Football

  • Former France defender dies after 40 years in coma

    FORMER France defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, almost 40 years after falling into a coma following a medical error, his former clubs, Paris St Germain and Nimes, said on Monday. In 1982, Adams was administered a near-fatal dose of anaesthetic ahead of a routine knee operation, which caused brain damage. The Dakar-born Adams had won…

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  • Soccer legend George Shaya dies aged 77

    GEORGE ‘Mastermind’ Shaya, regarded by many as the greatest ever footballer in Zimbabwe, has died. He was 77. Shaya has been ill for some time. His death was confirmed by journalist, video and film producer Tafadzwa Nyikadzino, who said the great legendary striker died this Tuesday morning in Harare. “Dynamos football legend George Shaya has died. Sources close to the…

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  • Senegal warned against underrating Warriors

    FORMER Senegal defender Ferdinand Coly has warned his country against underrating Zimbabwe ahead of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals next year. Senegal were pooled with Zimbabwe, Guinea and Malawi in Group B for next year’s finals that will be held in Cameroon. Many have tipped the Lions of Teranga to cruise through in Group B. Another former…

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