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Mapeza Shifts Blame To Players

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Norman Mapeza has shifted the blame to his players after the senior national team became the first side to crash out of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Friday night. Zimbabwe suffered their second successive defeat of the ongoing Afcon finals after succumbing to a disappointing 2-1 defeat against

Mapeza rues ‘soft goals’ after Malawi loss and takes aim at Guinea

goal.com Zimbabwe interim coach Norman Mapeza was left disappointed after his side let a lead slip in their defeat to Malawi on Friday night. The Warriors recorded their second defeat in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group B when they suffered a 2-1 loss to the Flames at Kouekong Stadium in Bafoussam Cameroon. Ishmael

Malawi Flames Burn Hapless Warriors

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwe….. (1) 1 Malawi………. (1) 2 THE Warriors’ hopes of reaching the knockout stages at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations suffered a major blow after suffering an embarrassing defeat against neighbours Malawi in a must-win Group B encounter Kouekong Stadium in Bafoussam, Cameroon on Friday night. After losing to Senegal in

Tennis Legend Cara Black Misses Out On Tennis Hall of Fame Induction

By Sports Reporter DESPITE earning the majority of votes from tennis fans around the world, Zimbabwe tennis legend Cara Black has been made to wait longer before being inducted into the prestigious International Tennis Hall of Fame. This is after no new inductees were selected for the International Tennis Hall of Fame for the first

AFCON: Mali’s Win Ratified Despite African Cup Game Ending Prematurely

Wires MALI’s victory over Tunisia will stand at the African Cup of Nations despite the referee causing chaos by twice blowing the final whistle too early. The tournament’s organizing committee met late Thursday in Cameroon to ratify Mali’s 1-0 win the previous day in its second Group F match after Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe’s errors

Host Cameroon 1st team into knockouts at African Cup

AP: Two more goals by Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar helped put the host into the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations on Thursday, while positive coronavirus tests continued to put players and coaches out of action elsewhere at the tournament. Cameroon was the first team through to the round of 16 after coming

United States: LA Galaxy select Farai Mutatu in 2022 MLS Draft

The LA Galaxy entered the 2022 MLS SuperDraft with four draft picks, and with their first selection, No. 21 overall in the first round, they selected forward Farai Mutatu out of Michigan State on Tuesday. Mutatu was a standout for the Spartans during his college career, and he’s split his time between Michigan and his native Zimbabwe. His father

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Chevrons Coach Rajput Tests Covid Positive Ahead Of Sri Lanka Tour

By Sports Reporter THE Chevrons’ preparations for their tour of Sri Lanka have been dealt a huge blow after the cricket head coach Lalchand Rajput tested positive for Covid-19 soon after the team’s arrival in the South Asian nation. Rajput’s positive test means he will miss the first two One-Day Internationals (ODIs) of the three-match

Sadio Mane scored a last gasp penalty to break Zimbabwean hearts in their opening Group A game in Cameroon Monday

Warriors suffer injury-time heartbreak against Senegal

By Sports Reporter Senegal …(0) 1 Zimbabwe…(0) 0 AN injury-time penalty by Liverpool star Sadio Mane denied the Warriors a famous point against Africa’s top-ranked nation after they succumbed to a morale-sapping defeat against Senegal. They were playing in their first match in Group B of the African Cup of Nations Monday. After gallantly keeping the

Kundai Benyu

Kundai Benyu Ready To Make Zimbabwe Go ‘Crazy’At AFCON

Mail Online KUNDAI Benyu cuts a relaxed figure as he speaks from the rest area of Zimbabwe’s training camp. Swapping the freezing temperatures of an Icelandic winter for the warmer climes of Cameroon is not an issue for the 24-year-old. He’s used to dealing in extremes. A look at the midfielder’s c.v. tells you as

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Clean Bill For Warriors In Final Covid-19 Tests

By Sports Reporter THE Warriors have been handed a huge morale booster ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opening clash against Senegal Monday after all the players tested negative in the mandatory pre-match Covid-19 tests conducted Saturday. ZIFA confirmed the good news in a statement. “There were no positive cases recorded from

Musona Hopes For Third Time Lucky

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona is hopping to help get the Zimbabwe senior national football team beyond the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals for the first time ever. Musona will make his third successive appearance at the Afcon finals when he leads the Warriors in their opening Group

Chevrons captain Craig Irvine

Ervine Retains Chevrons Captaincy Ahead Of Sri Lanka Tour

By Sports Reporter EXPERIENCED top order batsman Craig Ervine is set to continue as Zimbabwe cricket team stand-in captain for the upcoming three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka which gets underway on January 16. The 36-year-old left-handed batsman took over the captaincy duties from Sean Williams ahead of the limited-overs tour to

Songani Completes Iceland Move

By Sports Reporter VETERAN forward Silas Songani has completed a remarkable return to European football at the age of 32 after sealing a move to Iceland second tier side, Vestri. The move which is set to unite Songani with Warriors midfielder Kundai Benyu comes over a year after the former Harare City forward returned to

Musonda Signed Up For Global T20 Cricket Tourney

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national women’s cricket team skipper Mary-Anne Musonda has been named amongst a host of international women’s cricket stars who are expected to participate in this year’s edition of the Fairbreak Invitational Women’s Cricket T20 tournament in Hong Kong from Mat 1-15. The annual event, which is organised by the global gender

Jordan Zemura

Warriors Star Zemura In Covid Scare Ahead Of AFCON

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BASED rising Zimbabwean star Jordan Zemura’s hopes of featuring in his maiden African Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign is in serious doubt following revelations his club, AFC Bournemouth had been hit by the Covid-19 outbreak. The virus outbreak at the championship club comes after the versatile defender was scheduled to join the