Wilfried Zaha keen to leave Crystal Palace for Arsenal

Wilfried Zaha keen to leave Crystal Palace for Arsenal 1

By David Ornstein |BBC Sport| Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is keen to leave the club this summer and favours a move to Arsenal, who would like to recruit him. Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha Palace value the Ivory Coast international at up to £80m. However, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka set to join Manchester United, Palace are reluctant to lose Zaha this summer. Related Articles United, who sold Zaha back to Palace four years ago, would get 25% of any fee if the player is transferred, unless that clause is renegotiated.…

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Another blow for Warriors

Another blow for Warriors 2

On Jun 26, 2019 15,466 0 By Robson Sharuko Marvelous Nakamba has been ruled out of tonight’s key Group A battle against Uganda because of injury. Marvelous Nakamba This comes as striker Nyasha Mushekwi has also seen his participation at the tournament end through injury. Team manager Wellington Mpandare revealed the depressing news about Nakamba’s absence late last night and this will be a huge blow for the Warriors. Related Articles The Belgium-based midfielder was the outstanding on-field player for the Warriors in their match against the Pharaohs last Friday…

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Mahachi rescues die-hard Bosso supporter

Mahachi rescues die-hard Bosso supporter 3

By Descent Dube Warriors’ winger Kudakwashe Mahachi, through his foundation, Mahachi Foundation, rescued a die-hard Highlanders supporter Melusi Khumalo from eviction after pledging to pay his rental arrears of $9 000. Kuda Mahachi The speedy winger is part of the squad in Egypt representing Zimbabwe at the Afcon finals and has pledged to pay the bill as soon as he lands from Egypt. Khumalo, who is wheelchair bound, stays with his mother, who is also physically challenged. Related Articles They last paid their rentals in 2016. Mahachi said it is…

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FULL TEXT: ZIFA Statement On Allegations Of Misdemeanours Attributed To Its Officials

FULL TEXT: ZIFA Statement On Allegations Of Misdemeanours Attributed To Its Officials 4

AFCON PARTICIPATION AND ALLEGED MISDEMEANOURS ATTRIBUTED TO ZIFA AND ITS OFFICIALS The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) wishes to allay any fears from football stakeholders which may have emanated from misleading and false claims of misappropriation of funds being made by certain mischievous elements. We specifically note with concern unfounded attacks by some few individuals on social media and other platforms who include one Mr Hope Chizuzu a staffer at the City of Harare’s PR department, and most recently uninformed outbursts by Member of Parliament for Norton Hon Temba Mliswa. Most…

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It’s swim or sink for Warriors

It’s swim or sink for Warriors 6

By Robson Sharuko Predictably, there has been some toxicity, which is part of our game’s DNA, regrettably there has been a tsunami of negativity, which is part of its tortured soul and, refreshingly, there has been a rainbow of positivity, which has provided a filter of hope, in the gloom of hopelessness. Sunday ‘Mhofu’ Chidzambwa and his Warriors Ugly headlines, across the globe, provoked by an industrial action on the eve of their opening game, explosive – and in most cases largely exaggerated social media reports – of the Armageddon…

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Kuda Mahachi Denies “I’m Better Off Being At My Honeymoon” Remark

Kuda Mahachi Denies “I’m Better Off Being At My Honeymoon” Remark 7

Warriors striker, Kuda Mahachi, has denied claims that he disrespected coach Sunday Chidzambga after he allegedly said that he was better off enjoying his honeymoon than warming the bench in Egypt. Mahachi, who has been overlooked for tonight’s clash against Uganda, got married earlier this month. According to reports earlier today, Mahachi took to Instagram to vent his frustrations. However, Mahachi has told Soccer24 that nothing of that sort happened. He said: I’m not fighting with my coach, I’m happy here and nothing of that sort is happening. I’m focused…

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Khama Billiat calls for blitzkrieg

Khama Billiat calls for blitzkrieg 9

By Robson Sharuko Khama Billiat says the Warriors will go all out to try and get the result they need to breathe life into their 2019 AFCON finals dreams when they take on Uganda’s Cranes at the Cairo International Stadium tonight. Khama Billiat The match starts at 7pm. The 28-year-old forward was one of the outstanding Warriors in the defeat at the hands of Egypt in the opening game here last Friday night. Related Articles His lively performance was, according to some of the analysts, as good, if not better,…

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We let Egypt off the hook

We let Egypt off the hook 10

By Phillip Zulu Our defeat to Egypt during the opening match for the 2019 African Cup of Nations football finals on Friday night, can be summed up in six words — We let Egypt off the hook. Mahmoud Alaa attempts to head the ball home. Photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images The Pharaohs must be thanking their gods for scrapping through from a defensive lapse that overtly highlighted the shortcomings of our defensive instincts, especially from the front three of Nyasha Mushekwi, Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona, with the latter wingers showing…

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Uganda coach refutes reports

Uganda coach refutes reports 11

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Ugandan coach Sebastien Desabre yesterday described as fake, media reports that he taunted Zimbabwe as the weakest team in Group A soon after the Total Africa Cup of Nations finals draw. Sebastien Desabre The Frenchman allegedly suggested, at the time, that his team would be competing for second spot since the group was likely to be won by seven-time Afcon champions, Egypt. Zimbabwe and Uganda collide tonight in the first of two matches at the same venue – Cairo International Stadium – with the second game featuring…

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Warriors Starting 11 To Face Uganda Tonight Announced

Warriors Starting 11 To Face Uganda Tonight Announced 12

Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambga has named the team to face the Cranes of Uganda in tonight’s match at the Africa Cup of Nations. Here is the line-up: G.Chigova, T. Darikwa, A.Mudimu, T.Hadebe, D. Lunga, D. Phiri, T. Kamusoko, O. Karuru, T. Chawapihwa, K. Billiat, K. Musona. The match is to be played at the Cairo International Stadium and kick-off is 7 PM Zimbabwean Time. More: Soccer24 Africa Cup of Nations The Africa Cup Of Nations in a football tournament that brings footballing nations from all over Africa to compete for…

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