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Platinum warning! 7 January 2019 HARARE - Orlando Pirates and Warriors international Kuda Mahachi, fired early warning shots ahead of the weekend’s Caf Champions League clash against FC Platinum with a second half equaliser in the 2-2 draw in Tembisa on Saturday.  The former Lamontville Golden Arrows and Mamelodi Sundowns pla...
FC Platinum shifts base to BF 7 January 2019 HARARE - FC Platinum are not leaving anything to chance as they prepare for a dance with the elite African teams that begins with a clash against South African side Orlando Pirates on Saturday in  the Caf Champions league group stage opening match.  Pure Platinum Play will temporarily set base...
Zim on verge of series victory 7 January 2019 HARARE - Chipo Mugeri was named player of the match as Zimbabwe beat Namibia by eight wickets in the second match of the Women T20 Challenge Cup to go 2-0 up at the Sparta Oval ground, Walvis Bay yesterday. The left-handed batter scored an unbeaten 31 runs from 23 balls while team captain Marr...
Open letter to Kirsty Coventry 6 January 2019 HARARE - If there's no “Honourable” in the heading to this letter, it's not me disrespecting. Let me squeal. Most likely, it's this really tall, dark-and-lovely guy whodunit: Edmore Zvinonzwa, the Production Editor of this popular Sunday paper, simply “Ed" to me. See, Honourable Kirsty C...
Cremer 60 percent loading 6 January 2019 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer is itching for a quick return to the national fold following a successful surgery on a knee injury that had relegated him to the bench since the team's World Cup Qualifiers debacle at home in March last year.  The 32-year-old leg-spinner playi...
UZ Wolves hope to retain players 6 January 2019 HARARE - UZ Wolves are hoping to retain the bulk of its players after a successful 2018 season that saw the men’s team ruling the roost on the domestic front and coming second best on the regional front while the women settled for silver locally. UZ Wolves’ men claimed a double winning the Zim...
Which team will rise to wrestle FC Platinum? 6 January 2019 HARARE - FC Platinum have bossed the domestic league for the past two seasons in which they have won back-to-back Castle Lager Premiership titles. Norman Mapeza’s men have simply been irresistible with their passing game which has won them many neutrals. Since coming into the top flight lea...
Meet Zim volleyball's Iron Lady 6 January 2019 HARARE - Growing up, Nothando Magwaza was a passionate volleyball player but an arm injury relegated her to a supporter in her early years in sport. She is, however, now enjoying a new lease of life in the same sport as a seasoned administrator in the Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA). ...
Mapeza unfazed - says Mandava Stadium ban won't affect his side 5 January 2019 GWERU - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is not fazed by Caf’s decision to condemn Mandava Stadium to host the Caf Champions’ League group stage fixtures and has urged the club to remain focused.  The league champions who are in the same group with Tunisian giants Esperance, Horoya of Guinea an...
FC Platinum Queens star eyes national team call-up 5 January 2019 HARARE - High-flyinhg Platinum Queens netball star Progress Moyo is confident her exploits on the court have done enough to warrant her a place in the World Cup squad. The Nesango hit maker has been missing on the Zimbabwean music scene for years as he has not been holding any music shows and ...
Murwira joins FC Platinum 4 January 2019 HARARE - Soccer Star of the Year finalist Godknows Murwira has joined champions FC Platinum on initial one-year contract from Ngezi Platinum Stars.   Murwira, who can play either as a defender or attacking midfielder, started training with FC Platinum on Wednesday together with Perfect Chikwen...
Glamour Boys sack club president Sanyamandwe 4 January 2019 HARARE - Dynamos  have started the year on a depressing  note — to shows club president Solomon Sanyamandwe the exit door on New Year’s Day following a board resolution. Sanyamandwe replaced long-serving Kenni Mubaiwa mid last year after the auctioneer tendered his resignation in June citing p...
ACL reveals massive deal for City Volleyball 2 January 2019 HARARE - ACL Holdings, Harare City Volleyball Club first sponsor has revealed a massive sponsorship for 2019 that includes construction of an indoor facility in line with the international standards. Locally, both the Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA) National and the Harare Volleyball Lea...
Teenage sensation stars in Botswana 2 January 2019 HARARE - Teenage star Ronald Master, proved to be a master to watch in years to come after his sublime passing, dribbling and scoring ability propelled Ruwa's Power 11 Community Youth Club to a gold medal finish in the Konnect Management Cup in Botswana, Gaborone recently. The 17-year-old midf...
It's a big loss: Mangwiro 1 January 2019 HARARE - Triangle United coach Taurai Mangwiro has admitted the club has a suffered a big blow after winger Phenias Bamusi returned to CAPS United at the weekend. Bamusi had a memorable 2018 with the Sugar Sugar Sugar Boys in which he led the Lowveld side to a fourth place finish in the Castle...
'Bring them on' 31 December 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum coach believes his side was handed a fair draw for the group stages of the African Champions League on Friday night. The Zimbabwe champions were placed in Group B which features defending African champions Esperance of Tunisia, South African giants Orlando Pirates and Guin...
Micho respects Mapeza 31 December 2018 HARARE - Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic has tonnes of respect for FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza as the two teams are set to go head-to-head in the African Champions League in two weeks’ time. The two Southern African teams were all drawn in a competitive Group B which also features d...
Baroka to keep Chawapiwa 31 December 2018 HARARE - Baroka FC chief executive Morgan Mammila says Zimbabwean winger Talent Chawapiwa will only be allowed to leave the club at the end of the 2018-19 season. The 2018 Telkom Knockout Cup champions are currently not safe from relegation and do not want to make the mistake of selling one of...
Death robs Zim sport 30 December 2018 HARARE - This year has not been so kind to the Zimbabwean sporting fraternity after three of the country’s arguably biggest luminaries took their last breaths. Former Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) president Paul Chingoka, three-time Commonwealth boxing champion across three divisions Langton “Schoolboy...
'MaBlanyo a good person, great coach too' 30 December 2018 HARARE - After many years of toiling in the lower leagues and dedicating most of his time to junior football, Lloyd “MaBlanyo” Chigowe was thrust into the spotlight when Dynamos appointed him caretaker coach earlier this year. The Glamour Boys had endured a disappointing start to the 2018 Cast...
The sleeping giant awakes 30 December 2018 I wished Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the best of luck last week but luck he did not need. His players have delivered for him with two emphatic wins. Manchester United ran around like a team released from their shackles in both matches. “Go out and play your game, play for yourselves and play to enjoy...
Arsenal's 'work in progress' going very well 30 December 2018   HARARE - When Unai Emery first arrived at Arsenal he was of the opinion that many players were complacent, too comfortable and living the life but not giving 100 percent to the fans or the club. That has now changed. Emery works 12 hours a day and he expects maximum effort from the player...
Tough draw for FC Platinum 29 December 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum were handed a tough Africa Champions League draw after they were placed in Group B where they will take on Orlando Pirates (South Africa), Horoya (Guinea) and defending champions Esperance (Tunisia).   Pure Platinum Play will have to be at their best to progress from this ...
FC Platinum to know fate 28 December 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum will know their fate in the African Champions League when the draw for the group stages is held today in Cairo, Egypt. Pure Platinum Play finally negotiated their way past the qualifying rounds at the third attempt when they beat Congolese side AS Otoh...
All set for Zim Chess Open 28 December 2018 HARARE - The 2018 Zimbabwe Chess Open is set to start in the capital tomorrow with at least 160 players set to take part at the traditional venue at POSB Causeway. Top ranked players from Zambia have also been confirmed to attend the tournament. Zimbabwe Chess Federation (ZCF) have secured ...
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