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Lee-Raoul Langeveldt of Stellenbosch FC celebrates with goalkeeper coach Pernell McKop. | BackpagePix

Zimbabwe’s McKop a huge asset for high-flying Stellies

IOL ZIMBABWEAN goalkeeper coach Pernell “Makhiwa” McKop has inspired the high-riding Premiership side Stellenbosch, who will debut in Africa next season. Stellenbosch FC have been one of the star Premiership performers this season after a remarkable unbeaten run of 25 matches. Among the team’s stars this season has been goalkeeper Sage Stephens. He has been

Andy Rinomhota set for Cardiff City return in June

By Sport Reporter WARRIORS international midfielder Andy Rinomhota will leave English Football League Championship side Rotherham in June when his loan deal from parent club Cardiff City expires. The 26-year-old midfielder joined Rotherham on a six-month loan deal in February. Rotherham is currently struggling in England’s second-tier league where they occupy the bottom position with

Themba Gorimbo plans to build solar-powered library in Bikita

IOL Themba “The Answer” Gorimbo (12-4-0) continues to steal the hearts of millions of fight fans across the globe. This past weekend, the Zimbabwean intimated plans to empower his home village, Bikita, Masvingo, after defeating USA’s Pete Rodriguez via TKO (strikes) in just over 32 seconds of the first round of their UFC Fight Night Welterweight fight

Marvelous Nakamba: Net Worth, Age & Career

By Correspondent Marvelous Nakamba, the Zimbabwean midfield maestro, has etched his name into the annals of football history with a career that spans continents and showcases his unwavering dedication to the beautiful game. Born on January 19, 1994, in Hwange, Zimbabwe, Nakamba’s journey from the grassroots of African football to the Premier League is as

Zimbabwe Proud: Tracing back linebacker Nate Landman’s African roots

atlantafalcons.com For two decades, Nate Landman relied on photos and stories to paint a picture of a life he barely remembered but clung to as the core of his identity. Landman was born in Zimbabwe in late 1998 and moved to America in early 2002. It wasn’t until this past April that Landman returned to

UK: Zimbabwe-born heavyweight boxer Derek Chisora targets 50 fights before retiring

By Sports Reporter VETERAN Zimbabwe-born heavyweight boxer Derek Chisora has dismissed growing calls for him to hang up his gloves after revealing that he will only retire from boxing when he gets to 50 fights. The 39-year-old heavyweight veteran laboured to a win over American Gerald Washington on Saturday evening. This was his first fight

UK: Newcastle United extends Zim starlet Ndiweni’s contract ahead of 2023/24 season

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean teenager Michael Ndiweni is set to continue his development at Newcastle United after signing a new deal with the English Premier League side ahead of the new season. The promising 19-year-old forward initially signed his first professional contract at Newcastle United last year after rising through the club’s junior ranks.

US: Kim Bhunu makes history for Cal Poly in NIT women’s tennis quarterfinals

By ksby.com UNTED STATES: Graduate student Kim Bhunu became the first Mustang in Cal Poly program history to win a singles match in the postseason, she beat her Colorado’s Antonia Balzert in two straight sets. On the doubles side, her and Kennedy Buntrock defeated their opponents as well. Bhunu wraps her final season with the

Zim-born Stephanie Travers now deputy head of Lewis Hamilton’s Extreme E team

By The Mirror (UK) Lewis Hamilton gave Mercedes colleague “a moment I’ll treasure for the rest of my life” Lewis Hamilton has touched countless lives with his work on and off the Formula 1 track – and Stephanie Travers can certainly count herself among those people. Born in Zimbabwe, her parents moved to Surrey in order to give

Chevrons star Mutumbami joins English side Andover Cricket Club

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket team wicketkeeper-batsman Richmond Mutumbani is set to take his talents to the United Kingdom after completing a move to Andover Cricket Club. Mutumbani is expected to add some much-needed experience to the Andover Cricket Club squad which is gearing up for the new season back in the Southern League Division

CANADA: FC London adds highly-rated goalkeeper Darlington Murasiranwa

By northerntribune.ca CANADA: League1 Ontario side FC London has added another highly-rated youngster amid an ambitious squad build for the 2023 season. The Ontario-based club has confirmed the acquisition of Darlington Murasiranwa, a Canadian-Zimbabwean goalkeeper who made 14 appearances for FC Edmonton last season. The new FC London goalkeeper was born in Zimbabwe, but began his

CANADA: Family beams with pride as son leads team to 2 victories in 1 day

By April Hudson for CBC News It was a close game, but the N.W.T.’s junior male futsal team eked out a 2-1 win against Alaska at the Arctic Winter Games — and then went on to a sweeping 13-2 win against Team Nunavut. As team captain Tanaka Muwirimi played that first game at the Syncrude Sport