Articles tagged 'fc platinum'

Mapeza targets strong CL finish 15 March 2019 FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is targeting a strong finish to their Caf Champions League flirtation when they host Tunisian giants Esperance at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow.
Mapeza wants positive end 21 February 2019 FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza wants his charges to be virtually flawless in their remaining two Caf African Champions League matches against South African giants Orlando Pirates and Esperance of Tunisia for them to finish on a high.
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 eye Horoya upset 12 February 2019 CONAKRY - With no margin for error, FC Platinum know that only a win over Horoya AC at the Stade du 28 Septembre here tonight will keep their African Champions League hopes alive. Kick-off is 6pm Zimbabwean time. [GoogleAd] Although they are bottom of their Group B with only a single poi...
Mhlanga back in familiar settings 12 February 2019 CONAKRY – The last time Lawrence Mhlanga was in Conakry was two years ago when the Warriors took on Guinea in the reverse fixture of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. Zimbabwe were beaten 1-0 at the Stade du 28 Septembre but the result had very little effect as the national t...
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...
Zim's cashless transfer window 11 February 2019 HARARE - The past few decades have seen football transforming into immense commercialization across the globe but it seems Zimbabwe has not yet caught up. Football clubs across the world have grown as organisations. Players have made a lot of money and club owners have made windfall gains eith...
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...
Suspensions could derail FC Platinum 21 January 2019 HARARE - With key defender Elvis Moyo already suspended for FC Platinum next African Champions League Group B match against Horoya, coach Norman Mapeza must be concerned with his side’s disciplinary record. The Zimbabwean champions are without a win in the competition after two matches and fin...
Local football needs pre-sold tickets 21 January 2019 HARARE – Zimbabwe football is still operating in the dark ages judging by what transpired last week at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe champions FC Platinum were hosting South African giants Orlando Pirates in a Group B African Champions League match at the venue. Since the draw...
Esperance defeat FC Platinum 19 January 2019 Esperance...(1)2   FC Platinum...0 HARARE - FC Platinum learnt a lesson on the importance of clinical finish in high level competitions when they lost to Tunisia giants Esperance in an African Champions League Group B match at the Stade El Menzah in Tunis yesterday. The Blood and Gold, who...
FC Platinum's big test 18 January 2019 HARARE - FC Platinum's intentions of making a mark in the African Champions League this year will come under a stern test when they take on defending champions Esperance of Tunisia this afternoon. Pure Platinum Play left Harare on Wednesday evening before arriving in Tunis for today’s match at...
FC Platinum off to Tunisia 17 January 2019 HARARE - FC Platinum flew out of the country yesterday evening on their way to Tunisia for tomorrow's African Champions League Group B clash against defending champions Esperance.  The Zimbabwean side flew out from the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport aboard an Emirates flight and a...
Benjani blasts Zifa 14 January 2019 BULAWAYO – Ex-Warriors skipper Benjani Mwaruwari has come out guns blazing blasting the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) over preparations and the anarchy that ensued the much-publicised Caf Champions League Group B clash pitting FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates at Babourfields Stadium on Satu...
Impressive start for FC Platinum 14 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe's sole representatives in the African Champions League FC Platinum put up a brave fight yesterday after playing out to a goalless draw against South Africa's Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium. Norman Mapeza's side with a bit of precision in front of goal could have c...
Mapeza eyes Pirates upset 12 January 2019 BULAWAYO - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is confident of a positive result in this afternoon's African Champions League Group B clash against South African giants Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium. The Zimbabwean champions, who are playing in the mini-league group stages for the first...
Mahachi stalks FC Platinum 11 January 2019 HARARE - Warriors and Orlando Pirates winger Kuda Mahachi has rediscovered his form at the worst possible time for FC Platinum ahead of tomorrow’s African Champions League Group B match at Barbourfields Stadium. The former Highlanders and Chicken Inn winger had a difficult start to his life at...
Platinum warning! 7 January 2019 HARARE - Orlando Pirates and Warriors international Kuda Mahachi, fired early warning shots ahead of the weekend’s Caf Champions League clash against FC Platinum with a second half equaliser in the 2-2 draw in Tembisa on Saturday.  The former Lamontville Golden Arrows and Mamelodi Sundowns pla...
FC Platinum shifts base to BF 7 January 2019 HARARE - FC Platinum are not leaving anything to chance as they prepare for a dance with the elite African teams that begins with a clash against South African side Orlando Pirates on Saturday in  the Caf Champions league group stage opening match.  Pure Platinum Play will temporarily set base...
Which team will rise to wrestle FC Platinum? 6 January 2019 HARARE - FC Platinum have bossed the domestic league for the past two seasons in which they have won back-to-back Castle Lager Premiership titles. Norman Mapeza’s men have simply been irresistible with their passing game which has won them many neutrals. Since coming into the top flight lea...
Mapeza unfazed - says Mandava Stadium ban won't affect his side 5 January 2019 GWERU - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is not fazed by Caf’s decision to condemn Mandava Stadium to host the Caf Champions’ League group stage fixtures and has urged the club to remain focused.  The league champions who are in the same group with Tunisian giants Esperance, Horoya of Guinea an...
Murwira joins FC Platinum 4 January 2019 HARARE - Soccer Star of the Year finalist Godknows Murwira has joined champions FC Platinum on initial one-year contract from Ngezi Platinum Stars.   Murwira, who can play either as a defender or attacking midfielder, started training with FC Platinum on Wednesday together with Perfect Chikwen...
'Bring them on' 31 December 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum coach believes his side was handed a fair draw for the group stages of the African Champions League on Friday night. The Zimbabwe champions were placed in Group B which features defending African champions Esperance of Tunisia, South African giants Orlando Pirates and Guin...
Micho respects Mapeza 31 December 2018 HARARE - Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic has tonnes of respect for FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza as the two teams are set to go head-to-head in the African Champions League in two weeks’ time. The two Southern African teams were all drawn in a competitive Group B which also features d...