Articles tagged 'warriors'

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...
Chidzambwa for Cosafa 17 June 2017 HARARE – Sunday Chidzambwa has bounced back as Warriors coach after he was named as the side’s interim coach for the Castle Lager Cosafa Senior Challenge Cup later this month. Zimbabwe does not have a substantive coach since Kalisto Pasuwa’s sacking at the end of February. [GoogleAd] Chi...
I'm no mercenary - Matthew Rusike 16 June 2017 HARARE – For a player who voluntarily sacrificed his own wages to fly himself in and out of Sweden for the 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers, Matthew Rusike is devastated to see his patriotism questioned. The Club Africain forward has decided to open up about his omission from the...
Musona tracing Peter's footsteps 13 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors captain Knowledge Musona grabbed all the headlines following his hat-trick against Liberia in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the National Sports Stadium. Following his five-star performance against the Lone Stars, comparisons between Musona and legen...
Warriors in right direction: Mapeza 13 June 2017 HARARE - Norman Mapeza believes the Warriors squad possesses the necessary strength to build the foundations for a successful 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification. Zimbabwe began their Group G campaign with a positive 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...
Give Mapeza the job - fans 13 June 2017 HARARE - Following Zimbabwe 3-0 victory over Liberia during Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), the Daily News' Godknows Matarutse and Annie Mpalume took to the streets to her the views of the fans. Most of the supporters concurred that the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) should ...
The Knowledge Musona show 12 June 2017 HARARE - Knowledge Musona bagged his first international hat-trick to guide the Warriors to a perfect start in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia yesterday. Musona, who was appointed captain for this new-look Warriors side taking over from Willard Katsande, led ...
Strong start for Warriors 12 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors caretaker coach Norman Mapeza and his team got off to a flying start with an impressive 3-0 crushing of Liberia’s Lone Stars yesterday to put their qualification for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) firmly on track. Yesterday’s win at the National Sports Stadium was a ...
Warriors start 2019 Afcon campaign 11 June 2017 HARARE - After the debacle in Gabon earlier this year, the Warriors today begin another tough qualification campaign for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) with a clash against Liberia. Zimbabwe had one of the most porous defences during the last Afcon tournament at the start of this year ...
The rise, fall, rise of Zvasiya 11 June 2017 HARARE - Mark Duvillard is still to come to terms with how Lincoln Zvasiya’s career took a sudden turn for the worst despite being one of the finest defenders to emerge from the famed Aces Youth Soccer Academy (AYSA). Since arriving at AYSA 15 years ago, the hugely-talented Zvasiya quickly est...
Zifa, Sundowns need not fight over Billiat 9 June 2017 HARARE - Since independence in 1980, Zimbabwe has produced a lot of star players who have gone on to do wonders for the national team. The likes of Shacky Tauro, Vitalis Takawaira, Willard Mashinkila-Khumalo, Benjamin Nkonjera, Stanford “Stix” Mutizwa, Benjani Mwaruwari together with the Ndlov...
Mapeza: Win at all costs boys! 9 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors' interim coach Norman Mapeza says he wants his side to go for an all-out win against Liberia in tomorrow's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the National Sports Stadium. Zimbabwe and the Lone Stars are in a tough Group G that also includes DR Congo and the Congo...
$3 to watch Warriors, POS machines for VIP only 9 June 2017 HARARE - In a bid to attract a full house for Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between the Warriors and Liberia, Zifa have pegged the cheapest ticket at $3. Normally, international matches and even some of the big games in the domestic Castle Lager Premiership fans have to...
Sundowns slam Mpandare 9 June 2017 PRETORIA - Mamelodi Sundowns have responded angrily to claims by Zifa they are refusing to release Khama Billiat. Billiat was accompanied to Harare on Wednesday by Zimbabwean legend Peter Ndlovu, who now works as team manager at Sundowns. After arriving in Zimbabwe, the Warriors medical tea...
Depleted Liberians arrive 9 June 2017 HARARE - Liberia national team coach James Salinsa Debbah is unfazed by skipper Anthony Laffor’s absence from their squad ahead of Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Zimbabwe. The Mamelodi Sundowns forward was included in the provisional squad for the encounter again...
Billiat saga: Peter Ndlovu breathes fire 8 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors legend Peter Ndlovu insists he is a loyal Zimbabwean and would never block Khama Billiat from playing for the national team. The Mamelodi Sundowns team manager was speaking in Harare yesterday afternoon after arriving from Pretoria with Billiat, who proceeded to be assessed b...
Injured Billiat gutted 8 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors star player Khama Billiat expressed disappointment on missing out on the team’s first match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign due to injury. Zimbabwe take on Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday without one of their star players, who is still reco...
It's a great honour: Musona 8 June 2017 HARARE - Newly-appointed Warriors captain Knowledge Musona said it is a huge honour to be handed the armband to lead the team for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. The Warriors begin their Group B campaign with a clash against the Lone Stars at the National Sports Stadi...
Musona new Warriors captain 7 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors interim coach Norman Mapeza has handed striker Knowledge Musona the armband to lead the team in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia at home. Ngezi Platinum Stars defender Partson Jaure will be Musona’s deputy for the clash against the Lone St...
Mhofu, Gumbo tip Warriors 7 June 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe national team coaches Sunday Chidzambwa and Rahman Gumbo have backed the Warriors to succeed when they embark on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification journey. The Warriors will begin their Group G campaign with a home tie against Liberia at the National...
Zifa, Sundowns clash over Billiat 6 June 2017 HARARE - Zifa and Absa Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns are headed for a collision over forward Khama Billiat’s availability for Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia. The Warriors, who are in Group G together with DR Congo and Congo, host the Lone Stars at th...
Musona arrives for Liberia clash 5 June 2017 HARARE - Warriors triker Knowledge Musona is now in the country and is expected to be among the squad when the team resumes training this afternoon for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. Musona arrived in the country on Saturday night after helping his side KV Oostende s...
Regionalism divides Warriors - Mucherahohwa 5 June 2017 HARARE - Dynamos legend Memory Mucherahohwa says regionalism was very present during his days with the Zimbabwe national team. The former Dynamos skipper, now based in the United Kingdom, made the claims in his recently released autobiography; Soul of Seven Million Dreams: The Story of Memory ...