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NEYMAR TO APPEAR IN BARCELONA TAX FRAUD TRIAL

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Brazilian footballer Neymar is due to give evidence in a Spanish court over allegations of tax fraud surrounding his transfer to Barcelona in 2013. Source : BBC Sport The current and former president of the club denied wrongdoing at the court in Madrid on Monday. Barcelona said it paid Brazilian club Santos €57m (£43m) for Neymar, 23, with his parents ...

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CHIVAYO BACKS PASUWA

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ZIFA partner Wicknell Chivayo has thrown his weight behind Callisto Pasuwa and says the brand new vehicle he acquired for the Warriors coach should be delivered to the gaffer, as promised, despite the national team’s failed campaign at the 2016 African Nations Championship finals in Rwanda. By Robson Sharuko Speculation has been rife that Pasuwa could be used as the ...

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GUARDIOLA TO REPLACE PELLEGRINI AT MAN CITY THIS SUMMER

Pep Guardiolla

Manchester City has confirmed Pep Guardiola will succeed Manuel Pellegrini as manager this summer. Guardiola will take over on a three-year contract with Pellegrini set to officially depart on June 30. The 45-year-old Spaniard announced in December that he would leave Bayern Munich in May after three years at the helm, with an intention to coach in England next season. ...

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KHAMA LIGHTS UP ABSA PREMIERSHIP

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It was a good scoring day for Zimbabwean internationals in the ABSA Premiership yesterday with four players all getting on the score sheet. Source : Soccer24 Willard Katsande lead the way when he opened the scoring for Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto Derby. However Orlando Pirates got themselves back in the game in the second half and the match ended in a ...

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‘PASUWA’S JOB SAFE’

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ZIFA president Phillip Chiyangwa ended all speculation over the future of Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa yesterday after declaring that the former Dynamos gaffer’s job was “safe.” BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA There has been speculation of Pasuwa’s future as Warriors coach, following a disappointing African Nations Championship (Chan) campaign in Rwanda where they failed to progress to the last eight of the ...

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ALARM BELLS RING FOR CHICKEN INN

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The country’s Caf Champions League representatives Chicken Inn were thrashed 3-1 by Tanzanian side Azam in the ongoing four-club invitational tournament at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia on Saturday.BY SPORTS REPORTER Reports from Lusaka said Chicken Inn took the lead in the 27th minute through Nickie Muchadeyi’s goal, but the Tanzanian league runners-up and Cecafa Cup holders rallied back. ...

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HIGHLANDERS HOLD AGM

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HIGHLANDERS Football Club will tomorrow hold their annual general meeting (AGM) with the appointment of new coach and the club’s crippling debt expected to dominate deliberations.BY THANDIWE MOYO Bosso appointed Elroy Akbay, but the Dutchman is yet to get a work permit.Amini Soma Phiri and Cosmas Zulu, who coached the club in the last phases of the 2015 season after ...

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FARE THEE WELL ROSEN

Eric Rosen burial

Motor Action Football Club owner Eric Rosen, who died on Sunday, was laid to rest in Harare yesterday, with more than 400 people braving the foul weather to pay their last respects to the man roundly described as “selfless”.BY HENRY MHARA The funeral proceedings, attended by Rosen’s family and friends, the football fraternity and businesspeople, started with a church service ...

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END OF THE ROAD?

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SENIOR national football team coach, Kalisto Pasuwa (pictured) yesterday admitted his job could be on the ropes in the wake of a disastrous African Nations Championships (Chan) campaign in Rwanda, where his team exited the tournament at the group stages.BY HENRY MHARA Speaking on arrival at Harare International Airport, Pasuwa expressed his determination to stay on after the Chan disappointment, ...

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MUSONA IN RACE FOR GOLDEN BOOT AWARD

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ZIMBABWE international striker Knowledge Musona has emerged as one of the contenders for the Golden Boot award in Belgium with nine goals to his name for his Pro League football side KV Oostende.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA With Zimbabwe crying out for proven goal scorers following a nightmarish African Nations Championship (Chan) campaign in Rwanda where the Warriors only scored once, culminating ...

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