Football

Football

Coach Zdravko Logarusic

US-Based Nyasha Dube Included In Warriors COSAFA Squad

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Zdravko Logarusic has cast his net far and wide in search for upcoming players after including US-Based Zimbabwean midfielder Nyasha Dube in his new look squad ahead of the COSAFA Cup tournament in South Africa next month. The 24-year-old Hwange born attacking midfielder who plays for American fourth tier side

Evans Rusike

SuperSport Boss Kaitano Tembo Dumps Homeboy Evans Rusike

By Sports Reporter SOUTH African premiership side SuperSport United have confirmed the departure of Zimbabwe international forward Evans Rusike as they start their preparation for the 2021/22 DStv Premiership campaign. The 31-year-old Chitungwiza-born forward has struggled to get regular game time over the last two years due to injuries and loss of form leading his

Zdravko Logarusic

Warriors Coach Logarusic To Omit Stars In COSAFA Cup Squad

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors coach Zdravko Logarusic has revealed he will select an experimental squad dominated by locally based players for the COSAFA Cup to be held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa from July 7 to 18. Record six-time COSAFA Cup champions Zimbabwe were drawn in Group C of the regional competition against Africa’s

IN PICTURES: David ‘Yogi’ Mandigora Burial

By Thandiwe Garusa DYNAMOS soccer legend David Mandigora, affectionately known as Yogi, who died last weekend was laid to rest at Glen Forest cemetery in Harare. He was 64. Scores of former soccer greats at the burial included George Shaya, Brenna Msiska, Henry Chari, Angirai Chapo, Edward Sadomba, Sunday Chidzambwa, Stewart Murisa, Alois Bunjira, Norman

Grobbelaar meeting players at the Team Zimbabwe UK tournament last week

Bruce Grobbelaar Anoints Zim Diaspora Football Development Programme

From Chipo Sabeta in ENGLAND FORMER Warriors and Liverpool goal-minder Bruce Grobbelaar has Zimbabwean football at heart. This follows his timely ”marriage” with Team Zimbabwe UK aimed at supporting the Zimbabwe Diaspora Football Development Programme. Under the new programme, the 65-year-old is expected to play a pivotal role in convincing some UK-born players who Team

Kenneth Kaunda The Sport-Loving President

BBC THE late Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president will not only be remembered as one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism but also for his love of sport. The 97-year-old passed away on Thursday after being admitted to a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, on Monday suffering from

Nakamba with President Mnangagwa at State House

Marvelous Nakamba Meets ED

By Thandiwe Garusa/Sports Reporter WARRIORS star Marvelous Nakamba has become the latest European-based star to be invited to the State House following his courtesy call to President Emmerson Mnangagwa Thursday. The Aston Villa midfielder, who is currently in the country for his offseason break, joins France-based Tino Kadewere, who also met Mnangagwa on December 31.

COSAFA Cup Draw: Warriors Face Senegal

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe Warriors will face a tough test of character at next month’s COSAFA Cup after being drawn in the same group with Africa’s top-ranked nation Senegal. The regional tournament will be played in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Senegal, who are affectionately known as the Lions of Teranga will make their debut

SRC Approves Return Of Cricket, Tennis, Horse Racing, Other Low-Risk Sports

By Sports Reporter THE Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has given green light to 24 sporting disciplines classified as low risk as the sporting sector seeks a return to normalcy. This followed a fresh ban by the government on all sporting activities and mass gatherings due to a rise of Covid-19 cases in the country.

Marvelous Nakamba

Marvelous Nakamba Under-17 Football Tourney Postponed  

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BASED Zimbabwe international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has shelved his plans to host a junior football tournament in Bulawayo due to the recent blanket suspension of all sporting activities. The suspension is part of efforts to contain new Covid-19 infections. The inaugural edition of the Marvelous Nakamba Under-17 football tournament was scheduled for

Govt In Mandigora’s National Hero’s Request Snub

By Thandiwe Garusa DYNAMOS soccer legend David Mandigora affectionately known as Yogi, who died Saturday, was laid to rest Tuesday at Glen Forest cemetery in Harare. He was 64. Hundreds defied Covid-19 restrictions and attended the funeral. Footballers present included former soccer greats, the legendary George Shaya, Brenna Msiska, Henry Chari, Angirai Chapo, Edward Sadomba,

Head coach Daniel Hondo

Cheetahs Off To Olympic Games Qualifier In Monaco

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national rugby sevens team is confident of a good show as they battle for the remaining ticket to next month’s Tokyo Olympic Games in the World Rugby Sevens Repechage tournament. The tournament is in Monaco this weekend. The Cheetahs, as the national rugby sevens side is affectionately known, will leave the country Wednesday morning

The late David "Yogi" Mandigora

ZIFA Request National Hero Status For Late Mandigora

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Football Association (ZIFA) have approached the government requesting hero status in honour of the late Warriors and Dynamos legend David “Yogi” Mandigora. He passed away at his home in Harare last Saturday at the age of 64. Mandigora had a long battle with the peripheral vascular disease – a circulatory condition that

Teammates in panic mode after Eriksen collapsed on the pitch

Christian Eriksen Was Gone, Suffered Cardiac Arrest – Team Doctor

BBC Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest when he collapsed in Denmark’s Euro 2020 match against Finland, said Danish team doctor Morten Boesen. Earlier, officials said the midfielder was stable in hospital and had sent his greetings to his national team-mates. Eriksen collapsed shortly before half-time in Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 game against Finland on

Christian Eriksen is stretchered off after collapsing on the pitch during the match between Denmark and Finland.

Christian Eriksen In Stable Condition After Collapsing On The Pitch

CNN Denmark star Christian Eriksen was reported to be in a stable condition after collapsing during the first half of Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 match against Finland in Copenhagen. The match was suspended following prolonged efforts from the medical staff to resuscitate Eriksen with CPR and a defibrillator after he fell to the ground during

David Mandigora pictured during his time as Dembare coach with assistants Tonderai Ndiraya and Gift Muzadzi

Dynamos Edge City In Chibuku Tie, Ndiraya Dedicates Win To Late Mandigora

By Sports Reporter DYNAMOS coach Tonderai Ndiraya has dedicated his team’s 1-0 win over Harare City in the Chibuku Super Cup to his former mentor David “Yogi” Mandigora who had passed on earlier Saturday. The match was played at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday. Mandigora, who broke his own record as the first Zimbabwean

He is nomore...David Mandigora

Dynamos Legend David ‘Yogi’ Mandigora Dies

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN football has been robbed of one of the finest players of a generation following the death of national team and Dynamos legend David “Yogi” Mandigora. He was 64. The 1980 Soccer Star of the Year died at his home in Harare’s Vainona suburb on Saturday, the same day he was due

Tino Kadewere

Warriors Star Tino Kadewere Becomes Senditoo Brand Ambassador

By Sports Reporter FRANCE-BASED Zimbabwe international football star Tino Kadewere’s profile continues to grow after his impressive debut season at Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyon following his appointment as brand ambassador of UK-based remittance company Senditoo. The collaboration will see the 25-year-old Warriors striker feature in Senditoo’s marketing and promotions in Zimbabwe. He will also