Articles tagged 'caf'

Chiyangwa's strategy 24 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa last night hosted his birthday celebrations in Harare with Fifa president Gianni Infantino as the guest of honour. Other Fifa delegates and various African football federation presidents also arrived in the capital last night to join the festivities. ...
Fifa boss confirms Zim visit 17 February 2017 HARARE - Fifa president Gianni Infantino has confirmed his visit to Zimbabwe next Friday to attend Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa's birthday celebrations. Infantino will join other football heads from across the African continent to celebrate with Chiyangwa, who will also be toasting his asce...
Chiyangwa demands apology from Caf 16 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa insists his birthday celebrations will go ahead in Harare next week despite massive resistance from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou. Chiyangwa, who is also the Cosafa president, has invited a number of association head...
Pressure mounts on embattled Hayatou 15 February 2017 HARARE - There was general consensus across the continent yesterday that Issa Hayatou has overstayed his welcome as Confederation of African Football (Caf) president. Hayatou, who is seeking an eighth term in next month's elections, has been the Caf president since 1988. However, it seems Z...
Ngezi home match away from home 15 February 2017 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars’ African Confederation Cup return leg against Pamplemousses, which was initially set for Baobab Stadium, has been moved to the National Sports Stadium after Caf insisted that Mhondoro-Ngezi cannot host international matches due to lack of hotels in the area. The m...
Fifa boss set for Zim 14 February 2017 HARARE - Fifa president Gianni Infantino and dozens of FA presidents across Africa will visit the country next week to attend Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa’s birthday celebrations and his recent appointment as the Council of Southern African Football Associations...
Cosafa endorses Ahmad for Caf presidency 14 February 2017 HARARE - The Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) has thrown its weight behind Madagascar Football Association president Ahmad Ahmad’s candidature for the Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidency in next month’s elections. The decision for Ahmad’s audacious bid ...
CAPS fire blanks in Lesotho 12 February 2017 MASERU - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was satisfied with his side's performance in the goalless draw against Lioli FC in the first leg of the African Champions League qualifier here yesterday. The Zimbabwe champions created a number of half chances especially in the first half but could n...
Caf snub must motivate Billiat 10 January 2017 HARARE - Soccer-loving Zimbabweans must be seething in anger and justifiably so. Last Thursday, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) hosted the annual Caf Awards in the Nigerian capital of Abuja where a number of football luminaries were recognised and rewarded. It was a night in whi...
Chiyangwa sets sight on Caf post 19 December 2016 HARARE - After pulling a shocker to land the Cosafa president’s post at the weekend, Philip Chiyangwa says he is now focussed on securing a seat on the influential Caf executive committee. Chiyangwa, who assumed the Zifa presidency only a year ago, became the first Zimbabwean to ascend to the ...
It was a good year - Mlauzi 15 December 2016 HARARE - Mighty Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi believes his side’s nomination for the prestigious Confederation of African Football (Caf) Women’s Team of the Year award is a sign they are in the right direction. Zimbabwe for the second year running were listed among the nominees for the accola...
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...
Super Falcons demand full bonus payments 8 December 2016 LAGOS - Nigeria's women's team are continuing to refuse to leave a hotel in Abuja until they are paid allowances and bonuses for winning the Women's Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Falcons, who clinched their eighth African title on Saturday with a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon, are protesting ...
Mighty Warriors confident 25 November 2016 YAOUNDE - Mighty Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi has rallied his charges to put behind their disappointment against Egypt and focus on getting a convincing result when they face hosts Cameroon here today at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjio. The match kicks off at 5pm. Having started their African Women...
Chiyangwa fumes at Egyptian 'robbery' 24 November 2016 YAOUNDE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa was left fuming after brave Mighty Warriors were robbed of a point following a howler by Burundi referee — Suavis Iratunga who had a nightmarish match — that incorrectly cancelled Zimbabwe's equaliser during the Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon) group t...
Windfall for Warriors 11 November 2016 HARARE - Buoyed by their new partnership with Total, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) yesterday announced an increased purse for all their 2017 continental competitions. This should be good news for the Warriors, who will be taking part in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be...
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...
Warriors to know Afcon 2017 fate 20 October 2016 HARARE - After a lengthy 10-year absence, the Warriors will go into the hat for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Gabon this evening. The Warriors will join 15 other nations in the draw, including continental heavyweights like Cameroon, Libya, Egypt, Senegal and Ivory...
Zifa seeks Guinea tie postponement 3 September 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has written to Caf to try and change the Warriors' 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea from tomorrow to Monday. Zifa failed to secure flights in time to arrive in Conakry to catch Sunday's 7pm kick-off after securing funds to fi...
Chiyangwa lands top Caf post 12 February 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has been selected into the Confederation of African Football (Caf)’s organising committee for the Under-20 with immediate effect.    Chiyangwa, who was elected Zifa president in December last year, has been credited for turning around the fortunes of th...
Tough draws for Gamecocks, City 13 December 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe champions Chicken Inn were handed a tough 2016 African Champions League preliminary round draw against South African glamour side Mamelodi Sundowns. The draw was conducted on Friday night by the Confederation of African Football in Dakar, Senegal. [GoogleAd] The Gamecoc...
17 years on: Mucherahowa recounts Champs League heartbreak 12 December 2015 HARARE - Seventeen years after losing the African Champions League final to ASEC Mimosas, former Dynamos captain Memory Mucherahowa is still disappointed by the bias displayed by Caf president Issa Hayatou. After the first leg had ended goalless at the National Sports Stadium on November 28, D...
PSL to set up Club Licensing committee 15 August 2015 HARARE - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is proposing the setting up of a Club Licensing Committee to be made up of former administrators with a reputable track record. PSL chief executive officer Kenny Ndebele said: “We have a list of names we have proposed and we are just waiting for them to...
Mighty Warriors distraught 21 July 2015 HARARE - Mighty Warriors captain Felistas “Figo” Muzongondi says the team is disappointed after they failed to travel to Ivory Coast for Sunday’s 2016 Rio Olympic Games qualifier. Rosemary Mugadza’s team was supposed to leave for the West African country on Saturday but the trip was aborted af...
Easy passage for Young Warriors 20 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s national Under-23 football team’s passage in the Caf Under-23 Championships qualifying campaign has been made easier following the withdrawal of Senegal. Senegal withdrew from the qualifying round as they will now host the Championships in December. They take over from D...