Articles tagged 'warriors'

Billiat to leave Sundowns 23 November 2017 HARARE - Warriors star forward Khama Billiat could finally be heading to Europe after his coach at Absa Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns, Pitso Mosimane confirmed the striker will be leaving the club at the end of the season. Billiat, who rose from the bench on Tuesday to score a brace in 2-...
Chidzambwa for Cecafa tournament 14 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has appointed Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambwato take charge of the Warriors for the upcoming 2017 Cecafa Cup tournament to be held in Kenya. Zimbabwe has been invited to be part of the cast for the tournament solely reserved for East and Central Afri...
Barca Legends laud Zim 14 November 2017 HARARE - Rayco Garcia, one of the Barcelona Legends, who was in the country for the weekend’s exhibition match against the Warriors Legends, has described Zimbabwe as a safe tourist destination with potential to attract a lot of people. The Barcelona Legends played an enthralling match against...
Warriors, Barca Legends in thrlling draw 13 November 2017 HARARE - Their legs appeared a little slower, the stomachs a little bigger and the hair a little greyer but the legends provided the National Sports Stadium crowd with plenty of footballing class and skill.   The Warriors and Barcelona Legends did their best to give the fans in attendance an e...
Warriors debut excites Darikwa 10 November 2017 HARARE - Nottingham Forest defender Tendayi Darikwa (pictured) was an elated man after making his Warriors debut in an international friendly match against Lesotho in Maseru on Wednesday evening. The Great Britain-based trio of Darikwa, Kundai Benyu of Glasgow Celtic and Leyton Orient striker ...
Heroes' welcome for Bonne, Darikwa, Muskwe 7 November 2017 HARARE - After a long wait, United Kingdom-based stars Macauley Bonne, Admiral Muskwe, Kundai Benyu and Tendayi Darikwa finally arrived in the country yesterday and pledged their allegiance to Zimbabwe. All the four players were born in England to Zimbabwean parents and are now set to become f...
Musona, Chigova out of Warriors squad 7 November 2017 HARARE - Warriors captain and forward Knowledge Musona will miss the side’s two friendly internationals against Lesotho and Namibia after picking up an ankle injury at the weekend. Another injury worry for the Warriors is goalkeeper George Chigova, who has been ruled out after picking up an in...
Zifa's coaches merry-go-round 2 November 2017 HARARE - The appointment on an interim basis of Wilson Mutekede to take charge of the Warriors’ friendly matches against Lesotho and Namibia once again highlights the poor administration of the national team. Such a key position of the Warriors coach should be treated with a lot of respect and...
Mapeza, Musona pick Ronaldo 25 October 2017 HARARE - Warriors interim coach Norman Mapeza and national team captain Knowledge Musona picked Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo for the 2017 Fifa Best Awards. According to voting results published by the world football governing body yesterday, Mapeza and Musona had Ronaldo as ...
It's Mhofu or Gumbo 24 October 2017 HARARE - ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his Chicken Inn counterpart Rahman Gumbo have emerged as the front runners to be the new substantive Warriors coach. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board met in the capital last Friday and the Daily News understands that Chidzambwa and ...
'I want to be a Chiefs legend' 17 October 2017 HARARE - Former Warriors captain Willard Katsande reached a milestone when he made his 200th official appearance for South Africa Absa Premiership side Kaizer Chiefs last month. Although he is still a long way from catching Doctor Khumalo, who holds the record for most Amakhosi appearances at ...
Macauley Bonne shines in Leyton Orient victory 5 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean England-based forward Macauley Bonne wormed his way into the hearts of Leyton Orient fans on Saturday after netting The O’s first league hat-trick at home since 2006. Leyton Orient thumped Guiseley 4-1 to move into second place on the National League log table in a match in...
Zifa appeal dead: Namibia 12 August 2017 HARARE - The Namibia Football Association (NFA) insists the appeal by the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to have a Chan replay between the Warriors and the Brave Warriors is dead in the water. Zimbabwe were eliminated from the competition when they lost the second round qualifier 5-4 on ...
Bonne still keen on Warriors 12 August 2017 HARARE - Newly-signed Leyton Orient striker Macauley Bonne has reaffirmed his desire to play for Zimbabwe saying the odds he has faced in processing his papers have not diminished that fire. The England-based forward dropped down from League Two when he signed a two-year contract for the O’s i...
Zifa cries foul 25 July 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Warriors officially lodged a complaint against Namibia's Brave Warriors for the alleged use of foreign-based players during the two-legged African Nations Championships (Chan) who are still on the books of several regional clubs. Namibia who have not had a local football ...
Warriors crash out 24 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe will for the first time miss out on the African Nations Championships (Chan) since its inception in 2009 after crashing out of the tournament at the hands of Namibia in the second leg of the qualifier following a penalty shoot-out here yesterday. The Warriors, who were biddin...
Chidzambwa tinkers with Warriors squad 18 July 2017 HARARE - In a desperate bid to overturn a first leg 0-1 defeat suffered at the hands of Namibia in a 2018 Kenya African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifier, Warriors interim coach Sunday Chidzambwa has been forced to tinker with his team ahead of this weekend's decisive return leg. The Warr...
Warriors seek win 16 July 2017 HARARE - Warriors captain Ocean Mushure has asked for total commitment from his teammates as they begin their 2018 Kenya African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifiers with an away tie against Namibia this afternoon. Sunday Chidzambwa’s charges, who are gunning for a fifth straight appearance...
Mhofu or Mapeza: Zifa in coach headache 11 July 2017 HARARE – The Warriors triumph at the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup in South Africa has left the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) in a quandary regarding the team's substantive coach. Zifa is currently faced with a choice between FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza, ZPC Kariba coach Sunday Chidzambwa ...
Zifa must build on Warriors' victory 10 July 2017 HARARE - Congratulations to the Zimbabwe senior men’s soccer team, the Warriors, for winning a record fifth Council of Southern Africa (Cosafa) Cup title by beating Zambia yesterday in South Africa. There is every reason to look into the future with so much optimism after the heroics of this l...
Warriors are the Kings of Cosafa 10 July 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe are the undisputed kings of the southern African region after beating Zambia 3-1 in yesterday's Cosafa Castle Cup final at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in South Africa. The Warriors got their goals from forward Knox Mutizwa, winger Talent Chawapiwa and defender Ocean Mushure wh...
Warriors' date with destiny 9 July 2017 HARARE – The Warriors are on the cusp of making Cosafa Castle Cup history if they beat Zambia in today’s final at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa. Kick-off is 3pm local time. Both Zimbabwe and Zambia are standing on four Cosafa Castle Cup titles together with South Af...
Defence worries for Chidzambwa 8 July 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa will be making changes to his defence for tomorrow’s Cosafa Castle Cup final against Zambia in South Africa. Zimbabwe take on Chipolopolo at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg tomorrow at 3pm hoping to win their fifth Cosafa title. However, th...
Warriors target 5th Cosafa title 5 July 2017 HARARE - The Warriors will feel this is their moment to clinch a record fifth Cosafa Castle Cup title when they renew their rivalry with Lesotho in the regional tournament’s semi-finals this evening at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa. The match kicks off at 7pm. They meet...
Warrors date Swaziland 2 July 2017 HARARE - The Warriors renew their rivalry with Swaziland when the two sides clash in the Cosafa Castle Cup this evening at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg in South Africa. Kick-off is at 7:30pm. This is the first time Zimbabwe will be playing in the knockout stages of the competition...