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Desmond Maringwa

Desmond Maringwa Lands Top FIFPro Africa Role

By Sports Reporter FORMER Dynamos midfielder Desmond Maringwa’s influence is growing on issues relating to football players’ rights and welfare in the country, and been elected to the FIFPro Africa division’s board. Maringwa, who has been steering the local Footballers Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ) ship with distinction in the last few years, landed the continental

PSL CEO Kenny Ndebele

Premier Soccer League Set To Return Next Month

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S top-tier football league, the Castle Lager-sponsored Premier Soccer League (PSL) is expected to start on October 30, ending a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. PSL football was played in the country in December 2019 when FC Platinum beat CAPS United on the final day to win a thrilling championship race

Warriors Fall In Latest Fifa World Rankings

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors have paid a heavy price for their poor start in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after dropping five places on the latest Fifa World Rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday. Zimbabwe, who were coached by the now-fired Croatian coach Zdravko Logarusic, returned to international duty earlier

Tagwirei Doles Out Huge Amounts Of Money On Football Legends

By Sports Reporter CONTROVERSIAL tycoon Kudakwashe Tagwirei’s massive wealth was on full display Tuesday night as he pledged to spend US$300 000 on houses for Dynamos and Highlanders legends before dolling out top of the range cars for the captains and coaches of the two clubs in addition to Sakunda Holdings’ US$600 000 sponsorship for

Mapeza Favourite For Warriors Job

By Sports Reporter FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza has emerged as the front runner for the vacant Warriors coaching job following the dismissal of Zdravko Logarusic by the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) on Sunday. Mapeza is reportedly ZIFA’s first choice for the job as he heads a four man shortlist which also includes other former

Sakunda To Fuel Zim Football Giants Dynamos And Highlanders

By Sports Reporter  FUEL company Sakunda Holdings are next week  expected to unveil a sponsorship package for the country’s two most supported clubs Dynamos and Highlanders ahead of the resumption of Zimbabwean football later this month. The sponsorship package which is one of the biggest in Zimbabwean football will be unveiled at a local hotel

FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza

FC Platinum Hold Angola’s Sagrada Esperança

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S representatives in the CAF Champions League, FC Platinum kick-started their campaign to reach the group stages of the competition on a positive note after holding Angolan side Sagrada Esperança in the first leg of the preliminary round Saturday. The Zvishavane-based club put on a good defensive effort despite finishing the match

Prince Dube

Another Surgery For Warriors Striker Prince Dube

Sports Reporter TANZANIA-BASED Warriors striker Prince Dube is set to be sidelined for the next six weeks after undergoing another surgery in South Africa to treat a sports hernia injury. Dube, who is now set to miss the start of Azam’s campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup underwent the operation in Cape Town Thursday. This

Macauley Bonne

Bonne Named August Player Of The Month For Ipswich Town

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWEAN striker Macauley Bonne has been voted Ipswich Town’s Player of the Month for August. Bonne (25) joined Ipswich Town in League One on loan from Championship side Queens Parks Rangers (QPR) last month. The free scoring striker became a firm favourite with the Blues faithful before he’d even made his competitive

Yvonne Mangunda

Mangunda Quits Dynamos

By Sports Reporter SPORTSCASTER Yvonne Mangunda has resigned from her position as Dynamos’ marketing and communications manager less than a year after her appointment at the Harare club. The former radio personality confirmed her departure via a statement on Facebook post on Wednesday but she did not reveal the reasons why she was leaving DeMbare

Zdravko-Logarušić

ZIFA’s Sugar Chagonda Calls For Logarusic’s Sacking

By Sports Reporter ZIFA board member Sugar Chagonda has called on the local football mother body’s powerful executive committee to sack Warriors coach Zdravko Logarusic as pressure continues to mount on the beleaguered Croatian tactician. Chagonda, who is the ZIFA board member in charge of competitions, was the head of delegation for the Warriors contingent

Poor Warriors Lose In Ethiopia   

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors remain winless in the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers after succumbing to a morale sapping defeat to Ethiopia in their second Group G encounter at the at the Bahir Dar International Stadium on Tuesday. After the goalless draw at home against South Africa, the Warriors went into the tie against

US$64 000 Cash Bonus For Warriors If They Beat Ethiopia  

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has confirmed Warriors will receive a massive bonus if they manage to beat Ethiopia in their second 2022 World Cup Qualifying Group G encounter at the Bahir Dar Stadium on Tuesday. The match will kick-off at 1500hours Zimbabwean time. After failing to collect maximum points at home

Jonah Fabisch Set For Warriors Debut

By Staff Reporter JONAH FABISCH is set to be handed his international debut when the Warriors take on Ethiopia in World Cup Group G second qualifying game tomorrow as coach Zdravko Logarušić looks to shake up his squad following a tepid performance against South Africa on Friday. The Germany-based midfielder was an unused substitute in

Musona Still Believes, Loga Blames Lack Of Match Fitness  

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona is confident that his charges will rediscover their scoring touch after being held to a disappointing goalless draw in their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against South Africa at the National Sports Stadium on Friday. The Warriors managed just one shot on target throughout the encounter as

Zemura Named Bournemouth’s August Player Of The Month

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international defender Jordan Zemura has been voted the player of the month of August at English Championship side after an impressive start to the season. The 21 year-old rising star was one of the tour nominees for the Player of the Month Award for August at the club alongside central midfielder

The Warriors

Warriors Fire Blanks Against Bafana Bafana 

By Sports Reporter  Zimbabwe ….0 South Africa…0 THE Zimbabwe Warriors began their bid to qualify for the 2020 World Cup in Qatar on a disappointing note after being held to a goalless draw by South Africa’s Bafana Bafana. The match was a drab Group B encounter at the National Sports Stadium in Harare Friday. The

PSL chief executive Kennedy Ndebele

PSL Braces For Chibuku Super Cup Resumption

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S Premier Soccer League is aiming to resume the season-opening Chibuku Super Cup at the end of the month after the government recently cleared the return of all sports activities in the country. The Chibuku Super Cup was suspended in June after a surge in coronavirus cases led to another ban on

Black Rhinos Queens Edge Closer To CAF Women’s Champions League Berth

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Women’s Soccer League champions Black Rhinos Queens are just one match away from qualifying for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s Champions League after they booked their place in the Cosafa qualifiers final in Durban, South Africa on Saturday. Black Rhinos Queens are set to face South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns in