Category: Sport

Chibuku Super Cup roars into life

Football action will this weekend shift to the 2018 Chibuku Super Cup which roars into life with a match pitting defending champions Harare City and Bulawayo City at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow afternoon. The Chibuku Super Cup not only offers Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs an opportunity to win silverware but a CAF Confederation berth is also at stake. The Chibuku Super Cup is sponsored to the tune of $400 000. PSL log leaders FC Platinum host Chapungu at Mandava on Saturday. Chapungu started their Chibuku Super Cup campaign at the preliminary stage on 8th of September against Mutare City...

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Mighty Warriors out of COSAFA

The Mighty Warriors were booted out of the COSAFA Women Championship after hopes of finishing as the best placed runner up were quashed by Cameroon who massacred Lesotho 6-0. In the other Group B game today, Zambia progressed to the semis after a 3-nil win over Mozambique. The Mighty Warriors hopes of progressing to the COSAFA Women Championship semis were thwarted when they lost 2-1 at the hands of Uganda...

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Zim’s rugby players undergo sports management programme

A contingent of 20 foreign based and about 10 local based rugby players have been training under a Kyros sports management programme in Emerald Hill. Besides life and rugby skills the programme aims to groom and stem the brain drain of Zimbabwean players to Europe, South African clubs and Springboks by persuading and showing the youngsters the benefits of playing for Zimbabwe. Coach Derek Chiwara said the camp not only imparts life skills but also tries to show the young players benefits of playing for Zimbabwe. Macmillan Ndlovu of Norwood College in Durban, young Shingirayi Hlanguyo top try scorer...

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Men’s netball league launched     

It was a rare sporting treat at the weekend when an all men netball tournament exploded into life at the Stodart Hall Mbare Netball Complex in Harare. Men’s netball has a long way to go if it is to grow nationally. The men teams, who have been playing in the shadows of the women but often helped the national teams prepare for important assignments, finally decided to come out of the closet and set up a league of their own. Zimbabwe Netball Association President Letticia Chipandu says the men by launching a new league are challenging stereotypical representations of...

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Byo to host Zone 6 b-ball club qualifiers

Zimbabwe is set host the 24th edition of the FIBA Zone 6 Basketball Club qualifiers in Bulawayo between the 21st and the 29th of October at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair. Twenty-six teams are expected to tussle it out in the tournament that is being hosted for the second time in the country after the 2008 expedition in Harare. Each country in the regional block is expected to forward 2 men and 2 women’s teams provided they meet the requirements of eligibility. Top two sides from the qualifiers in each category will go through to the continental basketball tournaments...

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