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Benjani blasts Zifa 14 January 2019 BULAWAYO – Ex-Warriors skipper Benjani Mwaruwari has come out guns blazing blasting the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) over preparations and the anarchy that ensued the much-publicised Caf Champions League Group B clash pitting FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates at Babourfields Stadium on Satu...
'Highlanders will bounce back' 14 January 2019 HARARE - After struggling to adjust to a new environment, Zimbabwean footballer Bruce Kangwa, pictured, now feels at home with Tanzanian giants Azam. Not many Zimbabwean footballers had made the move to Tanzania in the past but it all started to change in 2015 when former FC Platinum players D...
Impressive start for FC Platinum 14 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe's sole representatives in the African Champions League FC Platinum put up a brave fight yesterday after playing out to a goalless draw against South Africa's Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium. Norman Mapeza's side with a bit of precision in front of goal could have c...
TelOne Fc releases 12 players 14 January 2019 GWERU - TelOne FC have released 12 players from the squad that got them promoted into the Castle Lager Premiership as they seek to build a formidable side ahead of the start of the season in March. The club, who started their pre-season training in earnest on Tuesday, have been conducting tria...
Golden Fox misses Warriors days 14 January 2019 HARARE - One of the Warriors best defenders of all time William ‘Golden Fox’ Mugeyi says he misses playing for the national team. Now based in South Africa, Mugeyi retired in 2004 after a distinguished career with the Warriors and has now ventured into coaching. William, who is a twin with ...
Triangle United unveil new signings 14 January 2019 HARARE - Chibuku Super Cup champions Triangle United have added a number of established players and an unheralded striker from the second tier on their roster for the 2019 season in which they will be fighting on three fronts. The Sugar Sugar Boys, who finished in fourth place last season, h...
How Mhende overcame gruesome injury 13 January 2019 HARARE - Miracles happen to those who believe and salvation comes to those who want to be saved. This is particularly true for Zimbabwe rugby star Tafadzwa Mhende, who has managed to resurrect his career despite a gruesome leg injury. Back in 2010, the youthful centre suffered a career-thre...
Mapeza eyes Pirates upset 12 January 2019 BULAWAYO - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is confident of a positive result in this afternoon's African Champions League Group B clash against South African giants Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium. The Zimbabwean champions, who are playing in the mini-league group stages for the first...
Cremer halts career 12 January 2019 HARARE - Leg-spinner Graeme Cremer has jumped out of the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) ship temporarily to settle with his family in the United Arab Emirates. The ex-Zimbabwe captain, however, insists he will be back soon as he explores the option of commuting back and forth to join his teammates both...
TelOne FC axes 12 players from roster 12 January 2019 GWERU - Telone FC have released 12 players from the squad that got them promoted into the Castle Lager Premiership as they seek to build a formidable side ahead of the start of the season in March. The club, who started their pre-season training in earnest on Tuesday, have been conducting tria...
Mahachi stalks FC Platinum 11 January 2019 HARARE - Warriors and Orlando Pirates winger Kuda Mahachi has rediscovered his form at the worst possible time for FC Platinum ahead of tomorrow’s African Champions League Group B match at Barbourfields Stadium. The former Highlanders and Chicken Inn winger had a difficult start to his life at...
Nyoni completes CAPS switch 11 January 2019 HARARE - CAPS United have completed the signing of former Highlanders vice captain Gabriel Nyoni ahead of the 2019 Castle Lager Premiership season. Nyoni’s contract with the Bulawayo giants had expired at the end of last year and he had become one of the most sought-after free agents during th...
Kapupurika joins Bosso 11 January 2019 HARARE - Dynamos winger Cleopas Kapupurika has crossed the great divide by joining bitter rivals Highlanders ahead of the 2019 Castle Lager Premiership season that is scheduled to kick-off in March. The 21-year-old winger becomes the latest player to make the transition between the two clubs d...
High-flying Orlando Pirates come to Byo 10 January 2019 HARARE - Soweto giants Orlando Pirates will arrive in Zimbabwe for their African Champions League Group B match at Barbourfields Stadium against FC Platinum on Saturday buoyed by a fine run of form. The Sea Robbers are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions winning three and dra...
Southern City eye promotion 10 January 2019 HARARE - Chitungwiza-based rugby club Southern City is eyeing a slot on the proposed Zimbabwe Premiership National League as part of their plans for the 2019 season, a club official has said. Last season, the club won every match they played in their group in the B League and expectations are ...
Shaya under the weather 10 January 2019 HARARE - Legendary ex-footballer George “Mastermind” Shaya, 72, was rushed to hospital yesterday after his health condition briefly took a toll on him but is now in a stable condition, the Daily News has learnt. The five-time Soccer Star of the Year was in excruciating pain yesterday morning b...
Teen sensation shines for Zim 10 January 2019 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women’s cricket side unearthed a gem in 16-year-old Chiedza Mzembe, who claimed two wickets on debut in the 69-run victory over Namibia at the Sparta Oval, Walvis Bay in a T20 match yesterday. The right-arm seamer picked two wickets for 17 runs in her four overs complemen...
Ngezi Platinum rope in Zulu, Chikuni 10 January 2019 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars yesterday appointed Tendai Chikuni and Cosmas “Tsano” Zulu as part of new coach Erol Akbay’s backroom staff ahead of the 2019 Castle Lager Premiership season. The ambitious Mhondoro-Ngezi-based side finished in second place last season behind champions FC Platinum...
Zim cherish series win 9 January 2019 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women cricket team took a deserved break cooling down at Dolphin Beach in Walvis Bay yesterday following their series win over hosts Namibia on Tuesday. The team romped to an assailable 3-0 win in the five-match T20 Challenge Cup at the Sparta Oval rendering the remaining...
Egypt here we come? 9 January 2019 HARARE - The Warriors will return to the scene of one of their greatest triumphs if they qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals following yesterday's decision by Caf to award Egypt the hosting rights. Egypt was named hosts of the tournament to be held between June 15 and Jul...
Zim junior wins Africa chess title 9 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe junior Leeroy Mpala was crowned African Amateur Chess champion after claiming gold at the African Amateur Chess championship in Windhoek, Namibia on Sunday. The 17-year-old Kwekwe-based chess protégée is now set to represent the continent at the World Amateur Chess Championsh...
Zifa dump Mutasa, Gumbo 9 January 2019 HARARE - The new Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board yesterday made changes to the Warriors coaching department by disposing of coach Sunday Chidzambwa's assistants. Rahman Gumbo and Lloyd Mutasa were all shown the exit door and have been replaced by Tonderai Ndiraya and Bongani Mafu. G...
Manica parade Diamonds 8 January 2019 HARARE - Newly-promoted Castle Lager Premiership side Manica Diamonds have added a number of experienced campaigners to their ranks ahead of the start of the 2019 season. The Gem Boys will be making their maiden appearance in the top flight league when the 2019 season commences in March after ...
Boost for beach volleyball 8 January 2019 HARARE - Kenyan volleyball instructor Samuel Mulinge Metemi applauded strides being made by the Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA) to popularise beach volleyball following a high level coaching course he conducted in Harare recently. At least 17 — 11 male and six female — coaches took part ...
Zim women seal series win 8 January 2019 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women's cricket team has secured a valuable away T20 series win after beating hosts Namibia by 57 runs in the third match at the Sparta Oval, Walvis Bay yesterday. Zimbabwe now carry an unassailable 0-3 lead in the five-match series with today's and tomorrow's matches red...
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