Articles tagged 'philip chiyangwa'

Asiagate haunts Zifa 27 March 2018 HARARE - The High Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to pay a collective amount of $600 000 to a committee that investigated the match-fixing deals that came to be known as the Asiagate scandals. According to the application, the applicants were Ahmed Ebrahim, Emmanuel ...
Zifa distances self from PSL circus 20 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday distanced itself from the chaos that characterised the opening of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership which saw the match pitting reigning champions FC Platinum and ZPC Kariba failing to take off. The game was scheduled for the National...
Chiyangwa, Zifa sued over debt 1 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa and the soccer governing body have been dragged to the High Court by a local security firm National Eye Security (Private) Limited which is seeking to recover over $50 000 for the security services rendered to the two partie...
Ex-Zifa official hits back 28 February 2018 HARARE - Ex-Zifa accountant Fabion Vanganayi has renewed his fight against the association insisting he did not apologise to the football governing body’s leadership for misdemeanours levelled against him. However, Zifa maintained that Vanganayi was vacillating and did not deserve to be taken ...
'We will not be intimidated' 13 February 2018 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission say they will not back down in their bid to bring sanity to Zimbabwe’s most popular sport which is getting ugly under the leadership of controversial businessmen Philip Chiyangwa. This comes after Chiyangwa on Sunday sent an SOS to Fifa crying foul...
Chiyangwa breathes fire 12 February 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Phillip Chiyangwa yesterday came out guns blazing and launched a withering attack on the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) which he accused of meddling in the affairs of the country's supreme football governing body. The Zifa boss was miffed by a statement issued b...
Zifa election crisis 11 February 2018 HARARE - Philip Chiyangwa and his executive are staring down the barrel following their failure to organise elections for the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) structures forcing the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) to step in to “restore order” . Zifa had been expected to have long h...
'Zifa has failed' 27 January 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football association (Zifa) leadership led by flamboyant Harare businessman Philip Chiyangwa has failed and crippled local football, stakeholders yesterday told the parliamentary portfolio committee on Primary and Secondary Education, Sport and Arts. Speaking in Parliamen...
Zifa cancels EGM? 16 January 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has cancelled the Emergency General Meeting (EGM) which was scheduled for later this month due the absence of association’s president Philip Chiyangwa. The association yesterday issued a statement stating that Chiyangwa will not be available be...
Chiyangwa fights to forestall divorce 15 January 2018 HARARE - Harare businessman Philip Chiyangwa has not been served with summons of the divorce to his wife Elizabeth, he indicated yesterday. The media yesterday published Chiyangwa's divorce but fumed that this was done before he had been served with summons. The flamboyant businessman was c...
Zifa defends finances 9 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) insists that their financial position is sound despite the recent damning report produced by their auditors, Baker Tilly Gwatidzo Chartered Accountants. According to the association’s 2016 financials, Zifa’s debt has increased to $7 353 324 from...
Chiyangwa must act on mistakes 9 January 2018 HARARE - The flamboyant president of the country's supreme football governing body, Zifa, Philip Chiyangwa, has fought very good wars in southern African football — thereby raising his profile as one of the faces that are welcome in the global sport. Firstly, he successfully waged a messy war ...
Chiyangwa faces heat over Zifa deal 7 January 2018 HARARE - In A potential breach of good corporate governance practices, Zifa's latest audited financial results show that the flamboyant president of the country's supreme football governing body, Philip Chiyangwa, earned $72 000 in 2017 alone by renting out his offices to the association. Zifa...
Zifa swims in debt 7 January 2018 HARARE - Auditors of the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) have issued an emphasis of matter over the football mother body’s ability to continue as a going concern due to the ballooning debt which is now over $7 million. Concerns were raised by auditors from Baker Tilly Gwatidzo Chartered A...
Zifa offices' saga rages on 22 December 2017 HARARE – Zifa provincial chairpersons have lauded president Philip Chiyangwa’s decision for the association to abandon its headquarters at 53 Livingstone Avenue in Harare and move to his personal property saying it was a “necessary measure which was meant to bring tranquillity to the cash-strappe...
Warriors date Chipolopolo 27 November 2017 HARARE - The Warriors will play neighbours Zambia next month in an international friendly match to celebrate President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rise to be the leader of the country, the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has confirmed. Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa said the match will be playe...
Chiyangwa to attend Confed Cup final 25 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa will this morning fly out to South Africa for tonight's second leg of the Caf Confederation Cup final between SuperSport United and DR Congo's TP Mazembe. Chiyangwa was invited by his counterpart and Safa president Da...
Chiyangwa's house burgled 2 June 2017 HARARE - A suspected armed robber was dragged to court yesterday after he allegedly broke into the house of Bruce Chiyangwa — the son of flamboyant businessman Philip Chiyangwa — and threatened a chef and two housemaids with a knife. Jerry Tafuririka, 38, of Coldstream in Chinhoyi, appeared be...
Kasukuwere stirs hornet's nest 25 April 2017 HARARE - The family of Chief Chirau yesterday came out guns blazing against Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere's claim that the late traditional leader was a “sellout,” branding it a “false and unprofessional attack” and threatened to sue the embattled Local Government minister for li...
Chiyangwa compensated over Stoneridge losses 12 April 2017 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman Philip Chiyangwa has been compensated by government for the loss of his 587-hectare Stoneridge farm after he was given two pieces of land in Harare's Manyame suburb and a portion of the annexed property. This effectively puts to rest a seven-year saga and disput...
Zifa gets tough on player registration 4 April 2017 HARARE - ZIFA yesterday said players that have not been registered will not be allowed to play Premier Soccer League (PSL) matches starting this weekend. The association waived the requirement during this past opening weekend of the season as the registration was still in progress. Issuing ...
Incidents that sealed Hayatou's fate 18 March 2017 JOHANNESBURG - The days of muzzling opposition within the Confederation of African Football (Caf) might be over. This is the story that dominated the continental football body; employing cronies, doing things behind the FA presidents and ruling by an iron fist. Today, Africa looks back at I...
Chiyangwa basks in Ahmad's Caf triumph 18 March 2017 HARARE - Hundreds of local football fans welcomed Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa at Harare International Airport yesterday, on his return from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) General Assembly in Ethiopia. Chiyangwa masterminded the downfall of long-serving former Caf president Iss...
We owe it all to Zifa, Chiyangwa 17 March 2017 HARARE - You have to give it up to Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa after he engineered the downfall of former Confederation of African Football (Caf) Issa Hayatou yesterday. Chiyangwa was the campaign manager for Madagascar Football Association president Ahmad Ahmad, who was voted as the new C...
Issa Hayatou ousted 16 March 2017 ADDIS - Madagascar's football chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected president of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office. Ahmad won the election in the Ethiopian capital by 34 votes to Hayatou's 20, official results showed. ...