Articles tagged 'orlando pirates'

Benjani blasts Zifa 14 January 2019 BULAWAYO – Ex-Warriors skipper Benjani Mwaruwari has come out guns blazing blasting the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) over preparations and the anarchy that ensued the much-publicised Caf Champions League Group B clash pitting FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates at Babourfields Stadium on Satu...
Impressive start for FC Platinum 14 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe's sole representatives in the African Champions League FC Platinum put up a brave fight yesterday after playing out to a goalless draw against South Africa's Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium. Norman Mapeza's side with a bit of precision in front of goal could have c...
Mapeza eyes Pirates upset 12 January 2019 BULAWAYO - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is confident of a positive result in this afternoon's African Champions League Group B clash against South African giants Orlando Pirates at Barbourfields Stadium. The Zimbabwean champions, who are playing in the mini-league group stages for the first...
High-flying Orlando Pirates come to Byo 10 January 2019 HARARE - Soweto giants Orlando Pirates will arrive in Zimbabwe for their African Champions League Group B match at Barbourfields Stadium against FC Platinum on Saturday buoyed by a fine run of form. The Sea Robbers are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions winning three and dra...
I had to be patient: Munetsi 14 February 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe youth international Marshall Munetsi says he had to be patient before cementing his place at South African giants Orlando Pirates. The 21-year-old from Mabvuku was not in coach Micho's plans when the 2017-18 season started and was not even registered in the league. ...
CAPS should look to Pirates for inspiration 22 February 2017 HARARE - CAPS United do not have to go far to look for inspiration as they prepare to face TP Mazembe in the African Champions League qualifier next month. From the moment the Green Machine beat Lioli FC last Sunday at the National Sports Stadium to progress to the final qualifying round, many...
Ndoro pays tribute to Adam 17 December 2015 HARARE  - Orlando Pirates forward Tendai Ndoro yesterday paid tribute to his former coach Adam Ndlovu, who tragically passed away in a road accident three years ago. Ndlovu, together with a Bulawayo female companion Nomqhele Tshili, passed away after his brother's SUV in which they were travel...
South Africa mourn Meyiwa 28 October 2014 LONDON - South Africa's football captain Senzo Meyiwa has died after being shot dead during a burglary, police say. He was reportedly attacked after men entered his girlfriend's house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg. His agent described him as a humble man from a tough background who ha...
Sundowns leads race for Ndoro 10 June 2014 HARARE - ZIMBABWE international Tendai Ndoro is set to leave Mpumalanga Black Aces amid strong interest from Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns. Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have also made inquiries about the availability of Ndoro, but the Daily News is reliably informed that talks ...
Chitato regrets snubbing DeMbare 7 June 2014 HARARE - Ailing ex-footballer Edmore Chitato looks back with regret turning down overtures from Dynamos for Motor Action three years ago. Chitato now 34 is battling a heart disease and recalls with sadness how a potential move to the Glamour Boys was thwarted after agreeing to join Eric Rosen’...
De Sa rues missed chances 12 November 2013 JOHANNESBURG - Orlando Pirates coach Roger de Sa vowed that his team would be back in the African Champions League after being beaten 2-0 in the final of the competition by Egyptian club Al Ahly. The home side won the trophy an unprecedented eighth time 3-1 on aggregate after holding Pirates t...
Al Ahly outclass Pirates 11 November 2013 CAIRO - Orlando Pirates' CAF Champions League campaign came to an honourable but disappointing end in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday night when they were beaten 2-0 by Al Ahly at the Arab Contractors Stadium in the second leg of the final. Al Ahly won the two-legged tie 3-1 on aggregate to claim a re...
Chiefs supporters will back Al Ahly 2 November 2013 JOHANNESBURG - For this entire week, soccer authorities in Mzansi have been asking supporters affiliated to different clubs to put their rivalry aside and support Orlando Pirates in the club's quest to win the CAF Champions League final against Al Ahly of Egypt. Thing is, The Ghosts' Champions...
Ahly to face Bucs in CL final 21 October 2013 CAIRO - It was not the most convincing display, but Egyptian giants Al Ahly are through to the African Champions League final having won a 7-6 sudden death post-match penalty shootout to overcome Coton Sport of Cameroon on Sunday. The 1-1 draw in the second leg meant the two clubs ended 2-2 on...
Pirates offload Chinyama 3 July 2013 HARARE - South African Premier Soccer League club Orlando Pirates have released Zimbabwean striker Takesure Chinyama, following the expiry of his contract. Chinyama was released together with Nigerian midfielder Onyekachi Okonkwo. "We have released them and given them their clearances. ...
Zim pair flop at Pirates 24 January 2013 HARARE - South African champions Orlando Pirates have decided against signing Zimbabwean midfielder Ronald Chitiyo and defender Byron Madzokere, who were on a weekly-long trial at the club. Monomotapa midfield star Chitiyo arrived in South Africa last week after an excellent season with Monomotap...