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CAPS BACK FOR KHUMBUYANI

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CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions, Caps United have launched a bid to lure back their former captain, Tapiwa Khumbuyani from How Mine, as the Harare giants ready for the African Safari.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA With captain Hardlife Zvirekwi reportedly on his way to Tanzania, Caps United will be left thin in the right-back position and coach Lloyd Chitembwe has ...

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BOSSO LEGENDS TO HEADLINE STARS AWARDS NIGHT

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AFTER narrowly missing out on the 2016 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League’s best 11, Highlanders midfielder Rahman Kutsanzira is likely to be named the club’s best player tonight at an awards ceremony to be held at Bulawayo Polytechnic. BY FORTUNE MBELE The awards night will be attended by club greats that include Lawrence Phiri, Alexander Maseko, Barry Daka, and Mark ...

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SUNDOWNS HIT CWC AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

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Mamelodi Sundowns will raise their continent’s standard for the first time at the Club World Cup after becoming only the second South African club to win the African Champions League in 21 years in October. The Pretoria-based team had actually been eliminated in the last knockout round before the group phase only to be given a slot when it was ...

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‘POGBA WILL NEVER WIN BALLON D’OR”

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FRANCE national team coach Didier Deschamps believes midfielder Paul Pogba will never stand a chance of winning the Ballon d’Or award. Following the end of the agreement between FIFA and France Football, the Ballon d’Or is back to being the prize for ‘European Footballer of the Year’ and is separate to ‘The Best FIFA Football Awards’ in 2016. Pogba was ...

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PSL GARNISH CAPS PRIZE MONEY

CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions Caps United will have about 12% of their prize money garnished by the top-flight league management for various offences committed in the just-ended season. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The Green Machine were crowned champions of Zimbabwean football for the first time in 11 years after beating closest challengers, FC Platinum to the finishing line ...

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ZIMBABWE UNDER 20 THRASHED

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The Zimbabwe Under-20 soccer team began their Cosafa Under 20 championships campaign in the most disastrous fashion after they were clobbered 5-1 by Zambia in the two teams’ opening Group B match at the Moruleng Stadium in South Africa yesterday evening. BY SPORTS REPORTER Zambia opened the scoring in 41st minute when Patson Daka fired past an on-rushing Zimbabwe goalkeeper, ...

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OBAMA BOYS SURVIVES IDENTITY TAUNTS TO RETAIN HPSL TITLE

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Harare, December 6 2016- Obama Boys Football Club survived taunts about their identity linked the American’s presidency following the recent elections in the United States to retain the Harare Professionals Soccer League (Hpsl) title. It’s the club’s third in as many years. By Own Correspondent Obama Boys’ 4-0 win against Joma- the team they clobbered 14-1 in first league match ...

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CHIYANGWA CONFIRMS FRIENDLIES, CONFIDENT OF WARRIORS CHANCES AT AFCON

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ZIFA President Philip Chiyangwa says a number of friendlies have been lined up for the Warriors ahead of AFCON 2017. By Soccer24 Chiyangwa was speaking at a function with the media to commemorate milestones achieved in his first year. Chiyangwa confirmed that the Warriors would meet Ivory Coast on the 26th of December while matches against Ivory Coast, South Africa,Mali ...

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TSIPA’S BIG SECRET

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Former CAPS United coach Charles Mhlauri has revealed the role he played in reviving the career of 2016 Golden Boot winner Leonard Tsipa by persuading him not to be distracted by those who were saying he was now a spent force simply because he was now on the other side of 30. By Petros Kausiyo Leonard-tsipaTsipa had moved to Botswana, ...

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YOUNG WARRIORS BANK ON TOP-FLIGHT EXPERIENCE

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YOUNG Warriors coach, Mandla Mpofu hopes the huge amount of top-flight football experience in his squad will spur Zimbabwe to glory in the PPC Cosafa Under-20 Championships that get underway in South Africa today. BY FORTUNE MBELE The Young Warriors face Zambia today before taking on Malawi on Friday at Moruleng Stadium, 60km from Rustenburg in the North-West Province of ...

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