Articles tagged 'hooligans'

Court acquits first batch of protesters 30 January 2019 HARARE - Seven people have been acquitted of committing public violence crimes during anti-government protests. The six Chinhoyi residents, namely: Obey Zirota aged 37 years, Simbarashe Mubaira Kuenda, 25, Mini Bizabani, 41, Owen Musariranwa, 48, Basil Nhira, 19 and Adonai Tiriwawi, 22 — who w...
Are those arrested all hooligans, thugs? 21 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe security forces have reportedly arrested over 700 people over the recent violence and looting that took place in several cities and towns with most of them being teenagers while minors were released into the custody of their parents. While government officials appeared at var...
PSL must be decisive 27 May 2017 HARARE - This week, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) dithered on a good chance to send a stern message to hooligans when they reserved judgment on the hearing into the abandoned Highlanders and Dynamos match. Bosso were summoned by the PSL Disciplinary Committee last Tuesday following the chaos...
Highlanders disown BF thugs 17 May 2017 BULAWAYO - Highlanders have strongly condemned unruly fans who caused the abandonment of the league match against Dynamos at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. Irate Bosso fans threw missiles at referee Munyaradzi Majoni and his assistant Thomas Kusosa after they had allowed a controversial equa...
Unruly Bosso fans cause abandonment of match 15 May 2017 BULAWAYO - Highlnders hooligans masquerading as football fans forced the abandonment of their side's Castle Lager Premiership match against Dynamos yesterday in protest over what was a highly contentious Christian Ntouba goal that was allowed to stand by match officials. Bosso had taken a 24th...
PSL talks tough on hooliganism 17 August 2016 HARARE - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) yesterday came out guns blazing to condemn acts of hooliganism that characterised Sunday's match between Highlanders and Chicken Inn at Barbourfields Stadium. The league also challenged the police to bring the perpetrators of the violence to book. A ...
DeMbare dominate fines table 19 May 2016 HARARE - Despite a disappointing start to the 2016 season, Dynamos fans have made sure their team dominates the Premier Soccer League (PSL) fines tables. After only six matches, DeMbare find themselves in turmoil following only one win, two draws and three defeats to leave them in 15th place o...
Police warn football hooligans 18 May 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has strongly warned football fans from engaging in violent behaviour following the disturbances at Rufaro Stadium last Sunday. Rowdy DeMbare supporters clashed with police following their team's 0-1 loss to Castle Lager Premiership log leaders FC Pla...
Violence erupts as CAPS sink Bosso 3 March 2015 BULAWAYO - Roderick Mutuma was on target as CAPS United progressed to the Bob 91 Super Cup final after beating Highlanders in a violence-marred match on Sunday. The Green Machine fashioned only two chances in the match and converted both opportunities to set up a date with rivals Dynamos. I...
Zifa urged to protect coaches 19 October 2014 BULAWAYO - Swaziland Football Association technical director Bhekisisa Mkhonta has edged the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to protect local coaches from any form of abuse. Mkhonta was speaking during the Confederation of African Football (Caf) B Licensing coaching course which ended in ...
Violence as Bosso lose 29 September 2014 BULAWAYO - A 13-year-old boy suffered a serious head injury as Highlanders fans rioted following their team’s 1-3 defeat to ZPC Kariba here which all but ended their hopes of winning the league title. Both Highlanders and ZPC Kariba players were marooned at the centre of the pitch as missile-t...