Sports

Gems get $20 000 each

THE national netball team, the Gems, was yesterday feted with hampers by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, while Government also chipped in with a  $20 000 bonus for each player to celebrate their exploits at the recent Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England. The payout was over and above the team’s allowances and winning bonuses from the tournament. Speaking at ...

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Epic start for Zimbabwe

It was an enticing football galore in the debut match of the seventh women’s Confederation Of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA) tourney being held at the Isaac Walson stadium in Port Elizabeth South Africa, which comprised of Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors and Angola’s Wewitschias. The group C match started on a hype with the Mighty Warriors hitting the back of the ...

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Zifa to hire foreign coach

ZIFA are looking to hire a foreign coach to replace Sunday Chidzambga, who resigned as the Warriors coach last week, and have since identified three possible targets that they think are suitable for the top post. An informed source told NewsDay Sport that the association has identified two Europeans and one South African, who is coaching a top league side ...

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PSL results

CAPS United 1-2 Ngezi Platinum Stars Hwange 1-1 TelOne Mushowani Stars 2-2 ZPC Kariba CAPS United stumbled at home against Ngezi Platinum Stars, losing 2-1 in a match played at National Sports Stadium on Sunday. The Green Machine had a slow start to the game and played second fiddle for the larger part of the first half. Ngezi delivered a ...

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Milton Ncube relocates to UK

FORMER Highlanders utility player, Milton Ncube says he is still part of the game despite dumping the local Premiership to join his family in the United Kingdom. Ncube terminated his contract with Harare City last month in order to move to UK with reports indicating that he had quit the game, but he revealed he was very much into football. ...

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Zimbabwe’s Gems take on New Zealand

Zimbabwe’s Gems are this morning set to face New Zealand in their first game in the Preliminaries Stage two. The match starts at 10am Zimbabwe time.  With the top three teams from the four groups A to D in the Preliminaries Stage One progressing to the next round to form two groups of six, Zimbabwe pulled through as the second ...

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Chidzambwa unfazed by Warriors’ result

It was supposed to be a must win for the Zimbabwe football national team the “Warriors,” at the Cairo International stadium on Wednesday evening against Uganda the “Cranes,” in their group stage championship encounter. Despite having a 57 percent ball possession the Warriors failed to collect all the maximum points that could have given them a solid chance of reaching ...

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Bosso hierarchy backs ‘Khathazile’ Madinda

HIGHLANDERS board of directors has thrown its weight behind under-fire coach Madinda Ndlovu, whose future had remained a subject of speculation in recent weeks following a spate of dreadful results. The Bulawayo giants have struggled for fluency since the start of the campaign, and sit on second position from the bottom with a paltry four points, having drawn four and ...

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Zimbabwe Warriors’ new jersey raises eyebrows

THERE are a lot of talking points in Zimbabwean football right now, but the most topical issue has been around the kit that the Warriors will use at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals, which looks like one for a foreign team. Although kits do not play the game, teams all over the world are recognised by their identity, ...

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What I Learnt From Liverpool’s Historic Comeback

Beaten by Barcelona 3-0 in their away match, very few people would have thought that Liverpool could turn the tables in their home ground and win 4-0 to progress to the finals. A few points can be taken from all this drama. 1. Don’t Be Hasty To Leave Liverpool. Two great players left Liverpool to join Barcelona. They saw Barcelona ...

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