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AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: CAF CONSIDERS SUMMER MOVE

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THE Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to the summer as part of changes being discussed by the continent’s ruling body. By Own Correspondent The Nations Cup’s timing in January and February has long angered clubs in Europe, where many Africans play. The biennial finals could also be boosted from 16 teams to 24. “That is the first thing to ...

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‘ZIKEEPER’ OUT AMID YADAH LINKS

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CAPS United first choice goalkeeper Edmore “ZiKeeper” Sibanda will miss the Castle Lager Premiership tie against How Mine at the National Sports Stadium tonight amid reports linking him with Yadah FC. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The match, which had been thrown into uncertainty, will now go ahead as scheduled after the Caps United trio of Ronald “Rooney” Chitiyo, Abbas Amidu and ...

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WARRIORS REMAIN CONFIDENT

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WARRIORS captain Ocean Mushure is convinced the team can turn the tables when they clash with Namibia on Sunday in the African Nations Championship Southern zone second round second leg qualifier following their disappointing show in Windhoek, where they succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at the weekend. BY HENRY MHARA Mushure, however, warned that they can only get success if ...

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BOSSO’S FOREIGN PLAYERS CAUSE FURORE

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THE issue of foreign players signed by Castle Lager Premier Soccer League club Highlanders at the start of the season took centre-stage at the club’s extraordinary general meeting on Sunday, with members questioning why they were being retained on full salary yet they were not playing. BY FORTUNE MBELE One of the players, Manuel Esono Obiang Buale from the Equatorial ...

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KASINAUYO’S UNFULFILLED DREAM  

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  When former Warriors midfielder Edzai Kasinauyo passed on last month, orphans and vulnerable children from Good Hope Mothers in Hwange sent a bouquet of flowers just to say, thank you. By Munyaradzi Madzokere To many, he was just one of the top football figures in the country, but to Good Hope Mothers, he was a like a father for ...

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WARRIORS FALL

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WARRIORS have it all to do in their bid to qualify for next year’s African Nations Championship (Chan) finals to be played in Kenya, after the Sunday Chidzambwa-coached team fell to Namibia in the tournament’s Southern Zone second round first leg qualifier at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia, yesterday.  BY Henry Mhara  Namibia . . . . . (0) ...

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BIG WEEKEND FOR ZIM IN NAMIBIA

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  WARRIORS man of the moment Talent Chawapiwa says the national football team should forget about the recent Cosafa Castle Cup triumph and turn their focus to Namibia, whom they meet in an African Nations Championship (Chan) Southern Zone first round, first leg qualifier at Sam Nujoma in Windhoek tomorrow afternoon. BY HENRY MHARA The Warriors, who left Harare yesterday ...

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HIGHLANDERS SEARCH FOR LEFT- BACK

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CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League club Highlanders have started looking for a left-back, as it is increasingly becoming apparent that they are going to lose Honest Moyo, who is heading for the South African Premiership. BY FORTUNE MBELE Moyo, who impressed at the recent Cosafa Castle Cup tournament in South Africa, which Zimbabwe won, excused himself from the Warriors squad ...

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WARRIORS, CAPS PUT ZIM IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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MY subject matter for the last two weeks seemed to all come together with two significant results on Sunday that rather put Zimbabwean football into its rightful place. Sports Panorama with Enock Muchinjo The Warriors won a record fifth Cosafa title on Sunday. Last week I offered an insight on what I thought we should make of our Cosafa Cup ...

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MUKAMBA GETS CHIDZAMBWA CALL

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DYNAMOS midfielder, Denver Mukamba is back in the national football team fold after he was called into camp yesterday by Warriors coach, Sunday Chidzambwa for Sunday’s African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifier away to Namibia. BY HENRY MHARA The 24-year-old former Warriors skipper replaces Ronald Chitiyo, who asked to be excused for the match. “Chitiyo has pulled out because his father ...

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