Articles tagged 'philip chiyangwa'

New Zifa leadership promises change 19 December 2018 HARARE - The newly-elected Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has promised to work together with all the relevant stakeholders in order to take the game forward. Felton Kamambo is the new Zifa president after defeating Philip Chiyangwa during Sunday's elections held at the end of the associa...
Chiyangwa dethroned 17 December 2018 HARARE - Local football was ushered into a new era yesterday after Felton Kamambo was elected Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president after beating the incumbent Philip Chiyangwa.   It was a tightly-contested race though as Kamambo posted 35 against Chiyangwa's 24 votes. According to...
Zifa backs down 28 November 2018 HARARE - The Zifa Electoral Committee has finally succumbed to pressure and finally allowed Felton Kamambo, Gift Banda and Mlungisi Moyo to contest in the forthcoming football association's election. The trio had been disqualified from running in the elections set to be held this weekend. K...
Zifa elections saga 23 November 2018 HARARE - The Zifa Appeals Committee has rejected appeals made by Felton Kamambo and Gift Banda, who were seeking permission to participate in next month's Zifa executive committee elections. Kamambo had hoped to challenge incumbent Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa in the polls to be held on Dec...
Kamambo takes Zifa fight to Fifa 21 November 2018 HARARE - Aspiring Zifa president Felton Kamambo has appealed to the Fifa Ethics Committee following his disqualification from running in the polls set for December 1. Kamambo, a former Zifa board member, had hoped to challenge the incumbent president Philip Chiyangwa at next month's election, ...
Chiyangwa honoured 14 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chairpersons from the country's ten provinces yesterday honoured the association's president Philip Chiyangwa and his executive for the tremendous work they have done during their time in office. Chiyangwa and his vice president Omega Sibanda a...
Chiyangwa, residents fight re-ignites 8 September 2018 HARARE - The fight between Southlea Park Home Owners Association and businessman Philip Chiyangwa has resurfaced after the parties went back to the High Court on Thursday, seeking the court to make a determination of the Southlea Park land ownership. This comes after the association filed an a...
Chiyangwa demands results 6 September 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has challenged Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his charges to go and bring maximum points from Congo to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Cup finals. Chiyangwa yesterday found time from his busy schedule, having ...
Zifa must plan ahead 28 June 2018 HARARE - When Sepp Blatter's reign at Fifa ended, Gianni Infantino — the new president — embarked on a mission to spruce up the Fifa image after a raft of corruption and bribery accusations that had been thrown against the previous executives. Infantino even went on a charm offensive, visiting...
Chiyangwa cornered 9 May 2018 HARARE - World football governing body, Fifa has ordered the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to hold elections for a new executive committee “as soon as possible”. This comes after the Zifa assembly had been split along two lines following last February's Annual General Meeting (AGM). ...
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...