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Clash of the titans. . . who will lift the Uhuru Cup?

By Lovemore Boora TRADITIONAL arch-rivals Dynamos FC and Highlanders FC are set to clash in the 2024 President’s Independence Trophy at Murambinda B Secondary School today (Thursday April 18).  The curtain-raiser will pit Manicaland-based  Manica Diamonds against the ambitious Simba Bhora in a match to be...

Zero tolerance for hooliganism 

By Lovemore Boora PREMIER Soccer League chairman Farai Jere has condemned the acts of hooliganism that led to the abandonment of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match between FC Platinum and CAPS United played at Mandava Stadium, Zvishavane. Jere was quoted as saying such acts...

Thumbs-up for foreign-based players

By Lovemore Boora THE ZIFA Normalisation Committee has been given plaudits for creating an environment conducive for foreign-based soccer players to represent their beloved country on the international stage. In the past, it was customary for Zimbabwe's foreign-based players to turn down national team call-ups, preferring...

ZDF fundraises for World Military Golf Championships

By Kundai Marunya SPORT has always had a way of unifying people because it is a sector-specific language. Such is the power of sport that in commemoration of days of utmost importance, Zimbabweans always flock to stadia where, usually, soccer is played, uniting people from different...

Match officials gear up for 2024 season

By Lovemore Boora THE ZIFA Referees’ Committee chairperson, Norman Matemera, said they are geared up for the upcoming 2024 Premier Soccer League which is set to kick off on February 24. The Committee held a four-day season opener refresher course for 100 referees and match commissioners...

Heart Stadium impresses

By Kundai Marunya A LUSH green turf that looks too good to be natural, first of a kind trendy ‘dug-in’ dug-outs, modern VIP enclosure, corporate boxes and an internationally recommended suspended pitch, what more could one ask for! Welcome to the new Heart Stadium built by...

Who’s Africa’s GOAT?

By Anesu Chakanetsa THE 2023 Ivory Coast Confederation of African Football (CAF) Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) draw held last week created great musical and football memories. The tournament will be held early next year. American-Senegalese singer Akon was one of the events directors (ED) and struggled...

Mushekwi scoring for fun in China

By Farirayi Kahwemba  VETERAN Zimbabwe international footballer Nyasha Mushekwi is turning out to be one of the most potent strikers in the Chinese Super League for the 2023 season.  The 36-year-old former CAPS United and Mamelodi Sundowns player has now taken his tally to 16 league...

Zim is back, ready to rock the Copper Queens of Zambia

By Anesu Chakanetsa THE first two wins and a draw at the recent Womens’ Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) tournament sent warning shots to the world football fraternity that Zimbabwe’s football is on the mend. It seemed a lukewarm first half performance last week...

SAFA hails Zimbabwe’s return

By Farirayi Kahwemba  SOUTH AFRICA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has hailed Zimbabwe’s return to international football, saying the participation of the Mighty Warriors in the COSAFA Women’s Championship will add more value to the tournament.  The Mighty Warriors – who are among the 12...

Nakamba’s stock rises in England

By Farirayi Kahwemba  WARRIORS midfielder Marvellous Nakamba’s work ethic and commitment has won him the praise of English Premier League side’s Luton Town manager Rob Edwards. The talented linkman, who has played a key role for the team in their league campaign this season, has also...

Mighty Warriors brace for Lesotho challenge

By Farirayi Kahwemba  ZIMBABWE women’s football will mark a return to the international stage when the Mighty Warriors lock horns with Lesotho on October 6 in their opening match of the 2023 COSAFA Women’s Championship. All Zimbabwe national teams are now eligible to take part in...

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