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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...
Mapeza to conclude transfer deals early 5 December 2017 HARARE - FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza wants his side to conclude their transfer business early as they seek to assemble a formidable side ahead of the 2018 African Champions League deadline this month. The platinum miners will represent Zimbabwe in next year’s Champions League after winning...
2017 Ansa nominees revealed 5 December 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe’s leading karateka Samson Muripo is in line to win this year’s Sports Person of the Year Award after being shortlisted for the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) yesterday. Having been overlooked in recent years despite his exploits, Muripo could be finally rewarded in a ye...
Chungwa basks in Golden Boot glory 4 December 2017 HARARE - CAPS United forward Dominic Chungwa has got many reasons to celebrate after a stellar 2017 Castle Lager Premiership season. For the first time, Chungwa finished the season as the league's top goal scorer after netting 17 goals and he will walk away with the Golden Boot on Friday night...
FC Platinum win Castle Challenge Cup 3 December 2017 HARARE - Newly-crowned PSL champions FC Platinum capped off their fine 2017 season with another piece of silverware after beating Harare City 2-1 in the Castle Challenge Cup final here yesterday. Soccer Star of the Year finalist Rodwell Chinyengetere justified his place among the country’s bes...
Chitembwe reflects on CAPS' season 3 December 2017 HARARE - CAPS United might have ended the season empty handed but head coach Lloyd Chitembwe reckons the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership campaign as the best in the history of the club. Following a lot of promise especially at the beginning of the season, the Green Machine eventually settled for...
Mlauzi feels for Mighty Warriors 3 December 2017 HARARE - Former Mighty Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi is determined to continue fighting for the emancipation of the girl-child in the sporting arena until they are equally remunerated as men. Mlauzi made history by leading the Zimbabwe women’s football team to qualification for the 2016 Rio O...
Castle Challenge Cup closes 2017 season 2 December 2017 HARARE – After a rollercoaster ride, the 2017 domestic football season officially comes to an end this afternoon when FC Platinum take on Harare City in the Castle Challenge Cup at Mandava Stadium. The once-off match was introduced at the start of this year as the Premier Soccer League is cele...
Garananga makes ultimate sacrifice 2 December 2017 HARARE – Munashe Garananga might not be a household name but he is one of the many young Zimbabwean footballers hoping to make a career in the cut-throat world of professional football. In order to realise his dream of making it in the football world and probably one day represent the Warriors...
Williams on the money in Mauritius 2 December 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwean golfer Mark Williams made a good start at the triple-sanctioned AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the Heritage Golf Club as he currently sits in seventh place on the leaderboard. This tournament is sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour, the European Tour and the Asian Tour and carri...
Kwese brings Ashes cricket action live 2 December 2017 HARARE - Cricket followers should look forward to a real treat this weekend and over the next few weeks as Kwese TV continues to bring live coverage of the legendary Ashes Test cricket series between England and Australia. Indeed, the oldest and biggest rivalry in Test cricket, the Ashes is al...
Beefy warns FC Platinum 30 November 2017 HARARE – Harare City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube believes beating FC Platinum in tomorrow's Castle Challenge Cup final at Mandava Stadium will go a long way in atoning for their relegation from the top flight. The Sunshine Boys had a disappointing 2017 Castle Lager Premiership season where the...
Akbay's topsy-turvy Bosso stay 30 November 2017 HARARE – After two years in charge of Highlanders, Erol Akbay's tenure at the Bulawayo giants finally came to an end last weekend when he took charge of the 1-1 home draw to CAPS United. The Dutchman arrived at Bosso towards the end of the 2015 season before eventually starting work at the sta...
Sweswe hopes to extend Platinum stay 30 November 2017 HARARE – FC Platinum assistant coach Lizwe Sweswe is hoping to extend his stay at the Zvishavane-based side following their Castle Lager Premiership title triumph. Norman Mapeza's side made history by becoming the first team from outside Harare or Bulawayo to win the title since independence w...
Chitembwe tips Chafa 30 November 2017 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe has tipped his midfielder Devon Chafa to grab this year's Castle Lager Premiership Soccer Star of the Year award after he was picked among the best 11 for the just ended season. Chafa and the league's top goal-scorer Dominic Chungwa were the two CAPS ...
Sables learn RWC qualifying route 30 November 2017 HARARE – The Sables will begin their quest to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) in Japan with a home tie against Morocco next June during the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup. The 2018 Gold Cup will act as the final qualifying tournament to select one of the team's that will join South Afr...
Mapeza wants Challenge Cup 30 November 2017 HARARE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza wants to finish the season in style and has urged his side to win the Castle Challenge Cup when they welcome Harare City on Saturday at Mandava Stadium. The Zvishavane-based side were crowned champions for the first time in their history right on the la...
We lacked mental strength — Ndiraya 30 November 2017 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya felt his team lacked “mental strength” after they were beaten to the Castle Lager Premiership title by FC Platinum. For the better part of the season, the results had favoured the Ngezi Platinum miners and many had tipped them to walk-away w...
Katsande tourney grows bigger 30 November 2017 HARARE - The fifth edition of the Willard Katsande Under-18 Soccer Tournament is expected to feature at least 14 or 16 teams from all over the country when it kicks off in Mutare on December 23. The Kaizer Chiefs midfield enforcer has been bankrolling the tournament for the past four years and...
Soccer Stars selected 29 November 2017 HARARE - Castle Lager Premiership side Ngezi Platinum Stars dominate this year’s Soccer Stars of the Year list after providing three finalists during a selection meeting held in the capital yesterday. A panel made up of football journalists, coaches and team captains voted in the selection pro...
Soccer Stars selection on today 28 November 2017 HARARE - All eyes will be on sports journalists, coaches and club captains when they convene this morning in the capital to select the 2017 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Soccer Stars of the Year finalists. While coming up with 11 players who excelled this year might appear an easy task, i...
Mutasa lauds DeMbare spirit 28 November 2017 HARARE – Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa has praised his team's efforts in chasing eventual champions FC Platinum down to the wire in the just-ended Castle Lager Premiership season. While there is no room to celebrate mediocrity at the Glamour Boys, who have won a record 21 Zimbabwean titles, this ...
Chidzambwa braces for Cecafa tourney 28 November 2017 HARARE - Warriors interim coach Sunday Chidzambwa wants to assemble a strong side that can go and compete for the 2017 Cecafa Cup tournament. Zimbabwe will participate as a guest nation when the east and central African regional championships kicks-off in Kenya on December 3. Chidzambwa yes...
Brett has the last laugh 28 November 2017 HARARE - After a complicated 2017 season, Brett Amidu is at peace with the decision he made to join FC Platinum after dumping Harare giants Dynamos at the start of the year. The Aces Youth Soccer Academy graduate made all the headlines in pre-season as DeMbare battled to retain his services. ...
Kaindu praises Norman Mapeza 28 November 2017 HARARE - How Mine coach Kelvin Kaindu has poured lavish praises on Norman Mapeza after the FC Platinum coach led the Zvishavane-based side to their maiden Castle Lager Premiership title at the weekend. After years of near misses, FC Platinum finally sealed their first championship with a 2-0 v...