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Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba provides fresh Manchester United fitness update

Manchester Evening News Paul Pogba has posted a new fitness update as he looks to make a comeback from ankle surgery. The Manchester United midfielder has been hard at work at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex in Dubai, doing individual exercises with a personal trainer. He did not travel on United’s winter break training

Divine Lunga

Warriors star Divine Lunga relishing South Africa clash

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS left back Divine Lunga says Zimbabwe national team footballers are relishing the prospect of meeting their South Africa after the two Southern African neighbours were recently drawn in the same group for the upcoming 2022 FIFA Word Cup qualifiers. The Warriors were drawn in Group G alongside South Africa’s Bafana Bafana,

Benjamin Lock

Benjamin Lock wins Launceston International in Australia

By Sports Reporter TOP Zimbabwe doubles tennis player Benjamin Lock celebrated the biggest win of his professional career after combining with American Evan King to win the men’s doubles final at the Launceston International in Tasmania, Australia on Sunday. The Launceston International is Lock’s first tournament win on the ATP Challenger Tour which is the

King Nadolo

Dynamos continue spending spree with Nadolo signing

By Sports Reporter HARARE giants Dynamos have continued their shopping in what has seen the club complete the signing of talented free scoring forward King Nadolo to take their preseason spending spree to 13 players. The 25 year-old Soccer Star of the Year finalist has been one of the most coveted players in the domestic

Gilbert Nyamutsamba and Wensley Mbanje

Zimbabwe Names Squad For Sevens Challenger Series 

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national Sevens coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba has named a strong 12-man squad ahead of the team’s participation in the inaugural edition of the newly formed  World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series to be held in Chills and Uruguay later this month. The Cheetahs squad which boasts of a mixture of youth and experience will

Bruce Kangwa

Ex-Bosso star Bruce Kangwa on Highlanders 2020 title chances

By Mbekezeli Ncube FORMER Highlanders star player, Bruce Kangwa believes that his former paymasters have the ability to clinch their first title in 14 years should the Bulawayo giants continue with the form they had towards the end of last season, a campaign which saw them clinch the Chibuku cup without conceding a goal. “As

New Warriors coach Zdravko Logarusic

Logarusic Confident Of Success With Warriors

Sports Reporter NEWLY appointed Zimbabwe national football team coach Zdravko Logarusic has expressed his readiness for the task ahead as he seeks to bring success to the Warriors camp. Lugarusic was appointed last week as Warriors boss on a two-year deal and is expected to report for duty after he has been granted a work

Langton Rusere

Zim cricket umpire Langton Rusere officiates in New Zealand-India series

By Sports Reporter TOP Zimbabwe cricket Langton Rusere continues to scale dizzy heights in international cricket after being appointed to officiate in the ongoing three-match One-day International (ODI) series between New Zealand and India which started on Wednesday. The 34 year-old Masvingo-born Rusere was one of the on-field umpires for the first ODI at Seddon

Kyle Jarvis

Cricketer Kyle Jarvis Set To Miss Bangladesh Tour By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team fast bowler Kyle Jarvis has been ruled out of the Chevrons’ tour of Bangladesh later this month due to a lower back injury. The 30 year-old bowler suffered the injury during the first Test against Sri Lanka at Harare Sports

Sakubva Stadium

Sakubva Stadium Renovations To Be Done Before PSL Season – Council

By Staff Reporter SOCCER fans in the eastern border city of Mutare will have an opportunity to watch Premier League football in their backyard after the local authority announced they were confident of finishing renovations of the Sakubva Stadium before the start of the 2020 league season next month. Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) First Instance

FC Platinum

FC Platinum Finish Champions League Campaign Winless

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN champions FC Platinum will have to wait longer before registering their first win in the CAF Champions League group stages after ending their participation in this season’s competition with a disappointing 2-0 to Etoile du Sahel in Rades, Tunisia Saturday night. The defeat in Tunisia capped off yet another dismal campaign

SRI Lanka cricket team coach Mickey Arthur

Sri Lanka Coach Praises Zimbabwe Progress

By Sports Reporter SRI Lanka cricket team coach Mickey Arthur believes Zimbabwe has made tremendous progress under Indian coach Lalchand Rajput after being impressed with the manner the Chevrons pushed his side to the limit during the two-match Test series which ended on Friday. The touring Sri Lanka side dug deep to fight for a

Norman Mapeza

‘We lost the game in the first 15 minutes’ – Mapeza

Kick Off CHIPPA United coach Norman Mapeza bemoaned his side’s poor start against Orlando Pirates and believes the game was lost in ‘the first 15 minutes’. Chidi Kwem gave Chippa hope by pulling a goal back on the half-hour mark after Gabadinho Mhango had given Pirates a two-goal lead with a brace, but the second

Willard Katsande

Katsande Earns Contract Extension At Kaizer Chiefs

Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe Warriors captain Willard Katsande is now set to complete a decade of service at giants Kaizer Chiefs after his contract was extended by another year by the South African Premiership log leaders.  The 34 year-old hardworking midfielder’s contract with Chiefs was due to expire this June. But reports from South Africa

Kusal Mendis

Sri Lanka Battle For Draw To Seal Series Win

By Sports Reporter THE touring Sri Lankan side sealed a 1-0 series win over a determined Zimbabwe as an unbeaten century by Kusal Mendis helped the Indian Ocean Islanders secure a hard fought draw in the second Test at Harare Sports Club on Friday. After losing the first Test in the last session of the

Long-suffering Zimbabwe cricketers to have salaries cut

AP Zimbabwe’s cricketers are set to have their salaries cut as their national board continues to face financial troubles. Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani told The Associated Press this week during the second test against Sri Lanka that “soon it will be necessary to cut back” and reducing players’ salaries are part of the process.

Bongani Mafu

My Success Will Make The Noise: Hwange New Coach Mafu

By Mbekezeli Ncube   NEWLY appointed Hwange Football Club coach, Bongani Mafu has revealed that his target in his new camp is to lie low and put all his focus on bringing back Hwange to the Premier League in 2021.   Mafu penned a contract with the Matabeleland North based outfit after the club parted

Moses Chunga

Chunga Set To Join Chapungu United

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’’S football legend, Moses “Bambo” Chunga, is set to join Chapungu United as the head of coach following his return to full-time coaching after a lengthy break. The decision followed Chunga’s meeting with the Air Force of Zimbabwe side’s vice-chairperson Patrick Chikwanda and board member, Lazarus Chikadaya, in Gweru Monday. The Gweru-based airmen

Zdravko Logarusic

ZIFA appoint little known Zdravko Logarusic as Warriors coach

By Leopold Munhende ZIMBABWE Football Association (ZIFA) has appointed Croatian Zdravko Logarusic as coach of the senior national team. He will be deputised by Chicken Inn gaffer Joey Antipas and Harare City’s Lloyd Chitembwe while Dynamos’ Tonderayi Ndiraya will also sit on the bench by virtue of being Under-23 coach. Former Warriors players Pernell McKop