Articles tagged 'relegation'

I'll never quit - Mutasa 18 September 2018 HARARE - Under-fire Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa insists he will fight until the end and will not throw in the towel despite the Glamour Boys' continued poor form. DeMbare lost 1-0 to Harare City on Sunday at Rufaro Stadium which saw them slip down the Castle Lager Premiership log standings to 1...
Lulu tips City to survive 7 November 2017 HARARE - Bulawayo City coach Mandla “Lulu” Mpofu is confident his side will survive relegation from the Castle Lager Premiership despite sitting just one point above the drop zone. Amakhosi dropped to 15th place on the log with 35 points following a disappointing 2-0 loss to fellow strugglers ...
Relegation battle hots up 17 October 2017 HARARE - While all the attention is pinned on an exciting race for the Castle Lager Premiership title, another interesting battle is also unfolding at the bottom half of the table where 10 teams are still not guaranteed topflight football next season. Bantu Rovers became the first team to be r...
Shabanie prioritise PSL safety first 17 May 2017 MUTARE - Shabanie Mine coach Takesure Chiragwi believes his side is on the right track to safety after recent good performances. The Chinda Boys, who returned to the top flight league this season, currently sit in ninth place on the log with nine points from eight matches. This season, they...
PSL remains defiant 13 January 2017 HARARE - Its seems the rift between the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) over relegation is far from over with the latter insisting that they will only act on instructions from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The Zifa assembly recently met in t...
We need cool heads now 11 December 2016 HARARE - It is high time the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) put an end to their stand-off over relegation and promotion of teams into the topflight. The impasse began following last October's Annual General Meeting (AGM) when councillors voted to releg...
Zifa circus rages on 10 December 2016 HARARE - The impasse between the Premier Soccer League and Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is likely to continue after the latter yesterday imposed that four teams will be promoted for the 2017 season. The development will see Border Strikers and Mutare City Rovers, who finished the seaso...
We are the victims: PSL 9 December 2016 HARARE - Premier Soccer League's (PSL) emergency committee spokesperson Lewis Uriri yesterday told Parliament they are not to blame for the ongoing saga with the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) over playoffs. Clubs and Zifa are at loggerheads following October's Annual General Meeting (AG...
Swiss court begins PSL, Zifa proceedings 7 December 2016 HARARE - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has finally received the application for it to start proceedings in the impasse between the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa). PSL clubs and Zifa are at loggerheads following October's Annual General Meeti...
No relegation this season as PSL approaches Cas 20 November 2016 HARARE - The standoff between the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) escalated yesterday when the latter resolved to approach the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). Relations between the two football bodies have turned sour following last month's Zifa A...
Zifa, PSL must iron out dispute 19 November 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) must quickly find common ground regarding the automatic promotion/play-offs stand-off. The Castle Lager Premiership and the four second-tier leagues South, Central, Northern and Eastern regions were thrown in...
Twaliki backs Mutare City to survive 18 November 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Rovers goalkeeper Victor Twaliki is confident that his side will not finish the league as one of two bottom clubs as they prepare to face Harare City in a tricky but must-win encounter tomorrow. Speaking on the sidelines of their training session at Sakubva Stadium yesterd...
William Mapfumo banks on experience 7 November 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Rovers are in a tough battle to avoid relegation from the Castle Lager Premiership but one man is confident they can secure their top flight status for next season. Magusha captain William Mapfumo, 31, has been through the wars in his long Premiership career and surviving ...
PSL clubs cry foul 1 November 2016 HARARE - Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs, who could be affected by the Zifa assembly's decision to relegate four teams instead of two at the end of the season, came out guns blazing yesterday. Winners from the country's four regions — Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central — were supposed t...
Four PSL teams going down? 1 November 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) councillors have plunged the Castle Lager Premiership (PSL) into disarray after they voted to relegate four teams from the top flight league this season. Meeting for the first time since their failed bid to disband Zifa and form the National Fo...
Battle for survival intensifies 24 November 2015 HARARE - With Chicken Inn confirmed 2015 Castle Lager Premiership champions, the focus will now shift to the relegation fight between Buffaloes and Tsholotsho in the final round of matches this weekend. The Gamecocks were crowned champions with one game to spare to put an end to Dynamos' four-...
We'll not go down – Tapera 11 November 2014 GWERU - Shabanie Mine coach Jairos Tapera is confident that the Chinda Boys will not be relegated at the end of the 2014 Castle Premiership season. The asbestos miners kept their survival hopes alive when they beat Highlanders 2-1 at Maglas Stadium over the weekend. With just one game to go...
PSL relegation format to be reviewed 25 June 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) Assembly is set to bring to finality the issue of the relegation format that will be used by the Castle Premier Soccer League (PSL). According to the associations’ website, the Zifa Assembly is scheduled to convene next month on July 26 for an ...