Articles tagged 'zifa'

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...
Hooligans hijack Mighty Warriors solidarity walk 14 April 2018 HARARE - A solidarity march organised in support of  Zimbabwe senior women's soccer team, the Might Warriors degenerated into chaos when thugs suspected to be sympathetic to Zifa gate-crashed and disrupted the event in support of the national football governing body. Dubbed: Walk Against Women...
Zifa bans ex-presidents 14 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday banned ex-presidents Trevor Carelse- Juul and Rafiq Khan, ex-deputy president Vincent Pamire and former board member Eusebio Maseko from all football activities. The ban follows a meeting held by Carelse-Juul and company in Harare on ...
Mighty Warriors abandon sit-in 12 April 2018 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors have called off their sit-in at Zifa Village after the football mother body reached an agreement with the players' clubs. Since Monday, the Mighty Warriors had refused to leave Zifa Village after they were given between $5 and $20 for transport allowance only follo...
'Kasinauyo was hounded to death' 2 April 2018 HARARE - Former Zifa board member Felton Kamambo has sensationally claimed that the late ex-board member Edzai Kasinauyo was hounded to death by the presidium for his firm stance on upholding the association’s constitution. This was the opposite with the leadership of Zifa under president Phil...
Blow for Philip Chiyangwa 29 March 2018 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa has been dealt a massive blow over the protracted dispute over the current Zifa board term of office after one of his board members Pirainashe Mabhena stepped down from his position with immediate effect yesterday. Chiyangwa and his executive were voted...
Asiagate haunts Zifa 27 March 2018 HARARE - The High Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to pay a collective amount of $600 000 to a committee that investigated the match-fixing deals that came to be known as the Asiagate scandals. According to the application, the applicants were Ahmed Ebrahim, Emmanuel ...
Zifa distances self from PSL circus 20 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday distanced itself from the chaos that characterised the opening of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership which saw the match pitting reigning champions FC Platinum and ZPC Kariba failing to take off. The game was scheduled for the National...
Zifa bypasses SRC 9 March 2018 HARARE - ZIFA are headed for another showdown with the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) after the local soccer governing body bypassed the supreme sports body with regards to the constitutional amendments reached at last month's Annual General Meeting. Regional commissioners appointed at...
Stadium dilemma for clubs 7 March 2018 HARARE - Several premiership clubs are in a fix ahead after only seven stadiums across the country were given the nod to host Castle Lager Premiership matches by the First Instance Body (FIB). The FIB went on a countrywide tour of stadiums last month to ascertain the state of the stadiums in l...
Chiyangwa, Zifa sued over debt 1 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa and the soccer governing body have been dragged to the High Court by a local security firm National Eye Security (Private) Limited which is seeking to recover over $50 000 for the security services rendered to the two partie...
Ex-Zifa official hits back 28 February 2018 HARARE - Ex-Zifa accountant Fabion Vanganayi has renewed his fight against the association insisting he did not apologise to the football governing body’s leadership for misdemeanours levelled against him. However, Zifa maintained that Vanganayi was vacillating and did not deserve to be taken ...