Articles tagged 'warriors'

Wicknell Chivayo bounces back 16 April 2016 HARARE - Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has bounced back as Zifa benefactor after withdrawing his support earlier this month. The youthful entrepreneur, who has interests in the energy and transport sectors, has a sponsorship agreement with Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa worth $1 million...
Katsande salutes Mighty Warriors 13 April 2016 HARARE - Captain Willard Katsande says the Mighty Warriors recent success stories will inspire the Warriors to secure a place at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon. The ladies senior national team, who have already secured a place at this year’s Rio Olympic Games, continued on the ...
Angry Chivayo cancels Zifa deal 5 April 2016 HARARE - Businessman Wicknell Chivayo is ending his Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) sponsorship deal, for the time being, after it emerged Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa has not been paid in two months. The youthful Harare entrepreneur, who has amassed his wealth in the transport and energ...
Kastsande backs Chiyangwa 4 April 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Warriors yesterday hailed Zifa President Phillip Chiyangwa for bringing stability to the national soccer team and urged him to go out of his way to look for more sponsors like flamboyant businessman Wicknell Chivayo. Speaking from Johannesburg yesterday, Warriors captain Wi...
Warriors can go places 2 April 2016 JOHANNESBURG - With only a couple of games to go before the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying matches are completed, the Cosafa region is in distress. The region has only one representative still with a good chance of going to Gabon 2017 bar a miracle happening. The only team th...
It's dog-eat-dog in Group L 1 April 2016 HARARE - Although the Warriors hold the aces in Group L of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, Guinea's win over Malawi on Tuesday has complicated matters. According to the rules and regulations of the qualifying tournament, head-to-head results between the concerned teams will be used a...
Zifa expels Kasinauyo, five charged with match-fixing 31 March 2016 HARARE - Zifa has expelled suspended board member, Edzai Kasinauyo, and summoned five individuals to appear before a disciplinary hearing following their involvement in the latest local match-fixing scandal. The decision to expel Kasinauyo was reached after the former Warriors midfielder launc...
Warriors thump Sihlangu 31 March 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa saluted his troops after turning on the heat in the second half to convincingly thump a stubborn Swaziland in an 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Cup qualifier here yesterday. In a lively encounter before a decent and appreciative crowd, the Warriors we...
'It's in our hands' 30 March 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande believes Zimbabwe have their destiny firmly in their hands after the emphatic 4-0 victory over Swaziland at the National Sports Stadium on Monday. With the victory, the Warriors assumed the lead in Group L and they are now in a strong position to seal...
Warriors need to improve 27 March 2016 HARARE - Tomorrow's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L qualifier against Swaziland presents coach Kalisto Pasuwa another chance to make right the wrongs of Good Friday’s disappointing draw. On Friday, the Warriors put up a thoroughly dispiriting show that would have surely left Pasuwa himself ...
Zifa appeals to fans 27 March 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has urged fans to come in their numbers to support the Warriors in tomorrow’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Swaziland at the National Sports Stadium. Zimbabwe were below par on Good Friday as they emerged with a 1-1 draw against ...
Pasuwa's Warriors confident of victory 23 March 2016 HARARE - Warriors defender Erick Chipeta is confident they can register back-to-back victories over Swaziland in the forthcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group L qualifiers. The Warriors will plunge into battle with the Group L leaders first in Mbabane at the Somhlolo National Stadiu...
Pasuwa rallies Warriors 22 March 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa says his players will not be affected by the match-fixing allegations that have rocked local football ahead of Friday's match against Swaziland. Zimbabwe travel to Mbabane for a crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group L qualifier against Sihlangu at the ...
Gorowa breathes fire 18 March 2016 HARARE - Former Warriors coach Ian Gorowa has denied any involvement in the match-fixing scandal which has rocked Zimbabwean football since last week. Gorowa said it is “deeply unfair” for the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to continue dragging his name in the “mud” when they have not he...
Colchester to release Bonne for Warriors duty 14 March 2016 HARARE - Colchester United coach Kevin Keen has given winger Macauley Bonne (pictured) the greenlight to join Zimbabwe’s squad for this month’s 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Swaziland. Bonne was included in Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa’s 27-man squad together with England-bas...
Pasuwa calls up Darikwa, Galloway 13 March 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa is hoping Zimbabwe-born England-based defenders Tendai Darikwa (Burnley) and Brendan Galloway (Everton) honour their call-ups for this month's 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers against Swaziland. “Obviously, the coach's job is to call up the ...
New low for Zimbabwean football 13 March 2016 JOHANNESBURG - The ghost of the Asiagate has hardly died down and Zimbabwe was this week hit by news of match-fixing again. In a damning revelation, it came to light this week that some top officials, including administrators, coaches and players have allegedly been “dining” with the match-fix...
Warriors' Chan matches fixed, Rushwaya implicated again 10 March 2016 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday revealed that the Warriors' 2016 African Nations Championships (Chan) matches were fixed by Asian betting syndicates linked to self-confessed serial match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal. [GoogleAd] Former Zifa CEO Henrietta Rushwaya, who was impl...
Zifa suspend Kasinauyo over match-fixing allegations 9 March 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has suspended board member for development Edzai Kasinauyo on suspicion of match-fixing. In a terse statement last night, Zifa implicated the former Warriors midfielder in a plot to fix this month's 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group L q...
Katsande issues Swazi warning 7 March 2016 HARARE - Swaziland will be tough opponents and Zimbabwe should not expect an easy ride during this month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers, Warriors captain Willard Katsande has warned. The Warriors will go toe-to-toe with the Group L leaders first in Mbabane on the weekend of Ma...
'We're not good enough' 19 February 2016 HARARE - Despite its popularity, football has brought little success to Zimbabwe and the country might need to find another national sport to pursue according to minister of Sport Makhosini Hlongwane. The Mberengwa East Member of Parliament was answering a question posed by Mutasa Central legi...
Pasuwa has no excuses now 13 February 2016 JOHANNESBURG - So the saga involving Warriors coach Calisto Pasuwa and the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is now a thing of the past. Reports say the rising mentor was given a two-year contract which is renewable but as in any employer/employee issues, the contract has also condition tha...
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...