Daring Coach In Charge Of Two Premier League Teams, In Zim And Swaziland At The Same Time.

Daring Coach In Charge Of Two Premier League Teams, In Zim And Swaziland At The Same Time. 1

Rodwell Dhlakama It’s a real life football script that even the most revered fiction writers would battle to put it together into a novel. While some local coaches are battling to find a job, Rodwell Dhlakama is allegedly employed by two clubs in Zimbabwe and Swaziland. At Chapungu, Dhlakama is the official head coach, sits on the team’s technical bench and attends post match press conferences whenever the team plays, or at least when he is available. The Premier Soccer League also lists Dhlakama as the Chapungu gaffer and their…

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Manyuchi confident of victory against Argentinian boxer

Manyuchi confident of victory against Argentinian boxer 4

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN boxer Charles Manyuchi has declared his readiness ahead of his Global Boxing Union and Universal Boxing Council (UBC) Intercontinental unification title fight against Argentinian boxer Pablo Ezekiel Acosta at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) this Saturday night. The 29-year-old fading star, who is targeting to reclaim the World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver welterweight belt, which he lost two years ago, wants to use the fight against the Argentinian boxer to relaunch his career. “I’m ready and I’m going to take this as my first fight…

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Messi says still haunted by Liverpool defeat

Messi says still haunted by Liverpool defeat 6

BBC Lionel Messi said he wants to win the Copa del Rey with Barcelona in order to ease the pain of the Champions League defeat by Liverpool which ranked among the “worst moments of his career”. Speaking at his first news conference in four years, the 31-year-old forward said he was still thinking about the semi-final loss on 7 May when the Reds overturned a 3-0 first-leg deficit. “We were hit hard by it,” he said. “Winning the Copa del Rey will be the best way to end the season.”…

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Ngezi Itching To Punish Dembare

Ngezi Itching To Punish Dembare 8

NGEZI Platinum Stars coach Erol Akbay says his side increased the intensity of their training this week to try and turn around their fortunes. They meet stricken giants Dynamos at Rufaro tomorrow.The platinum miners disappointed their fans in the last two games after a defeat to ZPC Kariba and a home draw against Yadah. “We have been training hard this week, we have trained two times a day on very high tempo. We also played a friendly match on Thursday and the boys did well,’’ said the Dutchman. “I hope…

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Ghana’s Black Stars AFCON Squad

Ghana’s Black Stars AFCON Squad 11

Farai Dziva|Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named a 29-man squad in his provisional list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation scheduled for Egypt, next month. The 29 consist of three goalkeepers, ten defenders, eleven midfielders and five strikers. GoalkeepersRichard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana). DefendersJohn Boye (Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Nuhu…

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No Need To Panic:Madinda

No Need To Panic:Madinda 14

Farai Dziva|Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu has reiterated that he is not panicking and the results will soon come. Bosso are yet to win this term and face TelOne in a tricky tie at Barbourfields on Sunday. The newly-promoted side has managed to pull some surprising results against top teams – a draw against Dynamos and a victory over reigning champions FC Platinum. Speaking ahead of the encounter, Madinda said: “I’m not panicking for now maybe there will be another time. “I still believe good times are yet to come with…

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Chitembwe bullish ahead of stern Hwange test

Chitembwe bullish ahead of stern Hwange test 17

By Sports Reporter CAPS UNITED coach Lloyd Chitembwe has expressed confidence in his charges’ ability to maintain their dream start to the season when they face Hwange in a potentially feisty Castle Lager Premiership at the Colliery stadium this Sunday. Makepekepe have won six of their first eight matches in addition to one draw and a solitary loss to be perched at the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League on 19 points. The highflying Harare football giants will be hoping to prove their championship credentials when they face…

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Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger surrenders football coaching

Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger surrenders football coaching 19

BBC Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is ready to take a new role in football – but has admitted for the first time he might not return to management. Wenger ended his 22-year Gunners reign after the 2017-18 season and previously stated he intended to take charge of a new club in early 2019. But the 69-year-old Frenchman told the BBC: “I thought I will come back into management very quickly, but I enjoyed taking a little distance. “Now I’m at a crossroads.” He added: “You will see me…

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Bosso Will Rise, Says Former Player

Bosso Will Rise, Says Former Player 21

HIGHLANDERS could be going through one of their worst periods in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League so far, but former player Joel Luphahla believes Bosso will soon rise from the ashes again. Luphahla’s team TelOne is facing the Bulawayo giants on Sunday at Barbourfields Stadium, at a time Highlanders are struggling in the league, where they have not won a match in eight games played in this campaign. The former Bosso speedy winger is a technical manager at the Gweru-based side, which he guided to league promotion. “People are…

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Rugby Union Head Coach Women’s Seven’s side Abigail Kawonza Steps Down

Rugby Union Head Coach Women’s Seven’s side Abigail Kawonza Steps Down 24

BY a Correspondent|  Zimbabwe Rugby Union: Head Coach of the Zimbabwe National Women’s Seven’s side Abigail Kawonza has stepped down from her national team coaching position She holds long list of records breaking new ground as the first woman in Africa to be appointed as a senior national team coach HARARE, Zimbabwe, May 22, 2019/ — Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) would like to announce that Abigail Kawonza has stepped down from her national team coaching position in pursuit of other top portfolios she holds with the ZRU and World Rugby.…

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