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South Africa suspends top football league as Coronavirus cases soar

News24 The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has suspended all matches this week until further notice following the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa. The PSL held an “urgent meeting” with its executive committee on Monday following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation on Sunday evening. After the meeting, PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza announced at a

Dave Houghton

English Cricket Side Derbyshire End Zim Tour Over Coronavirus

By Sports Reporter ENGLISH county Derbyshire have cancelled their preseason tour to Zimbabwe and are heading home Monday due to fears over the novel coronavirus pandemic. With the deadly pandemic causing chaos with the global sporting schedule, Derbyshire have elected to end their tour, although there have been no recorded cases of the coronavirus in

Silas Songani

Songani revels in Castle Challenge Cup success

By Sports Reporter FC PLATINUM new signing Silas Songani was over the moon after announcing his return to local football in emphatic fashion with a brace which led the Zvishavane-based club to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Highlanders in the season opening Castle Challenge Cup at Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday. The major talking point from

CAF Postpones Warriors AFCON Qualifiers Match Over Coronavirus

By Sports Reporter  THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers which were supposed to be played later this month due to the coronavirus pandemic. Zimbabwe’s Warriors were scheduled to meet reigning African champions Algeria on March 26 with the return leg scheduled for three

Charles Manyuchi

Charles Manyuchi To Defend Two Boxing Titles

By Ndatenda Njanike   REIGNING World Boxing Federation (WBF) middleweight champion and World Africa Boxing Association (WABA) champion Charles Manyuchi is confident of retaining the two titles when he goes into the ring with Uganda’s Muhammad Sebyala next month at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). Addressing a press conference organised by The Charles Manyuchi

The late Barry Daka

Highlanders Football Legend Barry Daka Dies

By Ndatenda Njanike   FORMER Highlanders player and coach Barry Daka died early Thursday morning. He was 71.   The circumstances leading to his death are yet not clear, but Highlanders Football Club took to their official Twitter handle to confirm his death.   “We have learnt with shock and disbelief the passing on of

Govt worried over slow paced BF renovations

By Sports Reporter Government has expressed concern over the slow pace of renovations on Barbourfields Stadium by the Bulawayo City Council which is expected to host the Zimbabwe, Algeria Africa Cup of Nations Group qualifier at the end of the month. This follows a tour of the football stadium by the Deputy Minister of Youth,

Why Norman Mapeza’s Chippa could not pay for Kelvin and Elvis Moyo

TimesLive Chippa United chief operations officer Lukhanyo Mzinzi has said that they have entered into a payment arrangement with Zimbabwean side FC Platinum regarding outstanding transfer fees for twin brothers Kevin and Elvis Moyo. FC Platinum reportedly were considering dragging Chippa United to global ruling body Fifa for their failure to keep up with payments

Norman Mapeza

Mapeza Quits Chippa Utd Over Disrespectful Players

By Sports Reporter FORMER Warriors coach Norman Mapeza has blamed unrealistic expectations from the club’s management and disrespect from players for his shock resignation from his role as head coach of South African Premiership side Chippa United coach Monday. Mapeza made the revelations in his resignation letter whose copy was leaked to the media Tuesday.

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WATCH: Govt Engages CAF To Lift Stadia Ban, Renovating NSS

By Leopold Munhende THE government has engaged continental soccer body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF), to lift its ban on use of all stadia in Zimbabwe from hosting international matches. Last month, CAF banned Zimbabwe from hosting international soccer matches because of the poor state of its stadia. However, acting Sports Minister Kazembe Kazembe

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Logarusic announces Warriors CHAN squad

By Sports Reporter  NEWLY appointed Warriors coach Zdravko Logarusic has announced a provisional squad of 28 locally-based players in preparation for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals set for April 4-25 in Cameroon. Due to the ongoing off-season break for local topflight clubs, Lugorusic had to rely on the knowledge of his assistant coaches as

Admiral Muskwe

Admiral Muskwe Hopes To Impress Leicester City Boss

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international striker Admiral Muskwe is confident that English League Two side Swindon Town is the perfect club to help aid his progression as he seeks to make a breakthrough to the Leicester City first team under Brendan Rodgers. The 21 year-old forward last month completed a move to League Two table

Comrades Marathon 2019 Winner To Compete In CBZ Marathon

By Sports Reporter RENOWNED 2019 Comrades Marathon winner, Edward Mothibi, from South Africa will this year participate in the CBZ Holdings second edition of the CBZ Marathon to be held on 8 March 2020 at the Old Georgians Sports Club in Harare. According to the CBZ, up to 1 750 runners are expected to take

Kirsty Coventry

Kirsty Coventry To Speak On Zim Stadia Ban

By Matabeleland North Correspondent SPORTS Minister Kirsty Coventry has said she will this week issue a statement pertaining to the banning of Zimbabwe stadia by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) from hosting international football matches. Coventry, who appeared to seek ideas from about 200 youths from different African countries while interfacing with them on

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CAF Bans All Local Stadiums

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE could soon face the embarrassing ordeal of having to play its upcoming 2021 international football home matches in neighbouring countries after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) found the National Sports Stadium and Bulawayo’s Barbourfields, among other major stadiums, as unsuitable for hosting international matches. The CAF bombshell comes at a

Bosso, SA’s Orlando Pirates Set For Independence Cup Clash

By Mbekezeli Ncube   FOOTBALL lovers might have a special Independence Day celebration this year should a proposal for a match pitting local football giants Highlanders and Orlando Pirates of South Africa be granted.   Zimbabwe commemorates its Independence Day on 18 April.   Ministry of Sports Chief Director, Benson Dube confirmed the development to