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Sloppy Sables held by Morocco 17 June 2018 Zimbabwe..................(14) 23 Morocco.....................(16) 23 HARARE - Zimbabwe's quest to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup suffered a major blow when the Sables were held to a disappointing home draw by Morocco in a Rugby Afrique Gold Cup match yesterday. The Sables made so ...
Another late FC Platinum show 17 June 2018 FC  Platinum..........(0) 1 Highlanders.................0 HARARE - FC PLATINUM showed their fighting spirit and desire to defend their Castle Lager Premiership title when they scored another late goal to beat Highlanders at Mandava Stadium. Pure Platinum Play substitute Gift Mbweti met F...
Chiwunga relishes golden boot race 17 June 2018 HARARE - The desire to atone for last year’s disappointment is what keeps Black Rhinos striker Lot Chiwunga going. Chiwunga fought an intriguing battle for the Golden Boot award before settling for a joint second place along side former Dynamos striker Christian Ntouba with 12 goals behind eve...
Mutasa eyes redemption 16 June 2018 HARARE - Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa wants his charges to end their poor home record this season starting with the clash against Nichrut in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Rufaro Stadium this afternoon. Over the years, the Glamour Boys turned Rufaro Stadium into a fortress and visiting teams ...
Captain Denford rallies Sables 16 June 2018 HARARE - Sables captain Denford Mutamangira believes Zimbabwe have a good chance of winning the 2018 rugby Afrique Gold Cup and qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan. The Sables kick-off their 2018 Gold Cup campaign with a home tie against the unknown quantity in Morocco at ...
Mapeza calls for mental strength 16 June 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza believes his side must be ready to face fired-up opponents in every game they play since shooting to the top of the Castle Lager Premiership log. Pure Platinum Play became the first team to beat Ngezi Platinum Stars at Baobab Stadium in 31 matches when ...
Zim Cricket Association launched 16 June 2018 HARARE - Local cricketers have formed the Zimbabwe Cricketers Association (ZCA) in order to confront Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) when it comes to remuneration related negotiations. Previously, the Zimbabwean cricketers were represented by the short-lived Zimbabwe Professional Cricketers Association ...
CAPS bank on Zhuwawu 16 June 2018 HARARE - CAPS United hope that on-fire striker John Zhuwawu will continue with his hot scoring streak when they take on troubled Chapungu at Ascot Stadium on Sunday. Zhuwawu is currently the joint leading scorer on eight goals together with Shabanie Mine’s David Temwanjira and Ngezi Platinum S...
New DeMbare boss calls for unity 16 June 2018 HARARE - The newly-appointed Dynamos executive was officially unveiled at the team’s training session yesterday with chairperson Isiah Mupfurutsa immediately calling for the club to pull in one direction if they entertain any hopes of salvaging their faltering campaign. The Glamour Boys’ board...
De Villiers names five debutants 16 June 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers has included five debutants in the team to face Morocco in the first game of the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup at Harare Sports Club Saturday. De Villiers, who will also be taking charge of his first Test since his appointment in February this year, includ...
Hornets eye regional basketball title 16 June 2018 HARARE - Harare City Hornets will lead a list of four local teams that are set for this year’s Kingdom eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) Invitational International Basketball tournament scheduled for later this month. Hornets, who were runners-up in the previous two editions of the regional tourna...
'Marriot must go' 14 June 2018 HARARE - Calls for Dynamos board chairperson Bernard Marriot Lusengo to resign are growing louder by each day with the Harare giants’ former players encouraging the club supremo to follow in Kenni Mubaiwa’s footsteps to pave way for progressive minds to take over. Former DeMbare president Muba...
De Villiers wants to win hearts 14 June 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers (PDV) is hoping to win the hearts of local rugby fans by striking the right chords in Zimbabwe’s opening Rugby Afrique Gold Cup encounter against Morocco at Harare Sports Club this Saturday. Zimbabwe needs to win the Gold Cup in order to qualify for the ...
Madinda defends Ariel Sibanda 13 June 2018 BULAWAYO - Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu has come to the defence of goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda following his red card in the 0-1 loss to city rivals Bulawayo Chiefs on Sunday at Barbourfields Stadium. Sibanda was sent off by referee Mhaka Magara in the 30th minute after he handled a Farau Mat...
Mapeza downplays FC Platinum lead 12 June 2018 HARARE – Although his side showed their true credentials as defending champions by defeating Ngezi Platinum Stars at their Baobab Stadium fortress, Norman Mapeza and his FC Platinum side are keeping their feet on the ground. The defending champions had to come from a goal down before eventuall...
More plaudits for Warriors 12 June 2018 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) is the latest body to congratulate the Warriors after they came back from a goal down to beat Zambia 4-2 after extra-time in the Cosafa Cup final at the weekend. The Warriors are now the record holders of the regional title since Saturday’s v...
Muzhingi limps out of Comrades 12 June 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe’s all-time Comrades Marathon great Stephen Muzhingi limped off at the 70km peg in the 93rd edition of the long-running ultra-marathon race on Sunday. Marko Mambo was the first Zimbabwean home in fifth position ensuring that the legacy lives on even in the absence of the three...
Kwinji 15 defends senior players 12 June 2018 HARARE – Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda has come to the defence of the team’s senior players following the defeat to Zambia at the weekend. Zimbabwe lost 1-2 to Shepolopolo in the second leg of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon) qualifier final round at Rufar...
Macheke inspires Glamour Boys 12 June 2018 Bernard Chiketo at VENGERE STADIUM Mutare City.......................0 Dynamos.......................(0) 1 RUSAPE – Struggling Harare giants Dynamos finally remembered how to collect three points when they beat bottom side Mutare City Rovers on Sunday to end a four-game winless streak. ...
Byo Chiefs stun Highlanders 12 June 2018 Highlanders…….……0 Bulawayo Chiefs…(1) 1 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo Chiefs cemented their reputation as “giant killers” when they beat 10-man Highlanders in a Castle Lager Premiership match played here on Sunday. The turning point of the match was in the 30th minute when Bosso goalkeeper Ariel S...
Heartbreak for Mighty Warriors 12 June 2018 Zimbabwe……(1) 1 Zambia………(0) 2 (Zambia qualify on away goals rule) HARARE – The Mighty Warriors’ quest for a second successive appearance at the African Women’s Cup of Nations (Awcon) finals went up in smoke when they lost to Zambia on Sunday. Zimbabwe looked like they had one foot al...
Yadah thrash Chapungu 12 June 2018 Yadah FC………………(2) 3 Chapungu…………………0 HARARE – Yadah FC coach Thomas Ruzive was pleased that his side picked up their fourth win of the season inside 16 matches after walloping Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premiership match yesterday. Johannes Sibanda scored a brace while captain Brian Mapf...
Mambo in Comrades top 5 12 June 2018 HARARE – Marko Mambo was the pride of Zimbabwe as he finished fifth in the 89km Comrades Marathon race from Pietersburg to Durban in South Africa yesterday morning. The Nedbank Club athlete finished his race in 5:37:49 but 11 minutes 40 seconds behind winner and South African Bongmusa Mthembu ...
Warriors make it six 12 June 2018 JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe defeated arch rivals Zambia 4-2 after extra time at the Peter Mokaba Stadium to claim the 2018 Cosafa Cup title on Saturday. The Warriors, who trailed right to the death of regulation time before pulling the game out of the fire, have now won a record-extending six Sout...
Never Tigere sinks Ngezi Platinum 12 June 2018 Ngezi Platinum..............(1) 1 FC Platinum...................(0) 2 MHONDORO - If FC Platinum are to retain their Castle Lager Premiership title, then that will largely be down to the impact Never Tigere is making from the substitutes’ bench. On Saturday, Tigere rose from the bench to ...