Articles tagged 'afcon'

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...
Zimbos show Warriors some love 22 January 2017 HARARE - The Warriors might be a perennial bore and pain to some local fans but they remain firmly tucked in the hearts of most football loving supporters. On a day English Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool clashed in one of the world’s eagerly anticipated matches character...
Battered and bruised Warriors still hopeful 21 January 2017 HARARE - Although they were outclassed by Senegal on Thursday night, the Warriors are still optimistic they will qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. Kalisto Pasuwa’s side bubble finally burst as they were brought down to earth by a humbling 2-0 defea...
Senegal humble Warriors 20 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Africa cup of Nations suffered a huge blow following last night’s 2-0 defeat to Senegal at the Stade de Franceville in Gabon. The Lions of Teranga scored early on through the lively Sadio Mane after only nine minutes and H...
Pasuwa confident of victory against Senegal 19 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa believes his side will not be intimidated by the physicality Senegal will bring when the two teams clash at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tonight. The match kicks off at 9pm at the Stade de Franceville in Gabon this evening. Zimbabwe enters the match ...
Mugeyi backs Warriors to upset Senegal 18 January 2017 HARARE - Former Warriors forward Wilfred Mugeyi has urged the side to build on their impressive start at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after they came close to registering an upset win over Algeria on Sunday. Kalisto Pasuwa’s men were minutes away from a famous victory against the highly-f...
Musona out of Senegal clash 18 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors star forward Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of Zimbabwe's next game against Senegal at the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon after suffering a hamstring injury. Musona has been one of the standout performers for Kalisto Pasuwa's charges as they e...
Warriors let Desert Foxes off the hook 18 January 2017 HARARE - Although Zimbabwe won many hearts with their plucky display against Algeria at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, it was a case of two points dropped rather than one gained. Algeria, who are tipped as one of the favourites to win the tournament, were lucky to walk away from the Stad...
Wasteful Warriors hold Algeria 16 January 2017 FRANCEVILLE - Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria left it late to earn a 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe at the Africa Cup of Nations yesterday at the Stade de Franceville in Gabon. The Leicester winger put his side ahead with a curling shot in off the post. But Kudakwashe Mahachi's low shot into t...
Warriors target Foxes upset 15 January 2017 LIBREVILLE - The Warriors of Zimbabwe will be hoping to get their 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group B campaign off to a positive start as they face Algeria today. The match is set to get underway at 6pm. Kalisto Pasuwa's men are aware that for them to reach the quarter-finals of the cont...
Odds against poorly-funded Warriors 15 January 2017 HARARE - The Warriors make a return to the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) today, exactly 11 years after their last dance with the aristocrats of continental football. While it is a refreshing achievement for Zimbabwe, who are ranked 103rd in the world and 29th in Africa, history tells us the te...
Warriors have a good chance 14 January 2017 JOHANNESBURG - This is one Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament which got Zimbabwe football fans really talking. Not that they don't have a sound argument. The Warriors left for the Central African country of Gabon oozing confident because not a lot of teams participating at Gabon 2017 ...
Let's all back the Warriors 14 January 2017 HARARE - Beginning tomorrow, the senior Zimbabwe national soccer team goes into battle at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon against three of the continent’s football powerhouses in the form of Tunisia, Senegal and Algeria. As Zimbabweans, we should all temporarily switch off fr...
Lucky Zim fans off to Gabon courtesy of NetOne 13 January 2017 HARARE - Six lucky Zimbabweans will be able to cheer the Warriors when they take onto the field against Algeria during the team’s opening match at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon. The supporters’ journey has been made possible by the team’s principal sponsor NetOne, who were ru...
Warriors arrive in Gabon 13 January 2017 HARARE - The Warriors arrived in Gabon yesterday ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals which kicks-off in the West African country tomorrow. The Warriors are returning to the Afcon tournament since their last participation in 2006. Kalisto Pasuwa's charges connected from Ya...
Zifa must learn from the past 13 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean football administrators should learn from the past, judging by what transpired last week at the Warriors send-off ceremony for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. The players refused to attend the function at a top local hotel after they reached a deadlock with t...
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...
Inside the five-star Afcon anarchy 8 January 2017 HARARE - You might want to sit down for this. As Zimbabwe's preparations ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon continue, there is still so much potential for devastating chaos. It's only a matter of time before there is an upset — with only a week to go to the Nations Cup camp...
Chiyangwa's Zifa apologises 8 January 2017 HARARE - Embattled Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has issued an apology to the nation and Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa after the national team on Friday night snubbed a send-off dinner ahead of their participation at the 2017 Africa Cup Nations finals (Afcon). “Zifa apologises to ...
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...
Warriors Afcon preps in disarray 4 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Warriors have had to be bailed out for accommodation, among other essentials, by the Footballers Union of Zimbabwe (Fuz), as chaos continues to dog their preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon. The development also comes amid revelations that the...
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 ...
Anxious wait for Warriors 1 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa will announce his final squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tomorrow. The Warriors broke camp yesterday afternoon as they were given a day off to celebrate the New Year with their loved ones and friends. They will resume training tomorrow ...
Pasuwa refuses to censure Billiat 31 December 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa said he would not rush to make any hasty decisions after pictures of star midfielder Khama Billiat leaked while out partying at a local night spot.   The Mamelodi Sundowns forward was given leave and excused from training as the Warriors intensify their 2...