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Brilliant Real Crush Juve To Retain Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid were crowned champions of Europe for a record 12th time after outclassing 10-man Juventus in a high-quality Champions League final in Cardiff. Ronaldo put Real ahead with a first-time finish from 16 yards before Mario Mandzukic equalised from just inside the area …

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Rules Chief Speaks On BF Controversy

Photo: The Herald Rules chief David Elleray with the game’s bible. The international Football Association Board, the organisation in charge of writing and amending regulations that govern world football, yesterday cast light on the controversy sparked by a big call made by assistant referee Thomas Kusosa which led to the …

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Nakamba Scales Dizzy Heights

By Noel Munzabwa Vitesse Arnhem’s Zimbabwe international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has been voted the club’s second best player of the just-ended season. According to the club’s website, the Warriors star amassed 35 percent of the votes — just three percent behind eventual best Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Guram Kashia Hij was …

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ZIFA Donate to Air Force of Zimbabwe

ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday urged the Air Force of Zimbabwe to transform into a strong football force after donating equipment to be used by the organisation’s 21 teams. Chiyangwa handed over a consignment which included soccer balls, boots, ball bags, gloves and shin pads to the AFZ director-general operations …

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Rampant Ismail Blows Zimbabwe Away

Proteas pace bowler, Shabnim Ismail set up a seven-wicket victory for her side against Zimbabwe in the seventh match of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women’s Quadrangular Series in Potchefstroom on Monday. Ismail took a remarkable 4/14 in 7.2 overs to help restrict Zimbabwe to 113. Ismail, whose spell included …

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Ngezi Pile Up City Woes

By Eddie Chikamhi Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya is enjoying the flying start they have made to the season after his side edged struggling hosts Harare City at Morris Depot yesterday to reclaim their place at the top of the Castle Lager Premiership log. Qadr Amini scored the solitary goal …

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BarbourMadness

Photo: The Herald/Chronicle Mayhem as Hooligans assaulted the match officials at Barbourfields Stadium. By Ricky Zililo and Robson Sharuko Harare/Bulawayo — The Zimbabwe football family plunged into yet another brutal soul-searching exercise yesterday, amid a scramble for the football rule book after the Castle Lager Premiership showdown between Highlanders and …

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Time to Bring Sanity At Barbourfields

Photo: The Herald/Chronicle Mayhem as Hooligans assaulted the match officials at Barbourfields Stadium (file photo). EDITORIAL The Castle Lager Premiership match between Highlanders and Dynamos at Barbourfields yesterday attracted one of the biggest crowds to watch a domestic top-flight league contest for years. The start of the big game was …

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