PSL debutantes Nichrut set target

  CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League debutants Nichrut FC head coach John Nyikadzino says the Shurugwi community should not expect too much from the team, as they make their bow into the top flight, claiming their priority this term is to avoid relegation. There would be easing into life for them into the league, as they play league returnees Mutare City in their opening match next week, a match which on paper, shouldn’t give them headaches. Nyikadzino, who is no stranger to Premiership football, having been at the helm of…

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Harare City angles for How Mine franchise

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HARARE City are set to bounce back into the Premiership after it emerged yesterday that they are at the forefront to inherit the franchise surrendered by Bulawayo side How Mine. Strong indications are that the Sunshine Boys, who suffered a shock relegation last season under Philani Ncube, will not be going down, especially after they had retained most of their key players. Although Harare City officials professed ignorance of the developments, impeccable sources told The Herald last night that the deal between How Mine and Harare City indicated that talks…

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PSL crisis looms

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Grace Chingoma Senior Sports Reporter WITH just over a fortnight to go before the 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season bursts into life, a crisis is looming in the top-flight, with the release of the fixture programme having been withheld, while a number of venues have been condemned. The season has tentatively been set for March 10, a week after the league’s annual meeting. But prospects of a smooth kick off to a championship that was characterised by a riveting finish last year, appear to be dimming as each…

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‘No Kwese TV bid for PSL television rights’

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By Kiyapili Sibanda ECONET Media has said Kwese TV has not submitted any bid for the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League television rights and declared that it doesn’t intend to submit bids anytime in the near future. In a statement yesterday, Econet Media said as part of its strategy in Zimbabwe, Kwese TV has entered into arrangements with a number of local sports federations and the PSL tender doesn’t fall under the company’s current rollout of products, programmes and activities. “Our attention has been drawn to various reports linking Kwese…

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Premier Soccer League season begins in March

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The 2018 Premier Soccer League will begin on Saturday 10 March, while fixtures will be released in due course. The PSL also revealed that it will hold its annual general meeting on 4 March where issues to do with club licensing, club structures, crowd management and competitions will also come under the spotlight. According to the PSL, all teams should have licensed their players by the 23rd of February and that the first transfer window closes on March 30. Source: ZBC

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