PROPHET Walter Magaya has taken full responsibility for the seven-goal humiliation that the Premiership newboys Yadah Stars suffered at the hands of strugglers Bantu Rovers in Bulawayo on Saturday that has sent social media into a frenzy as rival fans feast on the club’s spectacular fall after a promising start to life in the top-flight league.

The Harare side, which went unbeaten in their first five league matches in the Premiership and turned themselves into box office

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Yadah FC owner Walter Magaya's decision to reportedly suspend his team's coaching department in the wake of last week's first defeat of the season against giants Dynamos FC backfired miserably after they were handed a humiliating 7-2 defeat by Castle Lager Premier Soccer League returnees Bantu Rovers at Luveve Stadium yesterday.

The premiership newboys went into yesterday's encounter without their coach Jairos Tapera and his assistant Elliot Matsika, with the

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 Police have named three of the 5 people who died on their way from the Highlanders vs Caps United match on Saturday night.

National police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident.

“I can confirm the death of five people who were involved in a car accident at the 20km peg along Bulawayo-Gwanda Road near the danger point. The driver lost control of the car and it veered off the road before it hit a tree. Two people died on the spot while two others

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Mamelodi Sundowns star Khama Billiat reportedly escaped an armed robbery at an Engen in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Billiat was at an Engen garage in Kyalami, north of Johannesburg when six gunmen entered armed with AK-47 rifles, reported the Sunday World.

The Zimbabwean was said to be buying prepaid electricity at the time and had his watch and wallet taken during the incident. He escaped unharmed after the gunmen forcibly extracted money from the convenience store ATM.

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”I was in Zimbabwe discussing with the government over a football development, creating 8,000 football clubs across the country and this will boost football development in Zimbabwe.”

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has dispelled suggestions that his recent trip to Zimbabwe was to aid Issa Hayatou’s overthrow as CAF president.

The Swiss lawyer attended a glitzy bash hosted by ZIFA boss Philip Chiyangwa who is un unrepentant enemy of Hayatou.

But Infantino told the

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ZIFA finally ended the uncertainty that had seemed to cloud Callisto Pasuwa’s tenure as Warriors coach when the soccer mother body revealed they would be officially terminating the gaffer’s contract at the end of this month. A lot of drama had characterised Pasuwa’s last days as Warriors coach, with his manager Gibson Mahachi demanding that ZIFA must write to his client stating their position.

ZIFA, through acting chief executive Joseph Mamutse, yesterday wrote to Pasuwa

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Zifa benefactor, Wicknell Chivayo’s decision to pay only some foreign-based Warriors their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification bonuses has left locally-based troops a disgruntled lot.

Chivayo promised the senior men’s football team $250 000 to be shared among players and officials as an incentive for qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations finals to be hosted by Gabon, but to date he has only paid some of the foreign-based players and no locally-based player has received

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History will record that one of Zifa's last acts was to slap life bans, from all football activities, on the pair of former association chief executive officer Henrietta Rushwaya and controversial football administrator Jonathan Musavengana.

The pair were handed life bans for their alleged involvement in the Limpopogate match fixing scandal at an Extraordinary General Meeting convened at the Zifa Village yesterday.

Former Zifa board member Edzai Kasinauyo and former Warriors coach Ian

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The Zifa executive committee has suspended Edzai Kasinauyo over allegations of planning to fix the outcome of the 2017 Afcon qualifier between Swaziland and Zimbabwe at the end of the month.

Zifa announced suspension of Kasinauyo, who is an executive committee member responsible for technical affairs, in a statement released after their meeting in Harare on Tuesday.

Details of the reasons for the suspension are still sketchy with Zifa only pointing out that there were moves to fix

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The 2016 Castle Lager Premier League season kicks off with a blockbuster clash between champions Chicken Inn and Harare giants Dynamos.

The season kicks off on April 2.

DeMbare have roped in a Portuguese coach Paulo Jorge Silva who faces one of the most difficult fixtures in his first week in the topflight league.

aps United kick off with a home tie against Chapungu before their away tie to Ngezi Platinum, while Highlanders will be away to Hwange in week one.

The first

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ZIMBABWEAN champions Chicken Inn were far from being chickens as their debut Caf Champions League campaign ended in a cruel manner here.

The Gamecocks gave their all but goals from centre back Wayne Arendnse and late substitute Katlego Mashego’s last minute penalty knocked the life out of them.

The marauding Khama Billiat won the penalty that decided it after being brought down by Passmore Bernard.

That Billiat was at the centre of everything good for the hosts makes

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Good times are set to roll for local football after the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Bangladesh-based Total Sports Marketing (TSM) signed a dream multi-million dollar media, sponsorship and commercial rights deal on Tuesday last week.

The mega deal brokered by Zifa boss Phillip Chiyangwa and signed by TSM chief executive officer Moinul Haque Chowdury, could see the football association netting around $40 to $100 million for hosting an intercontinental tournament for the next

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IT keeps getting better for ZIFA and their president Philip Chiyangwa with the flamboyant Harare businessman yesterday taking his first major stride in international football administration after being appointed to one of the Confederation of African Football’s sub-committees.

Chiyangwa was yesterday appointed to the CAF Under-20 Championships organising committee.

The appointment comes just two months after Chiyangwa swept to the helm of the ZIFA board with a landslide

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Manchester United have held talks with representatives of ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, the BBC understands.

The 53-year-old Portuguese, who was sacked by the Blues in December, is increasingly hopeful of succeeding Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.

No agreement has been reached, and the club have made no comment, but negotiations have begun.

Dutchman Van Gaal, 64, is expected to leave United at the end of the season - one year earlier than scheduled.

That would leave

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ZIFA Bulawayo provincial chairman Washington Chimanda collapsed and died while waiting to be served at a microfinance lending institution at Parkade Centre building in the city centre. He was 54. According to Zifa Southern Region board member.

Bryton Malandule, who arrived moments after the tragic incident, Chimanda, a senior teacher at Emakhandeni Primary School, initially complained that he was not feeling well while in the queue.

“I’m told seconds after complaining

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