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Hosts Egypt defeat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener

Egypt football squad

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – HOSTS Egypt have opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a slender victory over Zimbabwe at a sold-out Cairo International Stadium on Friday night. Zimbabwe has stand-in goalkeeper, Edmore Sibanda, to thank that the scoreline a respectable 1-0. Thrust into the starting XI in […]

Underdog tag sticking out of SADC sides at Afcon 2019

Zimbabwe Warriors captain Knowledge Musona

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TEAMS from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region will have the odds heavily stacked against them at the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt on Friday. Save for wins by Democratic Republic of Congo (1968 and 1974 as Congo Kinshasa and as Zaire), […]

Zimbabwe pays penalty as Zambia secures COSAFA final spot

Zambia coach Aggrey Chiyangi

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – ZAMBIA have ended their Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup jinx against Zimbabwe to earn a berth versus Botswana in the final in Durban on Saturday. The Zambians beat record winners Zimbabwe 4-2 on penalties after their semifinal clash at the Moses Mabhida Stadium […]

Bitter ‘enemies’ Zambia, Zimbabwe in COSAFA showdown

Evans Rusike

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – RECORD winners Zimbabwe and Zambia will renew their fierce rivalry when they contest a Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) semi-final encounter at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Wednesday. Dubbed the final-before-the-final, the 19h30 kickoff encounter will be a rematch of the past […]

Legend Ndlovu tips Zimbabwe for AFCON 2019 glory

Zimbabwe Warriors captain Knowledge Musona

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Durban / SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg DURBAN, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN legend, Peter Ndlovu, has tipped his native Zimbabwe to make a big impression at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. He attributed his belief to a sharp strike force possessed by ‘The Warriors’, who play the hosts at […]

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