Articles tagged 'masomere'

Manica Diamonds on cusp of PSL promotion 3 October 2018 HARARE - Zifa Eastern Region Division One side Manica Diamonds could become the first team to seal promotion into the Castle Lager Premiership this year as they now require just four points to cap their ascent from the lower league. With seven matches to play in the country’s second tier, Luke...
I miss football but not the money - Masomere 21 May 2017 HARARE - Luke Masomere is considered to be one of the most experienced football coaches in the country but sadly the well-travelled gaffer remains nowhere near the sport he loves so much. Instead, while still feeling a little pang of regret at no longer being involved in the game, the self-pro...
Border Strikers relegated 17 October 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City were clinical in front of goal to seal the fate of whipping boys Border Strikers, who are now confirmed as relegated out of the Castle Lager Premiership after yesterday’s loss. Steven Sibanda, Chasten Ndongonda and Kudakwashe Gurure scored for the hosts as they continued t...
Masomore loses on topflight return 19 September 2016 HARARE - Defending champions Harare City strolled into the quarter-finals of the Chibuku Super Cup with a convincing victory over struggling Border Strikers here yesterday. In-form striker Jerry Chipangura, Ronald Chitiyo, Farai Madhanaga and Willard Manondo were on target for the Sunshine Boy...
ZPC fail to win again 21 August 2015 KARIBA - ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa was left frustrated after his side failed again to win a Castle Lager Premiership match when they were held by How Mine yesterday.    Chidzambwa, who was appointed in June, has now failed to lead the Zimbabwe Power Company to a win in six league matc...
Bosso thrashing was good for us: Masomere 21 August 2015 HARARE - How Mine coach Luke Masomere says the heavy 5-1 thrashing they received from Highlanders at the weekend was a good football lesson which will help his side going forward. The gold miners were reduced to mere amateurs by their Bulawayo neighbours in a one-sided match which produced a l...
New signings excite Masomere 7 February 2015 HARARE - How Mine coach Luke Masomere is delighted on how his team is shaping up ahead of the 2015 Castle Premiership season having acquired some “quality” signings in this current window period. Chikurupati have been busy in this current window and have tied some decent deals in the key depar...
Masomere tips Dauda 12 December 2014 HARARE - Dynamos' stranglehold on the Soccer Star of the Year award is under threat with ZPC Kariba defender Dennis Dauda tipped for this this years’ award. For the past three years, the Glamour Boys have provided the country’s finest footballer of the season, having lifted the Castle Premiers...
Fellow coaches hail Pasuwa 26 November 2014 HARARE - Colleagues have poured praise on Calisto Pasuwa after the Dynamos coach won his fourth straight Castle Premiership title with the Glamour Boys at the weekend.  Pasuwa wrote his own piece of history by becoming the first Zimbabwean coach to win four league titles on the trot when he le...
Masomere 'crowns' ZPC Kariba 21 November 2014 HARARE - Despite documented links with Dynamos, How Mine coach Luke Masomere says it will be a “disgrace” if the serial Zimbabwean champions go on to win league title ahead of ZPC Kariba.  Masomere, whose team play Dynamos in a crucial last game of the season on Sunday, insisted he will not sh...
How Mine move into safety 30 October 2014 ZVISHAVANE - Luke Masomere returned to haunt Shabanie Mine as his How Mine side emerged from Maglas Stadium with a with a 3-1 win yesterday. With the win, the Bulawayo-based gold miners ensured their status as a Premiership side for next season as they moved to 36 points. Shabanie are still...
Vahombe after DeMbare scalp 27 August 2014 HARARE - Newly appointed How Mine coach Luke Masomere says he is not under any pressure ahead of his first match in charge of the Bulawayo gold miners against Dynamos this weekend. Masomere, who was unveiled Chikurupati gaffer yesterday to replace Philani “Beefy” Ncube, will begin his new reig...
Masomere believes again 12 August 2014 MUTARE - Buffaloes coach Luke Masomere is confident his team will avoid relegation from the Castle Premiership this season. The well-travelled coach watched his playersm who have not been paid their salaries and bonuses since the beginning of the season, beat fellow strugglers Bantu Rovers 2-1...
Buffaloes edge Bantu Rovers 9 August 2014 MUTARE - Buffaloes eased their mounting Castle Premiership relegation worries here Saturday with a hard fought 2-1 victory over fellow strugglers Bantu Rovers. The home side took the lead after benefitting from a Johannes Ngodzo own goal after 16 minutes before Katsigu Juwakinyu scored the sec...
Gloom in Buffaloes camp 4 August 2014 MUTARE - There is gloom in the Buffaloes camp ahead of today's Castle Premiership match at home against Shabanie Mine with their coach Luke Masomere saying his side could be relegated. Although the self-proclaimed “Football Doctor” engineered a 2-1 against the asbestos miners in the reverse fi...
Buffaloes' patron Bandama dies 12 July 2014 MUTARE - Mutare-based Castle Premiership side Buffaloes have been left the club’s patron, Brigadier General Eliah Bandama passed on yesterday. Bandama, who was the commander in charge of the 3 Brigade battalion based here, passed away yesterday morning at around 1 am after “an extremely short ...
Buffaloes end Shabanie home run 7 July 2014 ZVISHAVANE - Buffaloes ended Shabanie Mine's unbeaten home record this term with a 2-1 win at Maglas Stadium yesterday. Roy Mwenga and Prosper Matizanadzo scored two second half goals to cancel out a Daniel Chakupe’s first half strike. The result was a fruitful return to Maglas for former S...
Mangwiro cries foul over referee 29 April 2014 HARARE - CAPS United Taurai Mangwiro cried foul over the weekend alleging that match officials influenced his team's 2-1 defeat to FC Platinum at Mandava Stadium. The loss was Makepekepe’s first defeat of the new season and Mangwiro alleges that Chiredzi referee Masakadza Makonese and his assi...
Antipas left to rue missed chances 14 April 2014 MUTARE - Chicken Inn Coach Joey Antipas blamed missed chances for his side’s 2-0 defeat away to Buffaloes on Sunday. The Bulawayo side opened the season with an impressive 3-0 win over Harare City last week, but came unstuck against army side Buffaloes in Mutare yesterday. “We missed two gl...
Masomere blasts match officials 12 April 2014   MUTARE - Buffaloes gaffer Luke Masomere has blasted the Castle Premiership match officials ahead of his team’s clash with Chicken Inn at Sakubva Stadium on Sunday. Masomere blamed bad officiating for his team’s 5-1 drubbing by Hwange in their league opener but is confident that the Muta...
PSL preview No4: Will Masomere's magic work at Buffaloes? 19 March 2014 MUTARE - Although Buffaloes have lost their most outstanding players from last season, the arrival of new coach Luke Masomere has ushered in a new era at the Mutare-based club. The soldiers lost to forward Steven Sibanda, who was the league second highest scorer with 13 goals in 2013, to FC Pl...
PSL preview no3: Shabanie rebuilding from ashes 18 March 2014 ZVISHAVANE - After losing almost all of their entire 2013 squad, Shabanie Mine have embarked on a rebuilding exercise for the forthcoming season. The asbestos miners lost outspoken coach Luke Masomere to fellow Premiership side Buffaloes. Masomere is the man who defied all odds to help the ...
Buffaloes complete Mombeshora signing 15 January 2014 HARARE - Buffaloes have finalised the signing of Tafadzwa Mombeshora from Shabanie Mine on a one-year deal. The veteran midfielder becomes the second Shabanie player this off-season to follow coach Luke Masomere to the Mutare club. Buffaloes this week signed Frank Bushiri on a one-year cont...
Masomere says Songani was unrivalled in 2013 11 December 2013 HARARE - Shabanie Mine coach Luke Masomere has tipped Harare City forward Silas Songani to land the 2013 Soccer Stars of the Year accolade at the awards ceremony on Friday night. Masomere believes Songani had an unbelievable season with the Sunshine Boys and the dribbling wizard deserves to wi...
Masomere delivers on promise 23 September 2013 ZVISHAVANE - When Shabanie Mine's Luke Masomere boldly declared after his charges' semifinal victory over Dynamos that the BancABC Cup was destined for his team's cabinet many thought the outspoken coach was jumping the gun. This was because that semifinal victory over DeMbare had set up a pot...