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Handball gets timely boost

Handball gets timely boost Cloud Fusire Sports Reporter THE HARARE Metropolitan Province Handball Association have received a shot in the arm from a local food outlet who poured more than $20 000 as a sponsorship package for their 2019 season. Bello City Foods on Wednesday night indicated they will roll …

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Chari inspires Tuskers

BRIAN Chari of Tuskers scored more than the entire Mountaineers team in their Domestic Twenty20 Competition match at Harare Sports Club yesterday as the Mutare-based side collapsed in startling fashion for 69 all out. Chari, the only batsman of the day apart from Sean Williams to reach a score of …

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The Congolese ‘Devil of Death’ is now in town

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor THEY call him the ultimate beast, Nyamamabe in their Congolese language, the Devil of Death they unleash as their last line of defence where they need a mystical powerful helping hand. Some even call him 666, the number associated with the seven-headed beast that represents …

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Lionel Messi stars for Barca

Lionel Messi came up just short of matching Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick a day earlier, but still scored twice and set up two more as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 on Wednesday night to reach the Champions League football quarter-finals. After Ronaldo’s treble on Tuesday for Juventus sent Atletico Madrid packing in …

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Klopp hails maturing Reds

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revelled in his side’s growing maturity on the European football stage after dumping Bayern Munich out of the Champions League on Wednesday night. A Sadio Mane double and Virgil van Dijk’s towering header secured a 3-1 win on the night in Munich and on aggregate to …

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Ex-Caps Stars Remember Makunike, Alron and Mashoko

Former CAPS United players Cephas Chimedza and David Meketo-Sengu led tributes in remembrance of their late ex-teammates Blessing “Yogo Yogo” Makunike, Gary Mashoko and Shingirai Arlon, Wednesday, marking 15 years since death trio perished in a horrific car crash near Harare. Exciting midfielder Makunike, roving left-back Mashoko and sure footed …

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Maguranyanga shines in US

Collin Matiza Sports Editor PROMISING Zimbabwean sprinter Kundai Maguranyanga was on Tuesday night walking on cloud nine after he was named the men’s Athlete of the Year at Drake University. This follows his record-breaking feats during the just-ended collegiate indoor track and field season in the United States. Drake University …

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CAF’S CRUEL TREATMENT OF FCP EXPOSED

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter CAF’s unfair and brutal treatment of FC Platinum in this year’s Champions League has been exposed by the letter which the continental football governing body wrote to ZIFA just last month. In that letter, CAF deputy secretary-general, football and development Anthony Baffoe declared Mandava had been …

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DeMbare brace for Malawi tour

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter HARARE giants Dynamos are hoping to use their tour of Malawi next week to fine-tune their team ahead of the new Premiership season. The Glamour Boys coach, Lloyd Chigowe, said they were expected to embark on the training camp early next week. “We are travelling …

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Warriors raise NSS red flag

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter THE Warriors technical department have raised the red flag over the pathetic state of the National Sports Stadium playing surface ahead of their final AFCON showdown against Congo-Brazzaville on March 24. The giant stadium, which was recently condemned by CAF, has been in bad shape …

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