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DYNAMOS LAUNCH BRANDED WATER TO GENERATE REVENUE

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HARARE giants, Dynamos have launched branded mineral water in partnership with Afhold Investments, as the club, who are struggling to fund operations, seek to capitalise on their huge support base to generate revenue. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Afhold Investments marketing director, Tafara Madhara said they are projecting to sell about 500 000 bottles of mineral water every month, with Dynamos set ...

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BILLIAT FIRES SUNDOWNS PAST DIKWENA

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Khama Billiat’s late goal helped Mamelodi Sundowns beat Platinum Stars 2-1 in an Absa Premiership game at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng on Tuesday night. The victory sees the Brazilians extend their unbeaten run and move up to fourth spot on the league log, while Dikwena remain 14th on the table after suffering their first defeat in 2017. The ...

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CHIEFS GIVE UPDATE ON KATSANDE CONTRACT TALKS

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ABSA Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs are yet to reach a deal with Warriors skipper Willard Katsande. Soccer24 Katsande has a few months left on his current deal and although negotiations have been taking place a deal is yet to be reached according to the club. Part of a statement from the club read : “Talks with midfield kingpins George Maluleka ...

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CAPS SAIL THROUGH

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RONALD Chitiyo may have endeared himself in the Caps United fans’ hearts forever, after putting on a polished performance to guide his side to the first round of the Confederation of African (Caf) Champions League with a hard-fought win over Lesotho Champions, Lioli, in the competition’s preliminary round second leg match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. BY HENRY MHARA ...

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FIFA BOSS CONFIRMS ZIM VISIT

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Fifa president Gianni Infantino has confirmed his visit to Zimbabwe next Friday to attend Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa’s birthday celebrations. By Nigel Matongorere Infantino will join other football heads from across the African continent to celebrate with Chiyangwa, who will also be toasting his ascendency to the Cosafa top post. The Fifa boss’ confirmation will come as a major blow ...

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ASAMOAH GYAN DEEMED TO HAVE ‘UNETHICAL HAIR” IN UAE

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FORMER Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is among a group of more than 40 players deemed to have “unethical hair” under United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA) guidelines. The 31-year-old Ghanaian is on loan at Dubai-based Arabian Gulf League side Al Ahli from Shanghai SIPG. Some Islamic teachings ban ‘Qaza’ hairstyles, where only part of the head is shaved. Individual match ...

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CHIYANGWA HITS BACK AT HAYATOU

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ZIMBABWE Football Association (Zifa) president, Philip Chiyangwa, has hit back at the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over accusations that the Harare businessman, who is Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) president, is trying to “destabilise the continental football mother body.” BY HENRY MHARA Caf last week, through its secretary-general, Hicham El Amrani, wrote to Chiyangwa expressing their reservations ...

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HARARE CITY RELUCTANT TO REPLACE MASUKU

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HARARE City have said they will stick with their coach, Mukhupali Masuku despite the gaffer falling short of the required minimum qualification of a Caf A Licence stipulated by Zifa. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The football governing body came up with a raft of new requirements that will be enforced this year of coaches’ minimum qualifications at different levels. All Premier ...

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MUTUMA IMPRESSES AKBAY

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FORMER Dynamos striker, Roderick Mutuma inched close to clinching a deal with Highlanders, after coach Erol Akbay gave him the thumbs-up after just one training session with the Bulawayo football giants yesterday. BY FORTUNE MBELE Mutuma (28) could finally realise his dream of playing for Bosso, having been spurned by the then head coach, Mkhupali Masuku in 2011 during his ...

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MUTIZWA WINS MAN-OF-THE MATCH AWARD

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Knox Mutizwa was voted man of the match after helping Golden Arrows to a 2-1 win over Bloemfontein Celtics in a South African Premier Soccer League game in Durban on Saturday. By Ricky Zililo The former Highlanders’ striker, who is on loan from Bidvest Wits, was playing his second Premiership game since moving to South Africa in June 2016. Mutizwa ...

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