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SEXWALE UNVIELS ELECTION MANIFESTO

Tokyo

Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale says he wants national teams to be able to wear sponsors’ names on their shirts at an expanded World Cup tournament. South African Sexwale, a prisoner under apartheid who became a politician and businessman, unveiled his election manifesto on Wednesday as he bids to replace Sepp Blatter at the helm of world football’s governing body ...

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MUSHEKWI WANTS OUT OF SUNDOWNS

Nyasha Mushekwi

Mamelodi Sundowns striker Nyasha Mushekwi has insisted he still wants to leave the club despite his return to first team training. The Zimbabwean international has agreed to go back to training only to keep fit because he hasn’t been registered this season. A source at the club has revealed that Mushekwi is not in the plans of Downs coach Pitso ...

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ZIFA ELECTIONS GET MESSY

hlongwane

HARARE – Unnamed candidates running for the vacant Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board positions have received threats not to participate in the December 5 polls according to Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane. Campaigning for the vacant posts is now in full swing after the Zifa Electoral Committee last week completed vetting all the aspiring candidates to ascertain whether they were fit ...

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WARRIORS IN TOUGH CHAN DRAW

callisto pasuwa

THE 2016 African Cup of Nations Championships (CHAN) draw has set up a Southern African derby, pitting Zimbabwe and neighbours Zambia, according to the draw conducted in Kigali, Rwanda, last night. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA   Zimbabwe were one of the seeded teams together with the hosts Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tunisia.   A total of 16 teams ...

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MATHEW RUSIKE PLAYS DOWN NEWCASTLE LINK

Mathew Rusike

HALMSTADS BK forward Matthew Rusike has cooled talk he could be on his way to Newcastle in the English premiership in January. The Magpies have failed to find the net in six of their 11 games so far this season and face a battle to avoid relegation. Coach Steve McLaren is on the lookout for attacking reinforcements in January and ...

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CARELSE-JUUL CLEARED TO STAND FOR ZIFA ELECTION

Trevor Juuls

A BRUISING fight is now in the offing as Trevor Carelse-Juul finally had his papers accepted, paving his way to fight businessman Phillip Chiyangwa, veteran football administrator Leslie Gwindi and former soccer star James Takavada for the Zifa president post on December 5.BY HENRY MHARA   Juul’s bid was initially blocked by the electoral committee who wanted the businessman to ...

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HOPE CHIZUZU BIDS TO STOP ZIFA POLLS

Chizuzu

Hope Chizuzu is seeking to have next month’s Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board elections stopped on the basis that the Zifa Electoral Committee is not properly constituted.Source Nigel Matongorere (DailyNews) Hope Chizuzu, a former sports journalist, has written to Zifa chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze raising his concerns. The letter was also copied to Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane, the Sports and ...

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MUSONA SCORES IN KV OOSTENDE ROUT OF OH LEUVEN

Musona

ZIMBABWE international forward Knowledge Musona continued with his fine form after scoring his fifth goal of the campaign at the weekend in a 3-0 win over OH Leuven. The victory helped his side Oostende to move to the summit of the league with 31 points from 15 matches, one point more than second placed Gent who lost 1-3 to Sporting ...

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CARELSE JUUL MEETS DEADLINE

Trevor Carelse Juul

Aspiring Zifa president, Trevor Carelse Juul met yesterday’s deadline to resubmit his nomination papers after he had been directed to provide additional information by the electoral committee. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA   His election agent, Stanley Makombe submitted the forms yesterday at Zifa House and expressed confidence that the nomination would sail through, this time.   The electoral commission will announce ...

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MWARUWARI PULLS OUT OF ZIFA RACE

Mwaruwari Benjani

FORMER Warriors captain Benjani Mwaruwari has been forced not to contest for any of the Zifa board posts whose elections are scheduled for December 5. By Kevin Mapasure   Mwaruwari’s name is not among the official list of candidates that had filed for the five board positions up for grabs, released by Zifa yesterday.   The posts fell vacant after ...

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