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Norman Mapeza

Wasteful FC Platinum face uphill task after home loss

By Sports Reporter FC Platinum (Zimbabwe)……..(0) 0 ASC Jaraaf (Senegal) …………..(0) 1 FC PLATINUM’S hopes of reaching the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup group stages suffered a major blow as they lost at home to ASC Jaraaf in a qualification play-off encounter played at National Sports Stadium on Sunday. The West Africans scored

Emmaculate Msipa

Emmaculate Mpisa Signs For Spanish For Joventut Almassor

Goal.com THE 28-year-old becomes the latest Mighty Warriors player to earn a professional contract abroad after signing for the Spanish side Spanish Iberdrola side Joventut Almassora has sealed the signing of Zimbabwe midfielder Emmaculate Mpisa, on a one-year deal. Mpisa arrived in Spain on Thursday evening and was unveiled by Almassora on Saturday after she

In happier times...Carlington Nyadombo during his time at Amazulu

Ex-Warriors defender Nyadombo laments “modern-day slavery” at SA club

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN defender Carlington Nyadombo has revealed that he has gone for six months without being paid at the South African top-flight side, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) in what he equates to “modern-day slavery”. The 35-year-old, who played for the now defunct former Zimbabwe champions Gunners FC before stints with South African sides

Evans Rusike

SuperSport United Boss Warns Rusike

By Sports Reporter MISFIRING Zimbabwe international striker Evans Rusike is facing an uncertain future at SuperSport United after the South African club’s chief executive Stan Matthews warned him to either rediscover his goal scoring form or risk being offloaded. Rusike, a key member of the Warriors squad which qualified for the 2017 AFCON finals has

Pakistan's women's cricket team has prematurely ended their tour of Zimbabwe after playing just one match

Blow For Women’s Cricket As Pakistan Cut Short Zim Tour

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national women’s cricket team’s hopes of ending almost two years of inactivity have been dealt a major blow after Pakistan cut short their tour of the country Thursday having just played one 50-over match. The local cricket governing body, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) announced on Thursday that they had reached an agreement

Khama Billiat

Agent Breaks Silence On Khama Billiat’s Future Amid Egyptian Links

By Sports Reporter KHAMA Billiat’s agent has broken his silence on his client’s future at Kaizer Chiefs after revealing that the star forward and his South African club are yet to start negotiations over a new contract as speculation continues to surround his future. The skillful Zimbabwean forward’s current deal with Kaizer Chiefs is set

Aaron Jani

ZRU Boss Jani Gets Another Rugby Africa Role

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Rugby Union (ZRU) president Aaron Jani continues has been appointed to the Rugby Africa’s rugby committee as the chairperson of the rugby academy subcommittee as local rugby administrators continue to get recognition on the continent. The former Zimbabwe international winger’s subcommittee is tasked with making recommendations to the Rugby Africa executive

Emmaculate Msipa

Mighty Warriors Star Emmaculate Msipa Joins Spanish Club

By Sports Reporter MIGHTY Warriors and Black Rhinos Queens striker Emmaculate Msipa is expected to become the second female Zimbabwean player to be signed by a European club when she joins Spanish second division side CF Joventut Almassora. Msipa is expected to leave the country on Tuesday for Spain where she is due to sign

Marvelous Nakamba

Dean Smith Singles Out Nakamba For Praise

By Sports Reporter ASTON Villa manager Dean Smith has praised Zimbabwe international Marvelous Nakamba following his superb performance in his team’s memorable win over Arsenal in the English Premiership on Saturday. The 27-year-old defensive midfielder was a surprise starter in the famous Premier League win over Arsenal, replacing Brazilian international Douglas Luiz in the starting

Khama Billiat

Khama Billiat Nears Return From Serious Injury 

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international forward Khama Billiat is set for a return to the pitch as he continues to make steady progress from a serious injury. South African club Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that Billiat has started gym exercises and is now out of his boot, three and a half weeks after confirming the

Newman Sianchali

Dynamos Sign Five Players Despite PSL Uncertainty 

By Sports Reporter DESPITE the uncertainty still surrounding the possible resumption of Zimbabwe’s topflight Premier Soccer League after almost two years of inactivity due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Harare giants Dynamos have added five new players to their squad, the club has confirmed. The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season failed to kick off last

Khama Billiat

Egyptian Giants Keen To Sign Khama Billiat

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international forward Khama Billiat has been linked with a possible reunion with his former coach Pitso Mosimane at Egyptian giants Al Ahly. Billiat is now in the last five months of his contract with South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs and speculation has begun in South Africa about his next move. His former

Abigail Mnikwa

Zim’s Abigail Mnikwa Gets Rugby Africa Role

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Rugby Union (ZRU) board member, Abigail Mnikwa has been recognised as one of the leading female rugby administrators in the country after being appointed to the Rugby Africa women rugby advisory committee’s subcommittee for leadership, training and conferences. Mnikwa, who has previously served as a physiotherapist for the country’s national rugby

Evans Rusike

Rusike Closing In On SuperSport United Exit

By Sports Reporter SOUTH AFRICAN premiership side Maritzburg United have started negotiations with SuperSport United over the possibility of the Durban club getting Evans Rusike back either on loan or on a full-time basis. The Zimbabwean striker has struggled to get game time since arriving at the Pretoria-based side in 2018 owing to a number

Marshall Munetsi

English Side Derby County Make Offer For Marshall Munetsi

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS star Marshall Munetsi could become the latest Zimbabwean footballer to make a big move to England following reports the English championship side Derby County have submitted a late bid to French Ligue 1 side Stade de Reims for the talented midfielder. The 24-year-old former Orlando Pirates utility player has been enjoying

Kelvin Moyo

Zim Players Moyo, Chimwemwe Join Zambian Side Nkana FC

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international defender Kelvin Moyo and Warriors right back Gilroy Chimwemwe have joined struggling Zambia champions Nkana FC. Moyo seeks to revive his career after recently parting ways with South African side Chippa United. Moyo has been unattached since being offloaded by Chippa together with his twin brother Elvis four months ago.

Willard Kastande featured in the game for Kaizer Chiefs

Orlando Pirates Punish Kaizer Chiefs For Their Mistakes

TimesLIVE ORLANDO Pirates capitalised on Kaizer Chiefs’ errors to run out 2-1 DStv Premiership winners in tricky conditions in Saturday’s Soweto derby at Orlando Stadium. Chiefs’ defensive errors contributed to Thembinkosi Lorch’s 38th-minute opener, and Siphesihle Ndlovu added an easy second for Pirates in the 80th. Daniel Cardoso pulled one back from Amakhosi in the

Patrice Motsepe

Chiyangwa Backs Motsepe For CAF Presidency

By Sports Reporter THE Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) president Philip Chiyangwa says all the members of the regional body have resolved to back South African billionaire and Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe for the coveted CAF presidency. Initially, Chiyangwa backed Ahmad Ahmad’s bid to get re-elected but the incumbent’s campaign suffered a