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Six match officials from the COSAFA region have been appointed for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar later this year. The list includes two referees – Zambian Janny Sikazwe and South African Victor Gomes. Sikazwe was at the centre of controversy at the 2021 Afcon tournament in January after he prematurely…

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Highlanders have appointed an interim coach to take charge of the team following the sacking of Mandla Mpofu. Mpofu was relieved of his duties on Tuesday after a string of poor results. He was fired along with his assistant Bekithemba Ndlovu and the entire technical team. Only Joel Luphahla survived the chop, and he will…

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Highlanders have reportedly sacked their head coach Mandla Mpofu. Bosso fired Mpofu following the team’s recent poor form, which has left them in 13th place and with 16 points. He departs two days after the Bulawayo giants’ home encounter against Dynamos was abandoned after crowd trouble. The gaffer leaves the club along with his assistant…

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South Africa national team coach Hugo Broos has picked thirty-seven players in his preliminary squad for the Afcon 2023 Qualifiers. Bafana Bafana will face Morocco and Zimbabwe in the opening two rounds of the campaign. The final squad is expected to be confirmed on May 26. Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu), Bruce…

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The game between Highlanders and Dynamos was abandoned before the fulltime whistle after chaotic scenes forced two lengthy stoppages. The first interruption happened at the hour mark and lasted for fifteen minutes after the home team threatened to invade the pitch after Bill Antonio’s challenge left Andrew Tandi with a broken leg. The incident also…

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Bulawayo City relieved themselves from relegation woes after beating fellow strugglers ZPC Kariba 3-0 on Saturday. Second-half goals from Melikhaya Ncube, Rodi Sibanda and Genius Mutungamiri gave Amakhosi the maximum points that lifted them one place up from the bottom to 17th place. The result has seen City picking four out of a possible six…

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Dynamos have dominated the Premier Soccer League Monthly Awards for April, taking home both honours that were up for grab. The winners were announced by the PSL on Friday. Tonderai Ndiraya took home the Coach of the Month gong after leading the team to three wins and a draw to claim the top spot on…

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Warriors midfielder Ovidy Karuru has reiterated that being a national team player in Zimbabwe doesn’t come with many benefits and they wear the gold and green strip out of love for the country. The Saudi Arabia-based midfielder was speaking in the wake of the suspension of the Zifa board by the Sports and Recreation Commission…

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Warriors midfielder Ovidy Karuru has urged the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) and ZIFA to put their differences aside for the sake of the future of football in the country. The on-going impasse between the country’s sports regulatory body and the Felton Kamambo-led Zifa executive has resulted in FIFA suspending Zimbabwe from international football. Currently,…

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Manchester City have reached an agreement to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. The English champions activated the £63m release clause in the striker’s contract with Dortmund. The Norwegian international, 21, will make the switch ahead of the new campaign and link up with his new teammates in pre-season. A statement by the EPL club…

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