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FIFA Bringing Video Evidence to Football – A Blessing or Curse?

FIFA Bringing Video Evidence to Football – A Blessing or Curse?

June 8 must have been marked as the anti-Byron Moreno day in Italy. On that exact date back in 2002, South Korea knocked out Italy from the World Cup. But this followed a number of poor refereeing deci- sions by one official from Ecuador called Byron Moreno. First, he denied Italy a would-be winner by […]

Parliament orders probe into ‘PHD’ leader Walter Magaya sponsorship

Parliament orders probe into ‘PHD’ leader Walter Magaya sponsorship

PARLIAMENT yesterday ordered that Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader, Walter Magaya be investigated to find out if his accommodation offer to the national football team, the Warriors, was not aimed at boosting his church membership. Acting Speaker of the National Assembly, Reuben Marumahoko ordered Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane to institute the investigations after […]

Zimbabwean Man Loses Young Wife On Uefa Finals Bet

Zimbabwean Man Loses Young Wife On Uefa Finals Bet

Two soccer gambling addicts and soccer fanatics found themselves on the wrong side of the law when one wagered his wife in a bet over the match between Real Madrid and Juventus. The other man, the winner of the bet, was punished for trying to collect his bet, the other man’s wife. This is if […]

Coach Micho Sredojevic Singles Out Cape Verde As Uganda’s Biggest Concern

Coach Micho Sredojevic Singles Out Cape Verde As Uganda’s Biggest Concern

When the grouping was done some five months ago, landing Uganda in the same pool with Tanzania, Cape Verde and Lesotho; there was almost uninterrupted consensus that this was a fair draw. Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic himself was quick to say it was “a fair group,” alluding to his African experience to overcome the three […]

Tears, stampede at Mandava Stadium

Tears, stampede at Mandava Stadium

OVERZEALOUS policemen recklessly fired tear smoke at the fans deep into the referee’s optional time causing the abandonment of the FC Platinum and Highlanders match at Mandava Stadium yesterday with the two teams deadlocked one-all. All hell broke loose after the home side equalised from a penalty converted by goalkeeper Petros Mhari triggering some Bosso […]

AFCON 2019 – Super Eagles Train in France Ahead of Togo Friendly

AFCON 2019 – Super Eagles Train in France Ahead of Togo Friendly

With the arrival of Wilfred Ndidi and Olarewaju Kayode, there are now a total of 17 players in Super Eagles camp preparing for their next friendly game against Togo. But for the absence of Manchester City wonderkid, Kelechi Iheanacho who was permitted to leave camp for London on personal grounds, the arrival of the duo […]

President Lungu Honours Under-20 Boys for Afcon Win

President Lungu Honours Under-20 Boys for Afcon Win

President Lungu has honoured the under-20 national team and female boxer Catherine Phiri with the Zambia insignia of meritorious achievement award for their distinguished accomplishments. The Under-20 national team players have been honoured for winning the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations that Zambia hosted in March. The junior Chipolopolo beat Senegal 2-0 at National Heroes […]

AFCON 2019 – Key Players Left Out of Zimbabwe Warriors Squad

AFCON 2019 – Key Players Left Out of Zimbabwe Warriors Squad

ZIMBABWE have followed through on their decision to omit Willard Katsande, Cuthbert Malajila, Nyasha Mushekwi and Mathew Rusike from the 2019 AFCON qualifier against Liberia next month. The four players have been omitted from the squad for leading a protest against non-payment of bonuses, which led to the Warriors squad snubbing a send-off dinner with […]

Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

They may be out of the tournament, but the national Under-17 soccer team players won many a heart at the 2017 Africa Youth Cup of Nations in Libreville, Gabon for the artistic way they approached the game. European club scouts are among those who were impressed by the Tanzanian boys during their Group B matches, […]

Marathon Champions Withdraw From London Race

Marathon Champions Withdraw From London Race

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge and his Tokyo counterpart Wilson Kipsang have withdrawn from the men’s team for the World Championships due August 4-13 in London. Their withdrawal has now handed Kenyan marathon couple Paul Lonyangata and Purity Rionoripo, who took Paris Marathon by storm in April, another opportunity for a shot at the world […]

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