Articles tagged 'zifa'

No miracle for Yadah FC 9 May 2017 HARARE - Yadah FC owner Walter Magaya risks destroying his ambition of running a successful football club by needlessly interfering with the technical affairs of the club. The ambitious Harare side, who won promotion from the Zifa Eastern Region Division One League last season, travelled to Bu...
Zifa lifts Chizuzu suspension 3 May 2017 HARARE - Harare City official Hope Chizuzu is now free to partake in football activities after his suspension was lifted by the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday. Chizuzu was in March this year provisionally suspended by the association after he was accused of bringing the game in...
Chicken Inn cry foul over Uhuru Cup 'snub' 13 April 2017 HARARE - Chicken  Inn feel they have been denied a great opportunity after they were excluded from defending their Uhuru Cup title this weekend. The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa), the organisers of the competition, have roped in Dynamos, CAPS United, Highlanders and FC Platinum to take ...
Chiyangwa compensated over Stoneridge losses 12 April 2017 HARARE - Flamboyant businessman Philip Chiyangwa has been compensated by government for the loss of his 587-hectare Stoneridge farm after he was given two pieces of land in Harare's Manyame suburb and a portion of the annexed property. This effectively puts to rest a seven-year saga and disput...
Mutekede new Zifa technical director 9 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has appointed Shabanie Mine coach Wilson Mutekede as their new technical director to replace Taurai Mangwiro, who quit to join Triangle. Mutekede will join the association after taking charge of his last game as Shabanie coach against Highlande...
Soccer clubs must pay staff on time 7 April 2017 HARARE - Only a game into the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership, it is disappointing to note there is already discord among the teams with issues to do with remuneration. Before taking on Shabanie Mine last weekend, CAPS United players went on industrial action refusing to train. The Makepekepe...
Zifa gets tough on player registration 4 April 2017 HARARE - ZIFA yesterday said players that have not been registered will not be allowed to play Premier Soccer League (PSL) matches starting this weekend. The association waived the requirement during this past opening weekend of the season as the registration was still in progress. Issuing ...
Zifa , La Liga join forces 1 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Spanish top-flight league — La Liga — yesterday sealed a landmark deal that could go a long way in opening opportunities for local sport. Antonio Barradas, who is La Liga’s representative in Africa, signed the deal with Zifa president Phili...
Mapeza's big task 28 March 2017 HARARE - Norman Mapeza got a glimpse of the huge task that lies ahead of him in the event he gets the Warriors job on a full-time basis following Sunday’s goalless draw against Zambia. Mapeza was picked by Zifa to oversee the international friendly match against Chipolopolo following the sacki...
Sharif Mussa: A true Warrior 26 March 2017 HARARE - When the legendary South African footballer Jomo Sono said coaching is a thankless profession, he must have probably forgotten to mention the backroom staff that works behind the scenes as well. As the Warriors prepare for a new era under a new coach following the departure of Kalisto...
Zim football clubs must be organised 24 March 2017 HARARE - This week, the Harare City Council provided the nation with an update on the progress of the new grass turf which is being laid at Rufaro Stadium. According to the local authorities, the venue will be ready for re-opening in the second week of April. Already, there was panic among ...
More plaudits for Chiyangwa 23 March 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has received glowing praises from the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) after spearheading former Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou’s downfall. The long-serving Hayatou was deposed by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar during last ...
Zifa appoint Mapeza as Warriors date Chipolopolo 22 March 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has secured a international friendly match for the Warriors against former African champions Zambia on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium. The Warriors’ last competitive match was during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon where ...
Zim football will benefit - Chiyangwa 17 March 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa says Zimbabwe has a lot to benefit after Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar was voted as the Confederation of African Football (Caf) new president in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia yesterday. Ahmad ended former Caf president Issa Hayatou's 28-year reign after receiving 3...
Pasuwa's Malawi gig in doubt 14 March 2017 HARARE – Former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa’s expected move to become Flames coach could collapse after the Football Association of Malawi (Fam) pulled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) and the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) competitions. Fam were forced to withdraw the...
'Warriors coach can wait' 12 March 2017 HARARE - Although time is running out, the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) insist they want to make further consultations before they appoint all national team coaches. The Warriors are without a coach after Zifa decided not to renew Kalisto Pasuwa’s contract while Mighty Warriors’ ex-coa...
Crucial week for Hayatou 11 March 2017 JOHANNESBURG - The African football stands on the threshold of history on March 16 in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa when the 39th Ordinary Congress of Caf gets underway. This is the date that will usher in a new Caf Executive Committee and hopefully a new president. Issa Hayatou from...
Warriors' coach dilemma 7 March 2017 HARARE - Since former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa’s contract came to an end last month, the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has been searching for a replacement. Already some names that have been speculated to be interested in the job include former Warriors captain Bruce Grobbelaar, Du...
Hats off to Sharif Mussa 7 March 2017 HARARE - Sharif Mussa's decision to quit as the manager of the Zimbabwe senior national football team is a very big blow to the country's most loved sport. Mussa was a dedicated professional who selflessly discharged his services for the benefit of the national game often with very minimal app...
Chiyangwa makes things happen 4 March 2017 JOHANNESBURG - Most take him for granted. Others say he is  maverick and goes over the top with his antics. But one thing you cannot take away from rising global sensation, Philip Chiyangwa is making things happen. When he came into power less than a year ago, soccer analysts dismissed him ...
Sharif Mussa quits Warriors 4 March 2017 HARARE - After years of dedicated service to the Warriors, Sharif Mussa is the latest high-profile figure to quit his post. Mussa, regarded by many as the team’s finest ever manager, announced his resignation via a letter to Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyanga on Wed...
Zifa mum on new coach 1 March 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is not keen on divulging their next step regarding the recruitment of a new coach for the Warriors following Kalisto Pasuwa’s sacking. Zifa chose to terminate Pasuwa’s contract that expired yesterday, despite having an option of renewing for a ...
Fifa boss confirms Zim visit 17 February 2017 HARARE - Fifa president Gianni Infantino has confirmed his visit to Zimbabwe next Friday to attend Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa's birthday celebrations. Infantino will join other football heads from across the African continent to celebrate with Chiyangwa, who will also be toasting his asce...
Chiyangwa demands apology from Caf 16 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa insists his birthday celebrations will go ahead in Harare next week despite massive resistance from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou. Chiyangwa, who is also the Cosafa president, has invited a number of association head...
I'm still in charge — Mlauzi 16 February 2017 HARARE - Shadreck Mlauzi says he is still the Mighty Warriors coach despite the Zifa High Performance Committee (HPC) recommending his sacking two weeks ago. Mlauzi says he still has a contract with Zifa and his employers are yet to notify him of any decision regarding his future.   The Zif...