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Moyo thrilled for clinching first runner-up award 11 December 2017 HARARE - FC Platinum defender Kelvin Moyo has expressed his joy at being named this year’s first runner-up at the Soccer Stars Awards last week. “As a player you always hope for the best. Unfortunately I didn’t win but I am sure the winner Rodwell (Chinyengetere) deserved it. We play in the sa...
Chinyengetere basks in glory 10 December 2017 HARARE - When a double fracture injury on his shin in 2012 almost ended his career, FC Platinum star Rodwell Chinyengetere would never have imagined returning to the field and clinching the Soccer Star of the Year accolade. But as fate would have it, he did and he is now basking in the glory o...
Chipunza lauds DeMbare teammates 10 December 2017 HARARE - Despite the disappointment of missing out on the Castle Lager Premiership title, Dynamos midfielder Tichaona Chipunza is pleased with the mettle shown by the Glamour Boys in the just-ended 2017 season. DeMbare started the pre-season by releasing a number of their senior players from t...
No hard feelings – Lloyd Mutasa 10 December 2017 HARARE - Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa says he has no hard feelings after missing out on the Coach of the Year Award won by championship-winning  FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza at a ceremony held Friday night in the capital. The Glamour Boys coach had appeared as a dark horse to land the award f...
Mapeza on cloud nine 10 December 2017 HARARE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza was an elated man after being named Coach of the Year to cap a fine season in which the platinum miners won their maiden championship. “I think for me as an individual it’s a massive achievement. I am more than happy because we also managed to have a So...
Arcadia eager to learn from yesteryear events 10 December 2017 HARARE - Last week, we learnt of the refreshing news that the now-defunct Arcadia United has taken huge steps towards their “resurrection” from the dead after the famous football club folded in the late 90s. A couple of vital lessons were learnt according to former striker Sean Charters and ch...
Chinyengetere takes the crown 9 December 2017 HARARE - FC Platinum forward Rodwell Chinyengetere scooped the biggest individual prize in Zimbabwean football after being crowned the 2017 Soccer Star of the Year at a colourful ceremony in the capital last night. It was a special night for Chinyengetere to cap a special year taking over the ...
Dubai trip pleases OGs 9 December 2017 HARARE - After months of hard work and intensive training, Zimbabwean rugby champions Old Georgians (OGs) are chuffed following their good performance at the maiden appearance at the Dubai 7s Invitational tournament recently. OGs reached the final of the tournament which is only second in impo...
Hornets, Raiders clash 9 December 2017 HARARE - Harare City Hornets assistant coach Mike Nhira is hoping his charges will maintain the momentum when they host HLF Raiders tonight in the Harare Basketball Association League (HBA) at City Sports Centre. Hornets kept pressure on log leaders Foxes by handing them their first defeat of ...
Soccer Star awards on tonight 8 December 2017 HARARE - CAPS United defender Hardlife Zvirekwi's reign as the Castle Lager Premiership Soccer Star ends when his successor is inducted into the elite club at a ceremony set for a local hotel in the capital tonight. Zvirekwi had a relatively quiet season by his high standards and was plagued b...
Arcadia target PSL return 8 December 2017 HARARE – Former Arcadia United players have launched an ambitious project to see the once popular club back in the Premier Soccer League. The Harare-based club which used to play their home games at Danny Bismark Stadium was relegated at the end of the 1999/2000 season. Since then, Arcadia ...
Cheetahs on cloud nine 8 December 2017 HARARE – The Zambezi Cheetahs have had a memorable 2017 and it even got better when they were nominated for the Team of the Year gong at the 2017 Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa). The Zimbabwe Sevens rugby side will battle it out with the national cricket team and the rowing pair of Kennet...
Young Warriors drop points 8 December 2017 HARARE – The Young Warriors dropped two crucial points after being held to a disappointing goalless draw by their less fancied opponents Lesotho in their opening game at the ongoing Cosafa Under-20 Championships in Zambia yesterday. The Young Warriors were by far the better team on the field o...
Hong Kong, Scotland seal Zim berths 8 December 2017 HARARE – Two more teams – Hong Kong, Scotland – have confirmed their participation in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier to be held in Zimbabwe after the completion of the 2015-17 ICC World Cricket League Championship. Zimbabwe is scheduled to host the qualifiers in March next year after...
Youth soccer tourney kicks off in Mutare 8 December 2017 HARARE – An annual soccer tournament targeted at youth development kicks off in Mutare today. The Under-15 Mai Hondo Memorial Junior Soccer Tournament will pit under-16 boys’ teams playing in the Mutare Zifa Junior League, as well as guest teams from Harare, Chipinge, Mutasa and Marange. Th...
Karatekas earn black belts 8 December 2017 HARARE – At least 15 local karatekas under the Zimbabwe JKA Shotokan style were graded to black belt last week following the visit of highly-respected South African karate instructor, Shihan Edward Mtshali (7th Dan) to the country. The grading examinations took place at the Gweru Sports Club a...
CAPS battle to keep stars 7 December 2017 HARARE – Harare giants CAPS United face a mammoth task to retain some of their key players amid indications that rival Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs are ready to pounce. A host of Makepekepe key players will be out of contract at the end of the month and according to football rules, they a...
Zhuwao ton deflates Rhinos 7 December 2017 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles batsman Cephas Zhuwao finally ended his 10-year wait for a maiden First Class ton when he scored a double hundred in his side’s 167-run win over Mid West Rhinos at Harare Sports Club yesterday. The left-handed batsman known as the “Bad Bully” in local cricket circle...
DeMbare stand by Mukamba 6 December 2017 HARARE – Dynamos president Kenni Mubaiwa insists the club will not sit and watch eccentric midfielder Denver Mukamba unravel and sink into oblivion due to disciplinary issues. Instead of using tough love to chuck out the midfielder on to the streets, Mubaiwa reckons Mukamba needs to be rehabil...
ZC happy with depth 6 December 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is pleased with the depth that is now available to Heath Streak ahead of the historic four-day Boxing Day Test against South Africa. This is mainly due to the retain into the fold of former captain Brendan Taylor and seamer Kyle Jarvis after they terminated their...
Hands off Chakoroma: Ngezi 6 December 2017 HARARE – Ngezi Platinum Stars insist that utility player Liberty Chakoroma is not for sale at any price as they prepare for the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. Chakoroma, who is comfortable in defence and in midfield, has been one of the standout performers ever since he joined Madamburo...
Bots Ambassador hails Zim karatekas 6 December 2017 HARARE – Botswana Ambassador to Zimbabwe Louis Matshwenyego Fisher walked down the memory lane when he was the guest of honour at the Champion of Champions AfricaBet Karate championships held at City Sports Centre in Harare on Saturday evening. Hosted by the Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) and sup...
Young Warriors ready for Cosafa 6 December 2017 HARARE - The Young Warriors arrived in Zambia yesterday ahead of the Cosafa Under-20 Championships which kicks-off today in Kitwe with their head coach Bekithemba Ndlovu declaring his charges ready for the tournament. Zimbabwe, who left the country yesterday morning by road, are pooled in Grou...
Jefferies moots quitting Zim 6 December 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's motorsport starlet Axcil Jefferies is considering racing under a foreign flag over frustration that he may never be recognised as one of the country's flag bearers on the world stage. This follows a 17-year career of starring on racecourses around the globe which has, howev...
Scramble for coaches 5 December 2017 HARARE – With the 2017 Caste Lager Premiership season all done and dusted, all the attention has now shifted to the clubs’ hunt for new coaches to lead them in the 2018 season. After a disappointing season under Dutchman Erol Akbay, Highlanders are looking for a new coach. Akbay announced t...