“I wish to convey my profound gratitude to the Association (ZIFA) for the time that I have served as the national team coach.”
"The formal ethics proceedings against Mr Kgotlele... stem from an extensive investigation into various attempts to manipulate international matches for betting purposes by Mr Wilson Raj Perumal, a known match-fixer."
Alvin Zhakata, 32, got the honor after hitch-hiking from Cape Town, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt, where the AFCON games are taking place – a journey that took him 51-days – just to support his home team, the Warriors.
Currently, Zimbabwe is placed fourth in the six team Group F with four points, the same as Malawi, and a win over the Flames could push them to six points, passing the Malawians.
The Gems now have to win against Malawi on Thursday to qualify for top 8 spot.
The Gems finished second in Group A behind Australia. Their win guarantees them a slot in the next round of the tournament.
The Australians have won 10 of the 14 World Cup tournaments since this global netball festival was introduced way back in 1963, and are also favourites to retain their title in Liverpool.
The Gems of Zimbabwe have made the whole world sit up and take notice of Zimbabwe after a convincing 79-49 win over Sri Lanka in their opening Vitality 2019 World Cup game in Liverpool, England, this afternoon.
DR Congo opened the floodgates in the 4th minute after Chipezeze, who plays in the premier soccer league in South Africa, spilled a harmless ball that was headed in the net by Jonathan Bolingi.
Emmanuel Okwi of Uganda scored in the 12th minute while off-form captain Knowledge Musona shot over the bar with the Ugandan goalkeeper already a beaten man.
Both skipper Youssouf Mulumbu, who did not play in the 2-0 defeat, and Chancel Mbemba, who wore the captain’s armband in the game, said sorry in a recorded message that was distributed on Twitter (@Leopard Leader Foot).
Uganda last won at the finals in 1978 when they beat Nigeria in the semi-finals and finished runners-up to hosts Ghana.