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FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza watched as his side hung on for a second win of the season

FC Platinum, Chicken Inn maintain perfect PSL starts

By Sports Reporter STRIKER Lameck Nhamo’s goal ensured defending Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions FC Platinum, maintained their perfect start to the season, after scoring the winner in the second half against his former club Triangle at Mandava Stadium Saturday. FC Platinum, who had not beaten Triangle at home since 2016 opened the scoring in

Dynamos coach Lloyd Chigowe

Dynamos sweat over Mangala availability

By Sports Reporter HARARE giants Dynamos are sweating over the availability of inform new signing Ngandu Mangala, ahead of their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against Hwange at Rufaro on Sunday. The 25 year-old Congolese striker was the toast of DeMbare, as his fine brace inspired them a 2-0 victory over newboys Mushowani Stars

Mohamed Sala was man of the match

Liverpool back on top after Saints stroll

BBC MOHAMED Salah scored a brilliant solo goal as Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton at St Mary’s and return to the top of the Premier League. Liverpool were in danger of dropping vital points with the score level at 1-1 with 10 minutes remaining, before Salah clinically ended his run of six league

Macauley Bonne

England based Macauley settles mind, hands papers for passport

By Leopold Munhende After uncertainty gripped the country on England based Macauley Bonne’s decision regarding his recent Warriors’ callups, the forward has finally submitted his papers to Zimbabwe House in London to process his passport. Efforts to get Bonne a passport before the Warriors AFCON tie against Congo were fruitless as the forward failed to

Warriors climb three spots up FIFA rankings

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe Warriors have climbed three places in the latest men’s FIFA world rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday. According to the latest rankings, the Warriors moved three places up the ladder from 113th in the world to 110th while also overtaking Namibia and Central African Republic on

Zimbabwe International and Kaiser Chiefs defender is in Benni MacCarthy's line of fire

Benni MacCarthy hits out at Kaizer Chiefs’ Teenage Hadebe for kicking his players

KICKOFF CAPE Town City head coach Benni McCarthy is not happy with the way Kaizer Chiefs’ Zimbabwean defender Teenage Hadebe got away with kicking his players. The Citizens were knocked out of the Nedbank Cup by Amakhosi at Mbombela Stadium on Sunday, and McCarthy feels the reason the likes of Kermit Erasmus and Riyaad Norodien

Zinedine Zidane

Real boss Zidane defends starting son

KickOff Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has responded to the criticism he’s received after handing his son a LaLiga debut in the 3-2 win over Huesca. Zidane, 20, was afforded his first start for Real ahead of experienced international keepers Thibaut Courtois and Keylor Navas and conceded twice during an entertaining league clash on

Zimbabwe face COSAFA ban

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE is facing either a hefty fine or a complete ban after Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) summoned Zifa to attend a disciplinary hearing on April 4 for breaching a hosting agreement for 2019 edition of the COSAFA Senior Tournament. The country pulled out of hosting the tournament scheduled for

Elvis Chipezeze

Chipezeze eyeing Warriors call-up ahead of AFCON finals

KickOff Baroka FC goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze is targeting a chance to represent Zimbabwe at the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this year. Chipezeze missed out on selection for the Warriors’ home AFCON qualifier win against Congo recently that secured their place at the tournament in June. However, the victory was marred by reports

Mo Salah

Late own goal hands Liverpool victory over Tottenham

KickOff Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the English Premier League with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday evening. The Reds drew first blood on 17 minutes when Andrew Robertson picked out Roberto Firmino, who needed no second invitation with a towering header past Hugo Lloris. The hosts threatened a second a minute later,

Chelsea star Eden Hazard

Chelsea in late winner over Cardiff

KickOff Chelsea staged a late come back to grab a 2-1 victory against relegation-threatened Cardiff City on Sunday afternoon. Chelsea looked to end an inconsistent run of form with an early lead, but Pedro’s left-footed curler dipped past the top of the net. Cardiff battled to pose a threat to the visitors close to halftime,

Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Solskjaer permanent term off with victory

BBC Ole Gunnar Solskjaer got his permanent reign as Manchester United manager off to a winning start against Watford, but his side were far from their fluent best. The victory was harsh on Watford, who dominated possession for long periods and had superior chances, but the win lifts United into fourth place above Arsenal, who

Sergio Aguero was man of the match

City back on top after cruising past Fulham

BBC MANCHESTER City cruised back to the top of the Premier League as they condemned strugglers Fulham to their eighth consecutive defeat. Pep Guardiola’s side quickly established their superiority in the west London sunshine, with Bernardo Silva’s 20-yard drive finding the bottom left corner inside five minutes. City, who had 10 shots in the first