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Young Warriors, South Africa Share Spoils In COSAFA Opener

By Sports Reporter South Africa Under-20….. (0) 2 Zimbabwe Under-20………(1) 2 ZIMBABWE’S Under-20 national football team was unlucky not to get their COSAFA Under-20 Championships off to a winning start after conceding a late goal to settle for a 2-2 draw against South Africa in their opening match at the regional tournament Thursday. Despite having

Felistus Kwangwa

Gems Star Kwangwa Appointed UK’s Gilbert Netball Ambassador

By Sports Reporter BARELY a few weeks after becoming the first local netball player to sign a professional contract with a top English side, Zimbabwe captain and Surrey Storm new signing Felisitus Kwangwa has scored another first after being appointed brand ambassador of world renowned sports equipment manufacturing brand Gilbert Netball. Gilbert is one of

Zdravko Logarusic

Logarusic Names Warriors’ CHAN Provisional Squad

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Zdravko Logarusic has named a 34-member provisional squad for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament to be held in Cameroon from January 16 to February 7. The competition which was supposed to happen in April this year is reserved for only locally-based players. According to a statement from the Zimbabwe

Bosso's new training kit

What’s The Fuss Over Bosso’s New Peppermint Green Jersey?

By Mbekezeli Ncube HIGHLANDERS ‘Bosso’ Football Club’s new peppermint green training jersey has set tongues wagging and social media abuzz. The new training kit which was unveiled last Friday at the official launch of Bosso’s new kit sponsor has been met with mixed feelings with most of ardent supporters distancing themselves from the news colours.

Munashe Pini

Young Warriors skipper targets COSAFA success 

By Sports Reporter AFTER enjoying a steady in domestic football over the last couple of years, Young Warriors skipper Munashe “Tetso” Pini has expressed his desire to use the upcoming COSAFA Under-20 Championships as a springboard to secure a lucrative contract outside the country. Pini, who has in the past been extensively profiled by NewZimbabwe.com

Mountaineers are the defending champions of the Logan Cup which begins December 9

ZC adopt bio bubble for Logan Cup cricket competition

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket will use the bio bubble concept for the country’s premier first-class cricket competition which is set to behind on December 9 in an effort to ensure the safety of the players and officials from the coronavirus. The country’s domestic first-class season was initially scheduled to start on Thursday but has

‘I expected to win the CAFCL’ – Pitso

Kickoff Pitso Mosimane says he expected to win the 2019/20 CAF Champions League when he resigned from Mamelodi Sundowns to join Al Ahly. Having joined the Egyptian giants straight after leading Sundowns to a domestic treble, Mosimane succeeded Rene Weiler and was talked to see off the 2019/20 season. With the league already secured prior

ZIFA president Felton Kamambo

Irate ZIFA board savages SRC boss

By Sports Reporter ZIFA has sensationally accused the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) and its board chairman Gerald Mlotshwa of allegedly harbouring vendettas as a boardroom battle looms between the country’s sports regulatory authority and the embattled football association. The accusations by the ZIFA board which are contained in a damning press statement released on

Now late...Papa Bouba Diop

Senegal World Cup hero Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Mirror Former Premier League star Papa Bouba Diop has passed away at the age of 42. According to a number of reports, Bouba Diop had been suffering with a long-time illness, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. His former club, RC Lens, paid tribute on Twitter, writing: “It is with great sadness that Racing Club de Lens has just

Young Warriors finally granted permission to travel to South Africa

By Sports Reporter SPORTS Minister Kirsty Coventry has reversed a decision by the Sports and Recreation Commission’s (SRC) to bar the Young Warriors from participating in the COSAFA U20 Men’s Championships which will be held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa from December 3-13. The SRC had barred ZIFA from sending the Under-20 side to the

Warriors move three spots up in latest FIFA rankings

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors have been rewarded for their commendable display against African champions Algeria in the back to back Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers after moving three places up on latest FIFA World rankings released on Thursday. Zimbabwe lost 3- 1 in Algeria in a 2021 AFCON  qualifier Group H clash in

Highlanders players

Highlanders unveil new kit sponsorship deal

By Mbekezeli Ncube BULAWAYO based Zimbabwe football giants Highlanders on Friday unveiled their new kit sponsors, On the Ball (OTB) Look Sportswear, in a contract that will last for at least three seasons starting from 2020. The sponsorship between the two is worth US$100 000 per season. The company will supply Bosso with match kits,

Norman Mapeza

Mapeza rallies FC Platinum charges ahead of Mozambique test

By Sports Reporter FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is targeting a positive start when his side kicks off its 2020-2021 CAF Champions League campaign with a tricky preliminary round first leg encounter against Mozambique champions Costa do Sol at the Zimpeto Stadium in Maputo on Saturday. Addressing a press conference just before the team’s departure

Ovidy Karuru

Karuru closes in Black Leopards move

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS midfielder Ovidy Karuru is closing in on a move back to the South African Premiership after being spotted at Black Leopards training where he is trying to win himself a contract. The 31-year-old Zimbabwe international has not been attached since being discarded by fellow Dstv Premiership side Stellenbosch at the end