Articles tagged 'billiat'

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...
Warriors make it six 12 June 2018 JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe defeated arch rivals Zambia 4-2 after extra time at the Peter Mokaba Stadium to claim the 2018 Cosafa Cup title on Saturday. The Warriors, who trailed right to the death of regulation time before pulling the game out of the fire, have now won a record-extending six Sout...
Billiat to leave Sundowns 23 November 2017 HARARE - Warriors star forward Khama Billiat could finally be heading to Europe after his coach at Absa Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns, Pitso Mosimane confirmed the striker will be leaving the club at the end of the season. Billiat, who rose from the bench on Tuesday to score a brace in 2-...
Billiat, Sundowns contract talks stall 4 September 2017 HARARE - The future of Warriors star forward Khama Billiat at South Africa's Absa Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns is increasingly becoming uncertain after talks for a contract extension was put on hold. Billiat is in the final year of his current deal and no date has been set for the talks ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Musona arrives for Liberia clash 5 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors triker Knowledge Musona is now in the country and is expected to be among the squad when the team resumes training this afternoon for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. Musona arrived in the country on Saturday night after helping his side KV Oostende s...
It was like a movie - Billiat 23 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat has described the moment he was caught in the middle of an armed robbery in Johannesburg, South Africa last month as “like a scene from a Hollywood action movie”. The Mamelodi Sundowns forward had visited an Engen service station convenience stor...
Time Billiat goes overseas 4 February 2017 JOHANNESBURG - The player many have likened to George Weah while others say he is the future Abedi Pele is in a limbo. His name is Khama Billiat, a player who came to South Africa from a modest Zimbabwe club via Ajax Cape Town before making a huge statement at Mamelodi Sundowns. For the pas...
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 ...
Mighty Warriors up for Caf award 12 December 2016 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors have once again been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Women's National Team of the Year award. Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa are the other nominees for the award. [GoogleAd] It is the second year running the Mighty Warrior...
Warriors step up preps 11 November 2016 HARARE - The Warriors preparations for their international friendly match against Tanzania on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium will go into full swing today following the arrival of several foreign-based players called for duty. Kalisto Pasuwa has called in his strongest squad for the gam...
Billiat back in Warriors squad 9 November 2016 HARARE - Mamelodi Sundowns forward Khama Billiat makes a return into the Warriors fold after being included in a strong squad announced yesterday to face Tanzania in an international friendly match on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium. Billiat missed the Warriors' last Afcon qualifying mat...
Motsepe, Downs living the dream 30 October 2016 JOHANNESBURG - The biggest club story on the African continent this week has been the exploits of Pretoria-based Mamelodi Sundowns who defied all odds to beat Egyptian giants Zamalek 3-1 on aggregate and won the African Champions League trophy. Now, they don't come bigger for any club on the c...
Shaya, Chunga, Ndlovu or Billiat? 17 October 2016 JOHANNESBURG - On one of the biggest football forums on the African continent, one Zimbabwe journalist asked who should be considered the greatest of all of Zimbabwe's past and present football players. While some will come up with their own “weird” names, the four names that dominated the cha...
Billiat, Ndoro can deliver Afcon glory 30 August 2016 JOHANNESBURG - With only a few days into the South African Premier Soccer League action, there is already talk that this season might turn out to be a contest between reigning best player of the season Khama Billiat and in-form Orlando Pirates striker Tendai Ndoro. The two strikers, who will f...
Warriors break Afcon jinx 6 June 2016 HARARE - The Warriors sealed their qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon after a convincing win over Malawi here yesterday. Knowledge Musona, Khama Billiat and Cuthbert Malajila were on target as Kalisto Pasuwa's charges moved to 11 points at the top of Group L. ...
Zim's gift to SA football 27 May 2016 JOHANNESBURG - Khama Billiat has sung the praises of Zimbabwe's talent production line saying it is the reason why the country's footballers continue to ride rough shoulders above the rest in the South African Premiership. Billiat, who is in the running to be crowned the best player in the Sou...
History beckons for Billiat 27 May 2016 HARARE - Khama Billiat is in the running to be crowned the best player in the South African Premiership after he was nominated for two top gongs yesterday. The 25-year-old Zimbabwe international had a prolific 2015-16 season as he helped Mamelodi Sundowns win the title with a record 71 points....
Advice for Tendai Ndoro, Khama Billiat 29 June 2015 JOHANNESBURG - Football is a short career and one has to be careful in looking after oneself during the playing days. It is imperative to remain as fit as possible to prolong one's the playing days.And in the same breath, a football player must save as much money as possible during his playing da...
Billiat still injured 18 July 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Khama Billiat remains sidelined with a metatarsal fracture which has seen him miss the club’s pre-season preparations. Billiat, who still has a cast on his left foot and is using crutches, is only expected back at training next month. The Zimbabwe...
Sundowns clinch league title 7 May 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Mamelodi Sundowns clinched their first Absa Premiership title in seven years at Loftus Stadium in Pretoria on Tuesday evening, edging Tshwane rivals SuperSport United 3-0 thanks to goals from Suprise Moriri, Teko Modise and Cuthbert Malajila. 'Downs survived a nervy opening half...