Articles tagged '2017 africa cup of nations'

Sink or swim for Warriors 23 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa is not throwing in the towel yet and is confident his side can beat Tunisia this evening and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. Zimbabwe take on the Carthage Eagles tonight at the Stade de L'Amitie in the Gabon capital Libreville...
Monkey games over, Warriors say 10 January 2017 HARARE - After a turbulent week in which their preparations for the 2016 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) were rocked by chaos, the Warriors have now set their sights on doing well in Gabon. The Warriors camp was first hit hard by a serious clash between the players and the Zimbabwe Football Asso...
Govt's Warriors package paltry 7 January 2017 HARARE - While the intervention by government to bail out the Warriors ahead of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) participation in Gabon is applauded, they still need to do more if we are to compete with the best on the continent. With just a week left before the tournament begins, Warr...
Strong Warriors squad for Afcon 6 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa has included Sweden-based forward Tinotenda Kadewere in a strong 23-man squad announced yesterday to represent the country at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon. The Djurgardens IF striker was handed his first senior national debut aft...
W'e will do country proud: Katsande 4 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors skipper Willard Katsande said they are excited about participating at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament and are ready to make the country proud by making it past the group stages. Kalisto Pasuwa's charges are currently in camp and have since intensified their ...
Warriors victory certain - Chiyangwa 24 March 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has said the Warriors should easily beat Swaziland in their forthcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Warriors first travel to the Somhlolo Nation Stadium in Mbabane for the first of their back-to-back matches tomorrow before returning to H...
Pasuwa in limbo? 8 October 2015 HARARE - The recent shake-up at the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is likely to threaten the position of Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa the Daily News has established. Pasuwa is yet to sign a conclusive contract with Zifa following his decision to return to the helm shortly before the hom...
Mushekwi headlines Warriors squad 10 June 2015 HARARE - Swedish-based striker Nyasha Mushekwi headlines the Zimbabwe squad named for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L opener against Malawi this weekend. Mushekwi, has netted 10 goals in 13 appearances for Allsvenskan side Djurgadens, is part of the 19-man squad named by coach Calisto P...
Zim's Afcon bid doomed 13 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabweans must not get too excited at the prospect of hosting the 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals or else they will be greatly disappointed. Last week, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced that seven countries namely Algeria, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, S...
Libya to bailout bid? 19 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe will seek financial support from Libya in the country’s quest to replace the war-torn North African country as 2017 Africa Cup of Nations host, cabinet ministers said yesterday. Libya withdrew from hosting the 2017 tournament due to delays in its plans to build new stadia, wh...
Afcon a big ask for struggling economy 14 September 2014 HARARE - Recent proclamations of Zimbabwe's intention to bid for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations have generated tremendous interest in the country, but left question marks over our preparedness to host African football's greatest showpiece in two years' time. Let's not get too far ahead of ours...
Mzembi's dream needs govt support 7 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabweans should commend Tourism minister Walter Mzembi for his ambitious plan to have the country host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Mzembi revealed Zimbabwe’s interest of hosting the tournament after Libya pulled out for the second time. “We are dreaming, Mr Speaker, ...