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HAYATOU HUNTS CHIYANGWA

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ZIFA and Cosafa president, Philip Chiyangwa might have plunged himself into hot water over his “birthday celebrations” gathering in Harare on Thursday night, which was attended by football association (FA) presidents as well as Fifa boss Gianni Infantino, as Confederation of African Football president, Issa Hayatou has chosen to pursue the matter at the continental body’s summit in Addis Ababa, ...

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FIFA BOSS PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR ZIFA

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino has pledged support for the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) aimed at developing the sport in the country. BY HENRY MHARA Infantino arrived in the country on Thursday on a historic visit to discuss football development projects and also to attend Zifa president, Philip Chiyangwa’s belated 58th birthday celebrations held on the night of his arrival. The ...

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AHMAD GETS INFANTINO BACKING

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ZIFA president, Philip Chiyangwa, could prove to be the kingmaker in the Confederations of African Football (Caf) elections after he gathered 24 African football association (FA) presidents and Fifa boss, Gianni Infantino in Harare, at a gathering which Caf presidential candidate, Ahmad, might have used to drum up support. BY HENRY MHARA Ahmad will come up against Caf incumbent, Issa ...

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2026 WORLD CUP : AFRICAN NATIONS WANT 10 PLACES AT EXPANDED COMPETITION

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AFRICA will be looking to double the number of places it has at an expanded World Cup from 2026. The continent’s football association presidents have told football’s world governing body Fifa they want at least 10 spots in the 48-team World Cup. “All associations back the idea to expand the World Cup and there is hope that Africa can have ...

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STANCHART’S “ROAD TO ANFIELD” ZIM EDITION IS BACK

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THE Road to Anfield 2017 Zimbabwe edition, a popular five a-side football tournament hosted by Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe Limited (Stanchart), is back after a one year hiatus, with teams set to tussle for a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to English Premiership giants Liverpool. BY HENRY MHARA Stanchart, in a statement yesterday said 16 teams, selected from ...

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CHIYANGWA’S “PALACE COUP” SET IN MOTION

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TWENTY-FOUR African Football Association (FA) presidents out of 54, have confirmed their availability for the belated birthday celebrations for Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) and Zifa president, Philip Chiyangwa in Harare this evening, in what has been seen as a clear vote of confidence for Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidential aspirant Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar. BY TAWANDA ...

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DYNAMOS LAUNCH BRANDED WATER TO GENERATE REVENUE

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HARARE giants, Dynamos have launched branded mineral water in partnership with Afhold Investments, as the club, who are struggling to fund operations, seek to capitalise on their huge support base to generate revenue. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Afhold Investments marketing director, Tafara Madhara said they are projecting to sell about 500 000 bottles of mineral water every month, with Dynamos set ...

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BILLIAT FIRES SUNDOWNS PAST DIKWENA

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Khama Billiat’s late goal helped Mamelodi Sundowns beat Platinum Stars 2-1 in an Absa Premiership game at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng on Tuesday night. The victory sees the Brazilians extend their unbeaten run and move up to fourth spot on the league log, while Dikwena remain 14th on the table after suffering their first defeat in 2017. The ...

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CHIEFS GIVE UPDATE ON KATSANDE CONTRACT TALKS

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ABSA Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs are yet to reach a deal with Warriors skipper Willard Katsande. Soccer24 Katsande has a few months left on his current deal and although negotiations have been taking place a deal is yet to be reached according to the club. Part of a statement from the club read : “Talks with midfield kingpins George Maluleka ...

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CAPS SAIL THROUGH

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RONALD Chitiyo may have endeared himself in the Caps United fans’ hearts forever, after putting on a polished performance to guide his side to the first round of the Confederation of African (Caf) Champions League with a hard-fought win over Lesotho Champions, Lioli, in the competition’s preliminary round second leg match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. BY HENRY MHARA ...

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