Articles tagged 'gumbo'

Warriors technical team scapegoats in Zifa squabbles 1 February 2019 HARARE - With all the squabbling and discontent happening behind the scenes, it’s now hard to see how Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his technical team can move forward after everything that has happened. Everything was going well for the Zimbabwe national team as they are just one point...
The nation needs answers on deal 15 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe is really a cursed country. Last week, citizens witnessed the height of comic performances from two whole senior Cabinet ministers. To begin with, it was Transport minister Joram Gumbo who — in an attempt to explain the acquisition of four aircrafts from Malaysia — indicat...
'Zim Airways: Govt not telling the truth' 15 April 2018 HARARE – The government of Zimbabwe is not telling the nation the truth with regards to the purchase of new planes, analysts contend. Last week, a Zimbabwe Airways plane, registered as Z-RGM, arrived at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, the first of four B777s controversially pu...
Zifa's coaches merry-go-round 2 November 2017 HARARE - The appointment on an interim basis of Wilson Mutekede to take charge of the Warriors' friendly matches against Lesotho and Namibia once again highlights the poor administration of the national team. Such a key position of the Warriors coach should be treated with a lot of respect and...
It's Mhofu or Gumbo 24 October 2017 HARARE - ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his Chicken Inn counterpart Rahman Gumbo have emerged as the front runners to be the new substantive Warriors coach. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board met in the capital last Friday and the Daily News understands that Chidzambwa and ...
Chicken Inn fined, booted out 5 October 2017 HARARE - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has fined and banned Chicken Inn from taking part in next year's Chibuku Super Cup after causing the abandonment of their first round tie against Yadah FC last month. Chicken Inn players walked off the field in protest after Yadah were awarded an 87th m...
Yadah feast on Chicken Inn 10 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Chicken Inn's quest for a second league title in three years suffered a heavy blow after they lost 2-1 at home to struggling Yadah FC in a Castle Lager Premiership match yesterday. The Gamecocks, who are in first place with 51 points, had gone for nine matches without a loss with th...
Game of death as title race enters crucial phase 29 August 2017 HARARE - This season's Castle Lager Premiership title battle is entering a critical phase and promises to be a thrilling fight to the death. All the favourite teams — Chicken Inn, Ngezi Platinum Stars, Dynamos and FC Platinum picked up maximum points over the weekend. Chicken Inn maintained...
Gamecocks rely on squad depth 22 August 2017 HARARE – After gaining a two-point lead on the premiership table, Chicken Inn are looking well poised to wrestle the PSL title largely due to depth and experience in their squad. While there is still room for a lot more twists in the remaining 12 matches in the Castle Lager Premiership, one of...
Gamecocks go top 20 August 2017 HARARE – Chicken Inn coach Rahman Gumbo (pictured)believes his side is primed for the Castle Lager Premiership title after grinding a 1-0 win over Black Rhinos to go top of the log table yesterday. Skipper Moses Jackson scored the all-important goal for the Gamecocks in the 63rd minute to take...
ED poisoning saga deepens 18 August 2017 HARARE – The discord between Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies and his employer — the government — burst into the public domain yesterday as the two sides took diametrically opposite positions over what could have caused the 75-year-old politician to suffer a relentless bout of blood vom...
Chicken Inn surrender top spot 6 August 2017 ZVISHAVANE - Chicken Inn surrendered their top spot at the summit of the Castle Lager Premiership log following yesterday's 1-1 draw against FC Platinum at Mandava Stadium. The Gamecocks now drop to second place on the log with 39 points, one behind Ngezi Platinum Stars, who beat How Mine 2-...
Gumbo, Mutasa join chorus against Grace 5 August 2017 HARARE - Fomer Cabinet minister and President Robert Mugabe's confidante — Didymus Mutasa and liberation icon Rugare Gumbo — have joined the growing chorus of people who want First Lady Grace Mugabe restrained in her powerful role which has thrown Zanu PF into disarray. Both Mutasa and Gumbo a...
PSL's top six teams in action today 5 August 2017 HARARE – Local football fans are in for a treat this afternoon as the fascinating Castle Lager Premiership title race is set to take a new twist with all the top six teams facing each other. Of course, the growing body of opinion is backing the notion that the platinum teams — Ngezi Platinum S...
CAPS United sink deeper 3 August 2017 BULAWAYO – Defending Castle Lager Premiership champions CAPS United suffered their fourth defeat inside five games when they went down 3-1 to a fired-up Chicken Inn during yesterday's match at Luveve Stadium. Makepekepe remain in the relegation zone in 16th place on the log with 14 points but ...
Mhofu or Mapeza: Zifa in coach headache 11 July 2017 HARARE – The Warriors triumph at the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup in South Africa has left the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) in a quandary regarding the team's substantive coach. Zifa is currently faced with a choice between FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza, ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa ...
Liberation war leaders must step aside: Gumbo 20 June 2017 HARARE - Liberation war leaders should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of Zimbabwe whose political and economic implosion is worsening, liberation war icon Rugare Gumbo (pictured) has said. Gumbo, who is now an elder in the opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) having been k...
Gamecocks move into third 15 June 2017 BULAWAYO - Chicken Inn moved into third place on the Castle Lager Premiership log following a comfortable 2-0 win over ZPC Kariba yesterday. The Gamecocks are now on 24 points from 12 games and trail log leaders Black Rhinos by only two points. Two goals in each half from Guide Goddard and ...
Gamecocks' poor form continues 18 May 2017 BULAWAYO - FC Platinum moved into second place on the Castle Lager Premiership log with a slender 1-0 victory over Chicken Inn yesterday. The visitors' forward Agrippa Murimba scored in the second half to condemn the Gamecocks to a third home defeat on the trot. Chicken Inn had lost to Blac...
Mugabe the ultimate 'prophet' 7 May 2017 HARARE - While the majority of Zimbabweans believe in prophecy in the Christian sense, there is one “prophet” they must surely consider following religiously and heeding his words when he says something politically — President Robert Mugabe. Following her axing from Zanu PF and government in 2...
Tsvangirai speaks on Mujuru, Mutasa 11 March 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says the public spats between former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her erstwhile Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) colleagues, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo, will not scuttle the country's mooted grand coalition. Addressing the media on Thursday after...
Mujuru launches new party 4 March 2017 HARARE - Former Vice President Joice Mujuru began a new political journey yesterday when she formally cut ties with the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) by forming a new party, the National People's Party (NPP) — bringing to an end a rocky relationship with her former top allies Didymus Mutasa and Rug...
War veterans deny siding with Gumbo, Mutasa 18 February 2017 HARARE - War veterans aligned to Christopher Mutsvangwa yesterday denied throwing their weight behind one of the troubled Zimbabwe People First (ZPF)'s two factions led by the outfit's elders, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo, saying they were due to engage Joice Mujuru soon. This comes after t...
War vets side with Gumbo, Mutasa 16 February 2017 HARARE - The war tearing apart the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) took a surprise turn yesterday when war veterans threw their weight behind one of the troubled party's two factions — the one led by the outfit's elders, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo. Although the Daily News was unable to thread...
Mujuru working with feared CIO - Mutasa 15 February 2017 HARARE - In a sensational claim that is set to rip the troubled Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) further apart, former State Security minister and one of the founders of the fledgling party, Didymus Mutasa, has accused former Vice President Joice Mujuru of working with the country's dreaded Central In...