Sports – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:27:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Sports – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Messi’s Argentina on brink of World Cup exit as Croatia qualify for knockouts http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/messis-argentina-on-brink-of-world-cup-exit-as-croatia-qualify-for-knockouts/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/messis-argentina-on-brink-of-world-cup-exit-as-croatia-qualify-for-knockouts/#comments Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:11:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180531 Lionel Messi scored a hat-rick after Argentina went down to an early Ecuador goal. Photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images

Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday. Second-half goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved victory as a poor Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit.

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2018 Fifa World Cup: Why aren’t black managers invited to the party? http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/2018-fifa-world-cup-why-arent-black-managers-invited-to-the-party/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/2018-fifa-world-cup-why-arent-black-managers-invited-to-the-party/#comments Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:54:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180509 Aliou Cisse of Senegal is the only black manager at the Russia 2018 World Cup

The Senegal national football team has attracted worldwide attention in Russia in the past few days and it wasn’t just because they've had the only win, so far, for an African nation at the World Cup - a 2-1 victory over Poland in Group H.

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Bossolona!…‘Highlanders coaches to be attached at Barcelona’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/bossolona-highlanders-coaches-to-be-attached-at-barcelona/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/bossolona-highlanders-coaches-to-be-attached-at-barcelona/#comments Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:26:49 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180500 Kenneth Mhlophe

Highlanders chairman Kenneth Mhlophe has hailed the Government’s pledge to send his first team coaches for a 10-day attachment at Spanish giants Barcelona at the end of the season.

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Salah’s World Cup ends with a whimper http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/salahs-world-cup-ends-with-a-whimper/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/salahs-world-cup-ends-with-a-whimper/#comments Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:43:27 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180467

Mohamed Salah’s Soccer World Cup campaign arguably ended when Egypt’s talisman tumbled to the turf in the Champions League final in Kiev on May 26. Uruguay administered the last rites on Wednesday but the Pharaohs already knew the writing was on the wall.

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Mapeza set to ring mid-season changes http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/mapeza-set-to-ring-mid-season-changes/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/mapeza-set-to-ring-mid-season-changes/#respond Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:38:35 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180465 Norman Mapeza

FC Platinum gaffer Norman Mapeza is set to offload Hillary Bakacheza and Nigel Papias before recruiting a top-drawer defensive midfielder as he looks to consolidate his club’s position at the summit of the standings. The defending league champions are a safe bet to retain the title this year after taking a six-point lead at the halfway mark of the campaign.

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Denver is a shame, says Sono http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/denver-is-a-shame-says-sono/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/22/denver-is-a-shame-says-sono/#comments Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:09:14 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180457 STRAIGHT TALK . . . Jomo Sono has described wayward midfielder Denver Mukamba as a shame who has destroyed his career which promised a lot

South African football legend Jomo Sono says Denver Mukamba is a shame who has let his indiscipline destroy a talent that should have taken him places had he remained focussed on his career. Sono, who guided Bafana Bafana at their first World Cup appearance in France in 1998, was the last gaffer to coach Denver during his unsuccessful stint in South Africa where the midfielder lost his way.

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Limping Dynamos to reinforce squad http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/limping-dynamos-to-reinforce-squad/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/limping-dynamos-to-reinforce-squad/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:16:44 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180398 Lloyd Mutasa

Dynamos assistant coach Lloyd Chigowe says the team will focus on reinforcing all its departments in the mid-season transfer window period as they eye a strong finish to the season. The Glamour Boys have struggled in the first half of the season, amassing just 20 points in 17 starts, and they are 24 behind leaders FC Platinum.

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DeMbare, Bosso coaches for Spain http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/dembare-bosso-coaches-for-spain180396/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/dembare-bosso-coaches-for-spain180396/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:10:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180396 Karikoga Kaseke

Dynamos and Highlanders coaches have been handed an opportunity to understudy Spanish gaffers at iconic clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona in a bid to strengthen to technical strength of the two domestic giants.

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King Peter’s story told in WC advert http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/king-peters-story-told-in-wc-advert/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/king-peters-story-told-in-wc-advert/#comments Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:04:50 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180394 Peter Ndlovu

The warriors might have been barred from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, but the greatest Warrior of all-time has been roped into the global show as part of a package of the television broadcast being beamed into millions of African homes, offices and bars.

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Bosso win #VisitZimbabwe curtain raiser http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/bosso-win-visitzimbabwe-curtain-raiser/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/21/bosso-win-visitzimbabwe-curtain-raiser/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:56:29 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180389 Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu receives his winners’ medal from Tourism and Hospitality minister Prisca Mupfumira

Highlanders' coach Madinda Ndlovu emerged from yesterday’s #VisitZimbabwe curtain raiser to the World Class Legends and Zimbabwe Legends match at the National Sports Stadium happy with the performance of the Bosso development squad.

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Harare City star in hit-and-run accident http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/harare-city-star-in-hit-and-run-accident/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/harare-city-star-in-hit-and-run-accident/#comments Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:49:09 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180337 Public transporters in Bulawayo

Harare City midfielder Moses Muchenje was injured in a hit-and-run accident in the city on Monday evening that left him with a badly bruised ankle.

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Russia spoil the party for Salah http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/russia-spoil-the-party-for-salah/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/russia-spoil-the-party-for-salah/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:43:15 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180334

The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn’t prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 last night.

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Top junior motocross riders committed to Team Zim http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/top-junior-motocross-riders-committed-to-team-zim/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/top-junior-motocross-riders-committed-to-team-zim/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:37:11 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180332 Tanya Muzinda

Three of the country’s top junior motocross riders, cousins Emmanuel and Munyaradzi Bako; and Tanya Muzinda have committed themselves to represent Zimbabwe at this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.

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There is only one beast http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/there-is-only-one-beast/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/20/there-is-only-one-beast/#comments Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:21:06 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180323 A GOLDEN BEAST . . . Zimbabwe-born Springboks star Tendai ‘’Beast’’ Mtawarira holds his two kids as he walks into the stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa, last Saturday when he marked 100 Test caps for his adopted country

As a number of countries celebrate the heroics of their sporting stars, who are illuminating the FIFA World Cup in Russia, rugby superstar Tendai “Beast’’ Mtawarira has been giving Zimbabweans a reason to smile with his historic exploits for the Springboks of South Africa.

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Scotland ropes in Streak for tri-series http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/19/scotland-ropes-in-streak-for-tri-series/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/19/scotland-ropes-in-streak-for-tri-series/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:40:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180271 Heath Streak at a Press conference in Bulawayo yesterday

Scotland have drafted in former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak as a consultant for the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series in the Netherlands.

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