Articles tagged 'zifa elections'

Anxiety at Zifa election 7 December 2015   HARARE - Their campaign trails were all about tough-as-nails talk that would pull Zimbabwean football out of its abyss but Zifa presidential aspirants could not help but tremble before the vote was cast yesterday. If anything it was anxiety that ran high as the attention of world football...
Blatter congratulates Cuthbert Dube 11 April 2014 HARARE - Sepp Blatter, the president of the world football governing body, Fifa has congratulated newly re-elected Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president, Cuthbert Dube. Dube won the contentious poll to lead Zifa for a second term after beating the challenge of former Zifa chairman Tre...
'Victorious Dube must be hands on' 31 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean football stakeholders feel Cuthbert Dube can only rectify the glaring oversights of his first term in office if he adopts a more hands on approach. Dube received an overwhelming seal of approval from the Zifa electorate to land the highest post in Zimbabwean football for a ...
Dube wins re-election 29 March 2014 HARARE - Cuthbert Dube was re-elected as the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Saturday during a poll held at the Zifa Village. Dube convincingly beat the challenge of ex-Zifa chairman Trevor David Caresle-Juul by winning the run-off 44 to 14. In the initial poll, Dube had garn...
Crunch time ahead of Zifa elections 28 March 2014 HARARE - Cuthbert Dube yesterday broke his silence and addressed reporters ahead of tomorrow’s watershed Zifa board elections, where he will be seeking a fresh terms as president of the Zimbabwean FA. Dube, who has been at the helm of Zifa since 2010, has kept a low profile since being forced ...
I'll bring sanity back to Zifa - Gwindi 27 March 2014 HARARE - Leslie Gwindi says he will bring back sanity into local football if elected to be the new Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president during this weekend’s election. Gwindi, who will battle against incumbent Cuthbert Dube, outgoing board member for marketing Nigel Munyati and ex-Zi...
Zifa polls to go ahead 26 March 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) elections will go ahead this Saturday after the High Court yesterday dismissed board aspirant Saidi Sangula’s application seeking to block the poll. Sangula had approached the court alleging that the electoral process which will culminate in Sa...
Parly summons Dube over elections 26 March 2014 HARARE - The parliamentary portfolio committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has summoned Zifa president Cuthbert Dube and the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) to the august house on Thursday to answer allegations of electoral irregularities ahead of Saturday’s watershed Zifa board elections....
Football should be run by footballers - Juul 26 March 2014 BULAWAYO – Zifa presidential aspirant Trevor David Carelse – Juul believes that the solution to the problems bedevilling local football is to let former footballers run the game. Carelse - Juul was speaking to journalists at a press conference held at a Bulawayo hotel where he was flanked by a...
We are not corrupt, insists Zifa electorate 24 March 2014 HARARE - Amidts claims of vote-buying ahead of Zifa presidential polls, a section of the voters has come out in defence of their integrity, promising to uphold the election credibility by voting “for the best man for the job.” A 58-member Zifa Council, made up of different stakeholders from ac...
Juul outlines plans for local football 24 March 2014 HARARE - Trevor David Juul says his past experiences as Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chairperson will give him the ammunition to revive local football if he is elected back in office. Juul is set to contest against the incumbent Zifa president Cuthbert Dube, outgoing board member for m...
Zifa election fever, as nominations close tomorrow 13 March 2014 HARARE - Nominations for the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board elections are set to close tomorrow with all indications pointing to incumbent president Cuthbert Dube winning another four-year term in office. Countdown has already started for the much-anticipated polls, scheduled for M...
Chishanga retains Zifa Midlands seat 28 January 2014 GWERU - Austin  Chishanga has retained the Zifa Midlands chairperson seat after beating Solomon Nyathi in elections conducted in Gweru on Sunday. Chishanga, who has been at the helm of the Midlands province since 2002, beat Nyathi who is the outgoing treasurer by 12 votes to five in an electio...
Charlie Jones targets Zifa presidency 12 January 2014 HARARE - Charlie Jones, the former Zimbabwe international, has confirmed his candidacy for the Zifa presidency election for the second time running. With just under two months to go before the much-expected Zifa countrywide elections, 53-year-old Jones has launched a fresh onslaught for the bi...