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Reigniting cricket in Zim: Hasnain’s challenge

Faisal Hasnain FAISAL Hasnain has been doing a bit of reading. He’s started with The Good Murungu, Alan Butcher’s account of coming to Zimbabwe as an outsider to coach the national team, and hopes other titles will follow when time allows. Since his early days as the ICC’s Chief Financial …

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Golfer Who Was Given 24 Hours to Leave Zambia

COLUMNBy Enock Muchinjo John Kelley, the veteran Zimbabwean sports writer, has belatedly joined the golfing world in paying tribute to the late golfer Simon Hobday, who died in Pretoria in March aged 76. South African-born Hobday who lost a battle with cancer won the US Seniors Open in addition to …

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1999 revisited

Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter THE big tie between rivals Highlanders and Dynamos which is on this Sunday has rekindled memories of the giants’ February 28, 1999 duel. The clash has some similarities to this year’s blockbuster tie in that a key player had crossed the floor just like what …

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Caps complain over fixture pile-up

Lloyd Chitembwe Petros Kausiyo in ALEXANDRIA, Egypt SERIOUS friction is brewing between Caps United and the Premier Soccer League with the champions once again expressing outrage at the decision to complicate life for them with a congested fixture programme in which they will end up playing four games inside a …

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No to violence’

Allen Khumalo, Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS chief executive officer Nhlanhla Dube has called on fans not to engage in violent behaviour when the country’s two football giants, Bosso and DeMbare clash in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. Bosso have over the years endured PSL …

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Zimbabwe A squad for Canada series named

AN 18-man Zimbabwe A squad has been named for three one-day matches against Canada in Harare next week. The squad was selected with Zimbabwe’s upcoming tours of Scotland, Netherlands and Sri Lanka in mind. National team captain Graeme Cremer has been included in the Zimbabwe A side for the Canada …

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Two teams join women soccer league

HEARTS of Oak and Chipembere Queens have joined the Zimbabwe Women’s Soccer League (ZWSL) increasing the number of teams competing this season to 14. Initially, 16 teams were meant to compete in the league before Masvingo Queens, Cowdray Park Queens, Black Rhinos and Herentals were dropped out after failing to …

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Mungombe leads Div One goal chats

CHIWORORO defender Morgan Mungombe is on course to claim the Southern Region Division One League’s Nokel Security Top Goal Scorer of the Month with four goals. Alfred Mehlomakhulu of Indlovu Iyanyathela, who is on three goals, can beat Mungombe to the prize should he score more than two goals in …

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Bosso need to stay at top’

Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter THE desire to stay at the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table will motivate Highlanders to put up a spirited fight when they take on archrivals Dynamos at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. Highlanders are second on the Premiership table tied on 13 …

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Akbay rues his Prince’s injury

Elroy Akbay Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS coach Erol Akbay says the injury to young forward Prince Dube has had a huge impact on his game plan ahead of the big clash against traditional rivals Dynamos at Barbourfields on Sunday. Dube has been ruled out of the big game after picking …

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