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Soccer Sport
FOR once you have to give credit to the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) for observing the Federation of International Football Associations (Fifa) day of international friendlies when they invited Botswana to Rufaro Stadium on Wednesday where Zimbabwe beat the Zebras 2-1. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
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. ...
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Soccer Sport
CASH-STRAPPED Zifa has put up yet another committee in a bid to mobilise resources for the senior men national football team to fulfil a 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifying match in Egypt at the end of March. ...
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Soccer Sport
BANNED Dynamos defender Guthrie Zhokinyi has been given an all-clear by Zifa to resuscitate his faltering career, but only outside the country. ...
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Soccer Sport
A ROW has erupted within the Zifa Referees’ Committee (ZRC) over the appearance of top female referee Pamela Chiwaya on the Fifa panel this year with the committee querying her appointment and reportedly pushing to have it reversed. ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA has joined the nation in morning the late Vice-President John Nkomo, who was its patron. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board is set to meet today with discussion on the federation’s 2013 budget set to be one of the top items on the agenda. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
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. ...
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Soccer Sport
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. ...
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Soccer Sport
ELSEWHERE in the Press this week, Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) vice-president Ndumiso Gumede confirmed that the Federation of International Football Associations (Fifa) were getting fed up with Zifa and the world football governing body could soon terminate financial assistance ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA is hoping to take advantage of the Cosafa general assembly in Zambia tomorrow to try and tie down an opponent for a practice match as Zimbabwe bids to rescue a faltering 2014 World Cup campaign. ...
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Soccer Sport
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. ...
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Soccer Sport
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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Soccer Sport
NEW Warriors coach Klaus Pagels might get the first test of his character if Zifa manages to convince Nigeria to play an international friendly match early next month. ...
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Soccer Sport
FIFA Southern Region development officer Ashford Mamelodi will arrive in Zimbabwe on Sunday to get an update from national association Zifa on progress in the development of a strategic and development plan when councillors meet for a retreat. ...
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Soccer Sport
SHABANIE Mine coach Luke Masomere has resorted to selling part of his herd of cattle to raise money to fight a two-year football ban imposed on him by Zifa after he was found guilty in the Asiagate match-fixing scam. ...
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Soccer Sport
A RECENTLY-FORMED human rights organisation — Pan-African Development (Panad) — has declared the punishments meted out on football players and officials found guilty for their alleged roles in the Asiagate match-fixing scam a nullity, arguing that due process was not followed. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) insist suspended vice-president Kenny Marange has a case to answer even if the Ethics Committee led by Retired judge Justice Ahmed Ebrahim observed that they could “make no findings against” Marange and three other referees. ...
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Soccer Sport
FORMER Warriors coach Norman Mapeza is a bitter man and believes the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board is victimising him for demanding his outstanding dues from the association. ...
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Soccer Sport
NEWLY-appointed interim national football team coach Klaus Dieter Pagels says local-based players would form the core of his team. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE national women’s Under-20 football technical team yesterday named a strong squad ahead of the Zone VI Games in Zambia early next month. ...
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Soccer Sport
IAN GOROWA, the former Warriors star - has been linked with the position of national football team assistant coach following the confirmation of German Klaus Dieter Pagels as head coach yesterday. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) yesterday limited the damage they had inflicted on players who were involved in the Asiagate scandal, but still made questionable decisions that stink to heaven with regards to certain protagonists. ...
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Soccer Sport
THE Confederation of African Football (Caf) interclub organising committee will decide on December 9 whether Highlanders will participate in the Champions League or a three-year ban will be effected. ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA is understood to have engaged a German national to take over as coach of the Warriors following the resignation of Rahman Gumbo on Thursday. ...
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National News
AT least 84 more State witnesses are set to testify in the ongoing trial of former Zifa CEO Henrietta Rushwaya, accused of organising unsanctioned trips to Asia. ...
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Soccer Sport
RAHMAN Gumbo is now weighing his options and could be going back to club football following his resignation from the Warriors. ...
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Soccer Sport
JOHANNESBURG — BIDVEST Wits defender Thomas Sweswe has begun the process of appealing against the life ban handed down to him by the Zimbabwe Football Association, his club’s chief executive officer Jose Ferreira said. ...
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National News
THE trial of former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) chief executive officer, Henrietta Rushwaya, accused of failing to disclose Warriors’ Asian trips to the football mother body, continued yesterday with two State witnesses giving contradicting evidence. ...
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Soccer Sport
ZIFA is expecting the Confederation of African Football (Caf) to make a ruling by the end of the week on whether Highlanders’ three-year ban from participating in the African club tournaments will be lifted. ...
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