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Shield-Chelsea champ leaves for UK 12 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's representative in the Shield-Chelsea football talent search project, Joseph Mandevani, left for the United Kingdom yesterday where he is set to link up with other continental stars. Mandevani and 11 other African budding players will take part in a five-day football trainin...
HPSL enters crucial phase 12 September 2018 HARARE - The Harare Professional Soccer League (HPSL) is now at a crucial stage of the 2018 season with Simbisa Brands FC now enjoying a three-point lead at the top of the table. Simbisa beat Joma 3-1 at the weekend to take their points tally to 62 after 26 games while second-placed Star FM co...
'It's a good point' 11 September 2018 HARARE - Warriors goalkeeper George Chigova, believes the team earned a valuable point during Sunday’s 1-1 draw away to Congo in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier in Brazzaville. Zimbabwe remains on top in Group G with four points after two games while the Democratic Republic of C...
Shabba blames defensive frailties 11 September 2018 HARARE - Dynamos assistant coach Joseph “Shabba” Takaringofa has bemoaned poor defending for the heavy 3-0 loss to Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium in a Castle Lager Premiership match on Sunday. The Glamour Boys had gone into the encounter on the back of some decent results after two wins ...
Madinda clears the air 11 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Highlanders technical manager Madinda Ndlovu says everything is now in order at the Bulawayo giants following an impressive 3-0 over rivals Dynamos at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. After three matches without a win, Ndlovu sent the rumour mill into overdrive last week when he sai...
Raza, ZC in dialogue 11 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and star player Sikandar Raza appear to be finding each other again in the aftermath of a minor fallout that saw both parties washing their dirty linen in public recently. Raza has been one of the few success stories on the local front and leading exemplary on th...
Warriors remain top after Congo draw 10 September 2018   HARARE - Zimbabwe wasted a good opportunity to assume total control of Group G when they allowed Congo to come back and rescue a point during yesterday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. The Warriors are now on four points in the group from two matches and remain in first pla...
Bosso thrash poor Dynamos 10 September 2018 Highlanders............(1) 3 Dynamos....................0 BULAWAYO - Highlanders ended their three-game win-less run in the Castle Lager premiership by walloping rivals Dynamos in a thrilling encounter here yesterday. Bosso got their goals from Tafadzwa Sibanda, Gabriel Nyoni and Newman Si...
Farai Jere is new PSL boss 10 September 2018 HARARE - Farai Jere has promised to transform the fortunes of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after he was elected as the new chairperson ahead of Triangle United’s boss Lovemore Matikinyidze during yesterday’s elections held in Harare. The CAPS United president polled a tally of nine votes wh...
Zimuto, Mhandu win POSB Fun Run 10 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Tendai Zimuto and Caroline Mhandu are the winners of the inaugural POSB 15km Fun Run bioth in the men’s and women’s categories yesterday. Zimuto won the men’s race in a time of 49.26.19 while Mhandu was first woman home inside 51.31.19. Both winners pocked $300 for their efforts. ...
It's a dream come true: Mkosana 10 September 2018 HARARE – Lucky Mkosana thought his dream of playing international football for Zimbabwe was never going to materialise but life is full of surprises. The United States-based forward received a surprise call-up in the provisional squad announced by Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa last month fo...
Fear drives Kwaramba to stardom 10 September 2018 HARARE – Handball was Claris Kwaramba’s first love but a threat of punishment made her switch to netball and little did she know that this would be her path to stardom. The Platinum Queens wing defender was only 10 years old doing her Grade Five studies at Tsvingwe Primary School in Mutare whe...
Chapungu edge Mutare City 10 September 2018 GWERU – Chapungu progressed to the first round of the Chibuku Super Cup proper after edging Mutare City on 5-4 penalties in Saturday’s preliminary round clash at Ascot Stadium. Waru Waru will now face FC Platinum when the first round proper of the tournament commences on the weekend of Septemb...
Here we go again' 9 September 2018 HARARE - After a year and some months’ hiatus, the Warriors resume their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign when they take on Congo in Brazzaville this afternoon. Kick-off is 4:30pm local time at the Stade Alphonse Massamba Debat. Zimbabwe began their 2019 Afcon group G ...
Bosso, DeMbare finally meet 9 September 2018 HARARE - Highlanders and Dynamos resume their rivalry this afternoon when they clash in a rescheduled Castle Lager Premiership match at Barbourfields Stadium. With log leaders FC Platinum and second-placed Ngezi Platinum Stars turning the title race into a duopoly, Bosso and DeMbare are fighti...
Kirsty's selection gets thumbs up 8 September 2018 HARARE - The local sporting fraternity has hailed the appointment of swimming icon Kirsty Coventry as Zimbabwe’s minister of Sports, Arts and Recreation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday. She takes over from Kazembe Kazembe, who earlier had replaced Makhosini Hlongwane in November 2017...
Nhemachena 'defrauds' SRC 8 September 2018 HARARE - Former Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) director-general, Charles Nhemachena, was yesterday brought before the court charged with defrauding his employer of $56 283. Nhemachena, 58, is being charged with fraud and criminal abuse of office as he initiated the increment of his sal...
'Congo here we come' 8 September 2018 HARARE - The Warriors left for Brazzaville yesterday afternoon ahead of tomorrow's crucial 2019 Afcon qualifier Group G match against Congo full of confidence that they will get a positive result. Zimbabwe currently sit top of the group following their 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Spor...
Madinda confident of victory 8 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Highlanders technical manager Madinda Ndlovu is confident that his charges will rise to the occasion when the Bulawayo giants clash with their perennial rivals Dynamos at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. The rescheduled match will see Bosso try to do the double over DeMbare after win...
DeMbare pin hopes on Kingstone Nkhatha 8 September 2018 HARARE - Dynamos assistant coach Joseph “Shabba” Takaringofa is pinning hopes on veteran striker Kingston Nkhatha when they face Highlanders in a rescheduled Castle Lager Premiership tie at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. Takaringofa will take charge of the Glamour Boys in the absence of head ...
ICC throws Zim Cricket lifeline 8 September 2018 HARARE - The International Cricket Council gave Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) another chance to put their house in order subsequently saving the country from imminent suspension despite pressure from other member countries to act. Getting kicked out by the ICC would have spelt doom for the local game ...
Pfumbidzai confident of Warriors victory 7 September 2018 HARARE - Ronald Pfumbidzai is upbeat about the national team's chances of downing Congo Brazzaville in their own backyard and reckons Sunday's showdown will present a big test for the Warriors' pedigree to qualify for the 2019 African Nations Cup finals. The Warriors are scheduled to leave the...
Manyuchi to host international boxing tourney 7 September 2018 HARARE - Former World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi is set to host an international tournament in Chivhu tomorrow courtesy of his academy. The Charles Manyuchi Sports Academy in partnership with Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) will tomorrow evening present ...
Chiyangwa demands results 6 September 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has challenged Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his charges to go and bring maximum points from Congo to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Cup finals. Chiyangwa yesterday found time from his busy schedule, having ...
Rajput lauds players' attitude 6 September 2018 HARARE - Newly-appointed Zimbabwe Cricket coach Lalchand Rajput has lauded national team players’ attitude and commitment towards the game adding that it has made his role as substantive gaffer relatively much easier. The former Afghanistan mentor credited for bringing about the Asian side’s T...