Articles tagged 'zifa'

Zifa in fresh storm 12 December 2018 HARARE - In another embarrassing episode, the gaffe-prone Zifa secretariat is in the eye of a storm for handing out a Zifa congress register with wrong contact details of the voting college. In an unprecedented and shocking development, Zifa chief executive Joseph Mamutse in his wisdom or lack...
Kamambo finally outlines his manifesto 11 December 2018 HARARE - After spending most of his energy in trying to get the green light to participate in the Zifa elections, aspiring candidate Felton Kamambo has finally unveiled his manifesto. Kamambo was first denied the chance to run in the elections when the Zifa Electoral Committee led by Vusi Vuma...
Football is my calling: Banda 5 December 2018 HARARE - Aspiring Zifa vice president Gift Banda insists “football is his calling” and he represents the only credible option for the development of the most popular sport in the country if voted into office. The former Njube Sundowns boss was initially barred from contesting the upcoming poll...
Zifa backs down 28 November 2018 HARARE - The Zifa Electoral Committee has finally succumbed to pressure and finally allowed Felton Kamambo, Gift Banda and Mlungisi Moyo to contest in the forthcoming football association's election. The trio had been disqualified from running in the elections set to be held this weekend. K...
Sugar Chagonda outlines vision 26 November 2018 HARARE - Aspiring Zifa board member Sugar Chagonda wants to summon his experience in the corporate world to help change the face of local football if voted into office next month. Attention for the Zifa elections set for December 1 has since shifted to the race for board member positions after...
Chipeta eyes the next step 24 November 2018 HARARE - After serving the game in the Central Region for more than two decades, Eric Chipeta now wants to make the step up the ladder and sit on the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board. Chipeta will go up against five other candidates — Philemon Machana, Chamu Chiwanza, Barry Manandi, ...
Zifa elections saga 23 November 2018 HARARE - The Zifa Appeals Committee has rejected appeals made by Felton Kamambo and Gift Banda, who were seeking permission to participate in next month’s Zifa executive committee elections. Kamambo had hoped to challenge incumbent Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa in the polls to be held on Dec...
Kamambo takes Zifa fight to Fifa 21 November 2018 HARARE - Aspiring Zifa president Felton Kamambo has appealed to the Fifa Ethics Committee following his disqualification from running in the polls set for December 1. Kamambo, a former Zifa board member, had hoped to challenge the incumbent president Philip Chiyangwa at next month’s election, ...
Chiyangwa honoured 14 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chairpersons from the country's ten provinces yesterday honoured the association's president Philip Chiyangwa and his executive for the tremendous work they have done during their time in office. Chiyangwa and his vice president Omega Sibanda a...
Zifa elections: Chiyangwa to run unopposed 3 November 2018 HARARE - In an unusual and surprising development, the Zifa Electoral Committee yesterday revealed that there were no challengers for Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa and his deputy Omega Sibanda. The Zifa board elections are set to be held in the capital on December 1 but in a perplexing devel...
Poor planning costs Zifa heavily 18 October 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) once again proved to the entire nation that they are the best when it comes to poor planning. Over the years, Zifa has made classic boobs in the administration and running of national teams but Tuesday night's events at the National Sports Stad...
Tongogara confident of winning promotion 9 October 2018 GWERU - Zifa Central Region Division One side Tongogara FC coach Calvin Maphosa believes his side has enough fire power to win the remaining two games and gain promotion into the Premiership next season. The army side, who edged Blanket Mine 1-0 on Saturday, currently sit at the top of the log...
Manica Diamonds on cusp of PSL promotion 3 October 2018 HARARE - Zifa Eastern Region Division One side Manica Diamonds could become the first team to seal promotion into the Castle Lager Premiership this year as they now require just four points to cap their ascent from the lower league. With seven matches to play in the country’s second tier, Luke...
'Local stadia in bad state' 27 September 2018 HARARE - A lot of work needs to be done in order for Zimbabwe's stadia to be ready in time for the August-May football season which is to be implemented next year, according to the First Instances Body (Fib). The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has realigned all its major tournaments —...
Coach drags Zifa to court 26 September 2018 HARARE - A football coach has dragged the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to the High Court, seeking an order for the soccer governing body to release results for a training course that he and 40 others undertook in Bindura last year. Abel Chimusaru, who is the applicant in the matter, ci...
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 ...
Central Region D1 resumes 3 August 2018 HARARE - Action in the Zifa Central Region Division One League resumes this weekend after a four-week break with the Gweru derby pitting Shesham and TelOne FC tomorrow being the major attraction. TelOne coach Joel Lupahla is banking on his team’s good away record ahead of the mouth-watering cl...
Zifa must plan ahead 28 June 2018 HARARE - When Sepp Blatter’s reign at Fifa ended, Gianni Infantino — the new president — embarked on a mission to spruce up the Fifa image after a raft of corruption and bribery accusations that had been thrown against the previous executives. Infantino even went on a charm offensive, visiting...
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...
Football connects Diaspora with Zimbabwe 12 June 2018 HARARE - A progressive football tournament dubbed the Flexi Cup Summer Festival is on in Coventry, England next weekend to showcase the abundant Zimbabwean talent in the Diaspora that the country can tap into. The tournament  which is in its third year running is also aimed  at helping charity...
'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...
SRC outlines role 27 May 2018 HARARE - Local sport has hit turbulent airs in recent months due to events unfolding both at the country’s biggest codes, Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC). The Zifa executive committee led by Philip Chiyangwa allowed their mandate to run out in March this year wit...
Chiyangwa cornered 9 May 2018 HARARE - World football governing body, Fifa has ordered the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to hold elections for a new executive committee “as soon as possible”. This comes after the Zifa assembly had been split along two lines following last February’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). ...
Douglas Tanyanyiwa dies 25 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe football fraternity was yesterday plunged into mourning following the untimely death of veteran football administrator Douglas Tanyanyiwa. Tanyanyiwa, who was the owner of the now defunct Douglas Warriors Football Club, a former Premiership side, died yesterday at a Harar...
Dube demands $918k from Zifa 21 April 2018   HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Cuthbert Dube, has written requesting an urgent refund of $918 049,30 he advanced to the local football mother body during his reign that coincided with the government of national unity era. In his letter to Zifa chief executi...