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Senzo Meyiwa and Itumeleng Khune

Khune revisits friendship, rivalry with Senzo Meyiwa

TimesLive Itumeleng Khune has described his friendship and rivalry with Senzo Meyiwa – and the dreams they had as youngsters from their time in junior national teams – as a headstone for the late Bafana Bafana captain was unveiled in Chesterville‚ Durban, on Tuesday. Kaizer Chiefs star Khune’s national team and Orlando Pirates goalkeeping competitor

Tino Kadewere

Super-sub Kadewere stars for Lyon

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international striker Tino Kadewere rose from the bench to score two goals that overturned a one goal deficit suffered earlier by Lyon as they beat St Etienne 2-1 at home on Sunday night. Kadewere needed nine minutes after his introduction to draw Lyon level with a 66th minute strike before doubling

Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe Eyes CAF President Post

Timeslive SOUTH AFRICAN African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has confirmed that Mamelodi Sundowns boss Patrice Motsepe will launch a bid for the Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidency. Jordaan said Safa would endorse Motsepe’s candidacy in his attempt to unseat incumbent Ahmad Ahmad from a position the Madagascan has occupied since March 2017.

Chigumbura To Retire After Pakistan Series

Sports Reporter VETERAN former Zimbabwe national cricket captain Elton Chigumbura will retire from international cricket after the conclusion of the ongoing T20 International series against Pakistan, the local cricket governing board said Saturday. The veteran Zimbabwe all-rounder will bring the curtain down on a 16-year international career that began in 2004. The 34-year-old Chigumbura had

Zimbabwe National Cricket Team

Pakistan Rout Of Zimbabwe In First T20 International

AFP SKIPPER Babar Azam smashed a robust half-century to lead Pakistan’s six-wicket rout of Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 international in Rawalpindi on Saturday. Azam proved yet again why he is one of the top batsmen in white-ball cricket with an attractive 55-ball 82 to anchor Pakistan’s chase of a modest 157-run target in 18.5

Regis Chakabva

ZC Players, Staff Recover From Covid-19

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has announced the two players and two members of support staff who tested positive for Covid-19 a fortnight ago have fully recovered. After returning negative results this week, the players, Regis Chakabva and Timycen Maruma, will be resuming training ahead of the 2020/21 domestic season, while the support

Khama Billiat

‘Billiat must continue eating what he ate’ – Robson Muchichwa

KickOff KAIZER Chiefs legend Robson Muchichwa has appealed to his Zimbabwean compatriot Khama Billiat to not stop eating whatever he is eating at the moment. ‘Khamaldinho’ was impressive in Chiefs’ last match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium as he proved to be a nuisance to the Chippa United defence, with his efforts only being stopped

Tawanda Chirewa

Tawanda Chirewa Signs First Pro Deal At Ipswich Town

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean midfielder Tawanda Chirewa has signed his first professional deal with English League One club Ipswich Town after rising through the club’s ranks. The 17-year-old has signed to stay at Portman Road until the summer of 2022, with the club having the option to extend the contract for a further 12

Farai Mudariki

Zim Rugby Star Farai Mudariki Parts Ways With Top English Side Worcester

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international prop Farai Mudariki has left Worcester Warriors at the end of his contract, the English Premiership side has confirmed. The 25-year-old tighthead arrived at Sixways in the summer of 2018 from French club Tarbes on the recommendation of former Warriors lock James Percival. Mudariki had previously spent two years on

Defender Jordan Zemura

Bournemouth ace Zemura set for Warriors bow

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN youthful defender Jordan Zemura has been rewarded for his breakthrough season at Championship side Bournemouth after being included in the Warriors’ 24-man squad to face Sao Tome and Principe in next month’s back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. The Warriors are set to travel to Algiers for a date against

Talbert Shumba

Warriors goalkeeper Talbert Shumba unveiled in Zambia

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS trialist Talbert Shumba has become the latest Zimbabwean footballer to join the trek to the Zambian Premiership after the talented goalkeeper was unveiled by Zambian giants Nkana on Saturday. The 30-year-old goalminder, who was on the books of army side Chapungu, joins the Zambian side on a season-long deal. “Ladies and

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

Pep rules out return to troubled Barca

Reuters Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola on Saturday reiterated his desire to stay with the Premier League club and ruled out a potential return to his former club Barcelona when his contract expires at the end of the season. Barcelona have been in turmoil for months; club president Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned this week to

Covid-19: Kamambo wishes Fifa boss speedy recovery

By Sports Reporter ZIFA president, Felton Kamambo has sent his best wishes for a speedy recovery to FIFA president Gianni Infantino who has been tested positive for Coronavirus. In a statement, Kamambo said as Zifa, they join the world football family in wishing Infantino well after he contracted Covid-19. “The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) joins

Kuda Mahachi

Kuda Mahachi Clear of Covid-19 After Initial Positive Test

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS winger Kuda Mahachi made a return to action for SuperSport United in their South African Premiership win over Limpopo based side Black Leopards at a rainy Lucas Moripe Stadium in Tshwane on Saturday, after making a quick recovery following a Covid-19 positive test just over a fortnight ago. The 27-year-old football

Panashe Muzambe: From Zimbabwe To The Scotland Rugby Team

BBC “I remember crossing the whitewash and just looking up to the heavens and thanking God… then I went in for a scrum.” Panashe Muzambe chokes back the tears at the memory of sitting in a hotel lobby the day before her Scotland debut. She stumbles at recalling the surprise, the overwhelming emotion, but most

David Pocock Quits Rugby, Set For Return To Zimbabwe

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN David Pocock, one of the finest rugby union players to represent Australia, has announced his retirement from the sport to pursue his interests in grassroots rugby and conservation in his country of birth. The 32-year-old flanker was capped 83 times over an 11-year Wallabies career, opted against returning to his Japanese

ZIFA President Felton Kamambo

ZIFA Braces For Football Return

By Sports Reporter THE ZIMBABWE Football Association (ZIFA) has committed to providing funding for Covid-19 testing for local players and officials as the football governing body prepares for return of the popular sport after a seven-month hiatus. The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) last week wrote to ZIFA, advising the association that football, which had

Mighty Warriors

Mighty Warriors Handed Tricky Cosafa Draw

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S senior women national football team have been handed a tricky draw for this year’s edition of the Cosafa Women’s Championship to be played in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa next month. The Mighty Warriors as the Zimbabwe side is affectionately known have been drawn in Group C of the regional tournament