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Zim’s Gems raring to go

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S senior netball team coach Lloyd Makunde says this year’s Pent Series, starting this morning in Windhoek, Namibia, came at the right time as they are looking ahead with the World Cup qualifiers set to start in August. The Gems, who were earlier on scheduled to …

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Chiragwi resigns

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter SHABANIE MINE gaffer Takesure Chiragwi has reportedly left his position at the club in protest over lack of support from the club hierarchy. The club leadership last week questioned the tactical wits of the coach after their humiliating 4-0 derby defeat to cross-town rivals FC Platinum. …

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FIFA suspend Ghana FA boss

LONDON. — Former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned by FIFA from football activities for 90 days. Ghana said it will dissolve its national football association after Kwesi Nyantakyi was filmed apparently accepting a “cash gift”. He was pictured taking $65 000 (£48 000) from an undercover …

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Sharuko on Saturday

I BOUGHT a cake and some drinks for the troops on our sports desk on Thursday to celebrate that, after exactly a year in which our critics had feasted on us, and ridiculed us, a dramatic event in Polokwane the previous night had finally vindicated us. That, after exactly 12 …

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Chevrons back in action

ZIMBABWE’S preparations for next month’s limited-overs series at home to Australia and Pakistan have received a timely boost after Kenya committed to visit Harare for a three-team Twenty20 (T20) tournament starting on Monday. Kenya will face the Zimbabwe Select and Board XI teams in the triangular series scheduled for Old …

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Mapeza on platinum battle

Mukudzei Chingwere in GWERU and Tadious Manyepo in HARARE FC PLATINUM gaffer Norman Mapeza has again downplayed the significance of their top-of-the-table clash against Ngezi Platinum Stars at Baobab this afternoon. The two platinum miners have taken this year’s campaign by storm and they have both lost just once to …

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Mighty Warriors have all the aces

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter AFTER taking a giant step towards their qualification for the Africa Women Cup of Nations with an away win in Lusaka on Wednesday, the Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda has challenged her charges to remain focused and complete the mission. They host Zambia at …

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ZIFA election fees set

Sports Reporter ZIFA have announced the fees for this year’s elections, with candidates aspiring for the position of the president expected to part with $5 500. The ZIFA elections are already in motion, with nominations for the Premier Soccer League, Futsal, Beach Soccer and Women’s Football, which will culminate in …

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Do more to support local legends: Shereni

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe international Harrington Shereni has said the country should do more to support football legends and former players to live decent lives after their playing careers. The former DeMbare defender was speaking at a Press conference arranged by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority yesterday to …

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Chigova to share R100k bonus with teammates

Petros Kausiyo in POLOKWANE, South Africa GEORGE Chigova has said he will share part of the R100 000 he received from ZIFA benefactor Wicknell Chivayo yesterday with some of his Warriors teammates. The giant goalkeeper has become the toast of the country after saving five successive penalties to help the …

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