Articles tagged 'warriors'

Same old story 29 January 2016 RUBAVU - A change of venue failed to produce positive results as the Zimbabwe Warriors wrapped up their disappointing outing at the African Nations Championships (Chan) with the same old boring show. The only change was a goal and a point while in the first two matches they lost to Zambia and ...
1 goal, 1 point 28 January 2016 RUBAVU - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa was left a disappointed man after his charges conceded a last minute equaliser against Uganda to round off a disappointing African Nations Championships (Chan) campaign without a win here yesterday. A 49th minute William Manondo strike seemed enough to ea...
Warriors seek to salvage pride 27 January 2016 RUBAVU - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa yesterday revealed he will ring changes in this afternoon’s final African Nations Championships (Chan) Group D match against Uganda at Umuganda Stadium. The Warriors are already out of the tournament and face Uganda hoping to salvage some lost pride by en...
Knox looks ahead 26 January 2016 RUBAVU - Warriors vice-captain Knox Mutizwa has seen enough in the home-based national team to convince him there is light at the end of the tunnel. This is despite the fact that the team exited the 2016 edition of the African Nations Championships (Chan) in the group stage after losing both t...
Mushure rallies Warriors 26 January 2016 RUBAVU - Warriors left-back Ocean Mushure has rallied his teammates to quickly put the disappointment of bowing out of the African Nations Championships (Chan) tournament behind them and focus on their last Group D match, a dead rubber against Uganda tomorrow. Battered and bruised in their que...
Are the Warriors really serious? 26 January 2016 EDITOR — The early exit of Zimbabwe national soccer team — the Warriors — from the 2016 Chan tournament was such a disappointment. As a nation, we expected our team not to be eliminated in the early stages of the tournament but to at least proceed to the next round. My question now is are o...
Saul Chaminuka promises goals against Mali 22 January 2016 RUBAVU - Warriors assistant coach Saul Chaminuka has said his side is focused on giving everything to ensure an outright victory against Mali in their African Nations Champions (Chan) Group D second match at Umuganda Stadium tomorrow. Zimbabwe find themselves anchoring their group after losing...
Blow for Warriors 21 January 2016 RUBAVU - The Warriors have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their crucial African Nations Championships (Chan) Group D encounter against Mali on Saturday after defender Elisha Muroiwa was ruled out due to injury. Muroiwa, who emerged as one of the key men for Calisto Pasuwa’s charges in the 1-0...
Warriors in poor Chan opener 20 January 2016 KIGALI - THE decision to include two veteran Zambian internationals and Africa Nations Cup gold medal winners in their Chan 2016 squad has paid off, as Isaac Chansa scored the decisive goal for Zambia to beat Zimbabwe in their opening game at Rwanda 2016. Chansa and Chris Katongo both started ...
Warriors' Chan journey begins 19 January 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Warriors will be looking for a positive result when they begin their African Nations Championships (Chan) campaign with a Group D clash against neighbours Zambia this afternoon at the Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu, Rwanda. The Warriors, who left for Rwanda on Saturday, settled...
Pasuwa's rallying call 18 January 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa has reiterated the need for his charges to post a positive result in their opening match of the 2016 African Nations Championships (Chan) against Zambia tomorrow afternoon at the Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu, Rwanda. Pasuwa says their destiny hinges upon th...
Warriors charm Mangwiro 13 January 2016 HARARE - Harare City coach Taurai Mangwiro has hailed the Zimbabwe Warriors’ level of preparedness and believes they can spring a surprise at the 2016 African Nations Championships (Chan) set for Rwanda. The fourth edition of the Chan tournament roars to life in Kigali this Saturday with the h...
Pasuwa bemoans lack of friendlies 12 January 2016 HARARE - National team coach Calisto Pasuwa says while he is satisfied with his team’s preparations, lack of friendly matches remains a concern for the Warriors ahead of the 2016 African Nations Championships (Chan). Pasuwa’s charges are set to leave on Saturday for the fourth edition of the C...
Chivayo delivers pledge to Warriors 7 January 2016 HARARE - Businessman Wicknell Chivayo once again lived up to his pledge to assist the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) when it emerged that he will bankroll the Warriors' upkeep in Rwanda. The Warriors are set to leave next Saturday, for the fourth edition of the African Nations Championsh...
'Warriors can reach Chan finals' 5 January 2016 HARARE - Warriors playmaker Raphael Manuvire has set his sights on at least reaching the finals at the upcoming 2016 African Nations Championship (Chan) to be held in Rwanda later this month. The Warriors are currently in camp preparing for the tournament and are scheduled to fly out to Giseny...
Deco still sidelined 30 December 2015 HARARE - Warriors captain Danny “Deco” Phiri’s participation at the 2016 African Nations Championship finals in Rwanda remains touch-and-go due to a nagging ankle injury. The midfield enforcer has not trained since the squad regrouped on Boxing Day as he is struggling with the injury he picked...
Warriors are in good hands — Chiyangwa 30 December 2015 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday assured the Warriors their bonuses and other needs for the 2016 African Nations Championship (Chan) finals will be catered for. Chiyangwa, who was elected into office on December 5, attended the Warriors’ afternoon training session at Gateway ...
Warriors resume camp 27 December 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe national football team went back into camp yesterday and immediately held their first training session in the afternoon as they step up preparations for the 2016 African Nations Championship (Chan) finals set for Rwanda next month. Preparations for the Chan tournament had...
Pasuwa picks Chan squad 4 December 2015 HARARE - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa yesterday named a 32-man strong provisional squad for the African Nations Championship (Chan) tournament which will be held in Rwanda next month. The squad will, however, be trimmed to the final 23 before the biennial continental soccer showcase bursts in...
In Katsande, Zim can achieve greatness 28 November 2015 JOHANNESBURG - In the absence of regular captain Siphiwe Tshabalala, our own Willard Katsande has been given the armband to lead Mzansi’s biggest supported side, Kaizer Chiefs. I have always said in the past that I am a big fan of Katsande’s abrasive type of play which has earned him demi-god ...
'Chan will be tough' 17 November 2015 HARARE - Warriors assistant coach Nation Dube described the national team’s 2016 African Nations Championships (Chan) draw as fair but was quick to emphasise the importance of adequate preparations. The Warriors, who were seeded due to their previous good performances at the competition, were ...
Tough Chan draw for Warriors 16 November 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe were handed a tough 2016 African Nations Championships draw in Kigali, Rwanda last night. The Warriors, who were seeded due to their previous good performances at the competition, were drawn in Group D where they will face Zambia, Mali and Uganda. Calisto Pasuwa’s side wil...
Zifa to reward players 12 November 2015 HARARE – The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is looking at ways to help reward national team players after recent success by both the Warriors and  Mighty Warriors. Last month, the women’s team became the first local football team to qualify for the Olympic Games when they booked their pl...
Chiyangwa outlines vision 28 October 2015 HARARE - Aspiring Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa says he is the best candidate to lead the local game out of the quagmire of debt and a lack of sponsorship. The Harare businessman, who has made his wealth in property development, filed his nomination papers for...
Reforms needed urgently at Zifa 11 October 2015 HARARE - Events in Zurich this past week should be a lesson to the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) as it tries to move on after former president Cuthbert Dube’s reign. Fifa’s long-serving president Sepp Blatter was banned for 90 days from all football activities together with Uefa preside...