PROPHET Walter Magaya, who has been injecting thousands of dollars into ZIFA coffers to support national teams, dropped a bombshell yesterday when he revealed that he was unhappy with how some of the funds have been used by the association.

The Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader has turned into the main benefactor of the national teams in the past few months and played a huge part in bailing out the Warriors to enable them to fulfil their 2017 Nations Cup qualifier

Sepp Blatter announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as FIFA president as the world's soccer governing body continues to be embroiled in scandal and controversy.

"I appreciate and love FIFA more than anything else, and I only want to do the best for football and for FIFA," Blatter said during a press conference.

Blatter said a new president will be elected "as soon as possible," but he will continue his functions until that happens.


A SUICIDE blast near the Gaddafi stadium where an ODI between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was being played claimed the life of a policeman who stopped the bomber from targeting the cricketing venue.

The suicide bomber blew himself up while riding a rickshaw at 9 PM, less than a kilometre away from the ground.

Four people were rushed to a nearby hospital where sub-inspector Abdul Majid was pronounced dead.

Soon after the blast, the Pakistan Cricket Board issued a statement, saying it

HARARE giants Dynamos today launched Dembare TV, a television football magazine, which exclusively cover the Glamour Boys in a landmark development for the club.

Dembare TV is produced by Media Expression Motion Expressions Motion Pictures.
Kenny Mubaiwa, the Dynamos President, said this was a huge project for Dembare.

"Dynamos are the first to come up with such a project and we are excited about it and the fans should support Dynamos by buying the Dembare TV DVD which is

CAPS United, weighed down by serious financial problems, are now tottering on the brink of collapse, with the club's leadership telling those who are unhappy with working under the tough conditions prevailing at the Green Machine to pack their bags and leave.

That could mean an exodus which includes coach Mark Harrison, who publicly keeps saying he is committed to the club and a number of key players.
Club chief executive Joe Makuvire yesterday suggested that there could be a

CAPS United Football Club president Twine Phiri has put his ailing club up for sale with sources last night saying a Bulawayo-based businessman has expressed interest in bringing the Green Machine to the city. When contacted last night, the businessman could neither deny nor confirm his interest. "Call me tomorrow (today) morning and I will tell you everything," he said.
Speaking on StarFM radio on Wednesday evening, Phiri, who is also the Premier Soccer League president, said

FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza nearly broke down last week in front of his players as his family called on him to walk away from the game that has given him fame and fortune in the wake of wild allegations about his sexual orientation.

Mapeza had a blissful start at FC Platinum having joined in August last season, winning the country's premier knockout tournament — the Chibuku Super Cup and earning a top four finish in the league.
However, a 1-5 mauling away to Tanzania's Young

And now the coaches speak . . .

David Mandigora, Dynamos
"This bright start to the season that we have had should not fool us, this is a marathon that is just beginning and we do not know what will happen along the way. We do not look at statistics much, we look at our next game and every game in the top flight is a difficult one. We are just taking each game as it comes and we respect Flame Lily a lot because they are one of the teams in the Premiership. We have a slight problem

 CAPS United Football Club faces collapse after the club’s two former directors issued them with a three-week notice to approach the High Court seeking liquidation over failure to pay off debts running into millions of dollars.
Advocate Lewis Uriri (former board member responsible for corporate and secretarial affairs) and Nhamo Tutisani (former board member responsible for commercial affairs) yesterday served Caps United with the notice, arguing that the club had failed to clear

Bulawayo mahobho arrested for attacking Caps Utd players and fans with catapult, bolts and nuts

A catapult-wielding football thug, who was being hunted by police for murder, was at the police base at Ross Camp, next to Mzilikazi Police Station, all along.

Nkosiyabo Ngwenya, 31, tormented rival fans during Highlanders' Bob 91 Cup clash with Caps United on March 1, indiscriminately firing nuts and bolts at United fans and players.
Police had launched a full scale manhunt for Ngwenya in connection with a murder that occurred at Makokoba after the ill-fated match.
It has

Caps United players strike, refuse to play against How Mine, lose 3 points (PHOTO)

Caps United players have refused to play a Castle lager premiership match against How Mine at Luveve stadium reportedly protesting against non-payment of salaries and bonuses.

PHOTO: Caps United Goal keeper Victor Twaliki looking at the camera accompanied by Rodreck Mutuma and Leonard Tsipa looking for transport along Harare Road in Bulawayo after boycotting the match.
Match commissioner Mike Phiri say they are communicating with the PSL CEO, Kenny Ndebele and a final decision on

His wife fears one day he will walk to the shops and forget the way back home, but George Shaya just laughs it off, insisting he is still of sound mind.

Shaya is considered by many to be the greatest Zimbabwean footballer of all time, but he could fail to recollect all those glory years after being diagnosed with dementia last year.
The Dynamos legend is one of 35 million people in the world who live with dementia, a broad category of brain diseases that causes a gradual decrease

FIRED Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chief executive officer Henrietta Rushwaya yesterday knocked at her ex-employer's door demanding to be reinstated and be paid salaries for the four years she has been out of work.

Rushwaya was fired from Zifa in 2010 on allegations of match-fixing and bribery scandals after she was implicated in the infamous Asiagate scandal.
Yesterday, her lawyers from Chinyama and Partners Legal Practitioners wrote to Zifa CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze

THE Zvishavane Magistrates' Court yesterday heard how former Shabanie Mine Football Club player Pardon Marime escaped death by a whisker after his wife angrily struck him with a log on the head for reading her WhatsApp chats with her secret lover.

Marime's wife Tsitsi (36) appeared before Zvishavane magistrate Peter Madiba facing assault charges for the log attack and was remanded out of custody to next week when her husband would be well enough to testify.
The State alleged that

Sex scandal rocks Highlanders Football Club, Almopst all players had sex with 1 woman

HIGHLANDERS Football Club's star Mthulisi Maphosa yesterday claimed "three quarters" of his teammates have slept with a woman he is alleged to have viciously attacked on Saturday.
Maphosa, 31, whose team was on a break due to the OneWallet Cup final pitting Dynamos and Triangle last weekend, ran amok and bashed his girlfriend Nobuhle Nkomo's friend, Amanda Mbuisa, and her boyfriend, Bongani Rabvu, in Mpopoma suburb. He accused the alleged bed-hopping Mbuisa of being a bad influence on

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