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UK: Andy Rinomhota joins Cardiff City; midfielder signs three-year deal

By UK Agencies WALES: Cardiff City have confirmed the signing of Reading midfielder Andy Rinomhota on a three-year deal. The Bluebirds have now made nine signings and have worked extremely quickly to fill the inevitable void which has been left by the departure of so many out-of-contract players. Rinomhota, 25, becomes the second central midfielder

Sables face a stern test against Netherlands

By Sports Reporter THE Sables will have an opportunity to make significant strides on the World Rugby Rankings when they face higher-ranked European side Netherlands in a high-profile international Test match at the Rugby Stadium in Amsterdam on Saturday. Zimbabwe’s senior national rugby side can jump six places up on the World Rugby ranking if

UK: Rising Zim starlet Sithole signs for Bolton Wanderers

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean teenage forward Gerald Sithole has joined League One side Bolton Wanderers from fellow English third-tier side Gillingham FC. The 19-year-old versatile forward who can play across the front line came through the youth system at Gillingham and has already made 22 senior appearances for the club. However, the Warriors hopeful

Ex-Bosso chairman Mhlope co-opted to Zifa board

By Sports Reporter FORMER Highlanders chairman Kenneth Mhlophe has been co-opted into the ZIFA board following a meeting by the local football mother body’s recently reinstated executive meeting in Harare on Friday. Mhlophe was co-opted together with Northern Region chairman Martin Kweza and PSL governor and Harare City chairperson Alois Masepe. The co-option of the

Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood has bail extended

By BBCNews.com Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood, who was arrested on suspicion of rape and assault in January, will remain on bail following a court hearing. The 20-year-old forward was arrested after images and videos were posted online and was also questioned on suspicion of making threats to kill. His bail was due to expire in April but

Former England star Rooney quits as Derby manager

By AFP FORMER Manchester United and England star Wayne Rooney has resigned as manager of troubled Derby as the club prepare for their first season in the third tier for 36 years. Rooney was unable to keep Derby in the Championship last season after the crisis-torn club were hit by a 21-point deduction as punishment

Ex-Bosso chairman Mhlope co-opted to ZIFA board

By Sports Reporter FORMER Highlanders chairman Kenneth Mhlophe has been co-opted into the ZIFA board following a meeting by the local football mother body’s recently reinstated executive c meeting in Harare on Friday. The former Bosso chief Mhlophe was co-opted onto the ZIFA board together with Northern Region chairman Martin Kweza and PSL governor and

Maradona’s medical personnel to face trial over this death

By Associated Press BUENOS AIRES: An Argentinian judge ruled on Wednesday that eight medical personnel involved in the care of soccer star Diego Maradona will face a public trial for criminal negligence. Brain surgeon Leopoldo Luque and psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov are among those who will stand trial for homicide, the judge ruled. The trial is

Ex-Dynamos star Maroto delighted to meet hero Arsene Wenger

By Sports Reporter FORMER Dynamos striker Norman Maroto has expressed his delight after meeting hero, the former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, on the sidelines of an ongoing seminar in Switzerland. Maroto, together with two other Footballers Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ) Desmond Maringwa and Thomas Sweswe, are in Zurich for the FIFA educational programme, The Next

Zimbabwe’s rugby refs named on Africa Cup panel

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwean rugby referees Precious Pazani and Talent Gandiwa have been named on the list of match officials for the 2022 Rugby Africa Men’s Cup 2022 tournament to be held in the south of France next month. The duo were part of a list of 13 officials from 12 countries, six of whom

UK: Brighton targets £7m-rated Zimbabwe international; French side Reims appraached over highly rated midfielder

By dailymail.co.uk Brighton have asked about highly rated Reims midfielder Marshall Munetsi. The Zimbabwe international, who turned 26 on Wednesday, has been impressing in the French league where his statistics have compared favourably with some of the best midfielders in the country. Munetsi’s figures, notably on interceptions and defensive duels won in game, put him ahead

Eto’o given suspended prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain

By Associated Press MADRID: Former Cameroon forward Samuel Eto’o has been given a suspended prison sentence in Spain for tax fraud during the time he played for Barcelona, a Spanish court said on Tuesday. In an agreement with tax authorities, Eto’o received a 22-month prison sentence and will repay nearly 4 million euros ($4.2 million)

US businessman completes takeover of Tino Kadewere’s Lyon

By AFP FRANCE: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas said on Tuesday a deal had been struck for US businessman John Textor to complete a takeover of the seven-time French champions. Eagle Football Holdings, a sports investment vehicle controlled by Crystal Palace shareholder Textor, is set to acquire a majority stake in the Ligue 1 club. “We

Argentina’s Tévez signs coaching deal with Rosario Central

By Associated Press BUENOS AIRES: Carlos Tévez was hired Tuesday as coach of top-tier Argentine club Rosario Central after announcing his retirement as a player earlier this month. Both Rosario Central and Tévez confirmed the move on social media. The club tweeted that the 38-year-old Tévez has a 12-month contract. Tévez played for both Manchester

Kuda Mahachi appears before Bulawayo court

By Bulawayo Correspondent ZIMBABWE Worriers and SuperSport midfielder Kudakwashe Mahachi appeared Tuesday at the Bulawayo Tredgold Magistrates courts charged with malicious damage to property. Mahachi ‘s lawyer Nkosiyabo Sibanda confirmed the development but declined to give more details. “Yes, Mahachi appeared in court today but the State failed to provide evidence for the charge which

Zim marathoner, Mpofu set for World Championships 

By Sports Reporter Top Zimbabwean marathoner, Isaac Mpofu, is set to represent the country at the World Athletics Championships in the USA next month after successfully winning an appeal to have the time he clocked during the Durban International Marathon race in May reinstated. Mpofu, who ran a sensational personal best of 2:10:24 to win

UK: No summer break for Zim international Galloway at Plymouth Argyle

By plymouthherald.co.uk Plymouth Argyle’s players will report back to Home Park tomorrow for the start of pre-season training, which will commence with a series of fitness tests. However, for Zimbabwe international Brendan Galloway and midfielder Alfie Lewis there has been no summer break for them. The Pilgrims’ pair have been continuing their rehabilitation from knee

Zim marathoner Mpofu’s set for World Championships in the US

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwean marathoner Isaac Mpofu is set to represent the country at the World Athletics Championships in the USA next month after successfully winning an appeal to have the time he clocked during the Durban International Marathon race in May reinstated. Mpofu who ran a sensational personal best of 2:10:24 to win the

Gems captain Kwangwa wins another award at Surrey Storm 

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE netball team captain, Felisitus Kwangwa, has been recognised for her superb season at English club, Surrey Storm, after being voted the Fans Player of the Season during the Vitality Netball Super League club’s post season awards ceremony. Kwangwa was one of the four nominees for the award, together with teammates –