Articles tagged 'warriors'

Warriors begin Guinea preparations 30 August 2016 HARARE - The Warriors wasted no time as they started preparations yesterday for this weekend’s 2017 African Cup of Nations Group L qualifier away to Guinea following the arrival of several foreign-based players. The Warriors, who have already sealed their place at the top of Group L, will trav...
Murwira over the moon 30 August 2016 HARARE - Dynamos full back Godknows Murwira says his call-up to the provisional Warriors squad that will face Guinea in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier next week is a result of hard work. Murwira was drafted into the squad as a cover for suspended CAPS United right back Hardlife Zvirekw...
Billiat, Ndoro can deliver Afcon glory 30 August 2016 JOHANNESBURG - With only a few days into the South African Premier Soccer League action, there is already talk that this season might turn out to be a contest between reigning best player of the season Khama Billiat and in-form Orlando Pirates striker Tendai Ndoro. The two strikers, who will f...
Pasuwa names strong squad 30 August 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa has maintained the core group of players that helped Zimbabwe qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations for next month’s dead rubber qualifier against Guinea. Zimbabwe, who sealed qualification for the tournament to be held in Gabon next January, travel ...
Guard recent gains jealously 22 August 2016 JOHANNESBURG - If there is one thing Zifa president Phillip Chiyangwa has been credited for, it is rise of Zimbabwe football on the international arena. Not that most of the good fortunes of the game is purely because of his ascendancy into power. Yes, the businessman has played his part in...
Warriors rally back to draw with Sihlangu 12 June 2016 HARARE - Defender Elisha Muroiwa scored with a spectacular overhead kick to rescue a point for the Warriors in their Cosafa Castle Cup Group A opening match against Swaziland in Namibia yesterday. Sihlangu looked set to collect maximum points, courtesy of a brace by Felix Badenhorst, but the D...
Warriors ready for Cosafa 10 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa says his team will put up their best when the Cosafa Castle Cup kicks off in Namibia tomorrow. The Warriors are already in Namibia where they will begin their Cosafa Castle Cup title bid in the qualifying stages where they have been placed in Group A. ...
Muroiwa: Warriors' unsung hero 9 June 2016 HARARE - "I have  to pinch myself sometimes,” admits Elisha Muroiwa, and when you listen to the story of his improbable, miraculous rise from Division One to national team in the blink of an eye then it is not hard to see why. Just over a year ago, Muroiwa was playing at the now defunct Northe...
Chivayo to honour $250k Warriors' bonus pledge 8 June 2016 HARARE - Businessman Wicknell Chivayo says nothing will stop him from paying the Warriors $250 000 bonus he promised them if they qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. After the Warriors defeated Swaziland back in March, Chivayo promised to give the squad the bonus if they went on to s...
Zvirekwi targets Cosafa glory 8 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors right back Hardlife Zvirekwi says winning this year's Cosafa Castle Cup will be the team's ultimate target when the tournament gets underway in Namibia at the weekend. Zimbabwe will begin their quest for the 2016 Cosafa tournament in the group stages where they will play agai...
Chiyangwa challenges Warriors 8 June 2016 HARARE - National Football Association (NFAZ) president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday challenged the men's senior national team to win this year's edition of the Cosafa Castle Cup which kicks off in Namibia on Saturday. Kalisto Pasuwa and his locally-based Warriors will fly out to Windhoek today ...
Pasuwa lauds Mhofu 7 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa, who is basking in the glory of guiding Zimbabwe to their first Africa Cup of Nations finals in 10 years, has paid tribute to Sunday Chidzambwa. Chidzambwa guided the Warriors to their first-ever appearance at the 2004 Afcon finals in Tunisia. Charles ...
Warriors over the moon 7 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors stars were buzzing on Sunday after qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Gabon. Despite not being at their best, the home side did what they had to do in front of an almost capacity crowd at the National Sports Stadium to beat Malawi 3-0 and seal their t...
Mboma hails Warriors' qualification 6 June 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters Association (ZNSSA) has welcomed the Warriors qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be held in Gabon. Zimbabwe sealed their place at the finals after a convincing 3-0 win over Malawi at the National Sports Stadium to take an...
Warriors break Afcon jinx 6 June 2016 HARARE - The Warriors sealed their qualification for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon after a convincing win over Malawi here yesterday. Knowledge Musona, Khama Billiat and Cuthbert Malajila were on target as Kalisto Pasuwa's charges moved to 11 points at the top of Group L. ...
Warriors please don't blow it! 5 June 2016 HARARE - The Warriors can inch a step closer towards qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with a victory over Malawi today. Kick-Off is 3pm at the National Sports Stadium. However, with Zimbabwe it is never straight forward when it comes to qualifying matches. [GoogleAd] The ...
It's good to be back in Zim - Kamwendo 4 June 2016 HARARE - Malawi midfielder Josephy Kamwendo is hoping he will be smiling at the end of the day tomorrow when he leads the Flames in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier against Zimbabwe. Kamwendo, who goes by the moniker Shakira because of the way he dances away from opponents, returns to th...
Fans must stand by the Warriors 4 June 2016 HARARE - Fans have got a vital role to play in tomorrow’s crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Zimbabwe and Malawi at the National Sports Stadium. The Warriors are in pole position in Group L with only two games to go before the campaign comes to an end. Zimbabwe have destin...
It's a cup final - Malajila 3 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors forward Cuthbert Malajila has described Sunday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Malawi at the National Sports Stadium as a cup final. Malajila got the ball rolling in the current Group L qualifying campaign when he scored the opening goal in the 1-2 away win ove...
It's now our time says Costa 2 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors defender Costa Nhamoinesu says they are prepared to die during Zimbabwe’s quest to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be held in Gabon. Zimbabwe are on the verge of qualifying for early next year’s tournament as they currently enjoy a three-point lead at the...
Warriors shoot down Cranes 1 June 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa was pleased with the way his team performed in the 2-0 win over Uganda during an international friendly match yesterday. Zimbabwe were using the practice match to gear up for Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L qualifier against Malawi at the Nati...
Andre Gwaze over the moon 1 June 2016 HARARE - Andre Dzikamai Gwaze thought his chance to play for the Warriors had passed him after spending the last seven years in Poland without getting any call-ups. The Gornik Zabrze midfielder was a surprise inclusion in Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa's squad for Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Na...
'Flames can burn Warriors' 31 May 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande says Malawi will not be easy pushovers this Sunday in a crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group L qualifier at the Nationals Sports Stadium. Zimbabwe currently enjoy a three-point lead over second-placed Swaziland and third-placed Guinea with...
Pasuwa defends Gwaze call-up 27 May 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa has called up unheralded Dzikamai Andre Gwaze for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L qualifier against Malawi at the National Sports Stadium on June 5. The Górnik Zabrze midfielder is virtually unknown in local football circles and when his name was r...
Fair Cosafa draw for Pasuwa's Warriors 1 May 2016 HARARE - The Warriors were on Thursday night drawn in a relatively fair Group A of the first round of the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup. Zimbabwe will face Swaziland, Madagascar and Seychelles for the tournament set for Namibia in June. Kalisto Pasuwa’s side must top the group in order to reach th...