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FC Platinum seal third successive PSL title

By Sports Reporter FC Platinum have been crowned the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League for the third successive season after beating CAPS United 1-0 in a thrilling title decider at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday. The Zvishavane-based side, who needed just a draw to clinch the title, played the entire second half with 10-men

PSL: FC Platinum leapfrog CAPS…Bosso, Dembare both lose

By Sports Reporter CAPS United lost top spot at the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log following a 3-2 defeat to Ngezi Platinum Stars at Baobab. Makepekepe chose the wrong time to lose a penultimate match as FC Platinum took the opportunity with both hands to seize control of the title race

All to play for in PSL penultimate round

By Sports Reporter THE 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title race reaches its penultimate round this Wednesday with everything at stake for log leaders CAPS United and fellow title chasers FC Platinum while several other teams will be battling against the dreaded chop. Makepekepe head into Wednesday’s round of fixtures leading the title race

FC Platinum suffer heavy defeat to Etoile du Sahel

By Mbekezeli Ncube FC Platinum……………….(0)0 Etoile du Sahel…………(2)3 ZIMBABWEAN champions FC Platinum suffered yet another blow in their CAF Champions League campaign when they lost 3-0 to Tunisian outfit Etoile du Sahel in a match played at Barbourfields stadium Saturday. Etoile du Sahel broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute when Karim Aribi scored from

Joey Antipas

No joy for Joey Antipas, Warriors caretaker coach unqualified

By Sport Reporter JOEY Antipas’ hopes of being appointed substantive Warriors coach appear to have suffered a major blow as he does not meet the qualifications for the job which was advertised by ZIFA on Friday. The Chicken Inn gaffer had expressed his desires to extend his romance with the Warriors when ZIFA choose a

Mighty Warriors handed easy draw in 2020 AWCON qualifiers

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national women’s football team will face minnows Mauritius in the first round of the 2020 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers, according to the draw conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo, Egypt. The Mighty Warriors, who will be aiming to qualify for the continental showpiece to

Bosso boss Hendriek Peiter De Jongh

Bosso boss praises young charges for clinching Chibuku

By Mbekezeli Ncube HIGHLANDERS technical manager, Hendriek Peiter De Jongh has heaped praises on his young charges for booking themselves a ticket to represent the country in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederations Cup next season. This is after the Bulawayo giants beat Ngezi Platinum last Saturday to clinch the Chibuku Super Cup, the

Norman Mapeza

Mapeza makes his mark at Chippa United

By Sports Reporter VERY few people gave former Warriors coach Norman Mapeza a chance when he made the decision to join volatile South African club Chippa United in October. The move, which came barely a month after parting ways with Zimbabwe champions FC Platinum, meant he became the 233rd different coach to take charge of

Knox Mutizwa

Free-scoring Mutizwa puts team ahead of personal glory

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international, Knox Mutizwa may be among the leading goal scorers in the South African football premiership but challenging for the Golden Boot is not in his immediate thoughts as he insists on putting his club, Golden Arrows ahead of personal glory. The former Highlanders star has been impressive this season, and

His goal made all the difference...Prince Dube

Highlanders clinch Chibuku Super Cup

By Mbekezeli Ncube HIGHLANDERS were crowned Chibuku Super Cup champions after beating Ngezi Platinum 1-0 in the final of the country’s premier knockout competition played at a fully packed Barbourfields stadium Saturday. A solitary goal by on-fire Prince Dube was enough for Amahlolanyama to walk away with $225 000 in winners’ prize money and also

Highlander coach Peiter de Jongh

De Jongh targets eight in ten final wins

By Mbekezeli Ncube HIGHLANDERS technical manager, Hendriek Pieter De Jongh wants to continue his impressive run by capturing the Chibuku Super Cup this weekend in which his charges square up against Ngezi Platinum at Barbourfeilds stadium on Saturday. With the two sides having drawn their two league matches this season, fans are guaranteed of a

Unai Emery

English football giants Arsenal sack coach Unai Emery

Sky Sports Arsenal have sacked head coach Unai Emery after the club’s worst run of results since 1992. Arsenal are without a win in their last seven matches following Thursday’s 2-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. The Gunners have won only four of their 13 Premier League games this season and are