Articles tagged 'liberia'

Liberia ruling party contests result of presidential vote 30 October 2017 MONROVIA - Liberia's ruling party on Sunday announced a formal complaint against the electoral commission over the outcome of the October 10 presidential poll, days before a runoff involving its candidate, Vice-President Joseph Boakai. The Unity Party said it would join two other parties in se...
Musona tracing Peter's footsteps 13 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors captain Knowledge Musona grabbed all the headlines following his hat-trick against Liberia in Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the National Sports Stadium. Following his five-star performance against the Lone Stars, comparisons between Musona and legen...
Warriors in right direction: Mapeza 13 June 2017 HARARE - Norman Mapeza believes the Warriors squad possesses the necessary strength to build the foundations for a successful 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification. Zimbabwe began their Group G campaign with a positive 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...
Give Mapeza the job - fans 13 June 2017 HARARE - Following Zimbabwe 3-0 victory over Liberia during Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), the Daily News' Godknows Matarutse and Annie Mpalume took to the streets to her the views of the fans. Most of the supporters concurred that the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) should ...
The Knowledge Musona show 12 June 2017 HARARE - Knowledge Musona bagged his first international hat-trick to guide the Warriors to a perfect start in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia yesterday. Musona, who was appointed captain for this new-look Warriors side taking over from Willard Katsande, led ...
Strong start for Warriors 12 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors caretaker coach Norman Mapeza and his team got off to a flying start with an impressive 3-0 crushing of Liberia's Lone Stars yesterday to put their qualification for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) firmly on track. Yesterday's win at the National Sports Stadium was a ...
Warriors start 2019 Afcon campaign 11 June 2017 HARARE - After the debacle in Gabon earlier this year, the Warriors today begin another tough qualification campaign for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) with a clash against Liberia. Zimbabwe had one of the most porous defences during the last Afcon tournament at the start of this year ...
Mapeza: Win at all costs boys! 9 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors' interim coach Norman Mapeza says he wants his side to go for an all-out win against Liberia in tomorrow's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the National Sports Stadium. Zimbabwe and the Lone Stars are in a tough Group G that also includes DR Congo and the Congo...
$3 to watch Warriors, POS machines for VIP only 9 June 2017 HARARE - In a bid to attract a full house for Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between the Warriors and Liberia, Zifa have pegged the cheapest ticket at $3. Normally, international matches and even some of the big games in the domestic Castle Lager Premiership fans have to...
Zifa back Warriors manager 9 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has noted with concern, distasteful sentiments expressed by Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club officials towards our senior national team manager, Wellington Mpandare. Mpandare conducted his duties in a professional manner in the process of reques...
Sundowns slam Mpandare 9 June 2017 PRETORIA - Mamelodi Sundowns have responded angrily to claims by Zifa they are refusing to release Khama Billiat. Billiat was accompanied to Harare on Wednesday by Zimbabwean legend Peter Ndlovu, who now works as team manager at Sundowns. After arriving in Zimbabwe, the Warriors medical tea...
Depleted Liberians arrive 9 June 2017 HARARE - Liberia national team coach James Salinsa Debbah is unfazed by skipper Anthony Laffor's absence from their squad ahead of Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Zimbabwe. The Mamelodi Sundowns forward was included in the provisional squad for the encounter again...
Billiat saga: Peter Ndlovu breathes fire 8 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors legend Peter Ndlovu insists he is a loyal Zimbabwean and would never block Khama Billiat from playing for the national team. The Mamelodi Sundowns team manager was speaking in Harare yesterday afternoon after arriving from Pretoria with Billiat, who proceeded to be assessed b...
Injured Billiat gutted 8 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors star player Khama Billiat expressed disappointment on missing out on the team's first match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign due to injury. Zimbabwe take on Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday without one of their star players, who is still reco...
It's a great honour: Musona 8 June 2017 HARARE - Newly-appointed Warriors captain Knowledge Musona said it is a huge honour to be handed the armband to lead the team for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. The Warriors begin their Group B campaign with a clash against the Lone Stars at the National Sports Stadi...
Musona new Warriors captain 7 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors interim coach Norman Mapeza has handed striker Knowledge Musona the armband to lead the team in Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia at home. Ngezi Platinum Stars defender Partson Jaure will be Musona's deputy for the clash against the Lone St...
Mhofu, Gumbo tip Warriors 7 June 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe national team coaches Sunday Chidzambwa and Rahman Gumbo have backed the Warriors to succeed when they embark on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification journey. The Warriors will begin their Group G campaign with a home tie against Liberia at the National...
Zifa, Sundowns clash over Billiat 6 June 2017 HARARE - Zifa and Absa Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns are headed for a collision over forward Khama Billiat's availability for Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia. The Warriors, who are in Group G together with DR Congo and Congo, host the Lone Stars at th...
Musona arrives for Liberia clash 5 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors triker Knowledge Musona is now in the country and is expected to be among the squad when the team resumes training this afternoon for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. Musona arrived in the country on Saturday night after helping his side KV Oostende s...
Mapeza calls for peace 1 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors interim coach Norman Mapeza wants the current noise engulfing the squad over the omission of certain senior players to end as it was distracting the national team. Mapeza maintains he left captain Willard Katsande, forwards Matthew Rusike, Nyasha Mushekwi and Cuthbert Malajil...
Mpandare a 'poor janitor' 28 May 2017 HARARE - Our football has over the last few years witnessed some highs and lows and the biggest casualties of this all has been the fans. Whether you like or disagree with the way he conducts his business, there is no denying that the coming in of Philip Chiyangwa surely has brought golden smi...
FC Platinum still dream of title 10 May 2017 MUTARE - FC Platinum have not given up on their target of clinching the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership title despite giving coach Norman Mapeza the green light to double up as Warriors coach. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) requested for Mapeza to take charge of the Warriors for their ...
Zim withdraws peacekeepers over Ebola 8 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe is withdrawing all peacekeeping personnel from Liberia where the Ebola has broken out, President Robert Mugabe has said.  Mugabe cited the “increasing” spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the country's decision to withdraw its uniformed forces on a UN peacekeeping mission in ...
Ebola deaths mount in Sierra Leone 11 July 2014 FREETOWN - High numbers of new cases of the Ebola virus are being reported in Sierra Leone and Liberia, with 19 deaths over three days this week, the UN's World Health Organization (WHO) says. Such figures showed that it was a race against time to control the epidemic in Sierra Leone, medical ...
Liberia's Charles Taylor transferred to UK 16 October 2013 LONDON - Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor has arrived in the UK to serve the remainder of his 50-year prison sentence for war crimes. He had asked the UN-backed special court in The Hague to serve his jail term in Rwanda instead. Taylor was handed over to UK prison service representativ...