Wing Commander Tawanda Archford Zowa has declared his intentions of leading Chapungu back into the premier league after taking over as the club’s chairman.
Wing Commander Zowa, a former club spokesperson assumed the chairmanship following the deployment previous chairman of Hillary Jona on an assignment.
Chapungu were relegated from the premier league in 2019 and last season they finished fourth with Wing Commander Zowa emphasizing that the club is really determined to win the Ruvimbo Funeral Central Region Soccer League title.
“Actually the vision that I have for the club is the same as that of my predecessor. We have a collective vision at Chapungu which is to see the team back in the top flight league,” Wing Commander Zowa said.
“I have knowledge of the system and the bulk of the players are the ones who were there when I was in the past executive as the spokesperson. So I’m stepping into a familiar terrain and knows what is needed to be done.”
“For us to achieve our target, we have brought back some of the players that were loaned out to other clubs. We know we are going to face stiff competition from other clubs who have been strengthening their teams as well but we have a reputation and name to protect. We are going to go the extra mile, work tirelessly so that we accomplish our mission”
Chapungu have since recalled defenders Collen Kwaramba, Blessed Mbavarira and midfielder Gracious Mleya from Black Rhinos while Leroy Bernard who had good season with Black Mambas in the Northern Region Soccer League in the last campaign returned to the club.
Strikers Allen Tavarwisa, Tineyi Chitora, Xolani Ncube as well as agile midfielder Abton Chekai are also back at the club as they seek to mount a string challenge for the title. Teams in the Ruvimbo Funeral Central Region Soccer League have been busy reinforcing with ZPC Munyati showing their intentions for the championship, bringing in seasoned players Newman Sianchali, Byron Madzokere, Godknows Mhangani, Tyler Mugoniwa, Bright Chayambuka and Toto Banda.
Last season’s runners up TelOne have signed former Shabanie Mine captain Nyasha Mpofu while retaining the core of the team from the previous season.
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