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FC Platinum players celebrate after clinching the Chibuku Super Cup Title Sunday

FC Platinum Clinch Chibuku Super Cup Title

By Sports Reporter FC Platinum continued their dominance on the domestic football scene after being crowned the Chibuku Super Cup champions after a penalty shootout victory over Ngezi Platinum Stars at Mandava Stadium on Sunday. Veteran goalkeeper Petros Mhari emerged as the hero after saving Marvellous Mukumba’s kick before Gift Mbweti converted the winning spot-kick

Nakamba Voted Aston Villa’s Player of the Month

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has enhanced his status as one of the form players in the English Premier League now after he was voted Aston Villa’s November Player of the Month by the club’s supporters. In a statement on their official website Aston Villa said Nakamba was a worthy recipient of

ZIFA President Felton Kamambo

Defiant ZIFA Board Back At Work Despite Suspension

By Sports Reporter THE suspended ZIFA board claims they have resumed operations, basing their decision on a technicality of an appeal lodged against their suspension with the Administrative Court. The Felton Kamambo-led ZIFA board has been serving a suspension by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) since November 16 due to several allegations, including failure

Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba Up For Villa November Award

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS star Marvelous Nakamba has been recognised for his resurgent form after being shortlisted for the Aston Villa Player of the Month award for November. The 27-year-old hardworking midfielder started and played an important role in all the four games played during the month under review as he continues to re-establish himself

Marshall Munetsi

Munetsi Makes Winning Return After Injury Lay-Off

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS star, Marshall Munetsi, made a winning return from a lengthy injury setback after starring in Stade de Reims shock 2-1 win away at Olympique Lyon’s Groupama Stadium Wednesday evening. Munetsi had been sidelined for the last eight weeks after picking a serious hamstring injury during Zimbabwe’s 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ghana in Cape

Marvelous Nakamba

Inform Nakamba Wants To Inspire Zimbabwean Footballers 

By Sports Reporter  WARRIORS star Marvelous Nakamba hopes his exploits at Aston Villa will inspire budding footballers in Zimbabwe to pursue their ambitions of playing in the  English Premier League. The 27-year old  Zimbabwe international has been enjoying his best run of form at Aston Villa under their new manager Steven Gerrard and was early this week

Ballon d’Or: Lionel Messi Wins Award For Seventh Time

By BBC PARIS St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or – awarded to the best footballer of the year – for a record seventh time. Messi, 34, helped his country win the Copa America, his first international honour, and has scored 40 goals in 2021 – 28 for Barcelona, four for Paris

Veteran all-rounder Sikandar Raza was the hero of the day as he gave Eagles players a torrid time to cope with his dazzling batting skills

Rocks Out To Restore Legacy

By Clayton Shereni FOLLOWING an eight-year sabbatical from the domestic cricket scene, Masvingo based side Southern Rocks are off to a good start in the Pro50 Championship as they make a sensational return to competitive cricket. The side which had gone broke and was failing to secure funding is now back in full swing, targeting

Brendan Galloway

Galloway Suffers Serious Knee Injury, AFCON Debut In Doubt

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors defender Brendan Galloway’s participation in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is in doubt after he suffered a serious knee injury while in action for his English League One club Plymouth Argyle Tuesday night. Galloway dislocated his kneecap against Wycombe Wanderers which leaves him in doubt for the continental

Tawanda Maswanhise

Maswanhise Continues Scoring Spree At Leicester City

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean teenage forward, Tawanda Maswanhise, continues to show why the Warriors technical department is desperate for him to represent the country in international football after scoring another spectacular goal for the Leicester City Under-23 Monday evening. The gifted young forward, who celebrated his 19th birthday Sunday, scored his fifth goal of the

ZIFA presdient Felton Kamambo

 State Challenges 4 ZIFA Bosses Acquittal

By Mary Taruvinga THE state has approached the High Court challenging Harare magistrate Stanford Mambanje’s recent decision to acquit four Zimbabwe Football Association  (ZIFA) bosses. Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi through law officer Tendayi Shonhayi said the magistrate was biased and grossly erred for failing to find the four officials, Felton Kamambo, Farai Jere, Philemon Machana,

FC Platinum End Dynamos’ Unbeaten Run

By Sports Reporter Dynamos …..0 FC Platinum..0 (FC Platinum win 1-0 in extra time) DYNAMOS’ unbeaten run in the Chibuku Super Cup finally came to an end after they were edged out 1-0 by FC Platinum in extra time of an entertaining Chibuku Super Cup semi-final clash at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. After

Sacked: Former Manchester United manager Ole Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Sacked By Manchester United After Watford Defeat

By SkySports OLE Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked as Manchester United manager after an “embarrassing” 4-1 defeat at Watford. United have confirmed Solskjaer’s assistant Michael Carrick will be placed in temporary charge, with the club looking to appoint an interim manager until the end of the season. Solskjaer signed a new three-year deal in July

Sables Fail To Break Jinx As Namibia Bite Back

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwe…… (7) 10 Namibia……… (5) 41 Zimbabwe’s long wait for an elusive win against their fierce rivals is set to continue after they relinquished a halftime lead to go down 41-10 in the final of the Stellenbosch Challenge in South Africa on Saturday. After beating higher-ranked Brazil in the semi-final en route

Ngezi Platinum Book Chibuku Cup Final Ticket

By Sports Reporter NGEZI Platinum Stars edged closer to clinching their second silverware since their promotion in the topflight league five years ago after beating Cranborne Bullets 1-0 in a Chibuku Super Cup semi-final match played at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday. Inform forward Bruno Mtigo netted his seventh goal in the second half

PSL Reverts To US$3 Gate Charges

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S topflight Premier Soccer League has further reduced gate charges for the second time inside two weeks in a bid to woo back fans to local matches. The PSL were last week charging US$20 for topflight league matches and this price tag did not go down well with the fans who took

Warriors defender Teenage Hadebe

Warriors Star Hadebe Honoured At Houston Dynamo

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS defender Teenage Hadebe has been honoured for his impressive debut season in the United States’ Major League Soccer (MLS) after scooping two awards at his club Houston Dynamo during their end of season awards on Wednesday. The 26-year-old Zimbabwe international scooped the 2021 Defender of the Year and Newcomer of the