Articles tagged 'zifa'

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...
Zifa lines up club licensing roadmap 14 February 2017 HARARE - In a effort to reinvigorate domestic football, the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has appointed a club licensing body that will be responsible to superintend the process. In a press release issued by the association’s communications manager Xolisani Gwesela yesterday, Zifa board...
Hodges speaks on his future 12 February 2017 HARARE - Former CAPS United chairperson Andy Hodges has given an indication that he might not be returning to local football in the green colours of Makepekepe. Malaysia-based Hodges, who was named as Makepekepe co-chairperson in December, was expected home in January to resume his duties but ...
Zifa lift Gorowa, Kasinauyo suspensions 11 February 2017 BULAWAYO – The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has lifted the suspensions of several individuals who include former Warriors coach Ian Gorowa and ex-Zifa bord member Edzai Kasinauyo. The duo were banned by the association after they were alleged to have tried to fix Zimbabwe’s 2017 Africa...
Zifa owe Pasuwa $100k 10 February 2017 HARARE - Ex-Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa is not a bitter man after he was sacked by Zifa but is praying that he will be paid his outstanding dues amounting to over $100 000. Zifa pointed to the Warriors’ dismal performance at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon last month a...
Zifa must improve on professionalism 10 February 2017 HARARE - It is high time the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) starts conducting its business in a more professional manner. This past week, Zifa has been embroiled in an employment saga with former Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa. At the height of the soap opera, Zifa president Philip Chi...
I'm not resigning, says Pasuwa 7 February 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa will not resign, as demanded by Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa at the weekend. The Harare businessman has literally petitioned the ex-Dynamos gaffer to relinquish his post after Zimbabwe's disastrous performance at the 201...
Pasuwa must go - Chiyangwa 6 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa says Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa must do the honourable thing and resign following Zimbabwe's poor showing at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. The Warriors had a terrible outing when they crashed out of the Gabon tournament at the group ...
Is sacking Pasuwa the solution? 6 February 2017 HARARE - The Warriors were pathetic on their return at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) stage when they failed to progress from the group stages in Gabon last month. Zimbabwe had started the tournament on a good note when they rattled favourites Algeria in a thrilling opening half in the firs...
Govt to probe Warriors 4 February 2017 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has set up an inquiry committee to probe the Warrior’s behaviour after they snubbed a send-off dinner ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup Nations (Afcon) finals. Then acting-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was scheduled to be the guest of honour at the...
Zifa meets over Pasuwa's future 3 February 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa's future will be top of the agenda when the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) High Performance Committee (HPC) meets today. The Omega Sibanda-chaired committee will meet in the capital to review the Warriors' performance at the 2017 Africa Cup of Natio...
'Hands off Mighty Warriors' 2 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa says he single-handedly took care of the welfare of the Mighty Warriors during last year's African Women's Cup of Nations (Awcon) finals in Cameroon. Debate surrounding the Mighty Warriors' upkeep has swelled in recent weeks following the Warriors' disa...
Mighty Warriors' ghost haunts Hlongwane 31 January 2017 HARARE - Treatment of the country's senior women's soccer team before and after their appearance at both the Rio Olympics in Brazil and the Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon) in Cameroon last year has come back to haunt Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane. Legislators concerned with the welfa...
Zim needs football revolution 27 January 2017 HARARE - The recent disappointing performance by the Warriors at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon has shown the need for Zimbabwean football to evolve. Zimbabwe was knocked out of the tournament in the group stages after defeats to Senegal, Tunisia and a draw against Algeria....
Zulu calls for drastic changes in Zim football 27 January 2017 HARARE - Drastic changes in all aspects of Zimbabwean football are needed to help resurrect the game which now resembles a “horror movie”, a leading junior coach has said. United Kingdom-based football coach Phillip Zulu described the Warriors' recent poor performances at the 2017 Africa Cup o...
Pasuwa still Zimbabwe coach 26 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa has not resigned from the national team and is willing to continue with the side despite the poor performance at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon. Zimbabwe returned from the tournament yesterday after they were knocked out in the group stag...
PSL promotion:Clubs relieved 22 January 2017 HARARE - After enduring a long wait to know their fate having won their respective Division One Leagues, Premiership-bound clubs from the second tier can now get down to serious business and prepare for top-flight football. Domestic football was in limbo since last year after the Premier Socce...
PSL remains defiant 13 January 2017 HARARE - Its seems the rift between the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) over relegation is far from over with the latter insisting that they will only act on instructions from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The Zifa assembly recently met in t...
Zifa must learn from the past 13 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean football administrators should learn from the past, judging by what transpired last week at the Warriors send-off ceremony for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. The players refused to attend the function at a top local hotel after they reached a deadlock with t...
Chiyangwa's Zifa apologises 8 January 2017 HARARE - Embattled Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has issued an apology to the nation and Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa after the national team on Friday night snubbed a send-off dinner ahead of their participation at the 2017 Africa Cup Nations finals (Afcon). “Zifa apologises to ...
Govt rescues Warriors 6 January 2017 HARARE - As the Zimbabwe national senior soccer team’s preparations for the Gabon Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals looked wobbly, government has chipped in with a timely boost for the team’s campaign in the west African country. This comes as the Warriors’ journey to the continental showpi...
NetOne partners Warriors 22 December 2016 HARARE - NetOne acting-board chairperson Peter Chingoka said the mobile phone services provider will always be dedicated to funding various national football teams in the country. The former Zimbabwe Cricket board chairperson, who was last week elevated to lead the NetOne board on an interim b...
$100k needed for Rufaro artificial turf 22 December 2016 HARARE - The Harare City Council (HCC) requires $107 000 to refurbish the Rufaro Stadium artificial turf which is now in a poor state and a danger to players. As a result, council is losing a lot of revenue since most football teams now shun using the venue due to the poorly-maintained artific...