Articles tagged 'caf'

Mapeza proud of his charges 14 February 2019 CONAKRY - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza has praised his players after their African Champions League campaign all but ended following a defeat to Guinea champions Horoya AC here on Tuesday night. Pure Platinum Play needed nothing short of victory to keep their chances of progressing to the q...
End of the road for FC Platinum 14 February 2019 Horoya AC......................... (0) 2 FC Platinum............................0 CONAKRY - Costly mistakes at crucial moments of the game meant FC Platinum’s hopes of making it to the knockout stages of the African Champions League are all but over after going down to Horoya AC here on Tue...
FC Platinum endure taxing journey to Guinea 11 February 2019 CONAKRY – FC Platinum know they have to be at their maximum best if they are to entertain any hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the African Champions League, especially after enduring a taxing journey to face Horoya AC here in Conakry, Guinea. The Zimbabwe champions have had to endure an...
FC Platinum in must-win game 1 February 2019 GWERU - FC Platinum will troop into Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow fully aware that anything short of a victory will dent their chances of progressing into the quarter-finals of the 2018-19 African Champions League. The Zimbabwean champions host Guinea side Horoya AC with both teams winless so...
Warriors miss out on Caf award 15 December 2018 HARARE - The Warriors are out of the running for the 2018 Confederation of African Football (Caf) National Team of the Year Award after the shortlist was revealed yesterday. Zimbabwe was last month nominated by Caf for the prestigious award together with Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauri...
Warriors for top Caf award 1 December 2018 HARARE - The Warriors have been rewarded for their stellar recent performances after they were nominated for the 2018 Confederation of African Football (Caf) National Team of the Year gong yesterday. Zimbabwe will be up against Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritania and Uganda when the a...
'Local stadia in bad state' 27 September 2018 HARARE - A lot of work needs to be done in order for Zimbabwe's stadia to be ready in time for the August-May football season which is to be implemented next year, according to the First Instances Body (Fib). The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has realigned all its major tournaments —...
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...
Caf coaching courses still on hold 21 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) will only resume high level coaching courses once they get approval from the Confederation of African Football (Caf). All Caf Licenses Coaching courses from C to A across the continent were stopped last year after the Cairo-based organisation d...
Zim clubs under spotlight 24 December 2017 HARARE – Following the recent Professional Football Conference held in Egyptian capital Cairo, Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) communications manager Xolisani Gwesela is convinced it is possible for Castle Lager Premiership clubs to adapt Club Licensing. The Professional Football Conferen...
Local refs get Chan assignment 5 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe referee Norman Matemera has been given the task to handle the 2018 Kenya African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifier return leg between Zambia and South Africa later this month at the Levi Mwanawasa Stadium. Matemera will be the man in the middle of the park and he will be...
Zamalek snub media briefing 2 July 2017 HARARE - Egypt giants Zamalek refused to conduct their African Champions League pre-match press conference for today's match against CAPS United due to the presence of a beIN Sports correspondent. Zamalek and fellow Cairo giants Al Ahly last month announced a boycott of the Qatari sports broad...
Let's go for it, Tostao urges CAPS 2 June 2017 HARARE - CAPS UNITED will not be taking anything for granted when they face Libyan side Al-Ahli Tripoli this afternoon in the African Champions League. The Green Machine host the Libyans at the National Sports Stadium fully aware a win will put them in a good position to qualify from Group B t...
CAPS go for broke against USMA 24 May 2017 HARARE - CAPS United need an outright win against USM Alger (USMA) this afternoon to keep their African Champions League dream alive according to coach Lloyd Chitembwe. The Green Machine host the Algerian side at the National Sports Stadium fully aware of the consequences of another loss havin...
USM Alger bank on experience 24 May 2017 HARARE - USM Alger (USMA) coach Paul Put is confident their vast knowledge of how to negotiate their way around the continent will be instrumental in today's African Champions League match against CAPS United. Founded in 1937, the Reds and Blacks have been perennial contenders in Caf inter-clu...
Zvirekwi boost for CAPS 23 May 2017 HARARE - CAPS United captain Hardlife Zvirekwi is hoping to be fully fit for tomorrow's Africa Champions League clash against USM Alger of Algeria at the National Sports Stadium. The Makepekepe captain pulled a muscle in the dying moments of the 2-0 defeat to Zamalek in Egypt a fortnight ago. ...
Comesa engages Cosafa over Hayatou 23 May 2017 HARARE - A number of leading presidents from the Cosafa region will meet with a delegation from the Comesa Competition Commission which is investigation former Caf boss Issa Hayatou in Harare today. South African Football Association head Danny Jordaan, Namibia's Frans Mbidi and Zambia's Andre...
Hayatou must go, retire peacefully 20 May 2017 JOHANNESBURG - In most elections, especially in Africa, losers have a tendency of always crying foul alleging all sorts of transgressions from voter buying to rigging the process. Even in an election which is normally presided over by international observers and where there are irrefutable evi...
Caf turns down CAPS request 16 May 2017 HARARE - The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has turned down CAPS United's request to shift their match against Algerian side USM Alger to Africa Day. The Green Machine are scheduled to host USM Alger next week on Wednesday in their second Group B match of the African Champions League....
Cosafa in total control 13 May 2017 JOHANNESBURG - The year 2017 has been some roller-coaster for the Cosafa Region on a number of fronts. The year started with the Region taking an unprecedented position of supporting Issa Hayatou's opponent Ahmad of Madagascar ahead of the elections that ushered the islander as the football su...
Chiyangwa now in influential Caf committee 9 May 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa was yesterday appointed as the vice-chairperson of the influential Caf Afcon Games Committee at the Caf Extraordinary General Assembly in Manama, Bahrain yesterday. This committee is responsible for, among other things, deciding the host countries of al...
Chiyangwa leaves for Egypt 4 May 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday left for Egypt where he is set to attend a ceremony to honour and welcome new president Ahmad Ahmad at the Caf headquarters in Cairo today. The event in Egypt will also see the Arab Champions League draw being held at the monumental pyramids s...
We'll find the money - Jere 28 April 2017 HARARE - CAPS United president Farai Jere is confident his side will be able to meet their financial obligations in the African Champions after they were drawn in a tough Group B. Makepekepe will have to travel to north Africa for all their away matches after they were pitted against Zamalek (...
Tenga courts Chiyangwa 23 April 2017 HARARE - Tanzanian football leader Leodegar Tenga arrived in Harare yesterday to meet Zifa and Cosafa president Philip Chiyangwa ahead of next month's elections at the Fifa Congress in Bahrain. Tenga, who was accompanied to Harare by Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) president Jamal Malinzi, ...