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Brandon Taylor in action against Pakistan last year

Zimbabwe Begins Preps For Possible Pakistan Cricket Tour

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team players have started training with the hope of being granted getting government approval for the upcoming tour of Pakistan next month. Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) are hoping to save its coronavirus-affected international season by touring Pakistan for a bilateral limited-overs series which will be held in a bio-secure environment

Gabriel Nyoni signed for second-tier South African side Cape Umoya United despite interest from other clubs

Zim Footballer Nyoni Uses Marketing Degree To Sign New SA Club

BBC Sport A ZIMBABWEAN forward has sealed a deal with a South African club just three days after advertising his services on social media. Gabriel Nyoni was released by South African top-flight side Maritzburg United during the lockdown and has now been signed by first division side Cape Umoya United. A video of match highlights

Anesu Mushangwe

Lady Chevrons star Mushangwe shines in Australia

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national women’s cricket team all-rounder, Anesu Mushangwe was rewarded for an impressive season in Australia after winning several accolades at the South Australia Cricket Association (SACA) awards ceremony held in Adelaide on Friday. The 24-year-old led spinner and top order batsman enjoyed a superb season, starring with both bat and ball

Jordan Zemura

Zemura making strides at Bournemouth

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN defender Jordan Zemura appears well poised to make his breakthrough at English Championship side Bournemouth this coming season after being given opportunities to feature for the first team in pre-season matches by the club’s new manager Jason Tindall. After spending the last two seasons with the club’s development side, Zemura appears

On target...Macauley Bonne

Macauley Bonne continues scoring spree

By Sports Reporter Charlton Athletic manager Lee Bowyer was full of praise for Macauley Bonne after the Zimbabwean forward continued from where he left off last season by scoring again in his first competitive match of the new season in a 3-1 League Cup win at Swindon Town on Saturday. Bonne, who was Charlton Athletic’s

Khama Billiat

Agony for Billiat and Katsande as Kaizer Chiefs choke

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors star Khama Billiat scored his second goal in as many matches but his contribution proved in vain as Kaizer Chiefs’ Absa Premiership title hopes went up in smoke after they were held 1-1 by Baroka at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Chiefs only to match Sundowns’ result against Black

Tino Kadewere

Tino Kadewere back in training

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international Tino Kadewere looks set to finally make his debut in the French Ligue 1 with Olympique Lyon after starting training on Thursday following a compassionate break, the French giants confirmed in a statement on Friday. The 24 year-old forward missed the opening weekend in the French Ligue 1 following the

EPL terminates China deal

BBC The Premier League has terminated its £564m contract with its Chinese licensee with immediate effect. China was the English top flight’s most lucrative overseas television rights territory, with a three-season deal agreed in 2019. It is understood the reasons for the termination are financial rather than political. BBC Sport has been told streaming service

Tennis star Courtney Lock

Tennis ace Courtney Lock sidelined after undergoing surgery

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE tennis star Courtney Lock faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after recently undergoing a double hip surgery in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The 23-year-old’s surgery comes at a time when he was looking forward to returning to competitive tennis alongside his older brother Benjamin, after months on the sidelines due

Khama Billiat

Khama Billiat answers critics, pushes Chiefs closer to title

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international forward Khama Billiat answered his critics in style after scoring the only goal of the match to inspire Kaizer Chiefs to within just a win from their first ABSA Premiership title since 2015. The South African giants posted a 1-0 victory over nine-man Chippa United at the Orlando Stadium on

Knox Mutizwa

Knox Mtizwa in SA Golden Boot contention

By Sports Reporter HIS team Golden Arrows might already be out of contention for the South African Absa Premiership title, but Zimbabwe international striker Knox Mutizwa still has a chance to finish the season with a major individual accolade. The 26-year-old former Highlanders star is still in firm contention for the prestigious Lesley Manyathela Golden

Teenage Hadebe

Hadebe named in Turkish Super League Team of the Season

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS defender Teenage Hadebe has been recognised for his solid debut season in Europe after being named in the Turkish Super League Team of the Season Hadebe was one of the outstanding performers for his side Yeni Malatyaspor during the just ended 2019/2020 campaign despite his side struggling. The 24-year-old former Chicken

Gabriel Nyoni

Injuries pushed Gabriel Nyoni out of Maritzburg

By Sports Reporter SOUTH African club Maritzburg United have revealed that Zimbabwean midfielder Gabriel Nyoni had his contract at the club terminated recently after struggling to make an impact due to injuries. The 28-year-old former Highlanders and Caps United speedy forward joined Maritzburg United at the beginning of the 2019/2020 season with high expectations from

Bruce Grobbelaar

Bruce Grobbelaar Reveals Interest In Coaching SA’s Kaizer Chiefs

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has disclosed that he was once shortlisted for the Kaizer Chiefs head coaching job and he would consider a return to South African football if he receives a good offer. The 62-year-old retired goalkeeper, who recently made a surprise move to Norwegian second-tier side Øygarden

Prince Dube

Prince Dube Nets First Goal For New Tanzanian Handlers

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international football striker Prince Dube made a dream start to life at his new club Azam FC of Tanzania by rising from the bench to score his goal for the club in only his second appearance in a 1-0 triumph over Kinondoni Municipal Council FC at the Azam Complex Stadium Dar

Khama Billiat

Teammate Defends Khama Billiat Against Critics

Kick Off KAIZER Chiefs star forward Khama Billiat has come under heavy scrutiny in recent times over his individual returns but one teammate has since come out in his defence. Billiat has managed just one goal and two assists in 17 Absa Premiership appearances, a return that would go down as his worst since arriving

Khama Billiat

Khama Billiat parts ways with SA agent Michael Ngobeni

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE and Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has officially parted ways with football agent Michael Ngobeni to end a two year marriage with the South African agency M-Sport Management. The 30-year-old Zimbabwe international is now represented by Godfrey Bakasa, who is well known in the local entertainment circles having managed musicians such as

Murape Murape

Dynamos Legend Murape Murape Set For Real Betis Academy Coaching Role

By Sports Reporter FORMER Dynamos captain and assistant coach Murape Murape is set to make a return to local football in style by being named as one of the head coaches at the soon to be established Real Betis Academy Zimbabwe, NewZimbabwe.com can exclusively reveal. Spanish La Liga side Real Betis recently announced plans to set up

Rugby Africa Avails Covid-19 Relief To Manicaland Players

By Sports Reporter MANICALAND rugby players this week received Covid-19 relief from Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) following the financial support it received from Rugby Africa. Rugby is one of the sports which were suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic as it is regarded as a contact sport. Speaking at the handover ceremony held at the