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Karuru Out of Cosafa Cup

By Petros Kausiyo Zimbabwe’s Warriors have been dealt a huge blow with star midfielder and captain Ovidy Karuru being ruled out of the COSAFA Cup after damaging his ankle ligaments. The inspirational playmaker was at the receiving end of a horror tackle in a quarter-final battle against Botswana on Sunday. …

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Warriors hunt Crocs

Warriors forward, Khama Billiat has said that they will be a hungry and angry lot when they walk into the Peter Mokaba Stadium to confront the Crocodiles of Lesotho in a Cosafa semi-final clash this evening. BY HENRY MHARA IN POLOKWANE, SOUTH AFRICA Following a frustrating quarterfinal, where Zimbabwe created …

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Vintcent appointed ZC consultant

VINTCENT van der Bijl, the former International Cricket Council umpires and referees manager, has been appointed consultant to Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. He will assist ZC in all cricket matters, working closely with the board, the executive and national team management to map out a positive, constructive path forward. …

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Homeless WC players shortlisted

Takudzwa Chitsiga Sports Reporter YOUNG Achievers Sport for Development hosted their first national selection tournament, for the 2018 Homeless World Cup, in Hatcliffe on Saturday. The tournament saw 16 teams taking part and several boys and girls were short-listed for the annual Homeless World Cup which will take place in …

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Haig Park win Chess Festival

Prince Mukuna Sports Reporter HAIG Park Junior School were crowned the 2018 Winter Chess Festival champions at the weekend at Windview Primary in Zimre Park, Ruwa. Alfred Beit, who were the defending champions, failed to defend their crown while Haig Park had seven medals to claim the championship. The tournament …

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Neymar’s incredible comeback

Brazil head coach Tite feels Neymar proved his ‘extraordinary individual talent’ during his first game since returning from a metatarsal fracture he suffered in February. Neymar, 25, was a doubt for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after suffering the season-ending injury with Paris Saint-Germain earlier this year. However, upon his swift …

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Makore exudes confidence ahead of Zambia assignment

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter MIGHTY Warriors chief striker Rutendo Makore says it’s all about teamwork going into their first leg of the final qualifying round of the Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers against Zambia tomorrow in Lusaka. The senior women side left for Zambia yesterday ahead of their first …

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PSL threatened with another pull-out

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter THE Premier Soccer League has, for the second time in three days, been thrown into disarray after one of its clubs, Nichrut, threatened to pull out because of the punishment meted out by the authorities. The débutantes were yesterday slapped with a $4 000 fine by …

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Mapeza not worried about Ngezi

BY TERRY MADYAUTA FC Platinum are chasing history by becoming the first team outside Harare and Bulawayo to defend their title and so far Ngezi have emerged as potential spoilers. The two teams have 38 points at the top ahead of their blockbuster clash on Saturday. “We don’t care about …

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