Home | Soccer (page 20)

Soccer

MIGHTY WARRIORS AWCON PREPS TURN INTO CRISIS

Mighty-Warriors-Zimbabwe2

MIGHTY Warriors’ preparations for the upcoming 12th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) are turning into a full-blown crisis, with no indications when the team will begin camp, less than a month before the tournament starts. BY HENRY MHARA The biennial showcase kicks off in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on November 19 to December 3. But with 29 days ...

Read More »

AFCON DRAW ON TODAY

callisto pasuwa

WARRIORS coach, Kalisto Pasuwa and fans alike will wait anxiously to discover which group the Zimbabwe senior men’s national team will be placed in, as the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals draw takes place today. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA In today’s draw, Zimbabwe will be in Pot 4 alongside Togo, Uganda and Guinea Bissau, whom they all cannot be ...

Read More »

BILLIAT NOMINATED FOR TOP CAF AWARD

billiat-sundowns-800x500_c

Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat has been nominated for the 2016 CAF Player of the Year and CAF Player of the Year based in Africa awards. By Soccer24 Billiat has been one of standout players for Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Safari and in the ABSA Premiership as well. Sundowns are through to the CAF Champions League final and will face ...

Read More »

MIGHTY WARRIORS AWCON PREPARATIONS IN DISARRAY

mighty-warriors-egypt

MIGHTY Warriors’ preparations for the upcoming 12th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) are yet to begin, a month before the tournament starts. BY HENRY MHARA Zifa have been criticised for their failure to support the team and they are likely to face the same criticism with no preparations going on ahead of the tournament. The Mighty ...

Read More »

BOSSO FORM SURPRISES AKBAY

Highlanders 3

Highlanders’ title challenge came almost as an unexpected development for coach, Erol Akbay, who expected his team to finish number five or six during the early days of the 2016 edition of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League. BY FORTUNE MBELE With three matches to go, Bosso are riding on a strong push, which has seen them pick up 21 ...

Read More »

ZIM TO HOST COSAFA CUP

Chiyangwa Phillip

ZIMBABWE will next year hold the Cosafa Castle Cup as well as bid to host junior continental tournaments, Zifa president Phillip Chiyangwa has disclosed. Addressing scores of young entrepreneurs at the Shift Platform in Harare yesterday, Chiyangwa said the move is aimed at positioning the country on the world football map. By Sports Reporter “We are the only Southern African ...

Read More »

NDORO RESCUES PIRATES AGAINST POLOKWANE

tendaindoroandayandagcaba-1

TENDAI Ndoro struck a last-gasp equaliser as Orlando Pirates drew 1-1 with Polokwane City at New Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday.By Own Correspondent The Zimbabwean headed home at the death after Puleng Tlolane broke the deadlock with a superb strike in the 52nd minute. Ndoro, who tops the scoring charts with six goals, helped Bucs retain third spot on the ...

Read More »

CAPS IN ASTONISHING COME BACK

Caps-United-players-celebrate-1

CAPS United defender Dennis Dauda scored a late brace to help the Green Machine secure a crucial point in one of the greatest comeback stories in local football in an exhilarating six-goal Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Caps United . . . . . . . . .(0) (3) Dynamos . ...

Read More »

SUNDOWNS DOWNS ZAMALEK IN CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL FIRST ROUND

anthony-laffor

MAMELODI Sundowns completed a footballing masterclass as they defeated Zamalek 3-0 in the CAF Champions League final first leg at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Goals from Anthony Laffor, Tebogo Langerman and Percy Tau have put The Brazilians in the driving seat heading to Alexandra for the second leg at the Borg El Arab Stadium next Sunday. The hosts got off ...

Read More »

KHAMA ON BRINK OF HISTORY

Khama+Billiat+May+16+2015

WARRIORS star, Khama Billiat kickstarts the final leg of his bid to become only the second Zimbabwean player to win a Caf Champions League medal, a feat which, if achieved, would bring him closer to claiming the best African player plying their trade on the continent.By Kevin Mapasure Billiat’s Mamelodi Sundowns clash with Egyptian giants Zamalek in the first leg ...

Read More »