Category: Sport

ZOC holds workshop for young coaches

The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) in partnership with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee this weekend held a two-day training workshop for young local coaches who work with children to equip them with the best training practices. Some 25 coaches drawn from national sport associations, schools, clubs and the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Recreation are attending the workshop. The workshop is being facilitated by Phillip Jeans, Chiedza Mafunga and Kudzai Muzorewa. The young coaches from different disciplines specialise in different sporting disciplines and work with children, hoping to make a positive difference and empower themselves with the skills...

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UK based coach jets in

A UK based football coach Grant Brown arrived in the country on a 10-day tour at the invitation of one of the country’s top football academy BN Academy following a partnership agreement sealed last year. Brown, a former footballer and now coach, finally arrived for the anticipated BN Academy coaching clinic running from Monday 23 April 27 April. BN Academy is a youth sports development and football academy based in Zimbabwe focussing on youths aged between 5 and 19 years. Brown could not hide his excitement at working with local coaches following a visit by BN Academy director Bhekimpilo...

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AUSC Region V lines up 2018 action packed prog

The African Union Region V has lined up programmes for the year with regional awards, a marathon and youth games topping the list. The regional sport awards that enter its third year will take place on the 26th of next month in South Africa with revelations that 12 categories will be up for grabs. All of the 12 countries in the region are eligible to forward nominees save for Angola and Mozambique who are yet to have their own national awards, which are a prerequisite to enter. AUSC Region V chief executive officer, Stanley Mutoya, indicated that all is...

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PSL fixtures: It’s Harare derby time

Tomorrow, Harare City host Black Rhinos at Rufaro stadium in the capital.  ZPC Kariba take on Chicken Inn at Nyamhunga stadium in Kariba. Bulawayo City clash with Triangle United at Barbourfields stadium in Bulawayo. Yadah have a date against league new-boys Nichrut at the national sports stadium in the capital. Ngezi Platinum take on Mutare City Rovers at the Baobab stadium in Mhondoro-Ngezi. Bulawayo Chiefs host FC Platinum at Luveve stadium in Bulawayo. On Sunday, Chapungu and Herentals meet at Ascot stadium in Gweru. Highlanders take on Shabanie Mine at Barbourfields stadium in Bulawayo. Caps United host Dynamos at...

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Nehanda dominates Mrewa South Uhuru tourney

Nehanda district dominated the Mrewa South independence soccer and netball tournament held at Nhowe Mission to celebrate the country’s 38th independence anniversary. Nehanda emerged winners in both the soccer and netball tournaments to walk away with uniforms, balls and prize money. Mrewa South legislator Cde Joel Biggie Matiza who sponsored the tournament paid tribute to the participating teams for having shown a true sense of patriotism as they celebrated independence through sport. “I was so impressed by the level of competition exhibited by all the participating teams. You showed great sense of patriotism throughout the tournament,” he said. All...

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