Articles tagged 'mashingaidze'

Zifa gets behind 'Captain Fiasco' 21 December 2017 HARARE - The Zifa chairpersons from all the 10 provinces yesterday endorsed the incumbent association’s president Philip Chiyangwa as their candidate for next year’s elections. Zifa is expected to hold an elective annual general meeting before March 31 next year and the chairpersons vowed to v...
Mamutse lands top Zifa post 1 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday announced the appointment of Joseph Mamutse as the association’s substantive general-secretary. Zifa has been operating with a skeleton secretariat since the sacking of Jonathan Mashingaidze in April last year. Since then Mamutse and ...
Chiyangwa hunts Cuthbert Dube 17 November 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has launched a campaign to make his predecessor Cuthbert Dube account for the association’s debt which now stands at $7 million. Dube and his entire executive committee had their mandate revoked in October last year paving the way for the December 2015 ...
Zifa seeks new CEO 19 September 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has began the hunt for new chief executive officer to replace Jonathan Mashingaidze. Zifa chief operating officer Joseph Mamutse has been the acting CEO since Mashingaidze’s contract was not renewed at the end of April this year. “Zifa is in...
Zifa 'sack' Mashingaidze 27 April 2016 HARARE - Jonathan Mashingaidze's reign as the Zifa CEO came to an abrupt end yesterday after the association's board decided against renewing his contract. Mashingaidze's contract expired at the start of this month but he had continued in his role as Zifa had not made a decision. However, M...
Zifa to decide on Mashingaidze 22 April 2016 HARARE - The fate of Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze will be decided at next Tuesday’s board meeting. Mashingaidze’s contract expired at the start of this month but he has continued to conduct his usual duties of leading the Zifa secretariat. The Zifa CEO has ...
Mamelodi arrives for Zifa elections 4 December 2015 HARARE - Fifa’s development officer for southern Africa,  Ashford Mamelodi, arrived in the country yesterday to supervise tomorrow’s Zifa board elections. Mamelodi will supervise the elections together with Fifa manager for member associations Luca Nichola, who arrives from Zurich, Switzerland...
Pay up or no voting 27 November 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze insists affiliates who have not paid up their fees will not vote during next month's board elections. The Zifa Assembly will be voting for a new board on December 5 to replace the executive committee led by Cut...
Zifa saga takes new twist 24 November 2015 HARARE - Zifa has branded former sports journalist — Hope Chizuzu — a liar who is seeking to gain revenge for being banned following his involvement in a match-fixing scam in which the Zimbabwe senior soccer team threw away matches in the Far East. In a scathing response to Chizuzu’s applicati...
Zifa polls spill into court 20 November 2015 HARARE - Next month's Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board elections are now in danger of being postponed after former sports journalist Hope Chizuzu yesterday filed a High Court urgent chamber application to halt the process. Chizuzu intended to run for a position on the board but is no...
Fifa stops Dube's ploy 1 October 2015 HARARE - World football governing body Fifa has blocked an attempt by under-fire Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Cuthbert Dube's desperate attempt to stop Saturday's hugely-anticipated Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM). The Zifa Assembly is scheduled to meet at the Zifa Villag...
Zifa finally charge trio 15 August 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has finally charged the trio of vice-president Omega Sibanda, board members Bernard Gwarada and Miriam Sibanda months after their suspension.  Women’s football boss Miriam Sibanda was the first to be suspended back in April this year while Omeg...
Pressure mounts on Dube 8 July 2015 HARARE - Zifa president Cuthbert Dube and CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze are the cancer destroying the local game a commission of inquiry into the state of football was told yesterday. The inquest was initiated by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) after Zifa suspended vice president Omega ...
Magaya blasts Zifa over Warriors donations 19 June 2015 HARARE - Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) leader Walter Magaya yesterday told the hugely mismanaged and out-of-sorts Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) that “he is there to support the players and not to settle the association’s debts.” Magaya has recently been bailing out ...
Zifa councillors defiant 18 June 2015 HARARE - The suspended 14 Zifa councillors are hopeful the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) will come to the rescue of the local game. Zifa president Cuthbert Dube and his henchman CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze on Monday flexed their muscle by wielding the axe vice-president Omega Sibanda an...
'Zifa gone to the dogs' 17 June 2015 HARARE - Ndumiso Gumede, the former Zimbabwe Football Association Football (Zifa) vice-president, is concerned with the way events are unfolding at the association. The veteran football administrator has called onto the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) to intervene before it’s too late. ...
SRC to act on Zifa 26 April 2015 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) will summon the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) in light of this weekend’s cancelled Zifa Assembly. The Zifa Assembly was supposed to have met today at the Zifa Village but the association’s CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze wrote to councillors...
Zifa meeting cancelled again 22 April 2015 HARARE - The eagerly awaited Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) Annual General Meeting (AGM) set for this Saturday has been called off again. Zifa CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze yesterday sent a memo to the members of the Zifa Assembly notifying them about the cancellation of the AGM for the seco...
Mashingaidze sleeping on duty 17 March 2015 HARARE - So Zifa finally decided to score an own goal on themselves by having us expelled from the Fifa World Cup 2018. Our hopes have been shattered, our dreams stolen from us and our future emasculated by a Zifa secretariat run by one Jonathan Mashingaidze. Mashingaidze, stands accused of...
Zifa rot runs deep 8 February 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association’s (Zifa) Human Resources (HR) practices have been put into question as the association continues to battle against a ballooning debt that now stands at $6 million. On Friday, Zifa president Cuthbert Dube was visited by the Deputy Sherriff as they want...
'Dube sacking imminent' 30 January 2015 HARARE - It is now just a question of when rather than if Zifa president Cuthbert Dube is booted out of office, Deputy Sports Minister Tabeth Kanengoni-Malinga told reporters yesterday. Kanengoni-Malinga, who has in recent days abandoned Government’s quiet diplomacy over the embattled football...
Sibanda lays into Mashingaidze 23 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Women Soccer League’s president Miriam Sibanda has once again tore into embattled Zifa CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze following Zimbabwe’s poor showing at the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games in Bulawayo. The Young Mighty Warriors won their first...
John Phiri takes aim at Mashingaidze 15 December 2014 HARARE - Zifa board member John Phiri has launched a thinly-veiled attack on chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze over the way the association is being administered. Phiri, who oversees the development arm of Zifa, said the CEO kept on side-lining board members in the association’s activities...
Crucial Zifa meetings postponed 26 November 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has postponed indefinitely this weekend’s crucial Zifa Council and board meetings. On Friday, the full Zifa board was scheduled to meet in the capital to discuss a number of pressing matters. The following day, the Zifa Assembly Extra Ordina...
Pressure mounts on Mashingaidze 8 November 2014 HARARE - The board of women’s football in Zimbabwe says it will petition Zifa president Cuthbert Dube on Monday to sack his chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze as pressure mounts on the under-fire CEO. Zimbabwe National Women Soccer League’s board accuse Mashingaidze of neglecting women’s fo...