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MIGHTY WARRIORS STEP OUT OF THEIR SHADOW

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FOR almost half a decade, the Mighty Warriors toiled in futility, as they sought a place at any major tournament.by Kevin Mapasure   As time seemed to have been closing in on some of the team’s veterans, the sun had begun setting on the careers of the core of the team and when some had already embraced the idea that ...

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INJURIES ROCK WARRIORS CAMP

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Warriors’ coach Kalisto Pasuwa was yesterday left sweating over injuries to six key players including skipper Danny “Deco” Phiri and striker Roderick Mutuma ahead of their African Nations Championships showdown against Lesotho at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. BY FORTUNE MBELE Also set to miss the tie is Harare City talisman Talent Chawapiwa, who Pasuwa has since replaced by bringing in ...

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MAN UNITED EYE ZIM TEEN

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HARARE – Zimbabwe-born Everton defender Brendan Galloway has triggered interest from record English champions Manchester United as a replacement for injured left back Luke Shaw according to reports in the British press. Galloway moved to Goodison Park last year and has acquitted himself well in the Toffees line-up while deputising for injured England international Leighton Baines. The 19-year-old full back, ...

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NDIRAYA CHARMS DeMBARE BOSSES

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HARARE – Tonderai Ndiraya could have done enough to convince the Dynamos bosses to offer him a permanent job after leading the Glamour Boys into the Chibuku Super Cup final at the weekend. Ndiraya was appointed on an interim basis following David Mandigora’s sacking in July and has made an instant impact at the Harare giants. The former DeMbare midfielder ...

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BOSSO LEGEND REFLECTS ON FOOTBALL CAREER

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Walking through the hallowed corridors of Stamford Bridge — the home of English giants Chelsea Football Club in London — four weeks ago, 38-year- old Thulani “Biya” Ncube for a moment wished he had got the chance to play there during his football career. By Munyaradzi Madzokere If it was not for a nagging knee injury that forced him to ...

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HOLBRO IK TEENAGER EYES WARRIORS CAP

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His story reads like an imitation of one of the Warriors’ kingpin, Knowledge Musona’s journey, except maybe just less glamorous. By Brian Nkiwane He is a teenage boy who has never played football in the domestic league at a high level, but has already lit up the stage for Kaizer Chiefs under-17s and Bidvest Wits in South Africa’s Super Diski. ...

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HISTORY BECKONS FOR MIGHTY WARRIORS

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MIGHTY Warriors have a golden opportunity to become the first Zimbabwean football team to reach the Olympics finals when they face Cameroon in a 2016 Rio Olympics final round qualifier in Yaoundé today. BY HENRY MHARA To enhance this prospect, the Shadreck Mlauzi-coached side must deny their hosts the sort of result, which would enable the African powerhouse to rest ...

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RONALDO’S IMPACT ON MADRID DIMINISHING, SAYS BALAGUE

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s influence on Real Madrid’s overall play is diminishing, according to Guillem Balague. The Portuguese forward has scored in one of Real’s six La Liga games this season, albeit a five-goal haul in the win over Espanyol earlier in September. He has eight goals overall having scored a hat-trick against Shakhtar in the Champions League, but failed to score ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS BEGIN PREPS

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NEW Mighty Warriors new coach Shadreck Mlauzi is confident his team can beat Cameroon to reach the 2016 Rio Olympic football finals. Source: Henry Mhara NewsDay The players reported for camp on Sunday and had their first training session ahead of their scheduled departure for the West African nation on Thursday. Cameroon host the first leg at the weekend before ...

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DYNAMOS CLOSE IN

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CHICKEN INN . . . . . . . .0 DYNAMOS . . . . . . . .(1) 1 RODERICK Mutuma and Takesure Chinyama put their differences aside and combined to craft a first half goal that gave Dynamos all three points away to log leaders Chicken Inn, a win that cut the gap between the two to four ...

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