Category: Sport

Mighty Warriors in final after Kenya massacre

Defending champions, Zimbabwe beat Kenya 4-nil at Babourfields Stadium in Bulawayo this afternoon to set up a berth with perennial rivals, South Africa in the final of the COSAFA’s Women Championships. Kenya ensured Zimbabwe’s qualification to the semi-finals on a best runner-up ticket when they beat Swaziland in their last group match earlier this week, but the Mighty Warriors had no mercy for their saviour, thrashing them 3-nil at the packed stadium to book a place in the final. Rutendo Makore scored her 9th goal of the tournament when she fired from close range, before Berita Kabwe made it...

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Caps, Hwange clash

Caps United is hoping to carry the positive form shown in the Harare derby into their away fixture against Hwange at the Colliery Stadium tomorrow. It may be a tough trip to Hwange but Caps United Assistant Coach, Fungai Kwashi says victory over DeMbare was a morale booster.  While confidence is high, Kwashi acknowledged the need for his team to show the same intensity exhibited in their win over DeMbare. Caps United have had a season of mixed fortunes but recent games have been encouraging as the team picked up seven points from a possible nine. For Hwange, it...

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Samson Muripo earns masters status

Former world champion and sportsperson of the year, Samson Muripo has reached masters status after successfully undergoing a grueling grading process in India yesterday. Formerly referred to as Sensei Samson Muripo, Zimbabwe’s former world champion is now referred to as Shihan after acquiring masters’ status. The Zimbabwe’s karate maestro now holds a 5th Dan black belt, a level that now sees him being among the few Zimbabwean karatekas to attain Shihan status. Muripo is among the most influential martial artists to come out of Zimbabwe after becoming the first African world champion following a victory in Osaka, Japan in...

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Blow for Harare Volleyball League

The Harare Volleyball League, which began its second round of matches over the weekend, has been thrown into disarray following the withdrawal of half of the teams due to non-payment of affiliation fees. The move has seen the league doing away with fixtures and crafting a pool system of five teams to square off with the last set to face the dreaded chop to accommodate the five incoming teams. Harare Volleyball League Secretary General, Stephen Charakupa confirmed the development though pouring cold water to the situation. The men’ section saw Stallions, Black Rhinos, Yadah, PPU and Thunder pulling out,...

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All set for NASH U20 basketball champs

It’s a schools’ basketball galore at Eveline High in Bulawayo this weekend as the National Association of Secondary School Heads (NASH) under 20 basketball championships explode. The titanic basketball contest pitting ten provincial champions in both the boys and girls category will light up the city of Bulawayo come Friday and Saturday. Defending NASH boys champions Churchill High enter the competition riding on a fine form which has seen them winning four tournaments pitting the majority of the participating teams. Churchill guided by the stubborn Harare City Hornets player, Tawanda Chitsinde believes their preparations for the tournament has been...

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