Caps United pick a point

Caps United pick a point 1

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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Fading giants face off at BF

Fading giants face off at BF 2

By Ricky Zililo The first episode of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League flagship clash is on this Sunday at Barbourfields Stadium where Highlanders host Dynamos. Never mind that the fading giants face off at a time when they are at their weakest, with Highlanders floating in the relegation waters while Dynamos are just four points above the red zone, expectations are that the clash will be a thriller. Highlanders sit in 15th position on the league table with 11 points after 11 games and have had a bizarre campaign,…

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Chicken Inn rule the roost

Chicken Inn rule the roost 3

By Ricky Zililo Chicken Inn’s fine run in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League has been rewarded with a double award, as coach Joey Antipas and the league’s leading scorer Clive Augusto claimed individual accolades. Joey Antipas and Clive Augusto Augusto, who leads the scorers chart with 11 goals from 11 games, has again been voted Player of the Month for May, having bagged the gong in April. Antipas, who assembled a competitive side which sits at the top of the log tied on 22 points with Caps United, was…

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Black Rhinos inch closer to leaders

Black Rhinos inch closer to leaders 4

By Ricky Zililo “You snooze, you lose,” that’s the warning army side Black Rhinos have issued to the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League’s top three Chicken Inn, Caps United and defending champions, FC Platinum. File picture of Black Rhinos players Rhinos moved within a point of log leaders Chicken Inn, who are on 22 points from 11 games, after beating TelOne 2-0 to settle in fourth spot, tied on 21 points with FC Platinum, who are third with a superior goal difference. With inconsistency hitting all the top three teams,…

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Hwange embers burning out

Hwange embers burning out 5

By Tobias Mandoreba Hwange FC’s woes continued yesterday when they slumped to a fifth consecutive defeat in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League after falling to visiting Triangle at the Colliery Stadium. Nation Dube Hwange fans wore despairing faces after the match, as the reality of possible relegation seemed to hit them. Triangle couldn’t care less about Hwange’s alarming slide, as they have seemingly turned the corner after a difficult spell of their own. Yesterday’s win was Triangle’s second on the trot. Related Articles The visitors settled down late in…

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Battle of the platinums

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On Jun 7, 2019 12,433 0 By Fungai Muderere Defending Castle Lager Premier Soccer League champions FC Platinum meet Mhondoro-based Ngezi Platinum Stars in a battle of the free-spending miners at Baobab Stadium on Saturday. FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza (second from left) and his squad train in this file photo. Norman Mapeza’s FC Platinum are smarting from a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of inconsistent Dynamos. Ngezi Platinum are in buoyant mood following their 3-2 triumph over basement side Bulawayo Chiefs last Saturday. This happened to be Ngezi…

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Bosso to rest players ahead of Battle of Zim

Bosso to rest players ahead of Battle of Zim 7

By Ricky Zililo Highlanders will rest key players carrying two yellow cards each for tomorrow’s away Castle Lager Premier Soccer League game against Yadah for next week’s blockbuster clash against Dynamos. PART of the crowd that watched the Highlanders-Dynamos match at Barbourfields Stadium in March 2017 Bosso coach, Madinda Ndlovu said he will not compromise the strength of his team for tomorrow’s encounter even though he wants a strong unit for the DeMbare game. Speaking at the club’s weekly press conference yesterday, Ndlovu indicated that he will make changes to…

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Bosso switch off ZPC Kariba

Bosso switch off ZPC Kariba 8

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Highlanders switched off ZPC Kariba power generators in an exciting Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. Highlanders FC midfielder Ray Lunga attempts to dribble past his ZPC Kariba FC opponents in a match played at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday.(Picture by Eliah Saushoma) Despite a 10-minute scare in the second half, especially after the introduction of former Bosso midfielder Nigel Makumbe, Highlanders kept their shape and managed to kill off the game five minutes before the end through a goal of individual brilliance by second…

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Madinda warns ZPC of rough BF landing

Madinda warns ZPC of rough BF landing 9

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo An upbeat Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu has warned that ZPC Kariba will land at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday and find the Bulawayo giants on the ground after their coach Godfrey Tamirepi said his team had taken off, while Bosso were struggling in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League. Madinda Ndlovu Bosso registered their first win of the season last Sunday by pipping league debutants TelOne 1-0 through a solitary goal from Ray Lunga, while the electricity men, who took all six points from Highlanders last season, have…

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Green Machine douse colliery heat

Green Machine douse colliery heat 10

By Tobias Mandoreba Hwange FC continued to tread on patches of bad fortunes after being walloped by a fired-up Caps United in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at the Colliery Stadium yesterday. Joel Ngodzo The coalminers had lost back-to-back league games to army sides Chapungu and Black Rhinos going into yesterday’s match and their hopes of stemming the tide wilted in the opening 12 minutes when they conceded two goals. Man-of-the-match Joel Ngodzo grabbed a brace, registering his name on the scoresheet as early as the second minute…

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