Musharu eyes Golden Boot

HARARE - With only one match left before the season comes to an end, How Mine striker Kudakwashe Musharu is confident he will win the Castle Premiership Golden Boot award.

Musharu, who joined the gold miners at the beginning of the season from Monomotapa, is tied on 12 goals with Highlanders forward Charles Sibanda going into the last round.

The Golden Boot Award carries a price money of $1 500 and Musharu, who was on target when How Mine dismissed Bantu Rovers 3-0 in their last league match, is determined to add more goals in Sunday’s match against title-chasing Dynamos.

“I am not going to relax, but I need to double my efforts in the remaining game,” Musharu told the Daily News yesterday.

“It has been a good season for me even though we have not achieved much as a club. However, to win the top goal-scorer award in the country will be a great honour for me.

“I am not worried about how my rivals are doing, my concern is for my club and increasing the number of goals I score. It won’t be easy, but it can still be achieved.”

Musharu started the season on a high, scoring six goals in the opening four matches but somehow lost his touch along the way.

He, however, made a steady recovery to be back in contention for the Golden Boot award.

Musharu will be hard pressed to increase his goal tally at the weekend because he comes up against a stingy Dynamos defence at a time when the Harare giants are gunning for the title.

Similarly, Musharu’s rival for the award, Sibanda, also has a chance to increase his tally when Bosso host Chapungu at Hartsfield Rugby Ground on the same day.

Sibanda’s selection for Sunday’s game is, however, not straight forward as he recently fell out with Highlanders caretaker coach Mark Mathe for unruly behaviour and was dropped from the squad in the last two matches against Chiredzi FC and Shabanie Mine.

Meanwhile, preparations for the 11 finalists for the 2014 Castle Soccer Star of the Year are at an advanced stage.

The voting, to be held on Saturday, will this year move along with technology by using a secret computerised electronic ballot.

The electronic voting system will be supervised by a panel of experts that will include media house editors, football stakeholders as well as Delta Beverages internal and external audit firms.

The Coach of the Year, Rookie Player of the Year and Best Under-20 will also be selected on the day.

There are prizes too for the Goalkeeper of the Year, the Most Disciplined Team of the Year and the Top Goalscorer of the Year.


Comments (1)

Toku batsirai pa Coach of the Year Award for 2014 Its none other than Saul Chaminuka of ZPC Kariba

Tonderayi Chanakira - 20 November 2014

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