Category: Sport

Cheetahs lose first match

The Zimbabwe national rugby sevens team lost their opening match to Wales 33-12 last night at the ongoing Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco, United States.    Shayne Makombe scored an absolute stunner of a try for Zimbabwe in the match. Zimbabwe’s other try was scored by Tafadzwa Chitokwindo and successful conversion by captain Boyd Rouse. The Zimbabwe Cheetahs’ next fixture will be against Uganda in the bowl quarter finals on this evening at 2232 hours local...

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Pamushana crowned NASH netball champs

Hosts Pamushana High School were crowned NASH Stella Tea national 17 years and under netball champions following their 21-14 demolition of Mpopoma in Bikita on Friday (yesterday). Pamushana have been champions for four successive years from 2012 to 2016, and were the only side at the tournament to finish the games without defeat. Pamushana corrected their previous costly mistakes having been knocked out in the quarters by Sikhulile in 2017 following another loss in the final to the same opponents a year earlier. Team coach, Simbarashe Mlambo heaped praises on his charges for the job well done while Bulawayo...

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NetOne avails $80k sponsorship for Black Rhinos

A local telecommunications company NetOne today unveiled a sponsorship package of $80 000 to Black Rhinos FC. The sponsorship comes as part of efforts to support talent in various sporting disciplines that will bring Zimbabwe on the global map, said NetOne Chief Executive Officer Mr Lazarus Muchenje. Chief of Staff Logistics Major General Hlanganani Dube and Black Rhinos chairman Colonel Shackman Chizengwe expressed gratitude for the gesture by NetOne as it promotes local talent. NetOne recently availed a sponsorship package to the tune of $80 000 to Chapungu...

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All set for Zim Volleyball League

All is set for the Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA) 2018 league which kicks off this weekend with a total of 13 teams confirmed. Volleyball fans are in for a treat this weekend as the ZVA celebrates the new season and rewards successful clubs from the 2017 season. The 2018 edition is set to kick off a week earlier than the previous editions. The league which was initially set to start on the 28th of July was brought forward to allow its members to go and exercise their voting rights. Week one fixtures will see teams battle it out at...

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FC Platinum aims to halt Caps dominance

Log leaders FC Platinum believes they can utilise Saturday’s clash against Caps United at Mandava to break the jinx that have seen them drop points in their encounters with the Harare giants. Despite starting the second half of the season on a low, FC Platinum say their target is to break the jinx that has seen them drop points against Makepekepe. FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza said the 14 point gap separating them with their opponents does not count. “We respect Caps United just like any other team. Our focus is to approach the game with a positive mind,”...

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