Articles tagged 'warriors'

'Let's fill up NSS' 16 October 2018 HARARE - Warriors fans have been urged to come out in their large numbers and rally behind the team against the DRC at the National Sports Stadium this evening. Zimbabwe are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals following a 2-1 win over the DRC in Kinshas...
Pfumbidzayi explains goal celebration 15 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe national football team full back Ronald Pfumbidzayi has explained the choreographed goal celebration that followed his opener in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations  (Afcon) qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa on Saturday night. The former Caps United player and currently on th...
Show no mercy: Billiat 11 October 2018 HARARE - Khama Billiat has stressed the importance for the Warriors to be ruthless in front of goal when they take on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Kinshasa this weekend. Zimbabwe resume their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifying campaign when they take on the Leop...
I'm here to conquer: Darikwa 9 October 2018 HARARE - Nottingham Forrest defender Tendayi Darikwa says he will bring “hard work and passion” to help the Warriors qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals after arriving in the country yesterday. The right back is finally set to make his competitive debut for Zimbabwe when ...
DRC name strong squad for Warriors 3 October 2018 HARARE - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) coach Florent Ibenge has announced a strong roster for the two 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifiers against Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe and DRC go head-to-head in a top of the table clash in the group with the first encounter set for the ...
Evening matches for Warriors 18 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifiers against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will all be played in the evening. The Warriors travel to Kinshasa to face DRC at the Stade des Martyrs on October 13. Kick-off for that match has been set at 6.30pm Zi...
Warriors remain top after Congo draw 10 September 2018   HARARE - Zimbabwe wasted a good opportunity to assume total control of Group G when they allowed Congo to come back and rescue a point during yesterday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. The Warriors are now on four points in the group from two matches and remain in first pla...
It's a dream come true: Mkosana 10 September 2018 HARARE – Lucky Mkosana thought his dream of playing international football for Zimbabwe was never going to materialise but life is full of surprises. The United States-based forward received a surprise call-up in the provisional squad announced by Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa last month fo...
Here we go again' 9 September 2018 HARARE - After a year and some months’ hiatus, the Warriors resume their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign when they take on Congo in Brazzaville this afternoon. Kick-off is 4:30pm local time at the Stade Alphonse Massamba Debat. Zimbabwe began their 2019 Afcon group G ...
'Congo here we come' 8 September 2018 HARARE - The Warriors left for Brazzaville yesterday afternoon ahead of tomorrow's crucial 2019 Afcon qualifier Group G match against Congo full of confidence that they will get a positive result. Zimbabwe currently sit top of the group following their 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Spor...
Chiyangwa demands results 6 September 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has challenged Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his charges to go and bring maximum points from Congo to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Cup finals. Chiyangwa yesterday found time from his busy schedule, having ...
Mhofu banks on Musona, Billiat 28 August 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa is excited by the form being shown by his forwards – Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona – ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Congo next month. With injuries forcing some of the Warriors key players to withdraw from the im...
Govt not keen on Europe-based players: Mpandare 23 August 2018 HARARE - Warriors’ manager Wellington Mpandare, has accused government of taking a backseat by not helping them tie down British players of Zimbabwean descent who have been called in to join the squad. Zimbabwe face Congo Brazzaville next month in an African Cup of Nations Qualifier (Afcon) an...
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...