News24 The family of slain Bafana Bafana star Senzo Meyiwa, who was killed in a robbery five years ago, has approached lobby group AfriForum for help in their pursuit of justice. “We want to know why the NPA (National Prosecuting Authority) can’t prosecute the case, or else AfriForum will take over,” Meyiwa’s brother, Sifiso, said.
By Sports Reporter ASTON Villa manager Dean Smith has heaped praise on Zimbabwean midfielder, Marvelous Nakamba following his impressive start to life in the English Premier League. Nakamba, who joined the premiership side from Belgian outfit, Club Brugge, has been an ever-present for Villa since breaking into Smith’s eleven, playing in every game since the
By Sports Reporter CROWD trouble threatened to bring Wednesday’s epic clash between hosts Dynamos and FC Platinum to a premature ending following a 16-minute match stoppage late in the second half. This was after the home fans threw missiles onto the pitch in protest over referee Brighton Chimene’s decisions that went against the Harare based
By Sports Reporter WARRIORS caretaker coach, Joey Antipas has drafted into his provisional main squad, at least seven Europe-born players of Zimbabwean descent to represent the country in two upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Botswana and Zambia next month. Zimbabwe will host Botswana in the opening Group H match of the
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN British heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora has provided a rare insight into his life away from the boxing ring after opening up on his passion for farming. The 35-year-old Harare-born fighter, who owns a countryside farm in England, revealed how he uses it as a way of seeking solitude amongst nature and
By Mbekezeli Ncube Highlanders technical manager, Hendriek Peiter De Jongh has condemned the Zimbabwean Premier Soccer League on how they conduct their fixture schedule. He was addressing journalists at the Highlanders weekly press conference ahead of the team’s trip to ZPC Kariba in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match to be played at Nyamhunga
By Sports Reporter WARRIORS striker Prince Dube enhanced his reputation as one of Zimbabwe’s brightest football prospects after finishing at the top of the scoring charts in qualifiers for next year’s African Nations Championships (CHAN) which ended on Sunday. The 22-year-old Highlanders forward scored five goals in the CHAN qualifiers to inspire the Warriors to
By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe netball team’s hopes of challenging for top honours at the Africa Netball Cup tournament suffered another blow after succumbing to a 69-39 defeat to hosts South Africa in their second encounter at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town yesterday. Affectionately known as the Gems, Zimbabwe always faced an uphill task
By Sports Reporter REJUVENATED Zimbabwe football giants, Highlanders have been drawn to play FC Platinum Stars in the quarterfinals of the Chibuku Super Cup set for later this month. Bosso, who have been in brilliant form since dumping out bitter rivals Dynamos in the first round of the premier knockout competition, prevailing with a 1-0
By Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS striker Prince Dube was on Wednesday named the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Player of the Month for September following a brilliant run of scoring form for the Bulawayo giants after a stuttering start to the season. The 22-year-old has been at the forefront of Bosso’s change of fortunes after a
Sports Reporter SOUTH African football club SuperSport United have opened talks with coach Kaitano Tembo over an improved contract after the Zimbabwean mentor recently led the club to MTN8 Cup title following a 1-0 win over Highlands Park in the final at Orlando Stadium two weeks ago. The 49-year-old Tembo is in the final year
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors and Nottingham Forest defender Tendayi Darikwa hopes to be fit enough to return to action before the end of the season as he continues his recovery from a serious injury he suffered before the start of the English Championship season. The 27-year-old full-back has not played any competitive football since
By Mbekezeli Ncube TWO strikes from Brian Banda and Prince Dube in the last five minutes of the game helped Highlanders beat Gweru based TelOne in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match played at Barbourfields stadium Sunday afternoon. It was Bosso’s fifth game unbeaten since appointing Dutchman Hendriek Pieter De Jongh as technical manager.
By Sports Reporter Title-chasing CAPS United maintained their lead at the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log with a vital win over Hwange at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. Makepekepe went into the match needing a win to keep their title hopes alive after FC Platinum reduced their lead at the
By Sports Reporter DYNAMOS’ stuttering form continued after registered their fifth straight draw in the Premier Soccer League following a goalless stalemate against Ngezi Platinum Stars on their coach Tonderai Ndiraya’s return to Baobab Stadium on Saturday. In fact Ndiraya was lucky to come away with a point on his first visit to the club
By Sports Reporter Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat broken his silence on the recent speculation linking him with a return to Mamelodi Sundowns. The Zimbabwe international was strongly linked with a sensational return to Sundowns during the recent transfer window period, just one season after his departure from the Pretoria-based club. Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane appeared
By Sports Reporter PREMIER Soccer League (PSL) leaders CAPS United will be out to maintain their excellent recent run of good form when they host Hwange at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday needing a victory to put pressure on fellow title rivals. Makepekepe, who have been on a five match unbeaten run which includes
By Mbekezeli Ncube HIGHLANDERS technical manager is encouraging players, particularly from Africa to have discipline towards football in order to succeed in their careers. Addressing journalists at a Highlanders weekly press conference at the club’s offices in Bulawayo, the Dutch coach said wanted to turn Bosso into a disciplined machine. “I am a coach who believes in
By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Champions FC Platinum were as expected handed a challenging draw for the lucrative group stages of the CAF Champions League while their compatriots Triangle face a fairly easy tie in the playoffs of the CAF Confederation Cup following the draw of the two inter-club competitions held in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday.
By Sports Reporter MULTI-talented Zimbabwe women’s sports star Precious Marange will lead the national women’s Sevens rugby team in the Africa Women’s Sevens tournament which kicks off on Saturday at the Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium in Monastir, Tunisia. Marange, who is also a member of the national women’s cricket team was on Wednesday named captain