Articles tagged 'warriors'

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...
Mafero tips Ncube for Warriors 2 July 2017 HARARE - For most Zimbabwean football lovers the name Butholezwe Ncube does not ring a bell but former Warriors assistant coach Joey “Mafero” Antipas believes he has unearthed a gem. Antipas believes Ncube can be the next Warriors midfield enforcer in the mould of Willard Katsande, who called ...
Warriors through to Cosafa quarter-finals 2 July 2017 HARARE - Ovidy Karuru scored a hat-trick as the Warriors powered their way into the Cosafa Castle Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 6-0 win over Seychelles at Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace, in Rustenburg, South Africa on Friday night. A goal in the first half and two goals after the break fr...
Ponderous Warriors in must-win tie 30 June 2017 HARARE – The Warriors must rediscover their shooting form when they face Seychelles in a make-or-break tie in the Cosafa Castle Cup this evening at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in South Africa. Kick-off is at 5pm. Sunday Chidzambwa’s charges lead the group with four points from two matches follow...
Ex-Warriors confront Zifa VP over Kasinauyo 29 June 2017 HARARE – Zifa vice president Omega Sibanda had a torrid time at Edzai Kasinauyo’s funeral as former Warriors players took him to task over the association’s treatment of the late footballer and agent. Kasinauyo passed away in South Africa after a heart failure and was buried at Glen Forest Cem...
Warriors cry foul after draw 29 June 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe were left questioning match officials’ decisions after they were denied what looked like two genuine penalties in a Cosafa Castle Cup tie against Madagascar yesterday at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in South Africa. Second half substitute Raphael Manuvire was brought down in th...
Majarira puts PSL clubs on alert 28 June 2017 HARARE - Several  Castle Lager Premiership clubs are reportedly interested in the services of Herentals FC forward, Blessing Majarira, who scored on his Warriors debut against Mozambique in South Africa on Monday. The Zifa Northern Region Division One player netted Zimbabwe’s fourth goal in th...
Karuru on cloud nine 28 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors captain Ovidy Karuru was delighted to mark his Cosafa Castle Cup debut with a wonderful brace that helped Zimbabwe to a 4-0 win over Mozambique in South Africa on Monday. Karuru opened the scoring just before halftime when he beat the offside trap before rounding off the Mamb...
I wanted to kill myself - Gorowa 27 June 2017 HARARE – Former Warriors coach Ian Gorowa contemplated committing suicide after allegations that he was part of a cabal which tried to fix Zimbabwe's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers against Swaziland. However, only the intervention of the late former Warriors winger Edzai Kasinau...
Warriors thump Mozambique 27 June 2017 HARARE – Captain Ovidy Karuru scored a brace to guide the Warriors to a perfect start in their opening Cosafa Castle Senior Challenge match with a thumping victory over Mozambique at Moruleng Stadium in South Africa last night. Dynamos defender Ocean Mushure got the third with a beautiful free...
Chigova wants Warriors stay 23 June 2017 HARARE - George Chigova has set his sights on making the Warriors number 1 jersey his own after he was recently recalled into the team. Since the 2-2 draw against Tanzania in 2014 during a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier, former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa had shunned the Polokw...
Chinda Boys on cloud nine 23 June 2017 ZVISHAVANE - Shabanie Mine’s odds-defying start to the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership season has been rewarded after two of their players were included in the Warriors squad for the Cosafa Castle Cup. Popularly known as Bvaru Bvaru or Chinda Boys, Shabannie Mine’s technical manager Taku Shari...
Edzai Kasinauyo passes away 17 June 2017 HARARE – The country’s football fraternity was yesterday plunged into mourning following the untimely death of former Warriors midfielder Edzai Kasinauyo. The former Zimbabwe international midfielder, 42, died at the Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa after a short illn...