rs who were arrested at
Coach Gishon Ntini argued with immigration officials that the Premiership side had concluded the issue of the work permits, but officials said the club had not yet paid for the required documents. It is understood a fee of Z$300 million is required to process the permits.
CAPS finance manager Simon Chifamba is reported to have declined to discuss
the latest problem to rock the beleaguered champions.
The club’s director and owner Twine Phiri said from
PSL kicks off
After the weekend’s round of exciting matches, fans throughout the country are hoping that there will be real competition during the title race this season.
CAPS United have won the league championship over the past two seasons.
Young Evans Gwekwerere illuminated Rufaro with some good skills and vision. It came as no surprise when he grabbed the winner just four minutes before full time. It was a grudge match, which lived up to expectations.
Dynamos fans were bitter that Shooting Stars took from their club virtually the whole team that featured for them last year.
Highlanders also made a statement in their quest to win the title with an important a 2-1 away victory at Chapungu. New coach Methembe Ndlovu will hope that the win over Chapungu is the tonic the team needs to win the championship and appease Bosso’s demanding fans.
A disjointed CAPS United team travelled to
Motor Action will have to work harder if they are to stay in the top-flight league if their 3-0 thrashing by Monomotapa is anything to go by.
Impatient owner Erick Rosen, is already reported to be looking for a new coach to complement current head coach, Joey Antipas. – ZimOnline
Nyatanga is new Fifa chairman
Nyatanga, who beat Cuthbert Dube by 17 votes to eight, takes over from Rafik Khan, who was jailed earlier this month.
A long standing dispute between two factions within Zifa had seen
at risk of a ban from the world governing body.
“We’re happy that the process of the roadmap ended today,” said Ashford
Mamelodi, Fifa’s development officer for
“We want to believe that this has cleansed the system and you will all
forget the troubles.”
Nyatanga, a former chairman of the premier league, has called on all stake
holders in Zimbabwean football to close ranks and work together.
“I’d like to see total unity within football, we need to work as a team,
government included,” he said. “My priority is qualification for the 2008 Nations Cup.”
The new Zifa board members are expected to attend a training course to be
organised by the government-run Sports Commission in April, following criticism from President Robert Mugabe, who accused Zifa of mismanaging the game. – Sports reporter
Nyandoro thrills in SA
By Savious Kwinika
JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwean midfielder, Esrom Nyandoro, produced a scintillating performance when he helped his side Mamelodi Sundowns narrowly edge Mabopane Young Masters 0-1 in the AbSA cup encounter at the Pilditch Stadium here at the weekend.
Although Nyandoro could not find the target for the Brazilians, his classic touch, vision and accurate passing helped the
His fellow countryman, Peter Ndlovu did not feature in yesterday’s encounter as he was resting. Sundowns’ solitary goal came from the boot of Manqoba “Shakes” Ngwenya in the first half. Since Neil Torvey took over the reigns as head coach at Sundowns, Peter Ndlovu has been playing regularly for the Brazilians, in many occasions scoring important goals. It is the combination of Peter Ndlovu and Nyandoro that has seen the team threaten to walk away with the South African premiership this season.
However, the Young Masters stood firm in their game approach as they matched Sundowns man for man but lady lucky did not smile on them. – CAJ News
Zim to play
CAPS kicked out of Champions
HARARE – CAPS United have been dismissed from the African Champions League after using two improperly registered players in the first round. Acting on a complaint from their first round opponents Inter Star of
Phiri accuses Moroccans of plot
Phiri’s dreams of watching his team take on Raja Casablanca in their Champions League first round showdown turned into a nightmare after the airline he was booked on barred him from travelling to