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January 4, 2019 7:33 AM Rwandan refs to handle Platinum, Pirates clash

CAF has named Rwandan nationals to handle the FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates Total Caf Group B opener set for Barbourfields Stadium on January 12. According to information from the continental football motherbody, 30-year old Jean Claude Ishimwe who became a Fifa international referee in 2015, will blow the whistle while being assisted by countrymen 66

December 20, 2018 5:49 AM Chiefs suffer Billiat injury blow in Confed Cup

Khama Billiat will miss Kaizer Chiefs’ crucial Caf Confederation Cup clash against Elgeco Plus FC on Saturday after he was ruled out with a muscle injury yesterday. Chiefs travel to Madagascar tomorrow and the club’s spokesperson Vina Maphosa confirmed that the influential player would definitely not make an appearance at the Stade d’Analamanga 58

December 6, 2018 2:51 AM Sarri slams Chelsea’s complacency in defeat at Wolves

Maurizio Sarri accused his Chelsea players of over-confidence after throwing away a lead to lose 2-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday. Chelsea looked to be on course for victory thanks to Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s early opener as the visitors dominated the first-half, but two goals in four second-half minutes saw Wolves secure their first win in seven 54

October 21, 2018 4:43 PM Shabanie Mine relegated as Dynamos snatch late controversial winner

Shabanie Mine has become the first team to get relegated from the top flight league following a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Harare City. The Chinda Boys needed a victory to save their slim chances of surviving the chop, but the loss left them fifteen points behind the team occupying the 14th position with only four games to go. Tatenda Tumba scored the solitary 39

October 15, 2018 4:22 PM Pfumbidzayi explains goal celebration

Zimbabwe national football team full back Ronald Pfumbidzayi has explained the choreographed goal celebration that followed his opener in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa on Saturday night. The former Caps United player and currently on the books of South Africa Absa Premiership side Bloemfontein Celtic, got to the end of Khama 31

September 15, 2018 5:55 AM Mighty Warriors in Cosafa semis

THE Mighty Warriors all but sealed their place in semi-finals of the COSAFA Championships yesterday when they made light work of Swaziland, now known as Eswathini, at Wolfson stadium in Port Elizabeth. The Zimbabwe senior women soccer team, now with six points following a 1-0 victory over Namibia on Thursday, are top in Group C. Herentals forward Susan 30

September 13, 2018 8:20 AM Mighty Warriors battle for second Cosafa Cup

THE Mighty Warriors’ quest for a second Cosafa Cup title gets underway this morning when they take on Namibia in their Group C opener in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The Mighty Warriors last lifted the regional cup on home soil in 2011 and will be hoping to get off to a good start. After their opening match this morning, Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda’s 32

June 19, 2018 11:40 AM Scotland ropes in Streak for tri-series

Scotland have drafted in former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak as a consultant for the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series in the Netherlands. Streak, who took over 450 international wickets across Test and one-day cricket, accepted an invite from Scotland head coach Grant Bradburn. Scotland lost their opener against Ireland before a dramatic tie in Sunday’s 52

June 15, 2018 10:28 AM Prudence Mabhena back with new album

Afro Fusion singer, Prudence Mabhena, who starred in an Oscar award-winning documentary is back and is set to launch a new seven track album Ndinoda Imimi. The album, a fusion of gospel and other genres, will be launched on July 6 at King George VI (KGVI) school hall in Bulawayo with admission being free. On the same day a book titled Feel free, This is Home will be launched 62

April 6, 2018 7:11 AM Masakadza ranked 10th in world

Veteran Zimbabwean batsman Hamilton Masakadza has been ranked among the top 10 players in the world in Twenty20 Internationals. The seasoned top order player is ranked 10th on the latest table released by the International Cricket Council. Masakadza was part of the Zimbabwe team which failed to qualify for the next ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales 60