Articles tagged 'warriors'

More plaudits for Warriors 12 June 2018 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) is the latest body to congratulate the Warriors after they came back from a goal down to beat Zambia 4-2 after extra-time in the Cosafa Cup final at the weekend. The Warriors are now the record holders of the regional title since Saturday’s v...
Warriors make it six 12 June 2018 JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe defeated arch rivals Zambia 4-2 after extra time at the Peter Mokaba Stadium to claim the 2018 Cosafa Cup title on Saturday. The Warriors, who trailed right to the death of regulation time before pulling the game out of the fire, have now won a record-extending six Sout...
'Chipolopolo won't be easy' 12 June 2018 HARARE – Warriors’ man-of-the-moment and goalkeeper George Chigova believes Zambia will have extra motivation in today’s Cosafa Cup final at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa. Kick-off is at 3pm. Zimbabwe reached today’s final following a 3-1 penalty shoot-out victory over...
Warriors eye final 6 June 2018 HARARE - Warriors full back Jameson Mukombwe has urged his teammates to give everything in their pursuit of a record sixth Cosafa Castle Cup title as they prepare for this evening’s semi-final clash against Lesotho at New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa. Sunday Chidzambwa’s cha...
Kapini revels in Highlands Park's promotion 28 May 2018 HARARE – Former Warriors captain and goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini has no plans of retiring any time soon after guiding his South African side Highlands Park back into the big time again. Kapini, who turns 34 in July, captained the trailblazing Lions of the North to the South African National First...
Amidu pleased with Cosafa call-up 27 May 2018 HARARE - Unattached forward Abbas Amidu, is pleased that he has been called up to the Warriors squad for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup. The tournament starts today in Polokwane, South Africa with the group stages but Zimbabwe will only join the tournament on June 3 in the quarter-finals. Zimba...
Warriors begin Cosafa preps 26 May 2018 HARARE - The Warriors began their preparations for the defence of their 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup by holding their first training session at Yadah Hotel yesterday. Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has opted to select an experienced squad made up of some of Zimbabwe's international stars playing i...
Triangle keeper over the moon 18 May 2018 HARARE – Triangle goalkeeper Chang Mariyoni is on cloud nine following his recent call-up to the Warriors provisional squad for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup to be held in Limpopo province, South Africa next month. Mariyoni, who has had a good start to his career at the Sugar Sugar Boys since his...
Warriors get Cosafa bye 20 April 2018   HARARE - Defending champions Zimbabwe have been handed a bye during the draw for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup held at Safa House in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday. The Warriors, who won the tournament last year after beating Zambia 3-1 in the final, will start the tournament in the...
Mhofu challenges locally-based Warriors 18 April 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has urged the locally-based players in his squad for today’s match against Botswana to prove that they deserve a chance to play in the important matches. Zimbabwe take on neighbours Botswana at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon as part of the ...
Warriors call-up for Charamba 17 April 2018 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars’ utility player Michael Charamba has been rewarded for his blistering form after he was named in the Warriors squad to face Botswana at the National Sports Stadium tomorrow. Zimbabwe is taking on the Zebras as part of the country’s 38th Independence Day celebratio...
Zvirekwi gets time off 21 February 2018 HARARE - CAPS United captain Hardlife Zvirekwi is pleased to have finally had a proper off-season and pre-season ahead of the start of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership campaign on March 10. For the past two years, the utility player had got limited rest time due to his commitments with the na...
Zim sports on the forefront in 2018 2 January 2018 HARARE - After a relatively modest 2017, local sport is going to be on the world map in 2018 as various Zimbabwean teams will be in action. While most of the attention will be centred on football since it is the sport with the largest following, there is, however, no denying that 2018 is going...
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...