Articles tagged 'morocco'

Captain Denford rallies Sables 16 June 2018 HARARE - Sables captain Denford Mutamangira believes Zimbabwe have a good chance of winning the 2018 rugby Afrique Gold Cup and qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan. The Sables kick-off their 2018 Gold Cup campaign with a home tie against the unknown quantity in Morocco at ...
De Villiers names five debutants 16 June 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers has included five debutants in the team to face Morocco in the first game of the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup at Harare Sports Club Saturday. De Villiers, who will also be taking charge of his first Test since his appointment in February this year, includ...
Morocco seeks to rejoin African Union 18 July 2016 RABAT - Morocco has formally announced its wish to rejoin the African Union, 32 years after leaving the organisation. In a message to the AU summit in Rwanda, the Moroccan King Mohammed VI said the time had come for his country to retake its place within its institutional family. Morocco le...
Qatar ready to help with 2015 Afcon 14 November 2014 LONDON - Qatar is "ready" to help organise the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations even though it has not received an official request, the head of the Gulf country's Football Association said. The 2022 World Cup hosts had not been "officially asked to host" the continental tournament after Morocco was...
Morocco disqualified from Afcon 12 November 2014 CAIRO - Morocco have been stripped of the right to host next year's African Nations Cup, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) decided yesterday as it examined prospective replacements. It has also disqualified Morocco from playing in the finals, which Caf said would go ahead as planned ...
Caf must postpone Afcon for sake of Africa 8 November 2014 JOHANNESBURG - There has been talk and a lot of going forward and backwards regarding next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals which are scheduled for Morocco. The North African country has made it clear that the tournament will have to be postponed from the January/February calendar or else t...
Morocco denies withdrawing as Cup host 17 October 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Morocco has not withdrawn as host of the African Cup of Nations, the minister of information said on Thursday, denying reports that fears over the Ebola outbreak caused the country to give up the tournament.But Mustapha Khalfi, who was also the official government spokesman, said M...
Warriors handed fair Afcon draw 28 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe have been given a golden opportunity to end their African Nations Cup appearance drought after they were handed a fair route to next year’s continental football extravaganza. The Warriors have been pooled in Group F but will first have to win play-offs between Tanzania and th...
Gorowa proud of Warriors 15 January 2014 CAPE TOWN - Ian Gorowa got the point he set his sights on against Morocco on Sunday but Zimbabwe's new coach should have had even more satisfaction after his country's first game at the African Nations Championship (Chan). Gorowa, returning to the Mother City where he played and coached at Cap...
Coaches hail Warriors 14 January 2014 HARARE - Local football coaches has hailed the Warriors for a job well done, following their gallant performance which saw them hold Morocco to a goalless draw in their African Nations Championship (Chan) opener.  The Warriors went into the match with the underdog tag on their heads as the odd...
Warriors hold Morocco 13 January 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe began their 2014 African Nations Championship Group B campaign by holding Morocco to a goalless draw at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa on Sunday. Zimbabwe now need to beat Uganda in their next group game on Thursday at the same venue to enhance their chances...
Warriors take on Morocco 12 January 2014 HARARE - Following a chaotic 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign and a fourth straight failure to qualify for the African Cup of Nations, Zimbabwe are seeking some measure of redemption when they start their African Nations Championship campaign today. The Warriors open their 2014 Chan finals a...
Time for Warriors to stake a claim in Africa 12 January 2014 JOHANNESBURG - The Chan tournament which kicked off on Saturday, provides a great opportunity for Zimbabwe to stake a claim as Africa’s powerhouse. The three-week competition kicks off this afternoon with a game between Bafana Bafana and Mozambique, followed by the Mali/Nigeria encounter. F...
Morocco fire warning shots 3 January 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's African Nations Championship (Chan) Group B opponents Morocco are confident of topping the group, saying anything short of a semi-final berth will be a failure. The Atlas Lions have been billed as the group favourites due to the vast exposure of their players and strength o...