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Hazard spells danger for France

SAINT PETERSBURG. – Eden Hazard is one of the French academy system’s finest exports in the past decade but he could be the man to end Didier Deschamps’s bid for Soccer World Cup glory. Born to two footballing parents in the Belgian municipality of Braine-le-Comte, Hazard’s reputation spread across the …

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Ngezi wheels coming off

Tadious Manyepo Sports Reporter AFTER seeing his charges suffer another depressing defeat to Herentals at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday, their fourth on the trot, Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya is a worried man. The platinum miners started the season like a house on fire, going for 14 …

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Mapeza rages after defeat

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter FC PLATINUM’S first home defeat in over two years left coach Norman Mapeza seething with anger after the log leaders fell 2-1 to ZPC Kariba at Mandava on Saturday. Mapeza exploded after being asked about the whereabouts of his frozen stars whose big moves to Mandava …

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Madinda not worried by rough patch

Tadious Manyepo  Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS coach Madinda Ndlovu has refused to crucify his youthful charges after the team’s losing streak continued with a 0-1 defeat to Black Rhinos at the National Sports on Sunday. The Bulawayo giants have now lost three successive matches after defeats to Bulawayo Chiefs and FC …

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HBA appoint new competitions commissioner

Prince Mukuna Sports Reporter EXPERIENCED administrator, Gideon Chikopa, is the new Harare Basketball Association competitions commissioner. Chikopa will preside over the HBA in the 2018/19 season after as his appointment on July 6. A statement by the HBA president, Sani Mbofana, confirmed Chikopa’s appointment. “This appointment is in accordance to …

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Dynamos Held As Triangle Rout Shabanie Mine 5-0

Triangle romped to one their biggest victories after clobbering Shabanie Mine 5-0 in a largely one-sided Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo Stadium on Sunday. At Rufaro Dynamos allowed Chicken Inn to equalise 1-1 at the stroke of full time after Quality Kangadzi had thrust them ahead earlier …

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37 eye director-general’s post

Sports Reporter AS the Sport and Recreation Commission continue their search for a substantive director-general, they have indicated they are hoping to have the interviews this week with 37 applicants vying for the job. The Sports Commission advertised for the job last month, for the third time, having done so …

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Triangle Hammer Hapless Shabanie

By Oscar Rusenga It may have been an unusually cold afternoon at Gibbo yesterday but the low temperatures did not stop Triangle from handing Shabanie their biggest loss of the season while registering their own highest winning margin in their six-year flirtation with the Castle Lager Premiership. Versatile captain Ralph …

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Spencer Kuzamba dies

Collin Matiza and Takudzwa Chitsiga SPENCER KUZAMBA, a prominent member of Warren Hills, Police Club and Country Club golf clubs, has died. Kuzamba (63), succumbed to lung cancer at Parirenyatwa Hospital on Saturday morning. He had undergone an operation four days earlier, according to his daughter Karren. He is survived …

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Chapungu Beat Bulawayo City

By Mukudzei Chingwere Exactly 117 spectators braved the cold weather of Gweru to watch Chapungu’s narrow Premiership victory against Bulawayo City at Ascot yesterday. But the match had nothing to show for those few fans who defied the chilly weather conditions that swept the country over the weekend and those …

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