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June 11, 2018 5:16 AM Mighty Warriors not going to Ghana

Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors were left kicking themselves after they went down to Zambia in the final round of the Africa Women Cup of Nations soccer qualifiers yesterday at Rufaro to bow out of this year’s tournament. The Mighty Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the first leg in Lusaka last Wednesday and yesterday they were the first to score in the 45th minute 35

June 8, 2018 9:35 AM ‘Chigova ready for Europe’

Warriors goalkeepers’ coach Brenna Msiska, basking in the glory of the heroics of George Chigova, believes the country’s first-choice goalminder is now ripe to take a crack at clubs in the bigger European leagues. Chigova has been the star of the Warriors show so far, etching his name into the world’s records for goalkeepers with the most successive 9

May 11, 2018 6:46 AM Kwinji 15 speaks on Zambia tie

As the Africa Women Cup of Nations final qualifying round draws closer, Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda says they need to regroup soon ahead of their tie against arch-rivals Zambia early next month. It’s just over three weeks before the two teams clash in the second round, with the matches scheduled to be played between June 4 and June 9. The Mighty 35

April 3, 2018 12:39 PM Makore blow for Mighty Warriors

Spain-based Zimbabwe senior women’s striker Rutendo “Madzimai” Makore has been ruled out of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (Awcon) qualifier against Namibia due to an ankle injury. Makore, who plies her trade for Spanish side Sporting de Huelva, was dropped from the final squad announced by coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda yesterday 28

February 28, 2018 10:44 AM Zifa in lavish spending

On January 7 2017, the Warriors of Zimbabwe staged a sit-in, demanding that they be paid what they were owed by the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) before their departure for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon. The Warriors delayed their departure by a day after refusing to board their flight demanding that they receive their payment 32

August 23, 2017 10:55 PM Sibanda on COSAFA draw

Zimbabwe and Zambia will be joined by Madagascar and Malawi in Group A in what is likely to be a tightly-contested group. The tournament runs from September 13 to 24 in Bulawayo. Group B will see East African guest nation Kenya taking on Mauritius, Mozambique and Swaziland. Three-time champions South Africa are up against Namibia, Lesotho and Botswana 64

March 17, 2017 8:57 AM Hayatou fall cheers Zim

But, in Addis Ababa yesterday, Chiyangwa’s words came true when 34 nations voted to oust long-serving CAF president Issa Hayatou from his seat in a new era for African football. Former ZIFA vice-president and veteran administrator Ndumiso Gumede said it is a welcome change. “I was lucky to be secretary-general of ZIFA way back in 1988 when Hayatou came around 26

February 6, 2017 3:03 AM Chiyangwa demands Pasuwa resignation

Zifa president, Philip Chiyangwa, is reluctant to push Warriors coach, Kalisto Pasuwa, out and instead is waiting on the under fire mentor to tender his resignation. Pasuwa’s reign as the senior national team coach is effectively over after Chiyangwa endorsed the high performance committee’s (HPC) findings and recommendations on the technical team following 7

January 22, 2017 3:41 AM Gambia's Jammeh declares he will stand down

BANJUL, Gambia - Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh said Saturday he would step down to keep peace in his country after 22 years in power, following last-chance talks with west African leaders before a military intervention. Jammeh spent hours with Guinea and Mauritania's presidents on Friday in Banjul, where agreement was reached that he would hand power to Adama 4

January 10, 2017 8:04 AM Khama Billiat inspires rapper

Just a few days before the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off, two Bulawayo rappers have hit the studio and recorded a hip-hop track titled Khama Billiat. The track, named after the South Africa-based Mamelodi Sundowns football star, Khama Billiat who is part of the 2017 National squad, couldn’t be better timed as it was released as the Warriors took off for the Afcon 9