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SPECIAL TRAINING AS BOSSO FACE HARARE CITY

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HIGHLANDERS FC strikers have been going through special training over the past two weeks and coach, Erol Akbay hopes the results will show when they take on Harare City in a Chibuku Super Cup first round tie at Mandava Stadium this afternoon. BY Ngqwele Dube, Sports Correspondent Bosso forwards have struggled to find the back of the net and despite ...

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DYNAMOS SWITCH FOCUS TO CHIBUKU

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After leaping to the top of the log standings for the first time this season, Harare giants Dynamos are already dreaming of a league and Cup double as they begin their Chibuku Super Cup campaign with a tricky home date against Bulawayo at Rufaro Stadium today. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE Dynamos lead the league championship race and have now set their ...

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THE UNSTOPPABLE FORCE

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Madagascar, Zambia and Malawi all failed to find a solution for her. By Tariro Charandura Can long-time rivals Banyana Banyana of South Africa contain the marauding Rutendo “Madzimai” Makore in today’s Cosafa Women’s Championship final? Or they will just be another victim of this lioness? Defending champions Zimbabwe face South Africa at Barbourfields in a repeat of the 2011 final ...

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MABVURA PRESSES ON

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“The future rewards those who press on; I don’t have time to complain, I’m going to press on,” once said former American president Barack Obama. By Don Makanyanga These words seem to be the driving force behind star forward Tichaona Mabvura’s resurgence at Ngezi Platinum. “I believe it has been all about the game time and the hard work that ...

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THE STING IN THE HORNETS’ NEST

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EXPATRIATE basketball star Titus Njovi might still be an unknown quantity on the local basketball scene, but it appears Harare City Hornets have great plans for their latest signing who hails from Zambia. By Tinashe Kusema Hornets imported the 27-year-old small forward from Lusaka as they look to solidify their squad ahead of next month’s AfroBasket Club Championship qualifiers in ...

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OF GOD & EPOUPA MAGIC!

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HE IS like a raging bull on the pitch but off it, this West African predator is soft as wool. By Langton Nyakwenda Straight from a match, Christian Joel Ntouba Epoupa – whom Dynamos fans love to call “Nyakanyaka” – heads straight to his apartment in Hatfield where he listens to some Zouglou – an urban type of music which ...

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ZVIREKWI BORN AGAIN

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He leads the praise and worship team at his church. By Langton Nyakwenda At Caps United Hardlife Zvirekwi is also leading from the front after Lloyd Chitembwe pushed him into a more advanced role. The 30-year-old skipper has scored two goals and provided an assist in the last three matches since assuming a new attacking role on the right flank. ...

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CHELSEY THE HUNTED

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CHELSEY HUNTER may just be the future Olympian that the country is hunting for. By Brighton Zhawi The 15-year-old is already making a name for herself in archery as well as waterpolo and has a detailed roadmap to the Olympics. Hunter took her first steps towards the Olympics when she took part in archery nationals held at Harare Rifle Club. ...

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RUFARO TO BE RENAMED

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AFTER a long overdue makeover that saw its turf changed from artificial to natural grass, Rufaro could soon have its name altered. By Langton Nyakwenda The City Fathers want the Mbare venue to be named after Dynamos’ greatest player of all time – George “Mastermind” Shaya. Harare City Council Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni last Friday challenged the city’s stakeholders to consider ...

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MAPEZA OUT OF CHIBUKU CONTEST

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MAYBE it’s something to do with the need to live up to the nickname Pure Platinum Play or they are just football romantics, but FC Platinum tend to overplay. Sports Reporter Platinum ………………………(0) 0 Chapungu ……………………..(0) 1 Norman Mapeza’s team are easy on the eye, they pass the ball well and their fullbacks Raphael Muduviwa and Elvis Moyo are modern ...

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