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Top athletes off to Arnold Classic

Top bodybuilders Ndumiso Dlodlo Paul Goredema headlines a cast 17 local athletes to represent the country at the African Arnold Classic contest scheduled for Johannesburg, South Africa. By Freeman Makopa The contest is scheduled to run from May 18 to 20. Dlodlo is hoping to lift the title having won …

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Mhofu Goes for the Big Guns

By Grace Chingoma Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has stuck to his promise by drafting some of the country’s best players for Zimbabwe’s defence of the COSAFA Cup in South Africa after calling in a number of power-hitters for the tourney. The coach says he wants to use the tournament as …

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We Are Conceding Soft Goals – Chitembwe

By his own admission, Caps United coach, Lloyd Chitembwe is a worried man after his side has seen the fire it exhibited when the season started, being put off. But he is a man who knows where the worry is coming from. The tough-talking Chitembwe says his defence is letting …

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Mhlanga Impresses Mapeza

By Mukudzei Chingwere FC Platinum defender Lawrence Mhlanga has surprised coach Norman Mapeza with a strong comeback after a nightmarish year on the sidelines. Mhlanga partnered Kelvin Moyo at the heart of defence against Triangle United over the weekend as they claimed their eighth clean sheet of the season in …

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Naaz Push for More Athletes to Qualify

By Ellina Mhlanga Following the National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe’s Inter-provincial finals in Bulawayo over the weekend, a number of athletes have been picked to try and qualify for the forthcoming international events at a meet in Botswana. The national competition attracted athletes from all provinces and was also a …

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Ndiraya Feels for Dembare

By Eddie Chikamhi Ngezi Platinum coach Tonderai Ndiraya says he feels for his former club Dynamos who have been struggling as he believes a weak DeMbare always impacts negatively on the domestic Premiership. The Glamour Boys have had one of their worst starts this season leading to turmoil in their …

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Maguranyanga Impresses in USA

Fast-rising Zimbabwean sprinter Kundai Leo Maguranyanga was walking on cloud nine after he won the Freshman of the Year award at the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Indiana, United States, at the weekend. This came after the 20-year-old Harare-born athlete, who moved to Drake University …

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Nakamba Basks in League Glory

By Eddie Chikamhi Marvelous Nakamba’s stock keeps rising after the Warriors midfielder on Sunday won his first league title in Europe with Belgian giants Club Brugge to join an elite band of Zimbabweans such as Costa Nhamoinesu and legendary goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar who have tasted such glory. The 24-year-old former …

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Ndiraya frets at DeMbare resurgence

BY HENRY MHARA DeMbare have had a horrible start to the season, and at one point, found themselves in the relegation bracket before picking up some points in recent weeks to move clear of the murky waters. They currently sit on eighth position with just 12 points, having won just …

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Strong to the Bonne. . . as Mhofu assembles Dream Team

BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The squad, named yesterday, is made up of 12 Europe-based players, nine from South African leagues, one playing his trade in Egypt and the same number from Tanzania, while 10 locally-based players made the squad. Zimbabwe has previously fielded home-based players for the regional tournament, but with …

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