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Central Soccer League Shurugwi derby explodes

John Nyikadzino Lovemore Zigara in Gweru THE much-anticipated Shurugwi derby roars into life today when newly promoted Makusha take on the expensively assembled Nichrut at Makusha Grounds in the Zifa Central Soccer League. It will be a tale of a divided town as both sides command immense support in the …

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Ladies Cheetahs search for players

Lovemore Zigara in Gweru THE Zimbabwe Women Sevens Rugby will be conducting trials today at Alex Sports Club in the capital as they build a team to take part in the Olympics qualifiers later this year. The team assembled will also take part in the Rugby Africa Women Sevens championships …

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Empowerment workshop for footballers

Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter ZIFA Southern Region’s technical and development committee will hold a day-long empowerment workshop for footballers at Bulawayo’s Homestead Conference Centre on Monday. The programme is part of the region’s technical and development initiatives aimed at educating upcoming and current footballers to become responsible persons. Tumediso …

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Mozambicans in for drag racing

Collin Matiza Sports Editor AN international flavour has been added to the opening round of the 2017 hp lubes Castrol Drag Racing Series, with news that a number of Mozambican competitors will grace this event which revs off at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare tomorrow. Drag racing is now arguably the country’s …

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Katsande backs countrymen

Willard Katsande Petros Kausiyo Deputy Sports Editor AS the ABSA Premiership’s 2016-17 season reaches its business end, Zimbabwe captain Willard Katsande has backed his countrymen to play more influential roles at their respective clubs in the battles for the championship and survival from relegation. Zimbabwe has 18 players who are plying their …

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DANCING WITH WOLVES

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor— PROPHET Walter Magaya has revealed, for the very first time, the serious reservations that some senior members of his PHD Ministries had over affiliating their football club in a domestic Premiership bankrolled by the country’s beer brewing giant amid fears such an association would damage their …

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Back to business for CAPS, DeMbare

Lloyd Chitembwe Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter THE Independence Cup tournament has come and gone and it’s back to reality for giants Dynamos and CAPS United who face intriguing assignments in their next Castle Lager Premiership matches tomorrow. Makepekepe, who are the defending champions, are looking to stamp their authority when they …

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Triangle not panicking

Taurai Mangwiro Paul Mundandi in ZVISHAVANE TRIANGLE coach Taurai Mangwiro has urged fans in the Lowveld not to panic ahead of the teams’ Castle Lager Premiership match against Chicken Inn at Gibbo tomorrow. Mangwiro drew his first match away with Chapungu and fought a 2-2 draw at home against former champions …

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Karoi eye first win

STRUGGLING ZIFA Northern Region Division One side Karoi United have pledged to start collecting points when they meet in-form ZRP FC at Chikwangwe. Coach Levison Selous believe this is going to be their turning point. “We have a youthful team and the boys had no confidence in the four opening matches, especially …

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Mukaronda eyes ZOC presidency

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter FORMER Young Warriors manager Charles Mukaronda says he is not a newcomer to sport administration in this country and has insisted on his vision to turn around the fortunes of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) if he gets elected in a ballot set to be conducted …

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