By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international striker Tinotenda Kadewere is currently the highest paid player in the French Ligue 2 taking home a whooping monthly salary of US$98 000. This is according to a study by the world renowned France Football magazine. The magazine, which organises the prestigious Ballon d’Or awards, is widely acknowledged as one
Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN coach Norman Mapeza says he does not have any regrets after quitting his coaching job at South African Premiership side Chippa United early this month. The 47 year-old former Warriors and FC Platinum coach surprised the local and South African football fraternity when he resigned from his post after only five months
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN football giants Highlanders and CAPS United have become the latest Castle Lager Premier Soccer League clubs have stopped training for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic and Tuesday, the two teams informed their players to stay at home until further notice. The move comes after Zimbabwe recorded its first
Kick Off THE future of football could change to avoid a financial crisis, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday. With football worldwide within a total shutdown and no real indication when it will resume amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Infantino warns the business aspect of the sport itself could fall into recession. “Maybe we can
By Sports Reporter DYNAMOS captain Partson Jaure should be thanking his lucky stars after escaping without serious injuries from an accident that happened in the early hours of Sunday in Harare. The club confirmed the incident on Sunday morning. The 29-year-old defender was travelling in his Toyota Runx after a night out in the capital
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has started an ambitious project to give back to the community after setting up a foundation to assist under-privileged children in his boyhood city, Bulawayo. The 26 year-old Aston Villa star on Friday night announced he has set up a charity which has since paid tuition and
Serie A Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz passed away on Saturday night after being hospitalised due to the coronavirus. Sanz was Los Blancos president between 1995 and 2000, where the club won two UEFA Champions League titles. Lorenzo’s son Lorenzo Sanz Duran, who was also a Real player, confirmed the news on social media.
givemesport.com Paulo Dybala has revealed that both himself and his girlfriend have tested positive for coronavirus. The Argentine midfielder took to Twitter to confirm the news. “Hi everyone, I just wanted just to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive,” he wrote.
By Sports Reporter EXPERIENCED defender Partson Jaure has been handed the captain’s armband at Dynamos after making a return to the Harare giants ahead of the upcoming Castle Lager Premier League season. The 29 year-old former University of Pretoria, Ngezi Platinum and Manica Diamonds player was confirmed as the new DeMbare skipper during the club’s
By Sports Reporter SOUTH African Premier Soccer League side SuperSport United are reportedly stalling on renewing their head coach Kaitano Tembo’s contract, which is set to expire at the end of the season. The former Zimbabwe international defender’s two-year contract as head coach of the Pretoria-based side is nearing its end in June but he
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S brightest schools rugby event, the Dairiboard Schools Rugby Festival has become the latest sporting event to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers confirmed on Friday. This year’s edition of the Dairiboard Schools Rugby festival schools rugby which attracts hundreds of participating teams drawn from around the country and beyond
By Sports Reporter The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)‚ the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) headline the long list of major sporting bodies in Zimbabwe which have suspended activities with immediate effect to bring sports in the country to a total lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although Zimbabwe is yet to record
By Sports Reporter HARARE-BASED Premier Soccer League teams could be forced to play their league matches outside the capital city after revelations that the city’s football stadia failed to pass the initial assessment conducted by the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA). The local football motherbody on Tuesday informed the Premier Soccer League of the stadia that
By Matabeleland North Correspondent Registration for the Econet Victoria Falls Marathon has been suspended until 30 April following the coronavirus scare in the country. This comes as the country’s resort town is in panic mode following reports that a British tourist who recently visited the country recently had tested positive in her homeland. While there
By Sports Reporter THE Premier Soccer League has condemned the violence that erupted at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo during the Castle Challenge Cup match between Highlanders and FC Platinum on Saturday. In a strongly worded statement Monday, the PSL also announced was launching an investigation into the frequent incidences of violence at the venue.
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national cricket team will have to wait longer before getting an opportunity to redeem themselves from a recent disastrous tour of Bangladesh after the postponement of Ireland’s six-game tour of the country next month. Both Zimbabwe Cricket and Cricket Ireland released statements on Monday confirming they had agreed to postpone the
News24 The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has suspended all matches this week until further notice following the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa. The PSL held an “urgent meeting” with its executive committee on Monday following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation on Sunday evening. After the meeting, PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza announced at a
By Sports Reporter ENGLISH county Derbyshire have cancelled their preseason tour to Zimbabwe and are heading home Monday due to fears over the novel coronavirus pandemic. With the deadly pandemic causing chaos with the global sporting schedule, Derbyshire have elected to end their tour, although there have been no recorded cases of the coronavirus in
By Sports Reporter FC PLATINUM new signing Silas Songani was over the moon after announcing his return to local football in emphatic fashion with a brace which led the Zvishavane-based club to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Highlanders in the season opening Castle Challenge Cup at Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday. The major talking point from
By Sports Reporter ALTHOUGH Zimbabwe might have found the going tough during their recent cricket tour of Bangladesh, their talented all-rounder Sean Williams continues to shine individually after being rated the second-best all-rounder in Twenty20 Internationals on the latest ICC player rankings. According to ICC rankings updated by the global cricket governing body early this