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CAPS BEAT DeMBARE

Caps beat DeMbare

CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League champions, Caps United’s preparations for the Confederations of African Football (Caf) Champions League first round tie against Democratic Republic of Congo champions TP Mazembe received a morale boost after their win against bitter rivals Dynamos in the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Charity Shield quarterfinal match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Caps ...

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SONGANI FROZEN OUT IN DENMARK

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FORGOTTEN Zimbabwean international, Silas Songani could be forced to leave top-flight Danish side, Sønderjyske after the club confirmed last week that they were willing to listen to offers for the former Harare City talisman. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 27-year-old skillful forward, who joined Sønderjyske from Harare City in 2014, having been named the second best player in the domestic premiership ...

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CHIYANGWA CORNERED

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ZIFA and Cosafa president, Philip Chiyangwa has revealed that he held a meeting with Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Issa Hayatou on the sidelines of the Fifa summit held in South Africa last week as his fallout with the continental football body took a fresh twist yesterday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Chiyangwa revealed the meeting with Hayatou in response to ...

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ZIM WIN TO LEVEL SERIES

Chris-Mpofu

ZIMBABWE reached their target in 22.2 overs to win by seven wickets via Duckworth-Lewis and level the five-match cricket series 2-2 in the fourth one-day international against Afghanistan in Harare yesterday.Supersport.com Middle-order batsman, Sean Williams (16 not out) brought up the winnings runs with a boundary, while opener Peter Moor remained unbeaten on 36 as the hosts ended on 107 ...

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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

Billiat at Afcon

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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