Articles tagged 'afcon'

Warriors remain top 17 October 2018 Zimbabwe..................................(1) 1 DR Congo...................................(1) 1 HARARE - It was not the result Zimbabweans had hoped for but the Warriors put in a good shift during yesterday's draw against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to remain on course to qualify ...
'Let's fill up NSS' 16 October 2018 HARARE - Warriors fans have been urged to come out in their large numbers and rally behind the team against the DRC at the National Sports Stadium this evening. Zimbabwe are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals following a 2-1 win over the DRC in Kinshas...
DRC name strong squad for Warriors 3 October 2018 HARARE - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) coach Florent Ibenge has announced a strong roster for the two 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifiers against Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe and DRC go head-to-head in a top of the table clash in the group with the first encounter set for the ...
Evening matches for Warriors 18 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifiers against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will all be played in the evening. The Warriors travel to Kinshasa to face DRC at the Stade des Martyrs on October 13. Kick-off for that match has been set at 6.30pm Zi...
PSL faces calendar dilemma 12 September 2018 HARARE - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) believes they will be able to cope with the new Confederation of African Football (Caf) calendar dates changes which have already come into effect this year. From 2019, the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals will be held between June and July rather t...
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...
Mhofu challenges locally-based Warriors 18 April 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has urged the locally-based players in his squad for today's match against Botswana to prove that they deserve a chance to play in the important matches. Zimbabwe take on neighbours Botswana at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon as part of the ...
It's Mhofu or Gumbo 24 October 2017 HARARE - ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his Chicken Inn counterpart Rahman Gumbo have emerged as the front runners to be the new substantive Warriors coach. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board met in the capital last Friday and the Daily News understands that Chidzambwa and ...
Mhofu or Mapeza: Zifa in coach headache 11 July 2017 HARARE – The Warriors triumph at the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup in South Africa has left the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) in a quandary regarding the team's substantive coach. Zifa is currently faced with a choice between FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza, ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa ...
Chigova wants Warriors stay 23 June 2017 HARARE - George Chigova has set his sights on making the Warriors number 1 jersey his own after he was recently recalled into the team. Since the 2-2 draw against Tanzania in 2014 during a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier, former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa had shunned the Polokw...
Warriors in right direction: Mapeza 13 June 2017 HARARE - Norman Mapeza believes the Warriors squad possesses the necessary strength to build the foundations for a successful 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification. Zimbabwe began their Group G campaign with a positive 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...
Give Mapeza the job - fans 13 June 2017 HARARE - Following Zimbabwe 3-0 victory over Liberia during Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), the Daily News' Godknows Matarutse and Annie Mpalume took to the streets to her the views of the fans. Most of the supporters concurred that the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) should ...
The Knowledge Musona show 12 June 2017 HARARE - Knowledge Musona bagged his first international hat-trick to guide the Warriors to a perfect start in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia yesterday. Musona, who was appointed captain for this new-look Warriors side taking over from Willard Katsande, led ...
Strong start for Warriors 12 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors caretaker coach Norman Mapeza and his team got off to a flying start with an impressive 3-0 crushing of Liberia's Lone Stars yesterday to put their qualification for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) firmly on track. Yesterday's win at the National Sports Stadium was a ...
Warriors start 2019 Afcon campaign 11 June 2017 HARARE - After the debacle in Gabon earlier this year, the Warriors today begin another tough qualification campaign for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) with a clash against Liberia. Zimbabwe had one of the most porous defences during the last Afcon tournament at the start of this year ...
Zifa, Sundowns need not fight over Billiat 9 June 2017 HARARE - Since independence in 1980, Zimbabwe has produced a lot of star players who have gone on to do wonders for the national team. The likes of Shacky Tauro, Vitalis Takawaira, Willard Mashinkila-Khumalo, Benjamin Nkonjera, Stanford “Stix” Mutizwa, Benjani Mwaruwari together with the Ndlov...
Mapeza: Win at all costs boys! 9 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors' interim coach Norman Mapeza says he wants his side to go for an all-out win against Liberia in tomorrow's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the National Sports Stadium. Zimbabwe and the Lone Stars are in a tough Group G that also includes DR Congo and the Congo...
$3 to watch Warriors, POS machines for VIP only 9 June 2017 HARARE - In a bid to attract a full house for Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between the Warriors and Liberia, Zifa have pegged the cheapest ticket at $3. Normally, international matches and even some of the big games in the domestic Castle Lager Premiership fans have to...
Zifa back Warriors manager 9 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has noted with concern, distasteful sentiments expressed by Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club officials towards our senior national team manager, Wellington Mpandare. Mpandare conducted his duties in a professional manner in the process of reques...
Sundowns slam Mpandare 9 June 2017 PRETORIA - Mamelodi Sundowns have responded angrily to claims by Zifa they are refusing to release Khama Billiat. Billiat was accompanied to Harare on Wednesday by Zimbabwean legend Peter Ndlovu, who now works as team manager at Sundowns. After arriving in Zimbabwe, the Warriors medical tea...
Depleted Liberians arrive 9 June 2017 HARARE - Liberia national team coach James Salinsa Debbah is unfazed by skipper Anthony Laffor's absence from their squad ahead of Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Zimbabwe. The Mamelodi Sundowns forward was included in the provisional squad for the encounter again...
Injured Billiat gutted 8 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors star player Khama Billiat expressed disappointment on missing out on the team's first match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign due to injury. Zimbabwe take on Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday without one of their star players, who is still reco...
It's a great honour: Musona 8 June 2017 HARARE - Newly-appointed Warriors captain Knowledge Musona said it is a huge honour to be handed the armband to lead the team for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. The Warriors begin their Group B campaign with a clash against the Lone Stars at the National Sports Stadi...
Mhofu, Gumbo tip Warriors 7 June 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe national team coaches Sunday Chidzambwa and Rahman Gumbo have backed the Warriors to succeed when they embark on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification journey. The Warriors will begin their Group G campaign with a home tie against Liberia at the National...
Zifa, Sundowns clash over Billiat 6 June 2017 HARARE - Zifa and Absa Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns are headed for a collision over forward Khama Billiat's availability for Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia. The Warriors, who are in Group G together with DR Congo and Congo, host the Lone Stars at th...