17 February 2018
   
Military honours as ex-PM’s body in Zim
Fake Grace PhD: UZ chief gets bail
Chombo arrested on new graft charges
ZIFA up for ‘stealing’ attached property
Tsvangirai: Odinga leads Africa tributes
MDC-T leader’s burial set for Tuesday
MDC-T risks split after leader's death
- Chamisa, Mudzuri deny party crisis
MORE NEWS
RBZ doubles gold and tobacco support
Prosperous Zim good for Botswana: BoB
MORE BUSINESS
Tsvangirai: SABC axes Zim-born presenter
Africans celebrate 'Black Panther'
MORE SHOWBIZ
Ndoro controversy drags on in SA
UK: Premiership players steal taxi
MORE SPORTS
Ex-PM: heroic herald of epoch foretold
MDC squabbles risk democracy fight
MORE OPINION
 
MDC-T party: It’s now dog-eat-dog
UK deportation: Wither affected Zimbos
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
Rampant Warriors douse Malawi Flames

05/03/2014 00:00:00
by Sports Reporter
 
On target ... Kudakwashe Mahachi
 
RELATED STORIES
Warriors tumble in Fifa rankings
Unpaid Gorowa blasts habitual Zifa liars
ZIFA told hold Warriors return party
Warriors stars join South African sides
CHAN: Penalty agony as Warriors crash out
Zimbabwe face Libya in CHAN semis
Gorowa praises Warriors defence
Mahachi thrilled by Mali victory
Brilliant Mahachi seals Warriors semis spot
‘BaWarrior’ chant replaces Bafana Bafana
Gorowa: CHAN success can open doors
Toothless attack a worry for Gorowa
Warriors on the edge after Uganda draw
Warriors stopper: We must beat Uganda
CHAN: Confident Warriors face Uganda
Warriors beat Gabon in CHAN prep
Warriors Gabon friendly set for Jo’burg
Dynamos dominate final CHAN squad

Malawi 1-4 Zimbabwe

THE Warriors thumped the Flames of Malawi 4-1 in an international friendly encounter at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Wednesday afternoon as they began their Afcon 2015 qualifiers preparations.

Peter Moyo opened the scoring for the visitors for his first goal in Warriors colours after 20 minutes of play before Atusaye Nyondo ensured parity with a sliced header in the 50th minute that went beyond the reach of goalkeeper Washington Arubi.

But Kudakwashe Mahachi connected with a half volley from a Knowledge Musona cross to restore Zimbabwe's lead.

Kingston Nkhata then broke through to make it 3-1 before tapping in a Mahachi cutback from the by-line at the second attempt to make it 4-1.

Meanwhile, former Highlanders striker and Warriors fringe player Obadiah Tarumbwa has become the fourth Zimbabweans player in less than a year to find the going tough after being offloaded by his Absa Premier Soccer League side Pretoria University.

He is reportedly on his way to re-unite with Bantu Rovers as free agent.

Tarumbwa joins the Dynamos trio of Simba Sithole (Supersport United and Mamelodi Sundowns), Tafadzwa Rusike, formerly of Ajax Cape Town and Oscar Machapa from Moroka Swallows who have had to retrace their steps in a bid to revive their careers.


Allowed to leave by SA premiership side Pretoria Univeristy ... Obadiah Tarumbwa

In fact, two other former Dynamos players Denver Mukamba and Rodreck Mutuma, who left the country amid a frenzied media blitz, are struggling at their respective clubs Bidvest Wits and Bloemfontein Celtic and have been linked with returns to the Zimbabwe champions.

Tarumbwa signed for Pretoria from Sofapaka of Kenya in July last year on a three-year deal but the striker failed to live up to the expectations.

AmaTuks coach Steve Barker was diplomatic in his response on showing Tarumbwa the door, telling Chronicle Sport that they reached "a mutual agreement" to terminate the player's contract.

"We reached a mutual agreement with the player as we thought it was going to make everybody happy,” said Barker.

“The Zimbabwean player was always good, disciplined and focused but what happened to him not to contribute immensely and score goals for the team can happen to anyone. I wish him great success even though he never fulfilled his goals with the team.”



Advertisement

While Bantu Rovers general manager Wilbert Sibanda seemed shocked about the leak of the story, he admitted that Tarumbwa could add value to their side which bought the Plumtree Chiefs franchise last week and are returning to the Premiership.

"He might add value to the squad. He is a good player and if we manage to get him that will be great," Sibanda said.


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker