Articles tagged 'zifa'

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...
Football connects Diaspora with Zimbabwe 12 June 2018 HARARE - A progressive football tournament dubbed the Flexi Cup Summer Festival is on in Coventry, England next weekend to showcase the abundant Zimbabwean talent in the Diaspora that the country can tap into. The tournament  which is in its third year running is also aimed  at helping charity...
'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...
SRC outlines role 27 May 2018 HARARE - Local sport has hit turbulent airs in recent months due to events unfolding both at the country’s biggest codes, Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC). The Zifa executive committee led by Philip Chiyangwa allowed their mandate to run out in March this year wit...
Chiyangwa cornered 9 May 2018 HARARE - World football governing body, Fifa has ordered the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to hold elections for a new executive committee “as soon as possible”. This comes after the Zifa assembly had been split along two lines following last February’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). ...
Douglas Tanyanyiwa dies 25 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe football fraternity was yesterday plunged into mourning following the untimely death of veteran football administrator Douglas Tanyanyiwa. Tanyanyiwa, who was the owner of the now defunct Douglas Warriors Football Club, a former Premiership side, died yesterday at a Harar...
Dube demands $918k from Zifa 21 April 2018   HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Cuthbert Dube, has written requesting an urgent refund of $918 049,30 he advanced to the local football mother body during his reign that coincided with the government of national unity era. In his letter to Zifa chief executi...
Hooligans hijack Mighty Warriors solidarity walk 14 April 2018 HARARE - A solidarity march organised in support of  Zimbabwe senior women's soccer team, the Might Warriors degenerated into chaos when thugs suspected to be sympathetic to Zifa gate-crashed and disrupted the event in support of the national football governing body. Dubbed: Walk Against Women...
Zifa bans ex-presidents 14 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday banned ex-presidents Trevor Carelse- Juul and Rafiq Khan, ex-deputy president Vincent Pamire and former board member Eusebio Maseko from all football activities. The ban follows a meeting held by Carelse-Juul and company in Harare on ...
Mighty Warriors abandon sit-in 12 April 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors have called off their sit-in at Zifa Village after the football mother body reached an agreement with the players' clubs. Since Monday, the Mighty Warriors had refused to leave Zifa Village after they were given between $5 and $20 for transport allowance only follo...
'Kasinauyo was hounded to death' 2 April 2018 HARARE - Former Zifa board member Felton Kamambo has sensationally claimed that the late ex-board member Edzai Kasinauyo was hounded to death by the presidium for his firm stance on upholding the association’s constitution. This was the opposite with the leadership of Zifa under president Phil...
Blow for Philip Chiyangwa 29 March 2018 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has been dealt a massive blow over the protracted dispute over the current Zifa board term of office after one of his board members Pirainashe Mabhena stepped down from his position with immediate effect yesterday. Chiyangwa and his executive were voted...
Asiagate haunts Zifa 27 March 2018 HARARE - The High Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to pay a collective amount of $600 000 to a committee that investigated the match-fixing deals that came to be known as the Asiagate scandals. According to the application, the applicants were Ahmed Ebrahim, Emmanuel ...
Zifa distances self from PSL circus 20 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday distanced itself from the chaos that characterised the opening of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership which saw the match pitting reigning champions FC Platinum and ZPC Kariba failing to take off. The game was scheduled for the National...
Zifa bypasses SRC 9 March 2018 HARARE - ZIFA are headed for another showdown with the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) after the local soccer governing body bypassed the supreme sports body with regards to the constitutional amendments reached at last month's Annual General Meeting. Regional commissioners appointed at...
Stadium dilemma for clubs 7 March 2018 HARARE - Several premiership clubs are in a fix ahead after only seven stadiums across the country were given the nod to host Castle Lager Premiership matches by the First Instance Body (FIB). The FIB went on a countrywide tour of stadiums last month to ascertain the state of the stadiums in l...
Chiyangwa, Zifa sued over debt 1 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa and the soccer governing body have been dragged to the High Court by a local security firm National Eye Security (Private) Limited which is seeking to recover over $50 000 for the security services rendered to the two partie...
Ex-Zifa official hits back 28 February 2018 HARARE - Ex-Zifa accountant Fabion Vanganayi has renewed his fight against the association insisting he did not apologise to the football governing body’s leadership for misdemeanours levelled against him. However, Zifa maintained that Vanganayi was vacillating and did not deserve to be taken ...
Caf coaching courses still on hold 21 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) will only resume high level coaching courses once they get approval from the Confederation of African Football (Caf). All Caf Licenses Coaching courses from C to A across the continent were stopped last year after the Cairo-based organisation d...
Zifa electoral committee is revealed 21 February 2018 HARARE - All eyes will be on the Zifa electoral committee appointed at last weekend’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to map the association’s election roadmap. The Zifa assembly agreed to set up an electoral committee made up of prominent lawyers which the Daily News understands are Sarah Chamba...
Zifa lifts Dube suspension 21 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) finally lifted the suspension imposed on former Highlanders and Premier Soccer League chairperson Peter Dube at last weekend’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The association also lifted the suspension of former women’s football boss Cecilia Gamb...
Ball in Fifa's court 21 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) assembly yesterday agreed to set up an electoral committee at yesterday’s AGM and are now waiting for guidance from Fifa regarding the contentious timeframe for the polls. Councillors appointed an eight-member electoral committee which is under...
'We will not be intimidated' 13 February 2018 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission say they will not back down in their bid to bring sanity to Zimbabwe’s most popular sport which is getting ugly under the leadership of controversial businessmen Philip Chiyangwa. This comes after Chiyangwa on Sunday sent an SOS to Fifa crying foul...
Chiyangwa breathes fire 12 February 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Phillip Chiyangwa yesterday came out guns blazing and launched a withering attack on the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) which he accused of meddling in the affairs of the country's supreme football governing body. The Zifa boss was miffed by a statement issued b...
Zifa election crisis 11 February 2018 HARARE - Philip Chiyangwa and his executive are staring down the barrel following their failure to organise elections for the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) structures forcing the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) to step in to “restore order” . Zifa had been expected to have long h...