Veteran Cricket administrator Peter Chingoka dies

Veteran Cricket administrator Peter Chingoka dies 1

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe Cricket boss Peter Chingoka has died. He was 65. The veteran cricket administrator passed away at Dandaro Clinic, Borrowdale, Harare after a short illness. Mourners are gathered at number 38 Sandringham Drive in Alex Park, Harare. Family spokesperson and brother to Peter, Patrick Chingoka, said burial arrangements would be advised soon. “He had a short illness and sadly he passed on this morning,” he said. “As family we are still grouping, we are expecting relatives from the UK and some parts of the country and…

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Masuku boost for Highlanders as they face Harare City

Masuku boost for Highlanders as they face Harare City 3

By Mbekezeli Ncube HIGHLANDERS technical manager, Mandla ‘Lulu’ Mpofu believes the return of skilful midfielder Nqobizitha Masuku will stimulate his squad ahead of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League clash against Harare City at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. The former FC Platinum middleman missed a blockbuster match against Caps United last Sunday for his suspension after he received three yellow cards prior to the game. “Nqo (Masuku) is back from suspension. Him being available will give us a very big boost in terms of stability in the middle of the…

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Teenage striker Munashe Pini lights up ZIFA Division Two League

Teenage striker Munashe Pini lights up ZIFA Division Two League 5

By Sports Reporter TOTAL Football Academy teenage prodigy Munashe Pini is making waves in the ZIFA Harare Province Division 2B after a brilliant run of form for the Warren Park-based star which could be soon attracting the attention of some of the country’s biggest professional clubs. The 17 year-old striker, who is a form three student at Mufakose High 2 in Harare, has so far scored an incredible 15 goals in just 12 games for the Justin Kabetha-coached Total Football Academy side, who are in their maiden season in ZIFA…

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Darlington Dodo replaces Chitembwe at CAPS Utd

Darlington Dodo replaces Chitembwe at CAPS Utd 7

By Sports Reporter CAPS United have moved swiftly to replace Lloyd Chitembwe who left the club to join cross-town rivals Harare City after elevating their assistant coach Darlington Dodo to the head coach role until the end of the season. Makepekepe’s hopes of challenging for the coveted Premier Soccer League title suffered a major blow when Chitembwe jumped ship even when the Harare club appeared on course to challenging for the Premiership title. Chitembwe’s sudden resignation which came less than 24 hours after the team’s 2-1 win over Bulawayo giants…

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Antipas appointed Warriors coach

Antipas appointed Warriors coach 9

By Sports Reporter CHICKEN Inn coach Joey Antipas has been appointed Warriors coach on a short term contract which runs until December. He replaces Sunday Chidzambwa who stepped down after the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt. Antipas will be assisted by national Under-23 and Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya and newly appointed Harare City coach Lloyd Chitembwe, the football governing body’s spokesperson Xolisani Gwesela announced in a statement: “Acting on recommendations of technical development committee, the Zimbabwe Football Association executive committee has appointed Joey Antipas as the caretaker head…

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Chitembwe dumps CAPS Utd, joins Harare City

Chitembwe dumps CAPS Utd, joins Harare City 11

By Sports Reporter CAPS United’s hopes of challenging for the Premier Soccer League title this season suffered a major blow after their coach Lloyd Chitembwe jumped ship to join city rivals Harare City. The Sunshine Boys, as Harare City are affectionately known by their fans, confirmed Chitembwe’s arrival on their official Facebook page on Monday evening, where he was pictured with the club’s secretary general Matthew Marara. Chitembwe replaces Englishman Mark Harrison who left tbe club in July after a year and a half at the ambitious club. “The much…

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Kaitano Tembo eyes first silverware at SuperSport United

Kaitano Tembo eyes first silverware at SuperSport United 13

By Sports Reporter SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean coach Kaitano Tembo has set his sights on winning his first silverware with SuperSport United after leading his side to the semifinals of the MTN8 Cup competition on Sunday. SuperSport United face a date against arch-rivals and current South African Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns when the two sides meet in the two-legged semi-finals. Tembo’s side reached the last four of the top eight after thrashing Bidvest Wits 3-0 on Sunday. In-form striker Bradley Grobler was once again on the score-sheet while fellow striker Thamsanqa…

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CAPS Utd close in on FC Platinum, DeMbare held

CAPS Utd close in on FC Platinum, DeMbare held 15

By Sports Reporter HARARE giants CAPS United further enhanced their chances of challenging for the Premier Soccer League title after grinding out a crucial 2-1 win over Highlanders at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. CAPS United’s victory was made more important after log leaders FC Platinum lost 2-0 against Triangle at Gibbo, which meant they are now just a point behind the reigning champions on 34 points after 19 games. The Lloyd Chitembwe coached side were made to work for their win after Highlanders stormed into the lead in…

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SL wrap: Chicken Inn drop crucial points

SL wrap: Chicken Inn drop crucial points 17

By Sports Reporter TITLE chasing Premier Soccer League side Chicken Inn wasted a good opportunity to move closer to the summit of the log standings after being held to a 1-1 draw by struggling Yadah FC in a league match played at Luveve Stadium on Saturday. The 2015 champions, who have been blowing hot and cold all season, looked on course to finally ending their three match winless streak when Brett Amidu put the home side ahead with a perfect header in the 21st minute after connecting a cross from…

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FIFA sucked into Zim football power struggles, as Chiwanza pushes back

FIFA sucked into Zim football power struggles, as Chiwanza pushes back 19

By Staff Reporter FIRED Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board member responsible for competitions, Chamunorwa Chiwanza has taken his fight against the Felton Kamambo led soccer mother body to Zuric, Switzerland, the FIFA headquarters. In a stinging 15 page letter to FIFA secretary general Fatima Samoura dated August 16th, Chiwanza catalogues a chain of events leading to his suspension and subsequent expulsion claiming all this was part of a dirty war by corrupt individuals abusing their authority at Zifa. Chiwanza claims in early June he received a letter from Zifa secretary…

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