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JAURE SNUBS DE MBARE FOR NGEZI

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WARRIORS defender Partson Jaure has snubbed his boyhood club Dynamos for the cash rich Ngezi Platinum Stars, in a late and major midseason transfer window coup. By Langton Nyakwenda The 26-year-old former University of Pretoria defender signed a one-year deal with Castle Lager Premier Soccer League first-timers Ngezi late Friday, ending speculation linking him with a return to DeMbare. It ...

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‘WARRIORS DARK HORSES FOR 2017 GABON AFCON’

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MAMELODI Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has backed the Warriors to impress at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon, tipping them to win the tournament. BY HENRY MHARA Mosimane says Zimbabwe have the personnel and quality to be ranked among teams that can possibly win the continent’s biggest football title. He says the attacking talent, with the likes ...

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EGYPTIAN GIANTS AL AHLY AND ZAMALEK IN BIDS TO LURE BILLIAT

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EGYPTIAN giants Al Ahly and Zamalek have launched separate but audacious bids for on-fire Mamelodi Sundowns talisman Khama Billiat with either side seeking to prize him away from the South African Premiership champions. By Eddie Chikamhi and Tedious Manyepo Billiat’s stock has been rising since he moved from modest Ajax Cape Town to Sundowns. The 25-year-old Zimbabwe international underlined his ...

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AGE CHEATING CLAIMS OVERSHADOW COPA FINALS

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RUJEKO High School are this year’s winners of the Copa Coca-Cola Under-16 boys football tournament after a penalty shootout victory over Chinhoyi High at Pelandaba Stadium in Gwanda yesterday in a tournament marred by allegations of age cheating. By HENRY MHARA IN GWANDA Rujeko High School team display their medals and trophy after winning the Copa Coca-Cola Boys Under -6 ...

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OUTRAGE OVER YOUNG WARRIORS WITHDRAWAL

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THE cash-strapped Phillip Chiyangwa-led Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has come under fire for its recent decision to gamble with the future of local football by opting for the withdrawal of the national Under-17 team from continental and regional competitions, citing budgetary constraints. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The local football governing body did not register to take part in the Cosafa Under-17 ...

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MAPEZA TURNS TO SIBANDA

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FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza (pictured) has raided the transfer market once again in a bid to win his first Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title as coach and a maiden for his big-spending, but under-achieving side. BY MUKUDZEI CHINGWERE/ TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The platinum miners have turned back to attacker Charles Sibanda, who has been plying his trade at How ...

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CHUNGA IN NO CHARITY MOOD

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HARARE City coach Moses Chunga will draw inspiration from Portugal’s Euro 2016 final triumph over France when they take on-song Highlanders in the ZNA Charities Shield final at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. BY HENRY MHARA Harare City coach Moses Chunga (left) and striker Martin Vengesai addressing a Press conference in the capital yesterday Highlanders, the defending champions, will start the ...

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BANTU ROVERS STARLETS US BOUND

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BANTU Rovers Football Club will send two players, goalkeeper, Nkosiphile Dube and midfielder Marvin Sibanda to the US on a football scholarship on August 19. BY FORTUNE MBELE The two play for Tshintsha Guluva’s Under-18s and the first team in the Zifa Southern Region Division One Soccer League, respectively. Dube and Sibanda are Lower Six students at St Columba’s in ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS TARGET QUARTER FINAL BERTH

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MIGHTY Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi believes his team has a good chance to make an impression at the Rio Olympics, which run from August 05 to 21, despite their shambolic preparations for the tournament. BY HENRY MHARA The women’s national football team, who are in Group F together with Germany, Australia and Canada, only went into camp three weeks ago ...

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KHAMA BRILLIANT – WARRIORS STAR GETS ANOTHER AWARD

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High-flying Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat has bagged yet another award after being recently named the 2015-16 South African Premiership season Goal.com Player of the Season and underlined his status as the best footballer plying his trade in the ABSA top-flight this year.By Tedious Manyepo Billiat has been on top of his game in a memorable season in which he led ...

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