Triangle edge FC Platinum

Triangle edge FC Platinum 1

By Oscar Rusenga A solid performance by Triangle United earned them a deserved win over champions FC Platinum in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. Triangle United FC First half goals from Collins Dhuwa and Praise Tonha set up a solid foundation for the hosts who have now managed to avoid defeat in 10 league matches and 11 in all competitions. Triangle came close in the 12th minute with evergreen captain Ralph Kawondera directing his tame header wide after a perfect cross from Gerald Bhero. Related…

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Player recovery worries Lulu

Player recovery worries Lulu 2

By Innocent Kurira Highlanders’ head coach Mandla ‘Lulu’ Mpofu says he is worried about the recovery of some of his key players ahead of a crucial Castle Lager Premier Soccer League tie against Black Rhinos at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. Mandla Mpofu Kick off is at 1PM. Bosso have had a tight fixture schedule that has seen them playing two games in four days following a two-week sabbatical. Related Articles They played Chapungu on Wednesday and now await in-form army side Black Rhinos tomorrow with limited time to prepare. The trio…

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Bosso, Chiefs match cancelled

Bosso, Chiefs match cancelled 3

On Jul 26, 2019 7,908 0 By Innocent Kurira The much-awaited Castle Lager Premier Soccer League derby pitting Highlanders and Bulawayo Chiefs has been called off as Bosso have more than three players in the Warriors’ squad. Highlanders goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda Goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda, defender Peter Muduwa, midfielder Nqobizitha Masuku and striker Prince Dube all made it into the travelling Warriors’ 18-man squad that faces Mauritius in the first round first-leg match of the Chan qualifier this weekend. The Chicken Inn FC and Herentals’ encounter as well as the clash…

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WiFi Boys lose signal at Luveve

WiFi Boys lose signal at Luveve 4

By Innocent Kurira VISITING Mushowani Stars collected their first set of three points on the road when they beat TelOne FC 2-0 in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League encounter played at Luveve Stadium yesterday. TelOne’s Jacob Muzokomba (centre) tries to go past Mushowani’s Eriya Mafirenyika (right) and Clive Dzingayi during a Premier Soccer League match played at Luveve Stadium yesterday. Pic By Dennis Mudzamiri The victory was a boost for the debutants, who are in a fight to survive the relegation chop. Amon Kambanje shot the visitors into the…

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Joey Antipas backs team in Bulawayo derby

Joey Antipas backs team in Bulawayo derby 5

By Innocent Kurira Chicken Inn coach Joey Antipas has backed his side to bounce back to winning ways when they square up against unpredictable Bulawayo Chiefs in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Luveve Stadium today. Joey Antipas The Gamecocks are in the running to win their second championship title this season, but suffered a setback when they let a one-goal lead slip to fall 2-1 to Hwange last week. The defeat was Chicken Inn’s fourth of the season and left them with 26 points from 14 games…

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Bosso’s Lunga ruled out of Ngezi tie

Bosso’s Lunga ruled out of Ngezi tie 6

By Ricky Zililo Ray Lunga has been ruled out of Highlanders’ Castle Lager Premier Soccer League trip to Ngezi Platinum Stars after sustaining an ankle injury at training on Wednesday. Ray Lunga The midfielder, who has been a ray of hope for Bosso, failed a fitness test yesterday, with club doctor Sheppard Khumalo saying he will be available for next week’s assignment against defending champions, FC Platinum. Mandla Mpofu, who has been elevated to Bosso head coach after the departure of Madinda Ndlovu, bemoaned the unavailability of Lunga as well…

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Augusto’s form captivates SA premiership clubs

Augusto’s form captivates SA premiership clubs 7

By Ricky Zililo Several South African premiership clubs and an unnamed European team have written to Chicken Inn expressing an interest in striker, Clive Augusto. Clive Augusto The forward’s fine form that has seen him win the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League’s April and May Player of the Month awards, also leads the scorers’ chart with an impressive 11 goals from 12 games. Sources said Golden Arrows, Black Leopards and Maritzburg United have formally written to Chicken Inn and the Gamecocks are expected to make a decision by the weekend.…

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What is BF’s carrying capacity

What is BF’s carrying capacity 8

By Ricky Zililo The debate on Barbourfields Stadium’s carrying capacity is likely to be reignited with the official figure for Sunday’s blockbuster Castle lager Premier Soccer League encounter between Highlanders and Dynamos given at 16 872 paying fans. Donald Ndebele Highlanders won Sunday’s clash of the fallen giants 1-0, with former Dynamos winger Cleopas Kapupurika, who crossed the great divide at the beginning of the year, grabbing the solitary goal. Service providers, the local authority, Sports and Recreation Commission, Zifa, PSL, private security and police, among others, smiled all the…

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FC Platinum enjoy top spot

FC Platinum enjoy top spot 9

By Ricky Zililo Castle Lager Premier Soccer League champions, FC Platinum, go into the two-week “solidarity” break sitting at the top of the log, thanks to faltering title contenders, Chicken Inn and Caps United. Norman Mapeza Once again, competition in the topflight proved to be a “league of contradictions” with title contenders dropping points to opponents that they had been heavily tipped to roll over. Chicken Inn went into the weekend at the top of the table and were held to a goalless draw by Triangle United, while Caps United…

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Caps United pick a point

Caps United pick a point 10

By Eddie Chikamhi Want-Away Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was conspicuous by his absence yesterday when the Harare giants were made to work overtime for a point in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against newboys TelOne at the National Sports Stadium. Nelson Matongorere Chitembwe, who won the championship with the side in 2016, reportedly quit Makepekepe in a huff during the midweek after clashing with one of the club’s directors over team selection. The Green Machine needed goals from John Zhuwawu, Gabriel Nyoni and Newman Sianchali to tame…

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