Articles tagged 'warriors'

Mapeza wants perfect finish 17 November 2018 HARARE - Norman Mapeza believes pursuing an 80 point mark may be the best way to keep his FC Platinum players focused in the final two matches of the Castle Lager Premiership season. The Zvishavane-based side clinched their second successive title with two matches remaining and will be present...
Warriors seek clean sheet 17 November 2018 HARARE - Kevin Moyo believes keeping a clean sheet will be crucial for Warriors as they bid to seal their qualification for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals when they face Liberia in a crucial qualifier tomorrow in Monrovia. Sunday Chidzambwa’s charges held their first training sessio...
Mapeza backs national team 16 November 2018 HARARE - Former Warriors coach Norman Mapeza is backing the national team to seal their qualification for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) when they face Liberia in a crucial qualifier in Monrovia on Sunday. The Warriors currently sit on top of Group G with eight points from four matches whi...
Katsande wants focus 15 November 2018 HARARE - Warriors midfielder Willard Katsande is relishing his return into the national team and was quick to warn his teammates about the need to stay focused ahead of the crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia on Sunday in Monrovia. Katsande, who was handed his first ca...
Sadomba in house wrangle 2 November 2018 HARARE – Former Warriors forward Edward Sadomba has been dragged to the High Court for allegedly refusing to sign papers authorising transfer of a property he allegedly sold in September this year. Stanford Chagadama told the High Court he had to take the legal route to force Sadomba to effect...
Warriors remain top 17 October 2018 Zimbabwe..................................(1) 1 DR Congo...................................(1) 1 HARARE - It was not the result Zimbabweans had hoped for but the Warriors put in a good shift during yesterday's draw against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to remain on course to qualify ...
'Let's fill up NSS' 16 October 2018 HARARE - Warriors fans have been urged to come out in their large numbers and rally behind the team against the DRC at the National Sports Stadium this evening. Zimbabwe are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals following a 2-1 win over the DRC in Kinshas...
Pfumbidzayi explains goal celebration 15 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe national football team full back Ronald Pfumbidzayi has explained the choreographed goal celebration that followed his opener in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations  (Afcon) qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa on Saturday night. The former Caps United player and currently on th...
Show no mercy: Billiat 11 October 2018 HARARE - Khama Billiat has stressed the importance for the Warriors to be ruthless in front of goal when they take on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Kinshasa this weekend. Zimbabwe resume their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifying campaign when they take on the Leop...
I'm here to conquer: Darikwa 9 October 2018 HARARE - Nottingham Forrest defender Tendayi Darikwa says he will bring “hard work and passion” to help the Warriors qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals after arriving in the country yesterday. The right back is finally set to make his competitive debut for Zimbabwe when ...
DRC name strong squad for Warriors 3 October 2018 HARARE - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) coach Florent Ibenge has announced a strong roster for the two 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifiers against Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe and DRC go head-to-head in a top of the table clash in the group with the first encounter set for the ...
Evening matches for Warriors 18 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifiers against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will all be played in the evening. The Warriors travel to Kinshasa to face DRC at the Stade des Martyrs on October 13. Kick-off for that match has been set at 6.30pm Zi...
Warriors remain top after Congo draw 10 September 2018   HARARE - Zimbabwe wasted a good opportunity to assume total control of Group G when they allowed Congo to come back and rescue a point during yesterday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. The Warriors are now on four points in the group from two matches and remain in first pla...
It's a dream come true: Mkosana 10 September 2018 HARARE – Lucky Mkosana thought his dream of playing international football for Zimbabwe was never going to materialise but life is full of surprises. The United States-based forward received a surprise call-up in the provisional squad announced by Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa last month fo...
Here we go again' 9 September 2018 HARARE - After a year and some months’ hiatus, the Warriors resume their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign when they take on Congo in Brazzaville this afternoon. Kick-off is 4:30pm local time at the Stade Alphonse Massamba Debat. Zimbabwe began their 2019 Afcon group G ...
'Congo here we come' 8 September 2018 HARARE - The Warriors left for Brazzaville yesterday afternoon ahead of tomorrow's crucial 2019 Afcon qualifier Group G match against Congo full of confidence that they will get a positive result. Zimbabwe currently sit top of the group following their 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Spor...
Chiyangwa demands results 6 September 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has challenged Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his charges to go and bring maximum points from Congo to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Cup finals. Chiyangwa yesterday found time from his busy schedule, having ...
Mhofu banks on Musona, Billiat 28 August 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa is excited by the form being shown by his forwards – Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona – ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Congo next month. With injuries forcing some of the Warriors key players to withdraw from the im...
Govt not keen on Europe-based players: Mpandare 23 August 2018 HARARE - Warriors’ manager Wellington Mpandare, has accused government of taking a backseat by not helping them tie down British players of Zimbabwean descent who have been called in to join the squad. Zimbabwe face Congo Brazzaville next month in an African Cup of Nations Qualifier (Afcon) an...
More plaudits for Warriors 12 June 2018 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) is the latest body to congratulate the Warriors after they came back from a goal down to beat Zambia 4-2 after extra-time in the Cosafa Cup final at the weekend. The Warriors are now the record holders of the regional title since Saturday’s v...
Warriors make it six 12 June 2018 JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe defeated arch rivals Zambia 4-2 after extra time at the Peter Mokaba Stadium to claim the 2018 Cosafa Cup title on Saturday. The Warriors, who trailed right to the death of regulation time before pulling the game out of the fire, have now won a record-extending six Sout...
'Chipolopolo won't be easy' 12 June 2018 HARARE – Warriors’ man-of-the-moment and goalkeeper George Chigova believes Zambia will have extra motivation in today’s Cosafa Cup final at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa. Kick-off is at 3pm. Zimbabwe reached today’s final following a 3-1 penalty shoot-out victory over...
Warriors eye final 6 June 2018 HARARE - Warriors full back Jameson Mukombwe has urged his teammates to give everything in their pursuit of a record sixth Cosafa Castle Cup title as they prepare for this evening’s semi-final clash against Lesotho at New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa. Sunday Chidzambwa’s cha...
Kapini revels in Highlands Park's promotion 28 May 2018 HARARE – Former Warriors captain and goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini has no plans of retiring any time soon after guiding his South African side Highlands Park back into the big time again. Kapini, who turns 34 in July, captained the trailblazing Lions of the North to the South African National First...
Amidu pleased with Cosafa call-up 27 May 2018 HARARE - Unattached forward Abbas Amidu, is pleased that he has been called up to the Warriors squad for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup. The tournament starts today in Polokwane, South Africa with the group stages but Zimbabwe will only join the tournament on June 3 in the quarter-finals. Zimba...