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Terrence Dzvukamanja

Dzvukamanja Seals Orlando Pirates Move 

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE international Terrence Dzvukamanja has joined South African football giants Orlando Pirates on a three-year deal after an impressive season with the now-defunct Absa Premiership side Bidvest Wits. Dzvukamanja has been attracting the services of several top clubs in South Africa after Bidvest Wits sold its franchise to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM)

Zimbabwe Cricket team celebrating a wicket

Zimbabwe Cricket Cleared To Tour Pakistan

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket has been given government approval to tour Pakistan for a limited-overs series scheduled to begin next month, the local cricket governing body confirmed in a statement Wednesday. ZC, who applied for permission to travel last month amid the coronavirus said they received the permission earlier his week in a letter

Sikandar Raza

Raza Relishing Pakistan Tour Challenge

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE all-rounder, Sikandar Raza is relishing the prospect of making a return to international cricket when the national cricket team tours Pakistan for a scheduled limited-overs tour next month. Raza, who is part of Zimbabwe’s 25-man squad which went into camp in Harare on Monday in preparation for the upcoming tour, is

Knowledge Musona

Musona Scores For Eupen, Munetsi Sees Red

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national team captain Knowledge Musona scored his first goal of the 2020/21 Belgian Pro League season after finding the back of the net for KAS Eupen during their 2-2 draw against Antwerp on Sunday. The Warriors star, who has been deployed in an unfamiliar midfield role by the Eupen manager Beñat

Elasto Lungu Kapowezha

Kapowezha Appointed Swallows Team Manager 

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe international midfielder Elasto Lungu Kapowezha has been appointed team manager of newly promoted Swallows FC ahead of the start of the 2020-2021 South African Premier Soccer League season. Swallows are back in South Africa’s topflight football after winning promotion from the second tier GladAfrica Championship a few weeks ago. Dude

Minister Kirsty Coventry

Coventry optimistic CAF will approve stadiums’ renovations

By Anna Chibamu SPORTS minister Kirsty Coventry is optimistic the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will approve the staging of the Zimbabwe-Algeria match in the country’s condemned stadiums after renovations are said to be almost complete with only a few outstanding touches. The minister told the Senate during a question and answer session on Thursday

Jordan Zemura

Zemura pledges Warriors allegiance after Bournemouth debut

By Sports Reporter England-born Zimbabwean defender, Jordan Zemura has vowed to play a crucial role for the Warriors after enjoying a memorable first team debut for Championship side Bournemouth on Tuesday night. The 20-year-old played 90 minutes and scored a crucial sudden death penalty as Championship side Bournemouth beat Premier League side Crystal Palace 11-10

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi wins nine-year fight to trademark surname

BBC Footballer Lionel Messi can register his name as a trademark after a nine-year legal battle, the EU’s top court has ruled. The European Court of Justice dismissed an appeal from Spanish cycling company Massi and the EU’s intellectual property office, EUIPO. The Barcelona footballer first applied to trademark his surname as a sportswear brand

Jobless...Tapuwa Kapini

Kapini shown exit door at Highlands Park

By Sports Reporter FORMER Warriors goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini has expressed his shock and disappointment at being unceremoniously offloaded by Absa Premiership side Highlands Park after a successful five year spell at the South African club. After struggling with injuries during the first half of last season, the veteran Zimbabwean shot stopper appeared to have re-established

Minister Kirsty Coventry

Sports Ministry proposes conditions for football return

By Sports Reporter YOUTH, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry says they have given ZIFA a proposal for football to return with a bio-bubble concept to ensure all the clubs camp in a safe environment. Football, which is the most popular sport in the country, has been on hold for the past six months

Last Jesi

Manica Diamonds Star Last Jesi Joins Sudanese Giants Al Hilal 

By Sports Reporter PROMISING Manica Diamonds attacking midfielder Last Jesi is set to follow in the footsteps of former Warriors and Dynamos striker Edward Sadomba after sealing a lucrative move to Sudanese football giants Al Hilal. Jesi is expected to join the 27 times Sudanese league winners and seven times Sudan Cup winners after they agreed

Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba Loses Shirt Number 11 At Aston Villa

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has given up his number 11 shirt at English Premiership side Aston Villa ahead of the start of the 2020/21 season on Saturday. Aston Villa announced on Friday that Nakamba has agreed to hand over the shirt number which he used last season to the club’s new

George Chigova

George Chigova Pens Emotional Farewell To Polokwane City

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international goalkeeper George Chigova has bade an emotional farewell to South African club Polokwane City after it was confirmed he would be leaving after five years at a club which was recently relegated from the top-flight league. The 29-year-old goalkeeper’s contract was not renewed by the Limpopo-based side after it expired

Murape (left) with Real Betis Zimbabwe president Gerald Sibanda during the unveiling ceremony in Harare Thursday

Murape Murape Appointed Real Betis Academy Head Coach

By Sports Reporter SPANISH La Liga club Real Betis has hailed the appointment of former Dynamos captain Murape Murape as the head coach of the newly established Real Betis Academy Zimbabwe as a major step in the establishment of the football development project. As exclusively revealed by NewZimbabwe.com last month Murape was officially unveiled as the local

Brandon Taylor in action against Pakistan last year

Zimbabwe Begins Preps For Possible Pakistan Cricket Tour

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team players have started training with the hope of being granted getting government approval for the upcoming tour of Pakistan next month. Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) are hoping to save its coronavirus-affected international season by touring Pakistan for a bilateral limited-overs series which will be held in a bio-secure environment

Gabriel Nyoni signed for second-tier South African side Cape Umoya United despite interest from other clubs

Zim Footballer Nyoni Uses Marketing Degree To Sign New SA Club

BBC Sport A ZIMBABWEAN forward has sealed a deal with a South African club just three days after advertising his services on social media. Gabriel Nyoni was released by South African top-flight side Maritzburg United during the lockdown and has now been signed by first division side Cape Umoya United. A video of match highlights

Jordan Zemura

Zemura making strides at Bournemouth

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN defender Jordan Zemura appears well poised to make his breakthrough at English Championship side Bournemouth this coming season after being given opportunities to feature for the first team in pre-season matches by the club’s new manager Jason Tindall. After spending the last two seasons with the club’s development side, Zemura appears