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FC PLATINUM IN SEA ROBBERS’ ACID TEST

Sikhumbuzo Moyo and Mukudzei Chingwere in Bulawayo EXACTLY 24 years ago, FC Platinum came into existence while Orlando Pirates conquered all in Africa to land the CAF Champions League football title in an eventful year for Southern Africa after the Rainbow nation also lifted the Rugby World Cup. On this …

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OF BOSSO, PIRATES AND DIVIDED LOYALTY

Alvin “Aluvah” Zhakata RIVALRY between Dynamos and Highlanders is well documented and unparalleled in Zimbabwean football but for the first time in history both sets of fans might join forces in supporting one football club at Barbourfields today. Instead of hurling stones at each other, the sworn enemies are likely …

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Katsande tips FC Platinum

WARRIORS and Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande believes Zimbabwe’s representative in the African Confederation of African Football Champions League, FC Platinum, have the capacity to go beyond the group stages of the competition despite facing some of the continent’s big hitters. BY HENRY MHARA The Zvishavane-based side begin their tough …

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Akbay Jets in This Week

By Tadious Manyepo New Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Erol Akbay is expected in the country this week, amid high expectations the Dutch mentor will transform the Mhondoro team into a championship-winning side. The former Highlanders mentor was appointed in December last year following the sacking of Tonderai Ndiraya two months …

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Hab Aims At Inter-Provincials

By Cloud Fusire HARARE Athletics Board secretary-general, Sledge Chinyoka, is confident the province will bag more medals at this year’s edition of the annual inter-provincial cross-country championships scheduled for Kwekwe next month. The province will this weekend hold a selection contest at Prince Edward School in preparation for the big …

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Zimbabwe Go 4-0 Ahead

By Helge Schütz Zimbabwe’s women’s cricket team went 4-0 up in the Namib Desert Challenge with a commanding 69-run victory over Namibia on Wednesday. Sent in to bat, Zimbabwe piled up 150 runs for two wickets and then restricted Namibia to 81 for eight wickets off their 20 overs. Namibia …

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DEMBARE WOO CBZ FOR DIALOGUE

Cloud Fusire and Tadious ManyepoDYNAMOS have pleaded with one of their creditors, CBZ Bank, for dialogue after the bank applied for a court order this week to garnish the club’s accounts as part of efforts to dissolve a debt of seven years. CBZ approached the High Court of Zimbabwe accusing …

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Dembare Still Keen On Sadomba

By Eddie Chikamhi DYNAMOS are confident former Zimbabwe international Edward Sadomba, who is angling for a sensational return to professional football with the Glamour Boys, will be key in their battle to regain lost glory. The experienced forward is back in the country after a 10-year sojourn in some of …

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Curse of the Pirates

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports EditorORLANDO PIRATES will today make an overdue pilgrimage to a city that has always held a special place in its hearts for them. But, beyond the glamour which these Buccaneers carry, is a dark secret of an institution built on a belief in rituals and the …

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FC Platinum Clash Excites Munetsi

By Mukudzei Chingwere WARRIORS’ international star Marshall Munetsi has warned his fellow countryman that Orlando Pirates will do everything in their power to preserve the sanctity of club crest when they come to Barbourfields for the CAF Champions’ League group stage match against FC Platinum on Saturday. Zimbabwe internationals — …

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