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WARRIORS SUFFER BLOW

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WARRIORS interim coach, Sunday Chidzambwa has been forced to make a change to his teams which travels to Namibia at the weekend for an African Nation Championship (Chan) qualifier after Terrance Dzukamanja was ruled out because of injury. BY HENRY MHARA Team manager, Wellington Mupandare yesterday said the Ngezi Platinum striker had a groin strain and been axed from the ...

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‘I DIDN’T WANT WARRIORS JOB’

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WARRIORS interim coach, Sunday Chidzambwa has revealed that he was pressured to take up the post to lead the national football team in the Cosafa tournament in the face of his initial reluctance. BY HENRY MHARA IN JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA The veteran coach was appointed to take charge of the Warriors for the regional tournament, which ended in South Africa ...

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DIVORCE WOES FOR MUSHEKWI

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China-based former Warriors striker, Nyasha Mushekwi’s estranged wife, Luminitsa Dumbisa Mushekwi, has filed a decree of divorce and a $3 500 monthly maintenance claim against her husband, saying the duo’s six-year marriage has irretrievably broken down to the extent that there were no prospects of restoration. BY CHARLES LAITON The development deals another blow for the footballer, who has reportedly ...

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BOSSO MEETING TO PUSH FOR CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES AHEAD OF POLLS

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THE Highlanders mid-season extraordinary general meeting is set to be held at the Bulawayo football giants’ clubhouse on Sunday, with the meeting expected to tackle the club’s constitutional review, which has been a thorny issue in the past meetings. BY FORTUNE MBELE With elections due next year for the chairman, secretary-general and committee members’ posts, the constitutional review debate is ...

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WHOLE NATION IS HAPPY: OCEAN

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WARRIORS skipper, Ocean Mushure has described Zimbabwe’s Cosafa Cup final win over Zambia in South Africa at the weekend, as incredible and deserved, saying the victory had left the whole country happy. BY HENRY MHARA IN SUN CITY SOUTH AFRICA Player of the tournament, Knox Mutizwa’s opportunistic first half goal and two other strikes by man of the match, Talent ...

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HARARE DERBY SET FOR WEEKEND

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The Premier Soccer League has taken advantage of the mid-season break to help teams that have games in hand to play catch-up, with the Harare derby pitting arch-rivals Dynamos and Caps United set to be played at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. BY FORTUNE MBELE Initially, a Week Seven blood and thunder affair between two of Harare’s biggest clubs ...

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ZIM’S GOT TALENT

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 TALENT Chawapiwa was the star of the show, as brilliant Zimbabwe beat old rivals Zambia to win the Cosafa Castle Cup, for a record fifth title, at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in South Africa’s North West Province yesterday. BY HENRY MHARA IN RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA  ZIMBABWE . . . . . . . (1) 3 ZAMBIA . . . ...

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GAMECOCKS HOLD DYNAMOS

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HARARE giants Dynamos’ fairytale resurgence and six-match winning run in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League came to a screeching halt when they played to a goalless draw against a 10-man Chicken Inn in an ill-tempered tie at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo yesterday. BY FORTUNE MBELE  CHICKEN INN . . . . . 0 DYNAMOS . . . . . ...

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CAPS BOW OUT OF CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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Zimbabwe champions CAPS United bowed out of the Caf Champions League after a 4-1 hammering away to USM Algiers at the July 5 Stadium on Sunday night. By Munyaradzi Madzokere USM Algiers (4) 0 CAPS United (0) 1 CAPS United needed an outright victory to progress to the quartfinal stage of the competition but seemed to have gone to war ...

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ZIM’ FOOTBALL’S NEW FRENCH CONNECTION

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 A French-owned company has made major strides in investing in local football by establishing a well-funded team with the aim of making a mark in the local game. BY MUKUDZEI CHINGWERE Lesaffre, a multinational company, which is a global player in yeast and fermentation was established in northern France in 1853. It has set up business in 45 countries, including ...

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