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Zim stun Sri Lanka 18 January 2018 HARARE - Sikandar Raza put in a man-of-the-match performance as Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by 12 runs in the second match of the ODI tri-series at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh yesterday. The right-handed batsman scored a whirlwind and unbeaten 67-ball 81 batting ...
Zim U19 falls to Australia 18 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe suffered their first defeat at the ongoing ICC Under 19 World Cup yesterday going down to Australia by seven wickets further complicating the side’s chances of a quarter-final berth. After being asked to bat first, Zimbabwe fell for 134 runs inside 33.2 overs before the young...
Mhofu wooed Manuvire to DeMbare 18 January 2018 HARARE - For close to three seasons now, Raphael Manuvire turned down the overtures of Dynamos’ advances, who had been trying so hard to bring him to their dressing room. DeMbare have always linked with the former Douglas Warriors and Mwana Africa playmaker for the last two seasons but the mov...
Mangwiro wants more signings 18 January 2018 HARARE - Triangle coach Taurai Mangwiro is hoping to conclude more transfers during this transfer window in order to bolster the side ahead of the start of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. The Sugar Sugar Boys finished last season in ninth place with 45 points and at times flirted wit...
Cremer seeks improvement 17 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer believes his side’s lack of game time ahead of the opening match of the tri-series contributed to their eight-wicket loss to hosts Bangladesh on Monday. After winning the toss, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza sent in Zimbabwe to bat first and Cremer’...
Zim U19 take on Aussies 17 January 2018 HARARE - After comprehensively winning their opening game against Papua New Guinea (PNG), Zimbabwe can secure their passage to the quarter-finals of the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup with victory over Australia today. Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat first in that game and restri...
Foreign duo charms Mapeza 17 January 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza has revealed his admiration for the foreign duo of Zambian forward Shadreck Mayembe and Cameroonian Albert Eonde. Mapeza, whose team is currently camping in Bulawayo to intensify preparations of their African Champions League qualifier next month, admit...
Marufu out to revive career 17 January 2018 HARARE - Midfielder James Marufu is determined to get his football career back on track after joining Harare giants Dynamos ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. The former Ngezi Platinum Stars midfielder's career had been stagnant for the past year following an injury he suffered...
I can open doors: Maguranyanga 17 January 2018 HARARE - Renowned local fitness trainer Gerald Maguranyanga believes he has the antidote to help Zimbabwean football after he registered as an intermediary yesterday. An intermediary is basically a football agent who helps players negotiate moves from one club to another. Local footballers ...
It's good to be back: Antipas 16 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Chicken Inn have been reunited with their 2015 championship winning coach Joey Antipas after he was unveiled as the Gamecocks new gaffer yesterday. Antipas' return to the Bulawayo club was the domestic game's worst kept secret ever since he left South African side AmaZulu by mutual ...
Zifa cancels EGM? 16 January 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has cancelled the Emergency General Meeting (EGM) which was scheduled for later this month due the absence of association’s president Philip Chiyangwa. The association yesterday issued a statement stating that Chiyangwa will not be available be...
Same old Zim falter 16 January 2018 HARARE - It was an all too familiar story for Zimbabwe as they tamely surrendered to their age old rivals Bangladesh in the opening match of the Rocket Tri-nations series in Dhaka yesterday losing by eight wickets. It is rather mystifying to see the Zimbabwe senior batsmen still struggle with ...
Vincent now in Race to Dubai 16 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Scott Vincent enhanced his chances of playing at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship after his top five finish at the BMW SA Open golf tournament last weekend. Vincent finished seven strokes behind Englishman Chris Paisley to pick up 65 108 points, moving him from ...
Masenda challenges local athletes 16 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) chairperson Admire Masenda feels preparations for the upcoming African Youth Games (AYGs) and Youth Olympic Games (Yogs) are lagging behind and hopes more athletes will book their places soon. The AYGs are scheduled for July in Algeria while the Yogs w...
Jaure set for Ngezi exit 15 January 2018 HARARE - Defender Partson Jaure is reportedly to be on his way out of Castle Lager Premiership side Ngezi Platinum Stars to join Zambia’s Buildcon. Jaure, who joined Ngezi Platinum in July 2016, after partying ways with South African side University of Pretoria is said to have already agreed t...
DeMbare begin preps 15 January 2018 HARARE - Dynamos, eager to arrest last year’s disappointment of missing out on the championship, are scheduled to get back to serious business today when they re-group to begin preparations for the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. The Glamour Boys fought an intriguing battle for the title...
Chipunza quits DeMbare 14 January 2018 HARARE - Dynamos' bid to assemble a competitive side ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season suffered a huge blow after midfielder Tichaona Chipunza dumped the club to join rivals Ngezi Platinum Stars, Daily News on Sunday can reveal. Chipunza, who was voted the club's Most Consisten...
Zambezi Cheetahs prepare for World Cup 14 January 2018 HARARE - The Zambezi Cheetahs yesterday began their preparations for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens finals to be held in San Francisco, United States in July. Our Sports Editor Nigel Matongorere caught up with the side’s captain Hilton Mudariki recently. Below are the excerpts of the interview. ...
Madinda back at Highlanders 12 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo giants Highlanders yesterday ended months of speculation by confirming the reappointment of Madinda Ndlovu as the new head coach ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. Ndlovu returns to Bosso for a second spell, having guided the Bulawayo giants in 2009 before l...
Chapungu keeper Roy Mazingi dies 12 January 2018 HARARE - The Castle Lager Premiership has been plunged into mourning following the death of Chapungu goalkeeper Roy Mazingi. The Waru Waru goal minder passed away at Manyame Air Base Hospital after a short illness. He was 31. Chapungu spokesperson Tawanda Zowa confirmed Mazingi's death. ...
Clubs after Augustine Mbara 12 January 2018 HARARE - A number of local clubs are inquiring about the availability of former Dynamos captain Augustine Mbara during this off season transfer window. The Daily News understands that the centre back, who can also play at left back, might retrace his footsteps to his former club Dynamos. Th...
Zim finally leave for Bangladesh 12 January 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team finally left the country yesterday afternoon for Bangladesh ahead of the triangular ODI series with the captain Graeme Cremer declaring his charges ready. Heath Streak and his charges are using this triangular series which also involves Sri Lanka as preparati...
Tembo relishing maiden title fight 12 January 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based Zimbabwean boxer Tapiwa Tembo is hoping his maiden title bout can provide a springboard to bigger and better things to his boxing career. The talented boxer is currently preparing for his maiden title fight against Tanzanian Swedi Mohamed for the vacant WBF Africa B...
Mangwiro begins hunt for assistant 11 January 2018 HARARE - Triangle coach Taurai Mangwiro is in the hunt for a new assistant coach to bolster his backroom staff after the departure of Godfrey Tamirepi to ZPC Kariba. Tamirepi was appointed as ZPC Kariba coach last week after the club parted ways with Sunday Chidzambwa and his entire technical ...
Chairman itches for revenge 11 January 2018 HARARE - Rising Zimbabwean boxing star Tinashe “Chairman” Madziwana is confident of securing victory in his next big fight later this month. Madziwana will be back in the ring when Kalakoda Promotions in conjunction with Kwese Sports host another Friday Fight Night Pan African boxing series at...