Day: August 25, 2017

VP Mnangagwa consoles Muzenda, Rutanhire families

The Vice President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa says the Muzenda family played a critical role during the liberation struggle. He said this when he offered his condolences to the Muzenda family following the death of Mbuya Maud Muzenda on Tuesday. Cde Mnangagwa who visited the Muzenda family this evening at their Chispite home in Harare said he is one of the many cadres who got support from Mbuya Muzenda during the liberation struggle. He paid tribute to both Mbuya Muzenda and her husband the late Vice President Cde Simon Vengai Muzenda for being a rare and loving couple. He expressed...

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Chicken Inn hope to stretch 7 game unbeaten run

The championship race again takes centre stage in the domestic premiership where 2015 champions Chicken Inn are hoping to stretch their 7 game unbeaten run when they face Hwange at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. The league race will once again be the centre of attraction with the PSL’s top four vying for favourable results. Another title contender Ngezi Platinum are looking to bounce back from a 3-nil defeat to Caps United when they host a bruised Highlanders in arguably the biggest contest of the weekend. FC Platinum will play Black Rhinos at Mandava with Chapungu locking horns with a rejuvenated...

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Top flight refs graduate with flying colours

The country’s 35 top flight referees who include 6 females passed the five-day member association FIFA and ZIFA course at Prince Edward conducted by FIFA referee instructors Felix Tangawarima and Malawian Mark Mtshengu. The five-day member association referees course began on Monday.   ZIFA applied to FIFA to hold the course and when approved FIFA sent a fitness trainer and technical expert to conduct the referees’ course. All the country’s 35 top referees passed with a 100 percent record in both the fitness and practicals held in class and on the field of play. FIFA referees instructor Tangawarima appealed...

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Player valuation fundamental: Chiyangwa

Zimbabwe Football Association president, Phillip Chiyangwa said player valuation is fundamental in the transformation of football into an industry. The valuation of players is a concept that has emerged as fundamental across the globe and Chiyangwa said Zimbabwe need to follow the same path. A local sports shop owner said the failure by local teams to place a value on their players has resulted in great loss of potential revenue that can be accrued through shirt sales. Some local teams have made attempts to sell replica jerseys but in most scenarios the jerseys do not have specific player names...

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Volleyball, netball select teams identified

Athletes who excelled in netball and volleyball at the ongoing rebranded National Youth Games have been identified and will immediately be incorporated into the national teams in preparation for the forthcoming international fixtures. Volleyball and netball team leaders have already identified the players who are expected to join their counterparts when the national teams prepare for regional and international sporting competitions. President of the Zimbabwe Netball Association Leticia Chipandu said the best players have been identified for the under 20 national team which will soon troop into into camp in preparation for the region five games to be held...

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Bodies of two national heroes now in Harare

The bodies of the two national heroes Cde Peter Clever George Rutanhire and Mbuya Maud Muzenda are now in the capital ahead of burial tomorrow at the National Heroes Acre. First to arrive was the body of the national heroine Mbuya Maud Muzenda which was accompanied by close relatives and the Masvingo Zanu PF leadership. Mbuya Muzenda was described as a pillar of the family and a unifier. The body of Cde George Rutanhire arrived after 4pm in the company of the Mashonaland Central leadership and relatives. Manicaland Minister of State, Cde Mandi Chimene said the government must continue...

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ZSE ends week on a high note

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has ended the week on a higher note on the back of gains by the industrial listed counters. The industrial index closed the week on a higher note after putting on 1.83 points to close at 222.08 points on the back of subdued trading activity, while the mining or resources index was flat at 70.17 points. Afdis was 4.75 cents solid at 65.00 cents, ZB Financial Holdings gained 2.58 cents to close at 19.50 cents and CFI increased by 2.15 cents to settle at 65.15 cents. Padenga went up by a further 2.00 cents to...

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Midlands interface rally preps well on course

Preparations for the seventh Presidential Youth Interface rally dubbed ’The Mother of All Interface Rallies’ slated for Mkoba open space in Gweru are on course and the Midlands Province is expecting a bumper crowd of close to 100 000 people to attend the event. Speaking at the extra ordinary provincial coordinating committee meeting at the party’s convention centre, Foreign Affairs Minister Cde Simbarashe Mumbengegwi told the gathering that it is not everyday that the President visits the province and implored the people to unite and ensure the rally is not only a success but the best interface rally that...

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Harare dominate rugby at National Youth Games

Harare Province dominated the rebranded Zimbabwe National Youth Games rugby tournament scooping two gold medals in the under 23 boys and under 18 girls categories. The rugby champions will be crowned at the official prize giving ceremony set for tomorrow. Rugby enthusiasts were treated to some entertaining action on the final day of the revised Zimbabwe National Youth Games. Favourites Harare Province under 23 boys rugby team collected a total of 15 points after having played 5 games to clinch the gold medal with ZTISU team settling for silver medal. Mashonaland West finished on pole position in the boys...

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Swimming fraternity bemoan timing of competition

As the rebranded National Youth Games draw to a conclusion, organisers of the sport of swimming have bemoaned the timing of the competition as being not the best to promote top performances as most athletes will be off season. Only 51 swimmers from 5 provinces participated in the games as the athletes are just coming from the off season break. To further compound the situation, the water temperatures that stood at 17 degrees was too cold and not concussive something the swimmers indicated affected their performance. National executive member of the sport’s controlling body, Lorna Riley however noted the...

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