Triangle edge FC Platinum

Triangle edge FC Platinum 1

By Oscar Rusenga A solid performance by Triangle United earned them a deserved win over champions FC Platinum in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. Triangle United FC First half goals from Collins Dhuwa and Praise Tonha set up a solid foundation for the hosts who have now managed to avoid defeat in 10 league matches and 11 in all competitions. Triangle came close in the 12th minute with evergreen captain Ralph Kawondera directing his tame header wide after a perfect cross from Gerald Bhero. Related…

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Bosso defender undergoes surgery

Bosso defender undergoes surgery 2

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo HIGHLANDERS’ right-back, Bukhosi Ncube, went under the knife last week for the knee injury that he picked up in Week 4 during a league match against Triangle United at Barbourfields Stadium. Bukhosi Ncube Ncube will be out of action for about six weeks, according to team doctor Shepherd Khumalo. Khumalo described the operation conducted by a city specialist as successful and said Ncube had an anterior cruciate ligament injury as well as a lateral meniscus injury. Related Articles An anterior cruciate ligament injury is the over-stretching or…

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Triangle take on Burundi champs

Triangle take on Burundi champs 3

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Triangle United arrive in Bulawayo today ahead of their maiden appearance in the Total Caf Confederation Cup where they take on Burundi’s Rukinzo at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. Speaking from their base in the Lowveld, head coach Taurai Mangwiro appealed to Bulawayo football fans to rally behind his boys to get a favourable outcome and enhance their chances of progressing to the second and final round of the qualifiers. “Local matches are different from international engagements. This is now no longer about Triangle United as such, but…

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Bulawayo Chiefs aim to build on DeMbare win

Bulawayo Chiefs aim to build on DeMbare win 4

By Ricky Zililo After breaking a seven-match winless streak following their 2-0 win over Dynamos, Bulawayo Chiefs are aiming for the scalp of Triangle United in their survival fight. Bulawayo Chiefs FC Chiefs hit Dynamos in the last six minutes of the game through a penalty converted by attacking midfielder, Arthur Musiiwa and a strike by winger, Michael “Kudu” Bhebhe. Although Chiefs anchor the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table with four points from eight games, they head to troubled Triangle on Sunday hoping to mount more woes on the…

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Bosso fall again

Bosso fall again 5

By Ricky Zililo Triangle United broke a six-year jinx to register their first Castle Lager Premier Soccer League win over troubled Highlanders at Barbourfields through a first half goal by striker Nyasha Chintuli yesterday. Highlanders fans jump over a fence in this file picture. Since making their Premiership debut in 2013, Triangle had never won a league match at Barbourfields where they had played six games prior to yesterday’s clash. Bosso won three of those clashes and drew three. Related Articles The Sugar Sugar Boys defied the odds and piled…

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Triangle in last minute attempt to keep Nhamo

Triangle in last minute attempt to keep Nhamo 6

By Mukudzei Chingwere Zimbabwe’s representatives in the 2019/2020 Caf Confederations Cup Triangle United are making last gasp attempts to keep sought-after striker Lameck Nhamo who is on the verge of joining Premiership football rivals FC Platinum. Lameck Nhamo The 30-year-old is out of contract with the sugarcane growers at the end of the year and will be free to negotiate another contract with any club as a free agent in January. But after FC Platinum had requested to have him for their continental sojourn, Triangle agreed to temporarily bequeath the…

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Double for Mapeza’s boys!

Double for Mapeza’s boys! 7

By Mukudzei Chingwere Zimbabwe premiership kings, FC Platinum warmed up to the CAF Champions League preliminary round second leg encounter against CNaPS Sport of Madagascar with a routine Castle Challenge Cup victory over Triangle United at Mandava yesterday. FC platinum players Forwards Gift Mbweti and Thomas Chideu scored in either half to ensure they win the this cup for the second year running after winning it last year by beating Harare City. This cup has been modelled to bring the curtain down to a premiership campaign and yesterday it was…

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Triangle for Confed Cup

Triangle for Confed Cup 8

By Nigel Matongorere Tongaat Hulett have confirmed that they will bankroll Triangle United’s African Confederation Cup campaign next year after the club won the Chibuku Super Cup on Saturday. Triangle players lift the Chibuku Super Cup trophy at Gibbo Stadium The Sugar Sugar Boys won their second major silverware in the top flight following a deserved 2-0 win over Harare City at Gibbo Stadium. In front of a packed home crowd, Triangle prevailed courtesy of second half goals from captain Ralph Kawondera and winger Phenias Bamusi to end City’s strangle…

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Triangle revel in Chibuku glory

Triangle revel in Chibuku glory 9

By Tadious Manyepo Triangle United coach Taurai Mangwiro has hailed the Chiredzi community for a show of maturity after his team cruised to their maiden Chibuku Super Cup victory over holders Harare City at Gibbo on Saturday. Triangle players lift the Chibuku Super Cup trophy at Gibbo Stadium Second half goals by captain Ralph Kawondera and speed merchant Phineas Bamusi helped the Lowveld side claim the knockout tournament, which also comes with a ticket to represent the country in the CAF Confederation Cup next season. And the community which packed…

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Triangle clinch Chibuku Cup

Triangle United claimed the 2018 Super Cup with a sweet victory over Harare City in a captivating final played in a packed Gibbo Stadium yesterday. Triangle players lift the Chibuku Super Cup trophy at Gibbo Stadium Skipper Ralph Kawondera opened the scoring with a header for Triangle before the impressive winger Phineas Bamusi struck a beauty, with both goals scored in the second half to hand Triangle their first ever Chibuku Super Cup. For Triangle coach Taurai Mangwiro, it was the second time that he has the country’s most rewarding…

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