BEING a football coach can be a tough task because, just like in journalism where scribes are judged by the stories they churn out, gaffers are also widely regarded as only being as good as their last game in charge. Each time a team does not do well, therefore, their trainers are firmly thrust into […]
Senior Reporter MEMBERS of the Zifa Eastern Region as well as Manicaland provincial committee retained their posts unopposed but sponsorship remains a challenge for the unbranded flagship Division One League and third tier Division Two leagues.
Cristiano Ronaldo suffered the first Champions League red card of his career for Juventus but which games will he be suspended for? Could he miss a return to Old Trafford?
Fungayi Munyoro Sports Correspondent ZIFA Eastern Region Division One log leaders Manica Diamonds FC, fondly referred to the Gem Boys, unveiled its executive recently at a local hotel. Former Fifa panel match official and National Association of Primary Heads head in charge of football Masimba Chihowa is the club chairman, Lavet Wadawareva is the vice-chairman, […]
Imagine getting on a treadmill, setting it to 13mph, then running at that pace for two hours one minute 39 seconds. Or imagine running 100m in 17.2 seconds — and if that sounds slow, try it – and then doing that another 420 times without pause. Most of us wouldn’t last more than a minute […]
Manchester City’s Champions League defeat against Lyon had nothing to do with the crowd at the Etihad Stadium, according to coach Mikel Arteta. City lost 2-1 at home to Lyon in front of a crowd of 40,111 – more than 10,000 down on their Premier League average. Arteta took over duties in the dugout in […]
FOR Highlanders, losing 1-0 to Mutare City Rovers in Rusape recently must have stung, or is it hit, them where it hurts most; especially after going from the high of massacring arch rivals Dynamos 3-0 to the low of falling to lowly Gusha Bhora in that unexpected reversal. The astonishing and aching defeat effectively rendered […]
Ray Bande Senior Reporter CASTLE Lager Premiership-bound Manica Diamonds are only five weeks away from popping champagne bottles and secure a place in the 2019 domestic top flight league season. Given that there are nine matches before the curtain comes down on the 2018 season of the Eastern Region Division One League, the Luke Masomere-coached […]
Ray Bande senior Reporter FOOTBALL teams and players outplay each other in smashing records of matches won and goals scored but Mutare City Rovers are now a subject of scorn and ridicule after becoming the first team to lose by a 7-0 margin in years of Castle Lager Premiership seasons. Even though documentation of statistics […]
Ray Bande Senior Reporter THE fires of relegation are getting hot with each passing week but 21-year old Mutare City Rovers’ defence lynchpin Lincoln Mangaira believes his team only needs to collect maximum points in all remaining four home matches and secure at least two away draws to secure another dance among the big boys […]