Articles tagged 'mathe'

CAPS United's moment of truth 9 July 2017 ALGIERS - CAPS United have the perfect chance to pick up their first away win in the African Champions League and qualify for the quarter-finals when they take on USM Alger (USMA) tonight at Omar Hamadi Stadium in Algiers. Kick-off is 9pm local time. The Green Machine face USMA knowing they...
CAPS Utd fret over Pfumbidzai 9 July 2017 ALGIERS  - CAPS United will be hoping defender Ronald Pfumbidzai recovers in time for tonight's African Champions League encounter against USM Alger after he fell sick during the team's trip to this Mediterranean coastal city. Pfumbidzai played an inspirational role in the Green Machine's 3-1 ...
CAPS in final push 30 October 2016 HARARE - CAPS United title hopes will be put under renewed scrutiny this afternoon when they clash against neighbours Harare City in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Rufaro Stadium as the title race reaches its climax. The Green Machine presently sit at the top of the log table with 54 points...
CAPS wary of Border Strikers 10 October 2016 HARARE - CAPS United assistant coach Mark Mathe has warned his side not to underrate bottom side Border Strikers as they continue their quest to land the 2016 Castle Lager Premiership title. The Green Machine travel to Beitbridge on Sunday, hoping to collect maximum points and maintain pressur...
Mark Mathe sings Chitembwe praises 13 November 2015 HARARE - CAPS United assistant coach Mark Mathe has sung the praises of his boss Lloyd Chitembwe, hailing him as an ultimate professional and not the hot head he is perceived to be. Mathe took temporary charge of United after Briton Mark Harrison had quit Makepekepe in a huff to join Botswana ...
Poor CAPS held again 25 August 2015 HARARE - CAPS United coach Mark Mathe was left ruing poor finishing by his players as they missed an opportunity to reduce the gap with the leading pack after yesterday's draw with Dongo Sawmills. With the majority of the leading teams failing to pick maximum points at the weekend, the Green M...
Mathe blasts CAPS strikers 21 August 2015 HARARE - CAPS United coach Mark Mathe was left disappointed with his strikers after they wasted a number of chances in yesterday's 1-1 draw with lowly Tsholotsho in a Castle Lager Premiership match. The Green Machine were their own enemies after creating a number of scoring opportunities but i...
Mathe remains defiant 15 August 2015 HARARE - CAPS United coach Mark Mathe insists he is not under any pressure after the club bosses handed him a two-game ultimatum to win against Flame Lilly and Dongo Sawmills in the Castle Lager Premiership. Makepekepe fans stepped up pressure against Mathe following the club's 4-1 penalty sho...
CAPS United fans bay for coach's blood 15 August 2015 HARARE - A section of CAPS United fans bayed for interim coach Mark Mathe's head after the Green Machine bowed out of the Chibuku Super Cup first round following defeat to ZPC Kariba on penalties yesterday. The match had ended 2-2 after regulation time and went straight to penalties. United...
CAPS fret over Tsipa 7 August 2015 HARARE - CAPS United striker Leonard Tsipa is in a race to be fit for Sunday's Chibuku Super Cup clash against ZPC Kariba at Rufaro Stadium. The veteran striker, who returned to the Green Machine at the start of the season, has been the focal point of the Harare giant's attack. Tsipa has sp...
CAPS United regain lost aura 7 July 2015 HARARE - The progress CAPS United have made since Harare businessman Farai Jere assumed control of the country's third largest football team in May has been nothing short of remarkable. Due to the country's declining economy, financing the club's day-to-day operations had become a huge burden ...
Chicken Inn face CAPS test 6 July 2015 HARARE - Ambitious side Chicken Inn's title credentials will go under the microscope today when they clash with CAPS United at the National Sports Stadium. With the Castle Lager Premiership reaching the halfway mark this weekend, the Gamecocks top the log standings with 29 points two ahead of ...
Mathe wants Bosso response 1 December 2014 HARARE - Highlanders interim coach Mark Mathe wants his side to restore some pride when they face rivals Dynamos in the Gushungo Victory Cup at the National Sports Stadium today. The Bulawayo giants and Dynamos were picked to participate in the challenge match, which is meant to celebrate Pres...
Wide interest in Bosso job 21 November 2014 BULAWAYO - Former Dynamos and FC Platinum coach Lloyd Mutasa is among several coaches believed to have applied for the vacant Highlanders job. Mutasa, sacked by Platinum mid-season, is currently job hunting. Other coaches who have expressed interest in the job include Mkhuphali Masuku, Mand...
Bosso to act on Sibanda 28 October 2014 BULAWAYO – Highlanders’ executives were last night scheduled to meet to discuss the conduct of striker Charles Sibanda during Sunday’s defeat to Chicken Inn at Hartsfield Rugby Ground. Sibanda, who is the Castle Premiership’s leading scorer with 12 goals, was substituted by coach Mark Mathe af...
It's all gloomy – Ariel Sibanda 21 October 2014 HARARE - Highlanders skipper Ariel Sibanda admitted they have run out of ideas to lift the team after the defeat to Harare City signalled a deepening crisis at the Bulawayo giants. Bosso are going through a lean spell this year and at the weekend their stuttering continued when they were hande...
Sorry Bosso booted out 20 October 2014 HARARE - Highlanders caretaker coach Mark Mathe was left lamenting his team’s misfortune after two injury forced substitutions in the first half contributed to his side 3-0 defeat to Harare City in the Chibuku Super Cup semi-final here yesterday. Bosso’s game plan went up in smoke after Bruce ...
Mathe predicts tough battle 19 October 2014 HARARE - Highlanders caretaker coach Mark Mathe has predicted a tough challenge from Harare City when the two meet in Chibuku Super Cup semi-finals at Rufaro stadium this afternoon. Bosso are coming from a 4-0 humiliating defeat at the hands of CAPS United in the league last weekend. The Su...
Bosso crisis: Who is to blame? 15 October 2014 HARARE - The Highlanders executive’s decision to part ways with Kelvin Kaindu is now coming back to bite them in the wake of the humiliation at the hands of CAPS United on Sunday. Kaindu was forced to resign from the club after the 1-3 defeat at the hands of ZPC Kariba last month and the Bosso...
Bosso fans breathing fire 15 October 2014 BULAWAYO - The recent poor performances by struggling Highlanders have resulted in the Bulawayo giants’ supporters becoming restless. Bosso have gone for four games without a win and at the weekend they were humiliated 4-0 by CAPS United at the National Sports Stadium. That defeat effective...
It's Chibuku time 15 October 2014 HARARE - With the Castle Premiership race appearing to have gathered momentum the league action will this weekend take a break to pave way for the Chibuku Super Cup semi-finals. Four teams – FC Platinum, Harare City, Highlanders and Black Rhinos – will battle it out for a place in the final of...
Sibanda bemoans Kaindu's exit 14 October 2014 HARARE - Charles Sibanda feels the departure of Kelvin Kaindu came at the wrong time and had a negative impact as Highlanders suffered a 4-0 defeat to CAPS United on Sunday. Goals from Ismael Thindwa, Nicholas Alifandika, Kelvin Bulaji and a Dumisani Ndlovu own goal ensured Makepekepe condemne...
Cohesion eludes Bosso 1 April 2014 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo giants Highlanders’ struggle to find the right combinations continued last Sunday with yet another unconvincing display that belies the talent at their disposal. Bosso were eliminated from this year’s edition of the Independence Trophy tournament after losing 6-5 in a penal...
Mathe takes charge of injury hit Bosso 28 March 2014 BULAWAYO - Highlanders assistant coach Mark Mathe will be in charge of the Bulawayo giants for their Independence Cup semi-final clash against FC Platinum at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday in the absence of head coach Kelvin Kaindu. Kaindu returned to the United Kingdom yesterday to resume hi...
We have to work on our attack: Mathe 25 February 2014 BULAWAYO - Highlanders caretaker coach Mark Mathe believes the Bulawayo giants are improving with each passing week although a lot of work still needs to be done in the final third. Mathe told reporters at the end of Bosso’s friendly match against FC Platinum at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday...