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Coach Sunday Chidzambwa

Chidzambwa eyes COSAFA trophy, AFCON knockout stage

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambwa says he was not taking the COSAFA Cup lightly and has set his sights on a successful defence of the regional title considered inferior to the 2019 AFCON finals in Egypt where the country senior men’s football team is headed next. The COSAFA Cup tournament will begin on

Asamoah Gyan

Gyan u-turns on retirement ahead of Afcon 2019

AFP Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan on Wednesday reversed his decision to retire from international football, just weeks before the Africa Cup of Nations. The striker said Monday he was quitting the national team after he was angered by coach Kwasi Appiah’s plan to strip him of the captaincy for next month’s finals in

Mbappe and teammate Neymar

Kylian Mbappe to stay at PSG next season

BBC Kylian Mbappe and Paris St-Germain’s “shared history will continue next season”, say the French champions. France World Cup winner Mbappe won the Ligue 1 Player of the Year award on Sunday and hinted in his acceptance speech about “a new project elsewhere”. When asked to clarify the comments, the 20-year-old said: “I said what

Vincent Kompany

Vincent Kompany leaves Man City to become Anderlecht player-manager

BBC Vincent Kompany says joining Anderlecht as player-manager is the “most passionate yet rational” decision he has made after announcing he has left Manchester City. The 33-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Belgian club after 11 years at Etihad Stadium, eight of which he spent as club captain. Saturday’s 6-0 FA Cup final

Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya

Mangala, Mukambi boost for Dynamos ahead of Chiefs clash

By Sports Reporter HARARE giants Dynamos have been handed a major boost ahead of their date against basement side Bulawayo Chiefs at Barbourfields Stadium this Saturday following the return of striker Ngandu Mangala and defender Godfrey Mukambi from suspension. Mangala was one of the several absentees in the Dynamos starting line-up during their hard-fought 1-0

Willard Katsande

Chiefs will do everything they can to tame upstarts Galaxy‚ says Katsande

TimesLive Willard Katsande provides the fire in Kaizer Chiefs’ engine room‚ and the combative midfielder has seemed intent on fighting talk to stoke Amakhosi’s competitive flames ahead of Saturday’s Nedbank Cup final against TS Galaxy. The nuggety‚ tough-tackling Zimbabwean who never holds back on a full throttle performance was revved up as Chiefs go in

Energy Murambadoro

Murambadoro calls time on football career

By Sports Reporter FORMER Warriors goalkeeper Energy Murambadoro has called time to his playing days after a long and illustrious career which spans over 16 years as a professional footballer. The 36-year-old former CAPS United goalkeeper, who was on the books of South African club Amazulu, bade farewell to his teammates at a club breakfast

Musona opens up on robbery claims

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international striker Walter Musona has opened up for the first time on the events which led to him being implicated in a house break-in and armed robbery in Polokwane, South Africa last week. The 23-year-old forward, who plays for South African club Polokwane City, was questioned by South African police on

Nyasha Mushekwi

Mushekwi in surprise return to Warriors Afcon squad

By Sports Reporter CHINA-BASED Zimbabwe international Nyasha Mushekwi made a sensational return to the national team after he was named as part of the provisional 34-member Warriors 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and Cosafa squad. The Warriors technical team led by assistant coach Lloyd Mutasa, standing in for Sunday Chidzambwa who was attending to family

Walter Musona

Musona questioned over Limpopo robbery

By Sports Reporter SOUTH African police have confirmed that Polokwane City striker Walter Musona was taken to a police station in Polokwane for questioning after his car was involved in a house break-in and robbery in the province last week. This follows social media reports weekend that the 23-year-old footballer, brother to Belgian based Warriors

Elvis Chipezeze

Billiat, Chipezeze up for South African PSL awards

By Sports Reporter KAIZER Chiefs forward Khama Billiat and Baroka FC goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze are the only Zimbabwean players in the running for South African Premiership Awards after being included on the list of nominees announced in Durban on Monday morning. Despite his club’s struggles in their league campaign where they finished eighth, Billiat has

File Pic: Zimbabwe's Lady Chevrons have qualified for the ICC Women's World Cup proper

Zimbabwe crowned Africa women’s cricket T20 champions

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe national women’s cricket team, put an impressive all-round performance with both bat and ball, to win the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Africa Qualifier, with a 52-run win over Namibia in the final at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Zimbabwe’s victory, ensured they qualified for the ICC Women’s T20 World

Mamelodi Sundowns crowned South African football champions

TimesLive Mamelodi Sundowns have been crowned Absa Premiership champions after a 1-0 win over Free State Stars at Goble Park in Bethlehem on Saturday afternoon. This occasion also marked the relegation of Free State Stars to the National First Division (NFD) after 12 years in the top flight. Sundowns, who were playing in their 50th