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Marvelous Nakamba

Villa boss heaps praise on Nakamba ahead of Man City clash

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

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Crowd trouble mars Dembare, FC Platinum stalemate

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

Prince Dube has been the shining light in the Warriors Chan squad

Seven more Europe-born players, Prince Dube get Warriors call-up

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

Dereck 'War' Chisora

Derek Chisora seeks solace from boxing on his farm

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

Pieter-De-Jongh

Bosso boss sees red over PSL fixture schedule

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

Warriors coach Joey Antipas

Prince Dube tops scoring charts in CHAN qualifiers 

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

The Gems charmed the world in Liverpool but have found the going tough in Cape Town

South Africa too strong for ill prepared Gems

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

Prince Dube in Warriors colours

In-form Prince Dube scoops PSL monthly award

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

Kaitano Tembo

Kaitano Tembo offered improved SuperSport deal

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

Tendayi Darikwa

Injured Tendayi Darikwa happy with recovery progress

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

CAPS Utd retain five-point lead, Bosso continue revival

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

Dynamos coach Tonderayi Ndiraya ground out a draw on his return to Baobab Stadium in Ngezi

Fifth straight draw for Dynamos, FC Platinum win

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

Khama Billiat when he was still at Sundowns

Khama breaks silence on Sundowns links

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

CAPS have eyes set on the title

CAPS aim to consolidate top spot hold

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

Highlanders new coach is taking no prisoners

African players lack discipline: De Jongh

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

Precious Marange

Marange to lead Lady Cheetahs in Olympic qualifier

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