Bosso, Hwange share spoils at Colliery

Bosso, Hwange share spoils at Colliery 1

By Tobias Mandoreba A draw was probably the fairest result in this Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match between Hwange and Highlanders played before a huge crowd at the Colliery Stadium yesterday. Hwange coach Nation Dube Both teams were hard pressed for a return to winning ways and their approach from the first whistle clearly showed the zeal to win. Highlanders got the first opportunity in the contest when Brian Banda’s dipping shot found goalkeeper Taimon Mvula alert in the 12th minute. Related Articles Not to be outdone, the coalminers…

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Highlanders out on revenge mission

Highlanders out on revenge mission 2

By Ricky Zililo Two-years after succumbing to a 3-0 defeat against Hwange at the Colliery Stadium, Highlanders return to the coal mining town hoping to end a four-match Castle Lager Premiership winless streak that has left them staring at relegation. Mandla Mpofu Highlanders, then coached by Dutchman Erol Akbay, now Ngezi Platinum Stars coach, went on to finish sixth, while Hwange were relegated. This time around the two sides meet at a time when they are both fighting for survival. Related Articles Highlanders are two points and two places above…

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No to violence and hooliganism: PSL

No to violence and hooliganism: PSL 3

On Aug 20, 2019 7,666 By Innocent Kurira The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has launched an investigation into the violence that engulfed the Colliery Stadium on Sunday when Hwange FC played host to Dynamos. The game ended in a 2-2 stalemate, but skirmishes on the terraces and missile throwing forced a 21-minute stoppage in the second half as fans clashed. A Dynamos fan is said to have scaled the security fence and sprinted across the field to the Hwange goal area where he sprinkled an unidentified liquid from a plastic…

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DeMbare, Hwange match descends to chaos

DeMbare, Hwange match descends to chaos 4

By Tobias Mandoreba Hooliganism reared its ugly head in a Castle Lager Premiership match at the Colliery Stadium yesterday resulting in a 21-minute stoppage in the 55th minute when an overzealous Dynamos fan scaled the perimeter fence and sprinted to the Hwange goal area where he sprinkled an unidentified liquid substance from a plastic bottle. October 2017 FILE PICTURE: Stung by the reality that they were staring a painful defeat, one that could cost them the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, Dynamos supporters attacked rival Ngezi Platinum Stars fans…

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Hwange held by 10-man TelOne

Hwange held by 10-man TelOne 5

By Tobias Mandoreba Hwange FC displayed one of their worst performances in recent memory in front of their home crowd and were lucky to share the spoils with a determined 10-man TelOne at the Colliery Stadium yesterday. Hwange FC TelOne played a whole hour with a numerical disadvantage after defender Innocent Zambezi was shown a red card by referee Maka Magare on the half hour mark for elbowing Ernest Gwitima inside the box, but the coal embers never glowed in the contest. Gwitima dusted himself and sent TelOne goalkeeper Raphel…

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Hwange roast Chicken Inn

Hwange roast Chicken Inn 6

By Tobias Mandoreba A fired up Hwange FC helped themselves to a sumptuous Chicken Inn meal after coming from behind to silence the visiting Gamecocks in a Castle Lager Premier League match in front of a vocal crowd at the Colliery Stadium yesterday. Nation Dube The coalminers seem to have turned the corner with their second win on the trot after downing Bulawayo Chiefs 1-0 at the same venue last week to halt a seven-match winless streak. Yesterday coach Nation Dube’s outfit did not allow the setback of going down…

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Hwange embers burning out

Hwange embers burning out 7

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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Green Machine douse colliery heat

Green Machine douse colliery heat 8

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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Hwange eager to burn Bosso at BF

Hwange eager to burn Bosso at BF 9

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo A FLIER by Hwange advertising their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday probably gives a summation of how low the mighty have fallen, as the coalminers seem eager to trample Bosso at Emagumeni. File picture of Hwange FC Highlanders find themselves winless and in position 15 on the league table with a paltry three points from five games. League debutants Mushowani, Yadah and Bulawayo Chiefs are the only other winless teams that are below Bosso. It’s Bosso’s worst start in…

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