ASIAN INVASION

Grace Chingoma Senior Sports Reporter PREMIERSHIP giants CAPS United’s decent run in the Champions League continues to reap some rewards with the Green Machine being invited to Saudi Arabia for a three-day tour where they will play that country’s Pro-League club Al Taween. CAPS United flew out of Harare yesterday afternoon after confirming the invitation which…
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Count me out . . .

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter— TWINE PHIRI has come out guns blazing, insisting he is on a sabbatical from football and has distanced himself from the showdown that has exploded between ZIFA and their former chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze. The former CAPS United owner has found himself being dragged into a plot to undermine and discredit the…
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Sport hail 2018 Budget statement

Petros Kausiyo Deputy Sports Editor GOVERNMENT’S move to revive sport industry through fiscal support for infrastructure development has been hailed across the board with new Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation, Kazembe Kazembe, confident that it will give his ministry the impetus they needed for implementation of their development policies. ZIFA and Norton legislator Temba Mliswa,…
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PURE PLATINUM NIGHT….Chinyengetere crowned soccer star….Mapeza lifts coach of the year award

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter CHAMPIONS FC Platinum wrapped up a successful season when their midfielder Rodwell Chinyengetere was named the Castle Soccer Star of the Year, while teammate Kevin Moyo walked away as the first runner-up at a colourful ceremony in Harare last night. The platinum miners had an impressive one-two finish in the race…
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WHO WILL BE KING?

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter AFTER months of waiting, the identity of this year’s Castle Lager Premier Soccer League king will be unveiled with ageless Chicken Inn midfielder Clemence Matawu among top contenders for the accolade. Matawu won the award before leading modest Motor Action to glory and tonight he will write his own piece of…
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KING PETER HONOURED

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter— ZIMBABWE legend Peter Ndlovu has been honoured with being the guest at this year’s Castle Soccer Stars awards ceremony, with the invitation to the former Warriors captain coming just as sponsors Delta Beverages yesterday expressed genuine concerns over the impotence of the Premiership strikers. The celebrated former Coventry City, Birmingham and Sheffield…
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WELCOME BACK RAY . . . Kazembe says this is a return to familiar territory

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter FORMER Dynamos secretary-general Raymond Kazembe says he has been thrown into familiar territory after he bounced back into sport administration as the new Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation. Kazembe was named in the new Cabinet announced by the President on Thursday and he replaces Makhosini Hlongwane. The Harare businessman, who…
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Zifa, Sports Commission hail Kazembe’s appointment

Petros Kausiyo Deputy Sports Editor ZIFA and the Sport and Recreation Commission yesterday led the way in congratulating newly-appointed Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kazembe Kazembe with the soccer mother body confident the former Dynamos secretary-general’s elevation to the portfolio would usher in a new era for sport in the country. Kazembe replaces Makhosini Hlongwane in…
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CITY’S GRAVY TRAIN BLOWS AWAY $6M

Grace Chingoma Senior Sports Reporter MAYOR Bernard Manyenyeni has lifted the lid off the spending spree at Harare City Football Club, saying the team’s officials blew a staggering $6 million in ratepayers’ money this year to finance their doomed campaign in the domestic Premiership, which ended in the humiliation of relegation. With the league championship winners…
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