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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...

The plight of women in sport

 By Anesu Chakanetsa THE first ever Olympic Gold Medal for Zimbabwe was scooped in 1980 in the hockey discipline by women now known as the golden ladies.  Some 20 or so years later, Kirsty Coventry had a stellar swimming career during the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Athens...

Clash of the titans in Harare …as CAPS United take on Dynamos

By Sheldon Hakata FOOTBALL embodies a variety of socio-economic and political interests in Zimbabwe. Clubs have strong ties with their communities and play an essential role in encouraging social cohesion and community development. Substantial literature shows that Zimbabwean football teams like Highlanders, Dynamos, Zimbabwe Saints and Black...

2023 heartbreaks in sport

By Anesu Chakanetsa THE Zimbabwe contingent for the Paris 2024 Olympics is gradually diminishing as the Zimbabwe Sevens Rugby team disappointed fans after they were beaten by Uganda in the quarter finals. They went on to be trashed by Madagascar in the third place play-off.  In front...

Down memory lane

By Fidelis Manyange BORN and bred in Dzivaresekwa High Density Suburb, Point Kanyongo, known in the football fraternity as Jah B, started playing football in the early 1980s when he was doing his primary education at Gombo Primary School. He played in the first team against...

A football feast for Easter 

PSL preview with Anesu Chakanetsa HIGHLANDERS has just set an early challenge. Pictures of Barbourfields Stadium stands filled with men and women in black and white rallying behind Highlanders in a must-win game against FC Platinum on Sunday made the rounds on social media, whetting the...

Will Bosso break the jinx?

League preview with Anesu Chakanetsa WEEK three of the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League (PSL) match-ups promises a lot of drama. Most of the fixtures are competing teams which are tied on head-to-head in all the league matches they have played against each other. However, the match...

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