Articles tagged 'warriors'

Katsande praises Warriors' performance 15 November 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande was impressed with his side's display in the victory against Tanzania in an international friendly match at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. Kalisto Pasuwa's side ran out 3-0 winners over the Taifa Stars as they fine-tuned ahead of next year's A...
Warriors destroy Tanzania 15 November 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa is not reading too much into yesterday’s 3-0 win over Tanzania in an international friendly match insisting his team still has a long way to go. The Warriors were using the game as part of preparations for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations(Afcon) to be held ...
We can do a Leicester - Nakamba 15 November 2016 HARARE - Hard work trumps talent. That’s what Warriors midfielder Marvellous Nakamba is taking from Leicester City’s incredible and improbable run to become champions of the English Premier League. Claudio Ranieri’s side caused one of the biggest upsets in English football history when they...
It's a dream come true - Kadewere 15 November 2016 HARARE - About 15 kilometres south of Harare’s CBD is a popular high density suburb; Highfield. If the name rings any bells, it’s probably because the suburb is home to some of the most influential names in every aspect of Zimbabwean history. [Adz] From politics, music, business and spor...
Warriors step up preps 11 November 2016 HARARE - The Warriors preparations for their international friendly match against Tanzania on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium will go into full swing today following the arrival of several foreign-based players called for duty. Kalisto Pasuwa has called in his strongest squad for the gam...
Windfall for Warriors 11 November 2016 HARARE - Buoyed by their new partnership with Total, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) yesterday announced an increased purse for all their 2017 continental competitions. This should be good news for the Warriors, who will be taking part in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be...
Billiat back in Warriors squad 9 November 2016 HARARE - Mamelodi Sundowns forward Khama Billiat makes a return into the Warriors fold after being included in a strong squad announced yesterday to face Tanzania in an international friendly match on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium. Billiat missed the Warriors’ last Afcon qualifying mat...
CAPS made to wait 8 November 2016 HARARE - With only two games to go before the Castle Lager Premiership ends, CAPS United’s pursuit of a fifth title has been delayed again after the Premier Soccer League (PSL) postponed this weekend’s matches. PSL called off the matches to pave way for the Warriors’ friendly international aga...
Pasuwa puts faith in Tsipa 5 November 2016 HARARE - Leonard Tsipa’s scoring prowess for CAPS United this season has earned him a national team recall after he was included in coach Kalisto Pasuwa’s squad to face Zambia in an international friendly tomorrow. Tsipa, has notched 12 goals to propel Makepekepe to the top of the PSL table, l...
Warriors date Zambia, Tanzania 1 November 2016 HARARE - The Warriors have lined up a friendly against Zambia and Tanzania in the build-up to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to be held in Gabon next January. Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa confirmed that Kalisto Pasuwa’s men will take on Chipolopolo th...
'No cash for national teams' 28 October 2016 HARARE - Permanent secretary in the Sports ministry Godfrey Chipare said national football teams — Mighty Warriors and the Warriors — will not receive any funding from the government for their Africa Cup of Nations assignments later this year and next year. Appearing before parliamentary portf...
Warriors in group of death 25 October 2016 JOHANNESBURG - The draw for Gabon 2017 is out and the topical issue which had tongues wagging is Group B which comprises Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal and Zimbabwe. Talk doing rounds on the continent is that while Zimbabwe has not qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament on a reg...
Afcon draw: No need to panic! 21 October 2016 HARARE - Make no mistake; the Warriors were handed a tough 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) draw but Kalisto Pasuwa’s men have no reason to lose heart. Zimbabwe was pooled in Group B which also includes Algeria, Senegal and Tunisia during Wednesday night’s draw held in Libreville, Gabon. ...
Warriors to know Afcon 2017 fate 20 October 2016 HARARE - After a lengthy 10-year absence, the Warriors will go into the hat for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals to be held in Gabon this evening. The Warriors will join 15 other nations in the draw, including continental heavyweights like Cameroon, Libya, Egypt, Senegal and Ivory...
Warriors will be no pushovers: Katsande 18 October 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande says other countries would be foolish to wish to be pooled with Zimbabwe when the draw for the 2017 Africa Cup of nations is held in Gabon tomorrow. The Warriors, who last graced the continental football showcase in 2006, will be among the 16 teams go...
Warriors drop on Fifa rankings 19 September 2016 HARARE - The Warriors plunged three places down the ladder in the latest Fifa/Coca-Cola world football rankings released yesterday. The Warriors whose last international match was a 0-1 defeat to Guinea in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Conakry at Stade 28 Septembre earlier this month, ...
Nakamba stars in losing cause 6 September 2016 HARARE - With the Warriors arriving in Conakry only a few hours before Sunday night’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea, it was always going to be a difficult match for Kalisto Pasuwa’s side. The poor playing surface at Stade 28 Septembre and the hot weather conditions also m...
Preps are key — Katsande 6 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande has urged the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to organise more friendly internationals for the side to do well at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Katsande was speaking after the Warriors' 1-0 defeat to Guinea at the Stade 28 Septembre dur...
Chivayo pledges more support for Warriors 6 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors' benefactor Wicknell Chivayo says there will be no repeat of the shoddy preparations that characterised Zimbabwe's trip to Conakry to face Guinea in Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Warriors only left Harare on Saturday evening on a chartered Air Zimbabwe pl...
Guinea edge Warriors 5 September 2016 CONAKRY - Guinea defeated Zimbabwe 1-0 in their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade du 28 Septembre Stadium, but it was a case of too little too late after already being eliminated from the competition. Guy Michel netted the only goal of the match after 15 minutes ahead of ...
Warriors finally leave for Guinea 5 September 2016 HARARE - The Warriors finally left Harare for Conakry, Guinea last night after the Zimbabwe Football Association, government and NetOne were able to charter an Air Zimbabwe plane for the trip. Zimbabwe were in danger of failing to fulfil tonight’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L final quali...
Zifa seeks Guinea tie postponement 3 September 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has written to Caf to try and change the Warriors' 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea from tomorrow to Monday. Zifa failed to secure flights in time to arrive in Conakry to catch Sunday's 7pm kick-off after securing funds to fi...
Tendai Ndoro: Our own Pirate 3 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors striker Tendai Ndoro says he is determined to continue his goalscoring heroics to ensure Zimbabwe signs off in style during their final African Nations Cup Group L qualifier against Guinea on Sunday. The red-hot Orlando Pirates forward is expected to lead the Warriors line du...
Lappe plots Warriors' downfall 3 September 2016 HARARE - New Guinea coach Lappe Bangoura is planning to congest his midfield in the hope of starving the Warriors of possession during Sunday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group L qualifier. This will be Lappe’s first competitive match after he was appointed Syli Nationale coach in July to repl...
Mahachi out of Guinea tie 1 September 2016 HARARE - Warriors midfielder Kuda Mahachi has been ruled out for at least five weeks with a fractured arm and will miss Sunday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier away to Guinea.  The Golden Arrows winger suffered the injury after falling awkwardly during the team's morning training...