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Revered Morocco boss Fouzi Lekjaa eyes Fifa post

WITHOUT question, Fouzi Lekjaa is one of the finest football administrators in the continent! A strategic visionary, ruthless executor, passionate about the game and armed with vast knowledge. These are qualities which are alien to African football administrators. But Lekjaa, the man at the helm of Morocco’s on the rise game, cut his football administrative […]

Zimbabwe set to host Pakistan in women’s one-day, T20 series

The Zimbabwe senior women’s cricket team are set to host their Pakistan counterparts in three one-dayers and two T20 matches next month. The proposed tour, which is subject to approval from the government of Zimbabwe due to the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place, will be held in a bio-secure bubble with no spectators allowed at […]

Side Netting — Match Day 18–19

2 weeks off coz of the FA Cup, then BAM; a bunch of midweek and weekend fixtures. Now I never thought I would be one to say there is too much soccer on TV, but it’s getting really hard to keep up. So what have we learnt this week? Well, Liverpool hasn’t scored a goal […]

SRC Clears Warriors CHAN Participation

The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has approved the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)’s application to proceed with participation at this year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament. The tournament which is reserved for players plying their trade in local leagues will be hosted in Cameroon from the 16th of January to February 7. Government had suspended […]

Morocco Sets The Ball Rolling For Big Boom in Women’s Football

RABAT: Morocco is preparing itself for an imminent boom in women’s football, aiming to have 1000 licenced female coaches by 2024. This comes after the recently concluded maiden women’s national championship won by AS FAR Ladies. Fouzi Lekjaa, president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), and his National Women’s Football League (LNFF) counterpart, Khadija […]

Side Netting — Match Day 16–17

Happy New Year to the 6 people that actually read this little blog🤭 . I appreciate the support though, and hopefully your 2021 is a little better than the shit show that was 2020. UTD serious title contenders? Arsenal win 3 in a row; Fat Frank to be sacked? City finally hitting top gear. And […]

4-H Foundation Zim Sports Person Of The Year Appointed Ambassador In UK Team

BARELY a few weeks after becoming the first local netball player to sign a professional contract with a top English side, Zimbabwe captain and Surrey Storm new signing Felisitus Kwangwa has scored another first after being appointed brand ambassador of world-renowned sports equipment manufacturing brand Gilbert Netball. Gilbert is one of the world’s most established […]

Warriors CHAN Preps Grounded As Nine Players Test COVID-19 Positive

Nine Zimbabwe national soccer team players who are part of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) provisional squad have tested positive to COVID-19, the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has said. The team is preparing for the CHAN tournament to be hosted in Cameroon from January 16 to February 7, 2021. In a statement, ZIFA communications manager […]

Side Netting — MatchDay 15

I was accused of lazy writing last week. Apparently I shitted on a few teams and some people were mad. I am sorry no one cares about your team (ehem ehem City fans). Let me live, I am just a guy!!!🤷‍♂️ UTD should’ve won, Chelsea got shitted on by Arsenal, City beat Newcastle (Big Surprise), […]