Rahman Gumbo and FC Platinum

Two years ago FC Platinum, in its current identity, didn't even exist as a football club. In its place was a club called Mimosa and it was planning for its campaign in a Central Region Division On...

Zambia’s approach exposes ZIFA

The Zambians have shown us the way and you get a feeling that the biggest problem with our football, in terms of its national management structures, is the recycling of leadership, the majority of it...

The Warriors and the ZIFA curse

If we go by Zifa's formula of handling Asiagate, then Pakistan would not have a cricket team today simply because there was match-fixing when they last toured England. But, in the Pakistan case, it's...

Why Zambia fly where Warriors fall

Looking at this Zambian side, from a Zimbabwean perspective, you wonder as to what it is that they have, which keeps driving them to lofty heights, which our boys don't have and now can only watch th...

Botswana puts Warriors in the shade

Fourteen years ago I covered my first Nations Cup finals in Burkina Faso and, while the football was great, the country looked to have been left behind by the passage of time. It was my first exte...

Dube brings a ray of light

Not everyone believes in Cuthbert Dube and those who have chosen the other side are very severe in their criticism
of what is happening at 53 Livingstone Avenue and one of them is Chris Sambo, ...

Demba Ba’s lessons for Knowledge Musona

Seven years ago Demba Ba failed trials at English lightweights Barnsley and things were so bad for the budding Senegalese forward that only a French Third Division side, Rouen, could offer him ref...

Giving thanks for a great 2011

Sharuko on Saturday
It must have been love, and boy oh boy it was good, but it's all over now, as a landmark year for domestic football that helped the national game to rock and roll again, c...

Sharuko

You will have to take a bow to 2011 because it was the year when our beloved domestic Premiership discovered its soul
rodrick mutuma1

When SuperSport came to town

Every 15 minutes, after the game had ended at Rufaro, Mukamba's moment of magic was replayed, on the SuperSport Blitz  channel that captures the highlights of the day, and - for a long run on Wednesd...

Robson Sharuko

Murape Murape torched a storm this week when he charged that FC Platinum were being aided by match officials in their