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Not again...Jose Mourinho

LATEST: Tottenham Sack Jose Mourinho

Daily Mail Tottenham have sacked Jose Mourinho with the club on course to miss out on Champions League football this season. Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino in November 2019 but has now been dismissed after a dismal domestic campaign and failure in the Europa League. The bombshell axing comes less than a week before Tottenham

Washington Arubi

Mamelodi Sundowns Boss Praises Arubi After Cup Heroics

By Sports Reporter MAMELODI Sundowns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi described former Zimbabwe Warriors goalkeeper Washington Arubi as ‘one of the best goalkeepers in the country’ after the Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila goalkeeper produced heroics to send the holders crashing out of the Nedbank Cup on penalties. The 35-year-old veteran Zimbabwean goalkeeper produced a heroic performance which sent

Captain Brendan Taylor

Chevrons Beef Up Squad For Pakistan Series

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Cricket has beefed up its squad ahead of the visit by Pakistan following the inclusion of the experienced pair of former captain Brendan Taylor and top order batsman Craig Ervine ahead of the Twenty20 international (T20I) series which gets underway in Harare on Wednesday. The two veteran batsmen missed Zimbabwe’s last

Off to a winning start...Dynamos head coach Tonderayi Ndiraya

Uhuru Cup: Dynamos Beat Highlanders To Claim Bragging Rights

By Sports Reporter Dynamos……..(1)2 Highlanders….(0)0 DYNAMOS set an early marker of their intentions ahead of the first domestic football season in almost two years after comfortably defeating fierce rivals Highlanders in the Independence Cup final at the National Sports Stadium. The Uhuru Cup encounter was the first domestic football match played in the country since

Rahman Gumbo

Rahman Gumbo Appointed Head Coach At Botswana Topflight Side

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE football legend and former Zimbabwe Warriors coach Rahman Gumbo is set to make a return to the Botswana Premier League after being confirmed as new head coach of newly promoted Sua Flamingoes on Friday. Flamingoes were declared First Division North League champions after last year’s decision by Botswana Football Association to

Joel Josta Ngodzo

Ex-Soccer Star Of The Year Joel Ngodzo Rejoins Bosso

By Sports Reporter FORMER Soccer Star of the Year Joel “Josta” Ngodzo has retraced his footsteps back to his boyhood club Highlanders after the Bulawayo giants confirmed the return of the skilful linkman ahead of the new season which kicks off next month. Ngodzo, who has also played for FC Platinum and CAPS United in

Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry

Govt Endorses Streak Ban, Seeks Further Sanctions Against Disgraced Ex-Captain

By Sports Reporter BLACK-LISTED former Zimbabwe Cricket captain and coach Heath Streak could face further sanctions after government, through the sports ministry, has made a request to the National Prosecuting Authority to determine if the disgraced cricket legend committed any criminal offence under the country’s laws. This comes after Streak was Wednesday handed an eight-year

Heath Streak

Zim Cricket Legend Heath Streak Banned Eight Years For Corruption

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket legend Heath Streak has been banned for eight years after being charged with multiple breaches of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s anti-corruption code, the world cricket governing body has revealed. According to the ICC, the former national captain and coach who is widely acknowledged as one of Zimbabwe’s greatest fast

Khama Billiat

Billiat Named In CAF Champions League Team Of The Week

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international Khama Billiat has been named among the best performers in the CAF Champions League after his priceless goal guided South African club Kaizer Chiefs to the quarterfinals of the continent’s premier club competition. The 30-year-old attacking midfielder, who was making his first start for Chiefs since recovering from a serious

No Play, No Pay: Covid Drives Zim’s Pros To Unofficial Football Matches

The Guardian SWEATY and tired, the players tussle before the winning goal is scored on a red-dust pitch at the No 1 ground in Mufakose, a township west of Harare. The football fans start up a chant on the touchline, triggering a frenzied response from opposing supporters, who break into rapturous song. This parched pitch

Sean Williams

Williams Nominated For ICC Men’s Player Of The Month Award

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team captain Sean Williams has been recognised for his outstanding performances against Afghanistan last month after being nominated for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Player of the Month Award for March. The other nominees for the accolade are Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar of India. This

Tino Kadewere

Kadewere ‘Honoured’ To Be Shortlisted For Top French Award  

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE striker Tino Kadewere says it’s a great honour for the football star to be nominated for the prestigious Marc-Vivien Foé award. The accolade is given to the best African player playing in France’s Ligue 1. The 25-year-old Olympique Lyonnais forward is among 11 finalists shortlisted for the award early this week.

Warriors Move Five Places Up In FIFA Rankings

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S Warriors have remained outside the top 100 despite making huge strides by establishing themselves as one of the best performing teams in the region in recent years following their third successive qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. The Warriors climbed five places up the global rankings table released

Norman Mapeza

Champions FC Platinum Get Down To Business

By Sports Reporter FC PLATINUM have begun preparations ahead of their quest for a fourth successive Premier Soccer League title after beginning their preparations ahead of the 2021 Premiership campaign which is set to kickoff next month. The PSL recently revealed proposals to have the elite league return under a cluster competition, which will be

Sikandar Raza

Raza Undergoes Surgery, Set To Miss Series Against Pakistan

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team all-rounder Sikandar Raza is expected to miss the incoming tour by Pakistan which starts later this month after undergoing a successful surgery on his right arm. The 34-year-old middle order batsman and right arm off spinner, who was part of the Zimbabwe team during their recent tour against

Mighty Warriors

Mighty Warriors Secure South Africa Friendly

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe senior national women’s football team is set to make a return to competitive action for the first time in four months after ZIFA secured an international friendly match against neighbours South Africa later this month. The Mighty Warriors last played competitive football in November last year when they featured at

Warriors Captain Knowledge Musona

Warriors Shift Focus To 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

By Sports Reporter AFTER recently qualifying for their third successive Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, the Zimbabwe Warriors will now shift their qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar following the release of the schedule of the first round of qualifiers by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday. Zimbabwe, who