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MANGWIRO EYES BLACK RHINOS SCALP

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TRIANGLE coach Taurai Mangwiro is targeting his second Chibuku Super Cup silverware after winning the trophy two years ago at Harare City, as his side locks horns with Black Rhinos in the first round match at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Under the tutelage of Mangwiro, Harare City defeated Dynamos 2-1 in the 2015 final which was played at ...

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ZIM AND SA SET UP FINAL CLASH

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THE Mighty Warriors thrust themselves in line to defend their Cosafa Women’s Championship football title after walloping Kenya in the semi-finals at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. KENYA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 ZIMBABWE . . . . . . . . .(2) 4 ZAMBIA . . . . . ...

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HARARE CITY LOOK BEYOND BOSSO

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HARARE City coach Philani Ncube has said his team is desperate to win the Chibuku Super Cup to salvage what has been a disappointing season for the Premiership football club. BY HENRY MHARA City, who won the tournament in 2015, open their account with a first round clash against Highlanders on Sunday at Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane, with the winner ...

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DeMBARE GRAB POLE POSITION

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Harare giants Dynamos propelled themselves to the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log after completing their routine win against Chapungu, whose final 34 minutes were played at Ascot Stadium yesterday. BY Terry Madyauta The match had to be completed yesterday following the collapse of the goalpost when the match was first played in June. Following Sunday’s defeat ...

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CHELSEA AGREE TO SELL DIEGO COSTA TO ATLETICO MADRID

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Chelsea have announced they have agreed to sell striker Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid. Sky sources indicate Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international, who will now have a medical in Madrid and discuss personal terms. Source – Skysports Chelsea will not be subsiding his wages after he has signed for Atletico. A Chelsea statement read: “Chelsea ...

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ZIDANE LAMENTS MADRID’S HOME FORM

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Zinedine Zidane lamented Real Madrid’s home woes as the Spanish and European champions slipped to a surprise 1-0 defeat to Real Betis on Wednesday. The result means Real are without a win in their three league games at the Bernabeu this season, having also drawn with Valencia and Levante. They now sit seven points behind pace setters Barcelona, who are ...

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LUIZ ‘MUST” PLAY DESPITE BROKEN WRIST

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pinning his hopes on David Luiz playing against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League next week even though the defender has a broken wrist. Luiz sustained the injury in Sunday’s goalless draw with Arsenal when he clattered into the advertising hoardings at the end of the first half. The Brazil defender continued in the second ...

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WENGER DENIES SENDING A MESSAGE TO SANCHEZ

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger denied trying to send a message to Alexis Sanchez by playing him in the League Cup and Europa League and says midweek minutes have helped the Chilean close in on full fitness after an injury disrupted pre-season. The striker made his first appearance in the League Cup since September 2015 on Wednesday, playing a full 90 ...

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SA BASED PLAYERS ROUND UP

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ABSA Premiership round five saw Kudakwashe Mahachi again at his best when he fired his team back to the top of the log after scoring a late winner against Platinum Stars on Wednesday. By Mufaro Machenjera – Soccer24 Mahachi scored from the spot in the added time. This was his third goal of the season and now jointly leads the ...

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MUSONA SCORED TWICE IN OOSTENDE’S CUP VICTORY

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Knowledge Musona scored a brace to help KV Oostende win a Belgian Cup match by 3-1 against Union Saint-Gillois. By David K. Muchechetere – Soccer24 Musona netted twice late in the 85th and 90th minutes and Zinho Gano once, to dispatch the lower division side. The win will come as a confidence booster as the team seeks a turn around ...

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