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Bosso AGM, Elections Can Now Resume: Mhlophe

By Mbekezeli Ncube FOLLOWING the easing of lockdown restrictions Monday by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Highlanders’ Football Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections which were scheduled for early August last year can now resume. This was revealed by the Zimbabwe football giants’ chairperson Kenneth Mhlophe in an interview with NewZimbabwe.com on Tuesday. The 31st of

Marvelous Nakamba

Warriors Blow As Aston Villa Refuse To Release Nakamba

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors’ preparations for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers have been dealt a major blow following reports that English Premier League side Aston Villa have blocked Marvelous Nakamba from traveling to represent his home country in the decisive qualifiers against Botswana and Zambia later this month. Nakamba, 27, came

Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba Resurgence’s Continues, Stars Again In Villa Win

By Sports Reporter MARVELOUS Nakamba continues to rebuild his profile as one of the top defensive midfielders in the English Premier League put up another stellar performance as Aston Villa edged Leeds United 1-0 at Elland Road Saturday. It was Aston Villa’s 13th clean sheet of the season, the second highest in the EPL after

Devine Lunga

Warriors Defender Divine Lunga Survives Car Crash In SA

By Sports Reporter SOUTH Africa-based Warriors left-back Divine Lunga was lucky not to suffer any injuries after being involved in a car accident that left his vehicle extensively damaged in Durban Saturday afternoon. According to reports from South Africa, the car accident happened in KwaZulu, Natal on Saturday afternoon on the M4 highway near Umhlanga.

Khama Billiat

Kaizer Chiefs Ready For Khama Billiat Offers

By Sports Reporter KAIZER Chiefs are ready to listen to offers for Khama Billiat, whose contract is up for renewal in the coming months, according to reports from South Africa Friday. The 30-year-old Zimbabwe international attacker joined Chiefs in July 2018 as a free agent following his decision to leave rivals Mamelodi Sundowns, who have

Zdravko Logarusic

Logarusic frets over stars’ availability, named enlarged Warriors squad

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Zdravko Logarusic has expressed concern over the uncertainty surrounding availability of some key Zimbabwe national team players after naming an enlarged provisional squad for the crucial AFCON qualifiers against Botswana and Zambia next month. The Croatian tactician, who is aiming to guide Zimbabwe to their third successive AFCON qualification has

Benjamin Acheampong

‘Zamalek Duped Me Out Of US$1m’

KickOff EGYPTIAN giants Zamalek could be sanctioned with a transfer ban or relegation after duping Benjamin Acheampong from more than $1 million. The 30-year-old striker was ordered to receive a payment of an estimated R16m from Zamalek by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) over a controversial contract dispute dating back to 2018. After

Pitso Reacts To CAFCL Defeat

Kickoff AL AHLY boss Pitso Mosimane has lamented his side’s missed chances following their CAF Champions League defeat to Simba on Tuesday. The reigning African champions suffered their first defeat of the continental campaign after being dealt a 1-0 defeat by their Tanzanian opponents at a packed Benjamin Mkapa Stadium, courtesy of a solitary goal

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods Suffers ‘Multiple Leg Injuries’ In Car Crash

BBC TIGER Woods was having surgery after suffering “multiple leg injuries” in a car crash in Los Angeles, California. The LA County Sheriff’s Department said that it “responded to a single-vehicle rollover” accident in which the “vehicle sustained major damage”. The 15-time golf major champion, 45, had to be “extricated from the wreck” by firefighters

Tapiwa Mandinyenya

Zimbabwe International Joins SA Soccer Club

KickOff GLADAFRICA Championship side JDR Stars have signed Zimbabwean youth international Tapiwa Mandinyenya. Mandinyenya is from the Aces Youth Academy that has produced big stars such as Knowledge Musona, Khama Billiat and George Chigova. The 18-year-old was part of the Young Warriors squad at the 2018 COSAFA Under-17 Championships. Mandinyenya, who is said to be

Kundai Benyu

Benyu Leaves English Fifth Tier Side Wealdstone

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean Kundai Benyu has left English fifth-tier side Wealdstone FC as his once promising career appears to be on a freefall barely three years after once being hailed as the country’s next big prospect following a dream move to Scottish football giants Celtic. The 23-year-old midfielder, who was born in England

FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza

FC Platinum Knocked Out Of CAF Confederation Cup

By Sports Reporter ASC Jaraaf…………(1)1 FC Platinum………(0)0 (FC Platinum lose 2-0 on aggregate) FC PLATINUM will not feature in this season’s CAF Confederation Cup group stage after losing 2-0 on aggregate to ASC Jaraaf of Senegal in the final round of qualifying for the tournament on Sunday. After losing 1-0 on their home turf last

Football Legend Clement Matawu Lands Administrative Job At Chicken Inn

By Sports Reporter BARELY two months after retiring from professional football after a 19 year career former Warriors midfielder Clemence Matawu is set to begin a new career in football administration after landing a role at his former club Chicken Inn. The 38 year-old Matawu, 38, retired as a player in December after his hopes

Injured...Khama Billiat

Warriors Boss Sweats Over Injured Musona, Billiat Availability

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors technical team is facing an anxious wait over the availability of injured star forwards Knowledge Musona and Khama Billiat ahead of Zimbabwe’s crucial 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Botswana and Zambia between March 22 and 30. The dependable duo is racing against time for fitness ahead of

Norman Mapeza

Mapeza Rues Missed Chances But Backs FC Platinum To Fight Back

By Sports Reporter FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza has rued his team’s failure to convert its chances during a frustrating 1-0 home defeat against Senegalese giants ASC Jaraaf at home on Sunday. He however remains adamant all is still to play for in their CAF Confederation Cup second-leg playoff in Dakar this weekend. FC Platinum

Norman Mapeza

Wasteful FC Platinum face uphill task after home loss

By Sports Reporter FC Platinum (Zimbabwe)……..(0) 0 ASC Jaraaf (Senegal) …………..(0) 1 FC PLATINUM’S hopes of reaching the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup group stages suffered a major blow as they lost at home to ASC Jaraaf in a qualification play-off encounter played at National Sports Stadium on Sunday. The West Africans scored

Emmaculate Msipa

Emmaculate Mpisa Signs For Spanish For Joventut Almassor

Goal.com THE 28-year-old becomes the latest Mighty Warriors player to earn a professional contract abroad after signing for the Spanish side Spanish Iberdrola side Joventut Almassora has sealed the signing of Zimbabwe midfielder Emmaculate Mpisa, on a one-year deal. Mpisa arrived in Spain on Thursday evening and was unveiled by Almassora on Saturday after she

In happier times...Carlington Nyadombo during his time at Amazulu

Ex-Warriors defender Nyadombo laments “modern-day slavery” at SA club

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN defender Carlington Nyadombo has revealed that he has gone for six months without being paid at the South African top-flight side, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) in what he equates to “modern-day slavery”. The 35-year-old, who played for the now defunct former Zimbabwe champions Gunners FC before stints with South African sides

Evans Rusike

SuperSport United Boss Warns Rusike

By Sports Reporter MISFIRING Zimbabwe international striker Evans Rusike is facing an uncertain future at SuperSport United after the South African club’s chief executive Stan Matthews warned him to either rediscover his goal scoring form or risk being offloaded. Rusike, a key member of the Warriors squad which qualified for the 2017 AFCON finals has