Articles tagged 'guinea'

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...
Nakamba stars in losing cause 6 September 2016 HARARE - With the Warriors arriving in Conakry only a few hours before Sunday night's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea, it was always going to be a difficult match for Kalisto Pasuwa's side. The poor playing surface at Stade 28 Septembre and the hot weather conditions also m...
Chivayo pledges more support for Warriors 6 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors' benefactor Wicknell Chivayo says there will be no repeat of the shoddy preparations that characterised Zimbabwe's trip to Conakry to face Guinea in Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Warriors only left Harare on Saturday evening on a chartered Air Zimbabwe pl...
Guinea edge Warriors 5 September 2016 CONAKRY - Guinea defeated Zimbabwe 1-0 in their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade du 28 Septembre Stadium, but it was a case of too little too late after already being eliminated from the competition. Guy Michel netted the only goal of the match after 15 minutes ahead of ...
Warriors finally leave for Guinea 5 September 2016 HARARE - The Warriors finally left Harare for Conakry, Guinea last night after the Zimbabwe Football Association, government and NetOne were able to charter an Air Zimbabwe plane for the trip. Zimbabwe were in danger of failing to fulfil tonight's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L final quali...
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...
Tendai Ndoro: Our own Pirate 3 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors striker Tendai Ndoro says he is determined to continue his goalscoring heroics to ensure Zimbabwe signs off in style during their final African Nations Cup Group L qualifier against Guinea on Sunday. The red-hot Orlando Pirates forward is expected to lead the Warriors line du...
Lappe plots Warriors' downfall 3 September 2016 HARARE - New Guinea coach Lappe Bangoura is planning to congest his midfield in the hope of starving the Warriors of possession during Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group L qualifier. This will be Lappe's first competitive match after he was appointed Syli Nationale coach in July to repl...
Mahachi out of Guinea tie 1 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors midfielder Kuda Mahachi has been ruled out for at least five weeks with a fractured arm and will miss Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier away to Guinea.  The Golden Arrows winger suffered the injury after falling awkwardly during the team's morning training...
THE INVINCIBLES...Warriors out to make history 31 August 2016 HARARE - With Zimbabwe having already qualified for 2017 African Cup of Nations finals to be held in Gabon next year, Warriors skipper Willard Katsande revealed they now want to finish the campaign unbeaten. The Warriors travel to Conakry to face Guinea this Sunday in their final Group L quali...
Warriors begin Guinea preparations 30 August 2016 HARARE - The Warriors wasted no time as they started preparations yesterday for this weekend's 2017 African Cup of Nations Group L qualifier away to Guinea following the arrival of several foreign-based players. The Warriors, who have already sealed their place at the top of Group L, will trav...
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. ...
It's dog-eat-dog in Group L 1 April 2016 HARARE - Although the Warriors hold the aces in Group L of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, Guinea's win over Malawi on Tuesday has complicated matters. According to the rules and regulations of the qualifying tournament, head-to-head results between the concerned teams will be used a...
Guineans vote in presidential poll amid tension 12 October 2015 CONAKRY - Voters in Guinea are electing a president in the west African country's second democratic presidential election since independence in 1958. Seven candidates are competing against President Alpha Conde, who is hoping to win a second term. His main challenger, Cellou Dalein Diallo, ...
Confusion rocks Guinea arrival 5 September 2015 HARARE - Warriors opponents in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Guinea, embarrassed Zifa and journalists when it sent them on a wild goose chase by choosing to keep their arrival a secret despite “confirming” they would arrive at midday. As a result, the expectant journalists were kep...
Pasuwa names Warriors squad 25 August 2015 HARARE - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa has recalled goalkeeper Washington Arubi, forward Nyasha Mushekwi and midfielder Quincy Antipas for next month's 2017 Afcon qualifier against Guinea.   The Warriors take on the Syli Nationale on September 6 at Rufaro Stadium in their second game in Group ...
Pasuwa bounces back 23 August 2015 HARARE - Calisto Pasuwa has bounced back as the Warriors coach after the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) paid him his outstanding salaries. Pasuwa, who was also doubling up as the Under-23 coach, quit his posts after the Young Warriors second leg match against South Africa in the African ...
Time running out for Warriors 22 August 2015 HARARE - Time is running out for the Warriors' preparations for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group L home match against Guinea on September 5. The Warriors are without a coach following Calisto Pasuwa's resignation earlier this month over unpaid salaries by the Zimbabwe Football Asso...
Pasuwa in catch-22 16 July 2015 HARARE - Zifa insist coach Calisto Pasuwa will have to come up with two competitive teams for the senior national team and the Under-23 squad in September. The Warriors take on Guinea at the National Sports Stadium in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L qualifier during the weekend of Sep...
Chaos as 'Ebola' corpse lands in Harare 5 February 2015 HARARE - There was pandemonium in Harare recently when grieving relatives “stole” the remains of a Zimbabwean woman whom local authorities suspect may have died from the dreaded Ebola virus in Conakry, Guinea late last year. The deceased, Tarisai Gombakomba, who was employed in Guinea as a dom...
'Drastic action' needed on Ebola 26 June 2014 WEST AFRICA - "Drastic action" is needed to contain the spread of deadly Ebola in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Nearly 400 people have died in the outbreak which started in Guinea and has spread to neighbouring Sierra Leone and Liberia. It is the largest out...