desert state Qatar is to grow 16 000000 trees for the 2022 football World Cup to plant round stadiums as part of the tournament’s “legacy”, organisers announced on Tuesday. The trees will be grown at an 880 000-square metre nursery in the northern part of Qatar, then replanted close to the football stadiums in the run-up to the tournament in ...

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FINALLY, FRIENDLY MATCHES FOR WARRIORS

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The Warriors will play Zambia this weekend in a friendly match at the National Sports Stadium, while another one against Tanzania follows a week later at the same venue. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Yesterday, Zifa acting chief executive officer, Joseph Mamutse wrote to Football Association of Zambia president Andrew Kamanga confirming the match. “Following your discussion with our president, Philip Chiyangwa, ...

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EARLY KICK-OFF FOR CHIBUKU CUP

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THIS Saturday’s Chibuku Super Cup final between Ngezi Platinum and FC Platinum, set for Baobab Stadium in Ngezi, will kick off at 2pm, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) announced yesterday. BY SPORTS REPORTER – NEWSDAY It appears the early kick-off has been necessitated by SuperSport, who will broadcast the match live. Ngezi Platinum will be looking to clinch their first ...

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