Sports – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Tue, 21 May 2019 11:23:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Sports – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Just In: Angola Pulls Out Of COSAFA Cup https://www.263chat.com/just-in-angola-pulls-out-of-cosafa-cup/ https://www.263chat.com/just-in-angola-pulls-out-of-cosafa-cup/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 09:21:00 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48889

COSAFA regrets to announce the withdrawal of Angola from the 2019 COSAFA Cup with the Palancas Negras citing the need to complete their league season and preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations as the reasons. The short notice has placed COSAFA Cup organisers in a tight spot and despite canvasing far and wide across […]

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Zimbabwe To Host Afro Basketball Qualifiers https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-to-host-afro-basket-qualifiers/ https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-to-host-afro-basket-qualifiers/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 14:17:40 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48788

Zimbabwe has been granted the rights to host the 2019 Afro Basketball qualifiers slated for June 2 to 8 at Harare City Sports Centre. A representative from the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has conformed the event before adding that the country was now more that ready to host the event. A number of countries have […]

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Referee Collapses, Dies After Heart Attack While Officiating A League Game https://www.263chat.com/referee-collapses-dies-after-heart-attack-while-officiating-a-league-game/ https://www.263chat.com/referee-collapses-dies-after-heart-attack-while-officiating-a-league-game/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 10:53:13 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48819

A referee in Bolivia has died from a heart attack after collapsing while officiating a league match played at high altitude. Victor Hugo Hurtado, 31, was taking charge of Always Ready and Oriente Petrolero’s Bolivian league game when he collpased in the 47th minute. Always Ready doctor Eric Kosziner said, according to the BBC, that the […]

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City Take Commanding Lead In Harare Volleyball Premier League https://www.263chat.com/city-take-commanding-lead-in-harare-vplleyball-premier-league/ https://www.263chat.com/city-take-commanding-lead-in-harare-vplleyball-premier-league/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 10:40:57 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48796

Harare City continued  with their dominance in the Harare Volleyball Premier League, women category at Manyame Airbase, in one of the exciting matches that were lined up during the weekend. The “City Mothers” brushed aside police side ZRP Harare in straight sets, 25-12; 25-16; 25-12, to sit five points on top of the log table. […]

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COSAFA Cup: Warriors Hope To Extend Record https://www.263chat.com/cosafa-cup-zimbabwe/ https://www.263chat.com/cosafa-cup-zimbabwe/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 07:58:00 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48789

Zimbabwe Warriors are seeking to extend their record at the forthcoming COSAFA  Cup to be staged in Durban, South Africa. The Warriors are record six-time champions in the COSAFA Cup and one of the region’s powerhouses. Their last triumph came in 2018 when they beat old foes Zambia 4-2 in a thrilling decider that went […]

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Qualifiers For The Women’s Rugby World Cup, A First For Africa! https://www.263chat.com/48730-2/ https://www.263chat.com/48730-2/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 08:57:28 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48730 www.263chat.com

Together with their partner Société Générale, Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) official bank, and with the support of World Rugby, Rugby Africa will organise the first qualifiers for the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Africa, the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup, at the Bosman stadium in Johannesburg, starting on August 9th, National Women’s Day in South Africa, and […]

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Pics: New Warriors Kit Courtesy Of Umbro https://www.263chat.com/pics-new-warriors-kit-courtesy-of-umbro/ https://www.263chat.com/pics-new-warriors-kit-courtesy-of-umbro/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 11:44:42 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48664

Zimbabwe Football Association and Umbro Sports Wednesday launched the new football kit for all the age groups of the national teams. The kit retains its gold and green colors for the home and away matches respectively while an alternative kit, the white jersey was also unveiled. The jersey will be worn at the AFCON finals […]

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Copa Coca-Cola 2019 Launched https://www.263chat.com/copa-coca-cola-2019-launched/ https://www.263chat.com/copa-coca-cola-2019-launched/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 13:17:03 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48624

This year’s edition of the biggest schools under 15 tournament Copa Coca-Cola was launched today in Masvingo province at Pamushana High School who are the defending champions. Addressing delegates at the launch Coca-Cola senior brand Manager Vee Chibanda said they are expecting another thrilling tournament. “We are expecting another thrilling tournament this year. Every school […]

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Just In: FIFA Team Coming To Zimbabwe https://www.263chat.com/just-in-fifa-team-coming-o-zimbabwe/ https://www.263chat.com/just-in-fifa-team-coming-o-zimbabwe/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 07:47:39 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48596

A FIFA delegation is heading to Zimbabwe to assess the damage to sports infrastructure caused by the deadly Cyclone Idai which hit the country in March and left hundreds of people dead while displacing thousands more. The delegation has already met with the Mozambican Football Federation and visited sports facilities destroyed by the natural disaster, […]

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Zim Cricket Secures World Cup Qualifying Berth https://www.263chat.com/zim-cricket-secures-world-cup-qualifying-berth/ https://www.263chat.com/zim-cricket-secures-world-cup-qualifying-berth/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 07:14:27 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48456 www.263Chat.com

This victory, however, does not mean the Zimbabwe Women will go straight to the ICC Women’s World Cup: there is another qualifying tournament, the ICC Women’s Qualifier Global competition against other continental regional winners, to go through first.

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