Articles tagged 'players'

Bosso players end industrial action 8 February 2019 BULAWAYO - Highlanders players have ended their industrial action which saw their pre-season camp in Matabeleland South suffer a false start. With the club still negotiating their sponsorship package with NetOne for the 2019 Castle Lager Premiership season, Bosso were unable to pay the January...
TelOne Fc releases 12 players 14 January 2019 GWERU - TelOne FC have released 12 players from the squad that got them promoted into the Castle Lager Premiership as they seek to build a formidable side ahead of the start of the season in March. The club, who started their pre-season training in earnest on Tuesday, have been conducting tria...
Claims reveal ZC players' union infiltration 2 July 2018 HARARE - The existence of the newly-established Zimbabwe Cricket Association (ZCA) is already under threat following the emergency of spies within the union, the Daily News has been told. ZCA was formed last month after the local cricketers realised they needed a union in order to confront Zim...
D-Day for Zim Cricket 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has until 12 noon today to address the grievances from all the centrally-contracted players or else they will go on strike which will leave the upcoming tri-series in jeopardy. Zimbabwe is set to host Pakistan and Australia in a Twenty20 tri-series to be held in ...
Zim cricketers threaten strike 11 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe national cricketers have threatened to go on strike due to unpaid salaries, match fees and bonuses. This proposed industrial action will put in jeopardy the forthcoming home triangular Twenty20 series featuring Pakistan and Australia in June. The tri-series has been schedu...
Dynamos strike continues 21 February 2018 HARARE - It's still gloomy in the Dynamos camp with senior players continuing with their training ground boycott demanding their dues from the team's management. The Glamour Boys' senior players were expected to resume training yesterday in preparation for the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership sea...
Replay confusion: Chapungu struggling, DeMbare in a fix 20 September 2017 HARARE - Chapungu are struggling to raise a squad for tomorrow's re-arranged Castle Lager Premiership match against Dynamos at Ascot Stadium. The initial match was played on June 18 but was abandoned after 56 minutes when one goalpost at Ascot collapsed after Chapungu goalkeeper Talbert Shumba...
Normalcy returns to CAPS 1 September 2017 HARARE - CAPS United senior players finally returned to training yesterday setting the stage for a potential blockbuster Harare derby against bitter rivals Dynamos at the National Sports Stadium tomorrow. In a rather demoralising setback, the Green Machine players had on Thursday morning downe...
Turmoil in CAPS camp 1 September 2017 HARARE - The eagerly anticipated Harare derby between CAPS United and Dynamos on Sunday is under threat after Makepekepe senior players yesterday boycotted training over non-payment of salaries, allowances and bonuses. Makepekepe host the Glamour Boys at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday i...
How Mine players go unpaid 12 August 2017 HARARE - Home Mine is battling to avert an imminent player mutiny over the non-payment of salaries, allowances and bonuses with players going for three months without receiving their dues. The gold miners have gradually worked their way up the log following an indifferent start to the season t...
Rovers' players sing the blues 28 December 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Rovers players endured a tough Christmas having gone for three months without receiving their salaries as board room squabbles threaten to destroy the club. Investigations by the Daily News also indicate the club has delayed holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) as a ca...
Fica keen on Zim cricketers 25 October 2016 HARARE - The Federation of International Cricketers Association (Fica) says their door remains wide open for Zimbabwe should the local cricketers apply for affiliation with them again. In 2014, Fica made concerted efforts to help the now-defunct Zimbabwe Professional Cricketers Association (ZP...
Mubaiwa warns boozing DeMbare players 19 August 2016 HARARE - Dynamos president Kenni Mubaiwa yesterday launched a furious tirade at his players at the team's training ground, warning them to refrain from drug and alcohol abuse. The Glamour Boys have not won in their last six matches prompting coach Lloyd Mutasa to drop a number of senior player...
CAPS in a dilemma 12 July 2016 HARARE - CAPS United's excellent start to the season could be derailed amid revelations a third force is leaning on destabilising the club. This comes as the club chiefs yesterday told the Daily News that they were aware of a dark hand trying to use the players to derail their own project whic...
Ex-ZC boss verbally abused me: Players' rep 28 November 2014 HARARE - A meeting between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) management and the players’ representative degenerated into chaos last week after the parties clashed over calls for upward review of player contracts. Insiders say former ZC managing director Ozias Bvute was at the centre of the row after he to...
Mangwiro slams CAPS players, fans 28 October 2014 HARARE - CAPS United coach Taurai Mangwiro has slammed the behavior of his players and fans before and after the league defeat to Triangle on Sunday. Makepekepe players refused to proceed with their journey to Chiredzi for Sunday’s match at Gibbo Stadium over unpaid bonuses and salaries. Th...
Discord in DeMbare camp 13 August 2014 HARARE - Dynamos players yesterday refused to train for the second day in protest over unpaid bonuses and signing on fees. The Glamour Boys players are also not happy with the club’s policy of not paying those players who are currently injured. At the moment the club has stopped paying allo...
ZC restructuring puts game on ice 10 May 2014 HARARE - Embattled Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on-going restructuring exercise has put the game virtually on hold across the country. With the domestic season over, players out of contract and awaiting winter- deals it has become impossible for the coaches to tie down the local cricketers to any for...
ZC misled ICC, says players' body 22 April 2014 HARARE - The representative body for Zimbabwe’s cricket players has slammed the local game’s governing body for misleading the International Cricket Council (ICC) and presenting false information about players’ earnings. Two months ago, the Zimbabwe Professionals Cricketers Association (ZPCA) ...
Blaming the players totally absurd 2 April 2014 HARARE - Last week, one of our fellow papers published two articles lambasting Zimbabwe cricket players for their early World Twenty20 exit, labelling them “flops.” Depending on which side of the fence you sit, you may possibly agree with the writers, or you may find this rebuke baseless and b...
The plight of Zim footballers 24 March 2014 HARARE - Three quarters of Premier Soccer League (PLS) clubs owe players money in the form of signing-on fees, winning bonuses and salaries from last season, the Footballers’ Union of Zimbabwe (Fuz) has claimed.  Earlier this month, Dynamos players went on a two-day strike ahead of their Afric...
DeMbare players boycott training 5 March 2014 HARARE - Dynamos'preparations for Sunday’s African Champions League second leg against Democratic Republic of Congo outfit AS Vita, took a knock yesterday after players boycotted training over unpaid bonuses. The players, who returned to training yesterday after resting on Monday, are defiant ...
ZC finally receive ICC funds, players call off strike 12 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket yesterday received its loan of $3 million from the International Cricket Council (ICC), ending a two-month strike that threatened the country's participation at next month's ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Players went back on strike on Monday, boycotting the start ...
No to divide and rule: Zvimba 12 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Professional Cricketers Association (ZPCA) secretary-general Eliah Zvimba has castigated the local cricket governing body for “applying selective approach” in dealing with the striking players. The national team resumed training last week with central contracted players repor...
Zim cricketers strike again 10 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricketers have gone on strike again after the failure by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) to pay outstanding salaries and allowances. The domestic Twenty20 competition which was scheduled to start this morning with a match between Mashonaland Eagles and Midwest Rhinos was called off wi...