Zifa benefactor, Wicknell Chivayo’s decision to pay only some foreign-based Warriors their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification bonuses has left locally-based troops a disgruntled lot.

Chivayo promised the senior men’s football team $250 000 to be shared among players and officials as an incentive for qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations finals to be hosted by Gabon, but to date he has only paid some of the foreign-based players and no locally-based player has received

History will record that one of Zifa's last acts was to slap life bans, from all football activities, on the pair of former association chief executive officer Henrietta Rushwaya and controversial football administrator Jonathan Musavengana.

The pair were handed life bans for their alleged involvement in the Limpopogate match fixing scandal at an Extraordinary General Meeting convened at the Zifa Village yesterday.

Former Zifa board member Edzai Kasinauyo and former Warriors coach Ian

The Zifa executive committee has suspended Edzai Kasinauyo over allegations of planning to fix the outcome of the 2017 Afcon qualifier between Swaziland and Zimbabwe at the end of the month.

Zifa announced suspension of Kasinauyo, who is an executive committee member responsible for technical affairs, in a statement released after their meeting in Harare on Tuesday.

Details of the reasons for the suspension are still sketchy with Zifa only pointing out that there were moves to fix

The 2016 Castle Lager Premier League season kicks off with a blockbuster clash between champions Chicken Inn and Harare giants Dynamos.

The season kicks off on April 2.

DeMbare have roped in a Portuguese coach Paulo Jorge Silva who faces one of the most difficult fixtures in his first week in the topflight league.

aps United kick off with a home tie against Chapungu before their away tie to Ngezi Platinum, while Highlanders will be away to Hwange in week one.

The first

ZIMBABWEAN champions Chicken Inn were far from being chickens as their debut Caf Champions League campaign ended in a cruel manner here.

The Gamecocks gave their all but goals from centre back Wayne Arendnse and late substitute Katlego Mashego’s last minute penalty knocked the life out of them.

The marauding Khama Billiat won the penalty that decided it after being brought down by Passmore Bernard.

That Billiat was at the centre of everything good for the hosts makes

Good times are set to roll for local football after the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Bangladesh-based Total Sports Marketing (TSM) signed a dream multi-million dollar media, sponsorship and commercial rights deal on Tuesday last week.

The mega deal brokered by Zifa boss Phillip Chiyangwa and signed by TSM chief executive officer Moinul Haque Chowdury, could see the football association netting around $40 to $100 million for hosting an intercontinental tournament for the next

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IT keeps getting better for ZIFA and their president Philip Chiyangwa with the flamboyant Harare businessman yesterday taking his first major stride in international football administration after being appointed to one of the Confederation of African Football’s sub-committees.

Chiyangwa was yesterday appointed to the CAF Under-20 Championships organising committee.

The appointment comes just two months after Chiyangwa swept to the helm of the ZIFA board with a landslide

Manchester United have held talks with representatives of ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, the BBC understands.

The 53-year-old Portuguese, who was sacked by the Blues in December, is increasingly hopeful of succeeding Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.

No agreement has been reached, and the club have made no comment, but negotiations have begun.

Dutchman Van Gaal, 64, is expected to leave United at the end of the season - one year earlier than scheduled.

That would leave

ZIFA Bulawayo provincial chairman Washington Chimanda collapsed and died while waiting to be served at a microfinance lending institution at Parkade Centre building in the city centre. He was 54. According to Zifa Southern Region board member.

Bryton Malandule, who arrived moments after the tragic incident, Chimanda, a senior teacher at Emakhandeni Primary School, initially complained that he was not feeling well while in the queue.

“I’m told seconds after complaining

A CONTRITE Zimbabwe soccer coach Callisto Pasuwa yesterday issued an apology to the nation for the Warriors’ poor African Nations Championships campaign in which they were eliminated at the group stage following identical defeats by Zambia and Mali.

The Warriors, losing semi-finalists in Cape Town two years ago, found the going tough in this year’s edition and have had to endure the ignominy of being the only team in the group with neither a goal nor a point.

As he

IN typical Jose Mourinho style, one of football’s greatest managers, Warriors coach, Kalisto Pasuwa, believes the medical team should take the blame for the 1-0 defeat to neighbours Zambia in a tightly-contested Group D African Nations Championship (Chan) opener on Tuesday.

Yesterday, Pasuwa said they could have avoided defeat had the medical team communicated with him in time.

“If you could see the goal they scored, it was due to the fact that we had one boy — a

ZIMBABWE national soccer team head coach Callisto Pasuwa has unveiled his travelling squad of 23 players led by CAPS United’s Hardlife Zvirekwi for this year’s Africa Nations Championships to be held in Rwanda. Pasuwa, who had a difficult decision to drop four players following a spate of injuries that left his training squad depleted, made few surprises after dropping Harare City’s Talent Chawapihwa, FC Platinum striker Brian Muzondiwa, George Majika of Chicken Inn and
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WARRIORS coach Callisto Pasuwa says he has no hard feelings and has pledged to commit himself fully to the national team’s cause as they hope to resume preparations for the Africa Nations Championships finals in Rwanda after burying differences with his employers at ZIFA.
 
Pasuwa appeared in cheerful disposition when he emerged from a meeting with ZIFA High Performance Committee chairperson and board member Edzai Kasinauyo.
 
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The Phillip Chiyangwa reign at Zifa is off to a rocky start as three top coaches have refused to take charge of the Warriors after the sacking of Callisto Pasuwa.

Norman Mapeza said he was not willing to be the next Warriors coach while Chicken Inn head coach Joey Antipas who had been appointed by ZIFA to take charge of the Warriors declined to take the post.

 Current Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya who had been appointed assistant coach has also snubbed the football mother

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