Articles tagged 'afcon'

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...
Mapeza calls for peace 1 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors interim coach Norman Mapeza wants the current noise engulfing the squad over the omission of certain senior players to end as it was distracting the national team. Mapeza maintains he left captain Willard Katsande, forwards Matthew Rusike, Nyasha Mushekwi and Cuthbert Malajil...
Mapeza calls up Chigova 30 May 2017 HARARE - Big Polokwane City goalkeeper — George Chigova was rewarded for his stellar season with Rise and Shine — when he was called for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia when it appeared he had missed out again. Chigova, the rangy former Gunners and Dyn...
Mpandare a 'poor janitor' 28 May 2017 HARARE - Our football has over the last few years witnessed some highs and lows and the biggest casualties of this all has been the fans. Whether you like or disagree with the way he conducts his business, there is no denying that the coming in of Philip Chiyangwa surely has brought golden smi...
Mapeza gambles on injured Billiat 26 May 2017 HARARE - Injred Warriors talisman Khama Billiat has been included in the squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia at home. The Mamelodi Sundowns forward is part of a 25-man squad released by interim coach Norman Mapeza yesterday. There were fears B...
Sharif Mussa: A true Warrior 26 March 2017 HARARE - When the legendary South African footballer Jomo Sono said coaching is a thankless profession, he must have probably forgotten to mention the backroom staff that works behind the scenes as well. As the Warriors prepare for a new era under a new coach following the departure of Kalisto...
Pasuwa's Malawi gig in doubt 14 March 2017 HARARE – Former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa’s expected move to become Flames coach could collapse after the Football Association of Malawi (Fam) pulled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) competitions. Fam were forced to withdraw the...
Warriors' freefall continues 10 March 2017 HARARE - The Warriors fall on the international landscape continued unabated when they plunged four places down the ladder on the latest Fifa/Coca-Cola world rankings released yesterday. The Warriors, who last saw action at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon, where they wer...