Articles tagged 'mighty warriors'

Mighty Warriors crash out 19 September 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors have crashed out of the 2018 Cosafa Women's Championship in the group stages following Cameroon's 6-0 thrashing of Lesotho in South Africa yesterday. Zimbabwe had finished in second place in Group C following two wins over Namibia and Swaziland before Monday's surp...
Anxious wait for Mighty Warriors 18 September 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors will have to face an anxious wait to see if they can qualify for the 2018 Cosafa Women's Championship semi-final following yesterday's 2-1 defeat to Uganda in South Africa. Second half substitute Juliet Nalukenge put Uganda in the lead in the 63rd minute just seven...
Mighty Warriors thump Eswatini 15 September 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors look set to reach the semi-finals of the Cosafa Women's Championship following yesterday's 3-0 win over Eswatini at the Wolfson Stadium in South Africa. Zimbabwe now lead Group C with six points following two wins over Namibia and now Eswatini. Yesterday, Susan ...
Fair draw for Mighty Warriors 30 August 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors were yesterday handed a relatively fair draw in Group C alongside guest nation Uganda, Swaziland and Namibia for the Cosafa Women's Challenge scheduled for Port Elizabeth, South Africa next month. The tournament will run from September 12 to 22 and staged across tw...
Mighty Warriors reward was long overdue 13 June 2018 HARARE - At long last, government finally heard the calls from the Mighty Warriors when each member of the team received $1 000 from the Sports ministry. For many years, Zimbabwe's female footballers have been treated like second-class citizens by both government and the Zimbabwe Football Asso...
Kwinji 15 defends senior players 12 June 2018 HARARE – Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda has come to the defence of the team's senior players following the defeat to Zambia at the weekend. Zimbabwe lost 1-2 to Shepolopolo in the second leg of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon) qualifier final round at Rufar...
Heartbreak for Mighty Warriors 12 June 2018 Zimbabwe……(1) 1 Zambia………(0) 2 (Zambia qualify on away goals rule) HARARE – The Mighty Warriors' quest for a second successive appearance at the African Women's Cup of Nations (Awcon) finals went up in smoke when they lost to Zambia on Sunday. Zimbabwe looked like they had one foot al...
Makore sinks Shepolopolo 7 June 2018 Zambia.............................0 Zimbabwe....................(1) 1 HARARE - Spain-based forward Rutendo "Madzimai" Makore made a scoring return to international duty when she fired the Mighty Warriors to victory over Zambia in the first leg of the 2018 Awcon final qualifier at Nkoloma Sta...
Mighty Warriors bank on Makore 5 June 2018 HARARE - Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda is pinning hopes on the availability of striker Rutendo Makore, for goals, when they face Zambia in an Africa Women's Cup of Nations qualifier at Nkoloma Stadium this afternoon. Makore, who has been at Spanish side Sporting deHue...
'Copa Coca-Cola a great stepping stone' 18 May 2018 HARARE – Former Mighty Warriors striker Rudo Neshamba has commended the Copa Coca-Cola tournament for its impact in the development of women's football in the country in recent years. This year marks 30 years since this tournament was launched in 1989 before spreading to over 60 nations across...
Warriors get Cosafa bye 20 April 2018   HARARE - Defending champions Zimbabwe have been handed a bye during the draw for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup held at Safa House in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday. The Warriors, who won the tournament last year after beating Zambia 3-1 in the final, will start the tournament in the...
Kwese deny Mighty Warriors sponsorship 17 April 2018 HARARE - ECONET Media's satellite television company, Kwese TV has poured cold water to claims that they are now the official sponsors of the Mighty Warriors and any other women's team on the continent. Last week, Kwese TV's Zimbabwe representative Dorothy Zimuto was quoted in the media seemin...
Kwese on Cosafa sponsorship 15 April 2018 HARARE - Kwese refers to media reports related to the sponsorship of participating teams in the 2017 Cosafa Women's Championships held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and wishes to clarify that the company did not commit to ongoing sponsorship of the tournament.  Kwese only supported the Cosafa women's ...
Hooligans hijack Mighty Warriors solidarity walk 14 April 2018 HARARE - A solidarity march organised in support of  Zimbabwe senior women's soccer team, the Might Warriors degenerated into chaos when thugs suspected to be sympathetic to Zifa gate-crashed and disrupted the event in support of the national football governing body. Dubbed: Walk Against Women...
Mighty Warriors abandon sit-in 12 April 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors have called off their sit-in at Zifa Village after the football mother body reached an agreement with the players' clubs. Since Monday, the Mighty Warriors had refused to leave Zifa Village after they were given between $5 and $20 for transport allowance only follo...
Mighty Warriors breeze past Namibia 9 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe senior women's football team, the Mighty Warriors progressed to final qualifying round of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations  (Awcon) after dispatching Namibia at Rufaro Stadium yesterday. Second half goals from Emmaculate Msipa and Mavis Chirandu ensured Mighty Warriors progr...
Mighty Warriors seek away win 4 April 2018 HARARE - Mighty Warriors captain Talent Mandaza says they will be out to cause an upset against Namibia in their own backyard when the two teams meet tomorrow in the Africa Women's Cup of Nations qualifier. Mighty Warriors left the country yesterday via South Africa for Windhoek for their firs...
Makore blow for Mighty Warriors 3 April 2018 HARARE - Spain-based Zimbabwe senior women's striker Rutendo “Madzimai” Makore has been ruled out of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (Awcon) qualifier against Namibia due to an ankle injury. Makore, who plies her trade for Spanish side Sporting de Huelva, was dropped from the final squa...
Mlauzi feels for Mighty Warriors 3 December 2017 HARARE - Former Mighty Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi is determined to continue fighting for the emancipation of the girl-child in the sporting arena until they are equally remunerated as men. Mlauzi made history by leading the Zimbabwe women's football team to qualification for the 2016 Rio O...
Banyana crowned Cosafa champions 26 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Banyana Banyana emerged the 2017 Cosafa Women Champions after they dislodged cup holders Mighty Warriors 2-1 in the final match played here yesterday. South Africa always looked dangerous going up front with some beautiful build-ups from the midfield while Zimbabwe resorted to the l...
Mighty Warriors out to defend Cosafa title 23 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Although they might not be a well-resourced national team, the Mighty Warriors continue to do the nation proud after they reached the final of the ongoing Cosafa Women's Championship. Zimbabwe booked their place in tomorrow's final at Barbourfields Stadium with a convincing 4-0 win ...
Mighty Warriors reach Cosafa final 22 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The Mighty Warriors remain on course to defend their Cosafa Women's Championship title after defeating Kenya 4-0 in yesterday's semi-final and will now meet perennial rivals Banyana Banyana in the final. Zimbabwe defied all odds by beating the Harambee Starlets, who had been unbeate...
Mighty Warriors take on Kenya 21 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The Mighty Warriors face a mammoth task as they play East African side Kenya in the Cosafa Women's Championship semi-finals at Barbourfields Stadium this afternoon. The hosts managed to force their way into the semi-finals via the back door after finishing second to the East African...
Mighty Warriors sneak through 19 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Hosts Zimbabwe have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing Cosafa Women's Championship as the best runners-up in the three groups after Kenya beat Swaziland 1-0 yesterday. The Mighty Warriors had finished second in their Group A behind leaders Zambia with seven points followin...
Mighty Warriors blow lead 18 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The Mighty Warriors were left cursing themselves after giving up a three-goal lead before drawing 3-3 against Malawi at the ongoing Cosafa Women's Championships to leave them on the verge of exiting the tournament. Rutendo “Madzimai” Makore's hat-trick was not enough to send the Mig...