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Zim on verge of booking ticket to finals

THE Warriors, who are a point away from qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 finals, could spark tomorrow evening celebrations if they can conjure a positive result in their Group G qualifier against Liberia in Monrovia. If they manage at least a draw, they will join Senegal, Madagascar, …

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Darikwa’s pride in Warriors

NOTTINGHAM — As he came through the youth ranks within the modest surrounds of Chesterfield, Tendayi Darikwa did not dare to dream of playing international football for any country. The former West Bridgford schoolboy was just happy to have the chance to play football at all, at any level. But, …

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42 burnt to death in bus inferno

AT least 42 people perished in an inferno, while 26 others sustained serious burns when a Beitbridge-bound Brooklyn Express bus burst into flames near West Nicholson on Thursday night. By Rex Mphisa What remained of the Brooklyn bus which caught fire near West Nicholson on Thursday night; National police spokesperson …

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Building value chains, skills for Vision 2030

President Emerson D. Mnangagwa Zimbabwe aspires to be an upper middle-income economy with a per capita income of US$3 500 by 2030. This requires fundamental transformations and shifts in the economy. Our Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) prepares for these critical shifts and transformations we envisage, and without which Vision 2030 …

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Masakadza plucks out positives

DHAKA. — The confidence of doing well in conditions where better teams have struggled is Zimbabwe’s biggest gain in Bangladesh, according to Hamilton Masakadza, their captain. In the second Test, Zimbabwe fought back after conceding a 218-run deficit but pushed the game into the second session on the final day. …

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Money flows in for SA’s PSL

JOHANNESBURG. — The Premier Soccer League announced a revenue increase to R938 million that sees the South African football market reach a near billion Rand industry. The National Soccer League (NSL) held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, which was attended by the 32 Member Clubs of the National Soccer …

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Wushu Open tourney on

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter AFTER spending the greater part of the year setting up structures across the country, the Zimbabwe Wushu Federation will today hold an Open tournament in Belvedere, Harare to select a team for the 2018 World Wing Chun Wushu Open competition in China. The World Wing Chun …

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Croatia stun Spain

ZAGREB. — Spain passed up the chance to seal progress to the Nations League soccer finals as they were beaten 3-2 by Croatia on Thursday night, undone by a 93rd-minute winner from Tin Jedvaj. Jedvaj’s late strike leaves Group 4 wide open ahead of its final fixture between England and …

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‘Future bright for England’

LONDON. — Wayne Rooney believes the future is bright for England as a youthful Three Lions eased past the United States 3-0 at Wembley on his international soccer swansong on Thursday night. Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and debutant Callum Wilson grabbed the goals in a dominant England display despite Gareth …

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FC Platinum’s crowning moment

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter THE mining town of Zvishavane is filled with exhilaration as Castle Lager Premiership champions FC Platinum are relishing putting the icing on the cake with a win over runners-up Ngezi Platinum Stars at Mandava. FC Platinum want to wrap up what has been a fine season …

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