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Kundai Benyu

Kundai Benyu Ready To Make Zimbabwe Go ‘Crazy’At AFCON

Mail Online KUNDAI Benyu cuts a relaxed figure as he speaks from the rest area of Zimbabwe’s training camp. Swapping the freezing temperatures of an Icelandic winter for the warmer climes of Cameroon is not an issue for the 24-year-old. He’s used to dealing in extremes. A look at the midfielder’s c.v. tells you as

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Clean Bill For Warriors In Final Covid-19 Tests

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors have been handed a huge morale booster ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opening clash against Senegal Monday after all the players tested negative in the mandatory pre-match Covid-19 tests conducted Saturday. ZIFA confirmed the good news in a statement. “There were no positive cases recorded from

Musona Hopes For Third Time Lucky

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona is hopping to help get the Zimbabwe senior national football team beyond the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals for the first time ever. Musona will make his third successive appearance at the Afcon finals when he leads the Warriors in their opening Group

Songani Completes Iceland Move

By Sports Reporter VETERAN forward Silas Songani has completed a remarkable return to European football at the age of 32 after sealing a move to Iceland second tier side, Vestri. The move which is set to unite Songani with Warriors midfielder Kundai Benyu comes over a year after the former Harare City forward returned to

Jordan Zemura

Warriors Star Zemura In Covid Scare Ahead Of AFCON

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BASED rising Zimbabwean star Jordan Zemura’s hopes of featuring in his maiden African Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign is in serious doubt following revelations his club, AFC Bournemouth had been hit by the Covid-19 outbreak. The virus outbreak at the championship club comes after the versatile defender was scheduled to join the

Warriors End Year Outside Top 100 FIFA Rankings

By Sports Reporter  THE Warriors remained in 121st position in the latest and final FIFA world rankings for 2021, released by the world football governing body Thursday. Zimbabwe dropped three spots to their current position in last month’s world rankings released following their disastrous 2022 World Cup qualification campaign. And after a quiet period in the

Warriors Troop Into Camp

By Newsday WARRIORS players started trooping into camp yesterday for preparations for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals despite the uncertainty surrounding Zimbabwe’s participation at the continental football showpiece. National team general manager Wellington Mpandare yesterday said all 10-locally-based players checked in at a hotel and would undergo routine COVID-19 tests ahead of

ZIFA Saga: Fans Threaten Protest

By Newsday FORMER Caps United administrator Paddington Japajapa has threatened to mobilise football fans to protest against the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) if they do not reinstate the suspended Zifa board. The SRC on November 16 suspended the Felton Kamambo-led board, after making several allegations, including misappropriation of public funds, accusations that the board

Bosso Bank On Transfer Window

By Newsday WINLESS Highlanders coach Mandla Mpofu is targeting at least three players who can change the club’s fortunes upfront when the transfer window opens next month. The Bulawayo giants have gone for three Castle Lager Premier Soccer League matches without a win, registering two away defeats and a home draw, leaving the club’s followers

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Mwaruwari Launches Benjani Youth League Project In Bulawayo 

By Sports Reporter FORMER Warriors captain Benjani Mwaruwari has launched an ambitious project expected to play a role in the revival of junior football structures starting with Bulawayo youths. The England-based former Manchester City and Portsmouth striker graced the launch of the community-based youth football initiative Friday in Bulawayo. The event also marked the launch of

Dereck Chisora

Parker Retains WBO Title After Beating Dereck Chisora

Daily Mail Joseph Parker retained the WBO intercontinental heavyweight title in a classic He beat Derek Chisora in the rematch, having produced a commanding display  Chisora had battled through until the end with his remarkable resilience on show It was Parker who took the win in Manchester with a unanimous points decision  JOSEPH Parker beat

Marvelous Nakamba

Injured Warriors Star Nakamba Out For 3 Months

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS midfielder Marvelous Nakamba is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after his English Premier League club Aston Villa revealed he will not play for at least three months. He had a successful operation due to a knee injury this week. The 27-year-old, who was forced off during Villa’s 1-0 defeat at

SRC chair Gerald Mlotshwa

SRC Appoints ZIFA Restructuring Committee

By Sports Reporter THE Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has appointed a nine-member ZIFA Restructuring Committee to oversee the running of football in the country ahead of next year’s fresh elections after the ZIFA was dissolved last month. The new committee, which was revealed by SRC board chairperson Gerald Mlotshwa during a virtual media briefing Friday,

PSL Action Returns After Covid-19 Chaos

By Sports Reporter AFTER last week’s disruption of Premier Soccer League (PSL) matches due to an increase in Covid-19 positive cases amongst players from various clubs, the domestic topflight league has received a big boost with last week’s postponed matches set to be played this week. Eight Castle Lager Premier Soccer League matches which were

ZIFA Courts Khama Billiat

By NewsDay THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) says it will this week send a delegation to South Africa to try and persuade striker Khama Billiat to shelve his retirement plans and be part of the Warriors squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Cameroon next month. The Warriors are scheduled to go