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Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba linked with surprise Aston Villa exit

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba could be set for a move away from English Premier League side Aston Villa just after one season after reportedly emerging as a potential transfer target for Turkish topflight side Trabzonspor. Since moving from Belgian side Club Brugge in August, Nakamba has made 23 starts and three

Not up to standard...Barbourfields Stadium

NSS, BF fail another CAF inspection

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE is fighting a losing battle in its bid to have its main stadiums approved to host international matches after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) yet again condemned the National Sports Stadium and Barbourfields following last month’s inspection of the facilities. The continental football governing body made inspections on the two

Elvis Chipezeze

Chipezeze opens up on South African lockdown experience

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Warriors goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze has opened up on his tough experiences during the ongoing lockdown in South Africa following the suspension of the topflight league in that country due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 31 year-old goalminder, who plays for South African side Baroka FC, is one of the several Zimbabwean

Sunday Chidzambwa

Chidzambwa speaks on Coronavirus pandemic 

By Sports Reporter  FORMER Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has implored Zimbabweans to strictly adhere to precautionary measures in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. As prominent figures in football, headlined by players, continue to get involved either through material support or by raising awareness in the battle against the pandemic, Chidzambwa has added his voice

Juventus shares surge after players’ take pay cut

AFP Shares in Italian football giants Juventus surged Monday after the club’s decision to cut their players’ salaries in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The Serie A champions announced on Saturday that they had cut their players’ and coach Maurizio Sarri’s salaries from March until June after all Italian sport was suspended. The club’s

Tinotenda Kadewere

Tino Kadewere Highest Paid French Ligue 2 Player At US$98k Per Month

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE international striker Tinotenda Kadewere is currently the highest paid player in the French Ligue 2 taking home a whooping monthly salary of US$98 000. This is according to a study by the world renowned France Football magazine. The magazine, which organises the prestigious Ballon d’Or awards, is widely acknowledged as one

Norman Mapeza

Mapeza Speaks On Chippa Exit

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN coach Norman Mapeza says he does not have any regrets after quitting his coaching job at South African Premiership side Chippa United early this month. The 47 year-old former Warriors and FC Platinum coach surprised the local and South African football fraternity when he resigned from his post after only five months

Highlanders players

Coronavirus: Bosso, CAPS Utd Stop Training

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN football giants Highlanders and CAPS United have become the latest Castle Lager Premier Soccer League clubs have stopped training for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic and Tuesday, the two teams informed their players to stay at home until further notice. The move comes after Zimbabwe recorded its first

Gianni Infantino

FIFA To Revisit Football To Avoid Crisis

Kick Off THE future of football could change to avoid a financial crisis, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday. With football worldwide within a total shutdown and no real indication when it will resume amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Infantino warns the business aspect of the sport itself could fall into recession. “Maybe we can

Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba gives back to Bulawayo

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has started an ambitious project to give back to the community after setting up a foundation to assist under-privileged children in his boyhood city, Bulawayo. The 26 year-old Aston Villa star on Friday night announced he has set up a charity which has since paid tuition and

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz

Ex-Real president dies due to COVID-19

Serie A Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz passed away on Saturday night after being hospitalised due to the coronavirus. Sanz was Los Blancos president between 1995 and 2000, where the club won two UEFA Champions League titles. Lorenzo’s son Lorenzo Sanz Duran, who was also a Real player, confirmed the news on social media.

Paulo Dybala

World football star tests positive for coronavirus

givemesport.com Paulo Dybala has revealed that both himself and his girlfriend have tested positive for coronavirus. The Argentine midfielder took to Twitter to confirm the news. “Hi everyone, I just wanted just to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive,” he wrote.

Partson Jaure

Partson Jaure to lead new-look DeMbare side

By Sports Reporter EXPERIENCED defender Partson Jaure has been handed the captain’s armband at Dynamos after making a return to the Harare giants ahead of the upcoming Castle Lager Premier League season. The 29 year-old former University of Pretoria, Ngezi Platinum and Manica Diamonds player was confirmed as the new DeMbare skipper during the club’s

Kaitano Tembo

SuperSport United keep Tembo waiting for new contract

By Sports Reporter SOUTH African Premier Soccer League side SuperSport United are reportedly stalling on renewing their head coach Kaitano Tembo’s contract, which is set to expire at the end of the season. The former Zimbabwe international defender’s two-year contract as head coach of the Pretoria-based side is nearing its end in June but he

ZIFA president Felton Kamambo

ZIFA condemns Harare stadia ahead of PSL

By Sports Reporter HARARE-BASED Premier Soccer League teams could be forced to play their league matches outside the capital city after revelations that the city’s football stadia failed to pass the initial assessment conducted by the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA). The local football motherbody on Tuesday informed the Premier Soccer League of the stadia that

Some Highlanders supporters ran amok during the match

Bosso charged over BF violence

By Sports Reporter   THE Premier Soccer League has condemned the violence that erupted at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo during the Castle Challenge Cup match between Highlanders and FC Platinum on Saturday. In a strongly worded statement Monday, the PSL also announced was launching an investigation into the frequent incidences of violence at the venue.