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Chirambadare – From a Footballer to Educationist

By Albert Marufu Former Zimbabwe, Dynamos, CAPS United and Blackpool goalkeeper Ernest “Dhara” Chirambadare’s Facebook profile picture reads: “This page is not intended for the politically correct or weak minded. Enter at the risk of opening up your mind.” The page confronts you with messages focusing on the emancipation of …

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City brace for Shakhtar challenge

LONDON. – Among a dazzling array of midfield options, it is the often unheralded Fernandinho who Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has relied on most in another stunning start to the season for the English Premier League soccer champions. The Brazilian will face old club Shakhtar Donetsk tonight as City …

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Raza Takes Zimbabwe Close to Rare Test Win

By Lovejoy Mutongwiza Zimbabwe chevrons are currently chasing their first Test win in five years thanks to Sikandar Raza’s 17 overs. The offspinner bowled 17 overs on the trot to nip out three giant strikes as Bangladesh slipped and slid on the face of a daunting target on a tricky …

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Zifa election fires rage on

Sports Reporter THE fires continued to rage in the build-up to ZIFA’s December 1 board elections with the association yesterday officially writing to the pair of Felton Kamambo and Gift Banda, rejecting their desperate bids to overturn their disqualifications from the poll. Kamambo and Banda have been barred from contesting …

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Storm brews over Chibuku final venue

Sports Reporter HARARE CITY coach Mark Harrison torched a storm over the weekend when he questioned the choice of the Chibuku Super Cup final venue in which his club face Triangle at Gibbo on Saturday. The much-travelled Harrison, who has had stints in various international leagues, voiced his concern over …

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Sanchez an option for Juve clash

LONDON. – Alexis Sanchez has endured a torrid start to his Manchester United career but hinted at better things to come with an impressive display in a central role ahead of the Champions League soccer match against Juventus tonight. The injured Romelu Lukaku missed the 2-1 win at Bournemouth on …

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FIFA SALUTE FC PLATINUM

Petros Kausiyo and  Eddie Chikamhi FIFA have wasted no time in saluting FC Platinum’s second successive Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, with the world’s president Gianni Infantino yesterday lauding the exploits of the Zvishavane miners. Norman Mapeza’s men clinched the 2018 championship with two games and six points to …

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Mangwiro seeks Chibuku Super Cup glory

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter TRIANGLE coach Taurayi Mangwiro is fancying his chances of clinching the Chibuku Super Cup title for the first time with the Lowveld side when the tournament reaches its climax this weekend with a clash against defending champions Harare City at Gibbo. It promises to be an …

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Coventry Meets ZRU Leadership

By Eddie Chikamhi The Zimbabwe Rugby Union leadership yesterday said they were happy with their first engagement with Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry, who promised her full backing in the development of the game, including their plans to join the SuperSport Rugby Challenge in South Africa. Coventry, …

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Zifa Vote – Chiyangwa Challenger Disqualified but Vows to Fight Decision

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) is headed for yet another disputed electoral process after challengers of incumbent president Philip Chiyangwa and deputy Omega Sibanda were controversially barred from contesting polls for the Zifa Board set for December 1. Aspiring president and former executive committee member Felton Kamambo wanted to challenge …

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