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Cuthbert Dube gets Fifa support

WORLD football mother body Fifa has warned the country of a possible ban from all football activities if the government goes ahead with its plan to dissolve the Zifa board.


Gambian ref for Egypt tie

GAMBIAN referee Gassama Bakary Papa has been appointed to officiate the 2014 World Cup football qualifier match between Zimbabwe and Egypt in Harare early next month.


Damning evidence in Asiagate trial

FORMER Young Warriors team manager Bekithemba Ndlovu yesterday exonerated former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chief executive officer Henrietta Rushwaya from the Asiagate match-fixing scandal by taking responsibility for the team’s unsanctioned trip to Bulgaria in 2009. (more…)


Will Zifa ever get it right?

LAST WEEK we were in a jovial mood as we thought Zifa was moving in the right direction, at least in 2013, by putting in the bin Asiagate and the Warriors’ double failure to qualify for both the 2012 and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.


Time to get Zifa working

WITH so much progress having been made in the probe into the Asiagate football match-fixing scandal, Zifa now needs to refocus when the board meets tomorrow and chart a visible way forward for the development of the national game.


Rusike, Mapemba pay Asiagate fines

CAPE TOWN – Ajax Cape Town forward Tafadzwa Rusike and Moroka Swallows defender Gilbert Mapemba have paid their fines of US$2 000 (R 17 148) each for their alleged involvement in the Zimbabwe “Asiagate” match-fixing scandal.


Zifa submits Asiagate report to Blatter

ZIFA president Cuthbert Dube submitted reports on the Asiagate match-fixing to Fifa president Sepp Blatter when he attended a Fifa 2013 Confederations Cup organising committee in Brazil last week.


Asiagate: Players engage Fifa

SOME locally-based players implicated in the Asiagate match-fixing scandal will take the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to Fifa’s Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).


Pamire gritty on Asiagate

FORMER Dynamos chairman Ignatius “Boss” Pamire, now leading a civic organisation — Pan African Development (Panad) — insisted yesterday Zifa violated its constitution when it banned players and officials over the Asiagate match-fixing scandal.

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