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MUSHEKWI RECALLED

Nyasha Mushekwi

In-form China-based striker Nyasha Mushekwi has returned to the Warriors fold ahead of the Zimbabwe senior men’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) football qualifier away to Guinea next week. BY HENRY MHARA Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa yesterday named his squad for the Gabon 2017 finals, making a few adjustments to the one that assembled for the last match against Malawi. ...

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NDORO IN FLYING START FOR ORLANDO PIRATES

ndoro tendai

Warriors striker Tendai Ndoro got off to a flying start to the 2016 /17 ABSA Premiership season, firing a well-struck hat-trick as he inspired Orlando Pirates to a comfortable 3-1 win over Golden Arrows at Orlando Stadium last night. By Petros Kausiyo Ndoro turned on a man-of-the-match performance to give the Buccaneers new coach Muhsin Ertuğral just the kind of ...

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RICH PICKINGS FOR ZIM PLAYERS IN TANZANIA

Zim players in Tanzania

SHOCKING figures that Tanzanian top-flight football league sides are offering Zimbabwean players have emerged. Of late, there has been an influx of local players to Tanzania where they have clinched contracts at clubs such as Azam, Simba SC and Young Africans, with life-changing sums being offered. BY HENRY MHARA Some of the figures that have been whispered to NewsDaySport render ...

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MUSHEKWI, FABIANO RACE FOR GOLD

Nyasha-Mushekwi

Zimbabwe international striker Nyasha Mushekwi is knocking hard on the door of the lucrative Chinese Super League following a rich vein of scoring form for his Chinese League One football side Dalian Yifang. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Mushekwi hit a treble at the weekend to take the march ahead of his main rival for the golden boot award Luis Fabiano. His ...

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HIGHLANDERS’ POOR FORM BAFFLES AKBAY

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As results continue to elude Highlanders, coach Erol Akbay will conduct an inquest to try and pick out the problems that have seen the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League giants go through shocking loss of form in the last two months. BY FORTUNE MBELE Bosso lost their weekend match to ZPC Kariba away from home and with that result, they ...

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DENVER DELIGHTS DE MBARE

Denver-Mukamba-2

DYNAMOS . . . . . . . . . . (0) 2 HARARE CITY. . . . . . . (0) 1 DENVER Mukamba scored a brilliant goal and Ocean Mushure converted from the spot as Dynamos beat Moses Chunga’s Harare City in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Rufaro Stadium yesterday. BY HENRY MHARA Dynamos ended ...

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AFCON DRAW DATE SET

afcon Cup

THE draw for the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals has been scheduled for October 19 in Gabon, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced. BY SPORTS REPORTER The Warriors are one of the early qualifiers for the biennial soccer showcase after defeating Malawi 3-0 in Harare in June. Zimbabwe qualified from their Group with a match to spare. ...

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I WOULD JOIN KAIZER CHIEFS IF THEY BID FOR ME – SAYS RUSIKE

Evans-Rusike

Maritzburg United striker Evans Rusike has disclosed that he would never pass up the opportunity to play for Kaizer Chiefs. The Zimbabwean forward was heavily linked with Chiefs at the end of the 2015/16 season after helping Maritzburg survive relegation from the Absa Premiership. When speaking to the media on Tuesday, Rusike expressed his desire to join Amakhosi despite the ...

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WHAT A SHAME

MIGHTY WARRIORS 6

THE Mighty Warriors arrived in Harare with the Olympics fanfare and glamour they had become accustomed to in Brazil a distant memory, as they found a rundown bus from a local school and an insulting allowance of $5 each was all the nation could offer.BY HENRY MHARA About 500 fans, who had gathered at the airport to give the team ...

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HOW I ACHIEVED MY LONG- SHOT OLYMPIC DREAM

Mavis Chirandu

From the very beginning of my life, the odds were stacked against me. As a child, I was abandoned on the side of the road by my mother. BY MAVIS CHIRANDU IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL If not for the grace of a Good Samaritan and the SOS Children’s Village in Bindura that he brought me to, I would not ...

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