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MAHACHI DESPERATE TO IMPRESS AT AFCON

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WARRIORS midfielder Kudakwashe Mahachi is desperate to make an impression at the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon as he seeks a move to Europe. BY HENRY MHARA The winger, who played a huge part in the team’s qualification, is expected to make the final 23-men squad for the January tournament. The 23-year-old who is based at ...

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CAPS GETS TP MAZEMBE IN CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW

ZIMBABWE champions Caps United have been handed a tough route in their Caf Champions League campaign starting off with Lesotho minnows Lioli in the preliminary stage before taking on African football giants TP Mazembe in the first round proper. BY SPORTS REPORTER In a draw conducted in Cairo, Egypt, yesterday, the Green Machine make the trip to Maseru for the ...

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CHIYANGWA CONFIDENT OF LANDING COSAFA PRESIDENCY

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ZIFA President Philip Chiyangwa has revealed his ambition to lead the Cosafa region after being nominated in the upcoming regional elections. Source : Soccer24 Chiyangwa has been in charge of ZIFA for just over a year and although the reign has been full of controversy the businessman cum politician want to go a notch higher. Chiyangwa confirmed his participation the ...

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BILLIAT’S BIG CHANCE TO SHINE

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Pretoria — Khama Billiat admits to feeling a degree of fear when he thinks about how he’ll perform in the Fifa Club World Cup that starts tomorrow for Mamelodi Sundowns and the Africa Cup of Nations early next year. The Star These two tournaments could be a defining moment in the Zimbabwean forward’s dream of playing abroad. His star power grew ...

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AKBAY SEEKS SHUTDOWN WIN

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AFTER beating Dynamos home and away in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League this year, Highlanders will be hoping to continue that trend when the two sides clash at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow, as the Bulawayo giants conclude their 90th anniversary celebrations. BY FORTUNE MBELE Highlanders coach, Erol Akbay said the match will be more than just a friendly match and to ...

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FIFA BANS FORMER ZIFA BOSS FOR LIFE

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FORMER Zifa development officer, Jonathan Musavengana and two other officials have been banned from all football activities by Fifa for violating the federation’s ethics code in relation to bribery and corruption related to friendly matches played in the build-up to the 2010 South Africa World Cup. BY HENRY MHARA Musavengana and former Togo national team coach, Banna Tchanile both received ...

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MPOFU APOLOGISES FOR 5 – 1 LOSS TO ZAMBIA

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YOUNG Warriors coach, Mandla Mpofu has apologised following the Zimbabwe national Under-20 men’s football team debacle, where they lost to Zambia 5-1 in their opening match of the ongoing Cosafa championships in South Africa on Wednesday. BY FORTUNE MBELE The Young Warriors were humiliated by Zambia in their opening match of the Cosafa championships in South Africa on Wednesday The ...

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CAPS BACK FOR KHUMBUYANI

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CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions, Caps United have launched a bid to lure back their former captain, Tapiwa Khumbuyani from How Mine, as the Harare giants ready for the African Safari.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA With captain Hardlife Zvirekwi reportedly on his way to Tanzania, Caps United will be left thin in the right-back position and coach Lloyd Chitembwe has ...

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BOSSO LEGENDS TO HEADLINE STARS AWARDS NIGHT

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AFTER narrowly missing out on the 2016 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League’s best 11, Highlanders midfielder Rahman Kutsanzira is likely to be named the club’s best player tonight at an awards ceremony to be held at Bulawayo Polytechnic. BY FORTUNE MBELE The awards night will be attended by club greats that include Lawrence Phiri, Alexander Maseko, Barry Daka, and Mark ...

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SUNDOWNS HIT CWC AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

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Mamelodi Sundowns will raise their continent’s standard for the first time at the Club World Cup after becoming only the second South African club to win the African Champions League in 21 years in October. The Pretoria-based team had actually been eliminated in the last knockout round before the group phase only to be given a slot when it was ...

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