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Mushangwe ready for another go

FOUR years after his infamous spat with then Chevrons interim coach Steve Mangongo, Zimbabwe leg spinner Natsai Mushangwe is ready to make his claim for national cricket team colours again. Back in 2013, Mangongo and Mushangwe were involved in a bust-up after the latter failed to deliver instructions while serving …

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Bantu annihilates Yadah

Bantu Rovers. . . . . . . . . . . . .  (5) 7Yadah FC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  (1) 2 YADAH FC’S decision to play without their technical bench backfired in spectacular fashion as Bantu Rovers humiliated …

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Comanche Brave takes Castle Tankard

COMANCHE Brave – ridden by Evert Pfeiffer – won the 55th Castle Tankard in a thrilling race at Borrowable Race Course, Harare yesterday. The Amy Bronkhorst-trained horse romped to victory ahead of Royal Honour and Mathematician, earning US$30 000 in one of Africa’s oldest and Zimbabwe’s most prestigious races. Royal …

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Report card from Euro leagues

Warriors centre-back Costa Nhamoinesu has not played competitive football since February, Knowledge Musona hasn’t scored a goal since April 1, and Marvelous Nakamba is dazzling in the Dutch league. It’s been a bag of mixed fortunes for the Warriors’ contingent in Europe at a time when the men’s senior national …

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Dikembe Mutombo saw this coming

GREENSTARS Academy centre Getrude Mapiye describes her ascendance to the top of Zimbabwean basketball as the realisation of a prophecy made sometime last year by none other than NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo. The two crossed paths when the 18-year-old was invited to attend the Basketball Without Borders camp in Angola. …

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Caps is green like money

Who said money is a problem for the Green Machine? Yes, they have been battling money problems, but Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League champions Caps United will spend US$60 000 on just their Caf Champions League trip to Egypt. However, Makepekepe could be going across Africa without veteran striker Leonard Tsipa …

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DeMbare sing the dollar blues

FINANCIALLY stricken Dynamos players demanded US$200 each from the club, but were given US$50, late Friday as the Keni Mubaiwa-led executive made frantic efforts to contain a volatile situation. Dynamos are facing serious cash flow challenges and owe players one-and-a-half month’s salary. The players have been getting half their salaries …

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It is a Mabvuku-Mbare thing

FOR the life in me I don’t understand how Chamu Musanhu alias Baba Bhobha left out the iconic Joe “Kode” Mugabe from his best XI team, drawn from the quarter of a century we have partaken in the Premier Soccer League. In my book, Kode was a better player than …

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Ngezi bounce back to winning ways

Ngezi Platinum Stars . . . . . . (0)1 Shabanie Mine . . . . . . . . . . . .(0) 0QADR Amin was the hero for Ngezi Platinum Stars yesterday when his 71st-minute left-footer helped the Mhondoro side collect maximum points against Shabanie Mine. Ngezi, who had …

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