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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Mamadou Samassa: Malian goalkeeper moves to Turkey

Mamadou Samassa: Malian goalkeeper moves to Turkey 2

On Jun 17, 2019 7,688 0 By Mohamed Fajah Barrie |BBC Sport| Mali international goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa is leaving France for the first time in his club career to play for Turkish club Sivasspor. Goalkeeper Mamdaou Samassa plays his club football for Troyes in France The 29-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Super Lig side as a free agent after his contract with French club Troyes came to an end. “Sivasspor signed a two-year contract with Mamadou Samassa at our Istanbul office effective from the 2019-2020 season,” the…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk 3

By Oluwashina Okeleji |BBC Sports| Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has downplayed his team’s chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr who has steered the Super Eagles to their first Africa Cup of Nations finals since 2013 Champions in 2013, expectations are high as the Super Eagles return to the mix after missing back-to-back tournaments in 2015 and 2017. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick believes the squad has been given all…

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Bosso beat Dembare in ‘Battle of Zimbabwe’

Bosso beat Dembare in ‘Battle of Zimbabwe’ 4

Last updated Jun 16, 2019 12 0 Highlanders beat Dynamos 1-0 in the much anticipated “Battle of Zimbabwe” at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo.  A 71st minute howler by DeMbare keeper Simbarashe Chinani gifted Bosso the three points. More follows…… “;n.innerHTML=”window._taboola = window._taboola || [];_taboola.push({mode:’thumbnails-b’, container:’taboola-below-article’, placement:’below-article’, target_type: ‘mix’});”;insertAfter(t,e);insertAfter(n,t)}injectWidgetByMarker(‘tbmarker’); Source: Nehanda Radio

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Juventus confirm Maurizio Sarri as new manager after Chelsea exit

Juventus confirm Maurizio Sarri as new manager after Chelsea exit 6

Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea to become manager of Serie A champions Juventus on a three-year deal. Maurizio Sarri Sarri, who joined the Blues from Napoli in July 2018, led them to third in the Premier League and won the Europa League in his one season in charge. It is understood a compensation fee in excess of £5m has been agreed between the two clubs for the 60-year-old. Sarri will replace fellow Italian Massimiliano Allegri, who left Juventus at the end of last season. Related Articles “In talks we had…

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Madinda deal done… Bosso coach set to leave for Botswana at the end of June

Madinda deal done… Bosso coach set to leave for Botswana at the end of June 7

On Jun 15, 2019 8,790 0 Madinda Ndlovu will return to Botswana to join Gaborone United at the end of June, with former head coach Phillimon Makwengwe taking up the technical director’s post. Madinda Ndlovu Ndlovu, who is currently in charge of faltering Zimbabwean giants, Highlanders, will leave the post to take up his new role at GU. He has previously coached Township Rollers, Mochudi Centre Chiefs, Orapa United, Motlakase Power Dynamos and Nico United. Ndlovu has always enjoyed success in Botswana, winning the league title with Chiefs and Rollers,…

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Stuttering giants clash in Battle of Zimbabwe

Stuttering giants clash in Battle of Zimbabwe 8

By Eddie Chikamhi UNDER-PERFORMING giants Dynamos and Highlanders will need to punch above their weights to produce a show worthy of the traditional Battle of Zimbabwe in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields tomorrow. Dynamos and Highlanders have the most passionate and loyal fans in domestic football The country’s most successful teams, which share 23 league championships between themselves since Independence, now lack the quality that made their duels the games to look out for in the season. But the rivalry has run out of gloss following…

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Chicken flavour at AFCON

Chicken flavour at AFCON 9

By Fungai Muderere Spain’s best era in football is directly related to Barcelona’s golden generation. La Roja’s biggest successes were built with a Blaugrana spine and a shared idea of how to play the game. Warriors fans in a celebratory mood at the National Sports Stadium in Harare Spain won two European Championships (2008, 2012) and a World Cup (2010) thanks to telepathic play that centred around Barcelona players. Without Valdés, Piqué, Puyol, Inietsa, Xavi, Busquets, Pedro and David Villa chances of them lifting the world’s most coveted trophy in…

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From EI Classico to EI Relegato: Bosso, Dembare battle at BF

From EI Classico to EI Relegato: Bosso, Dembare battle at BF 10

By Fungai Muderere It’s Highlanders vs Dynamos; Madinda Ndlovu vs Tonderayi Ndiraya as the biggest teams in the country take on each other, and if you miss this spectacle, it’s on you! Dynamos and Highlanders have the most passionate and loyal fans in domestic football Never mind the erratic performances that the two sides are exhibiting since the spine-chilling losses that the Ndlovu’s black and white army inflicted on the visiting blue half of the capital when the two met in Harare and Bulawayo last season, are still fresh in…

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Kangwa solves own football puzzle

Kangwa solves own football puzzle 11

By Fungai Muderere “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding on the 20th,” Julie Andrews once said, and these words certainly ring true when one considers the fate of Tanzania-based former Highlanders utility player Bruce Kangwa. Bruce Kangwa After a seven-year hunt, unsuccessfully, for a chance to play in the jungles of African football while representing his boyhood club Highlanders, Kangwa will finally get a long awaited taste of continental football amid revelations that he will be part of the Azam FC squad in the forthcoming Caf Confederations Cup competition.…

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