DeMbare revival continues

HARARE - Whether by accident or design it is all coming together for Lloyd Mutasa’s  masterplan.

Suddenly everything that seemed so hopeless a month ago appears to be back on track with another win against Harare City in a Castle Premiership match here yesterday.

First half goals from midfielders Masimba Mambare and Bret Amidu were enough to secure maximum points for the Glamour Boys.

The win was Dynamos’ third on the bounce while handing Harare City new mentor Moses Chunga his first defeat in three matches.

Dynamos coach Mutasa was happy with his team’s ability to find the target early in the match which he said made the difference in the game.

“The boys played well. Our game strategy worked, we scored two goals and it made the difference,” Mutasa told reporters after the match.

“I am happy this is our second victory at Rufaro Stadium. I think it was evident from the start that our shortcoming was scoring goals and we seem to have found the form at the right time.

“I hope we will keep on with the good form. The good thing is that the youngsters are working hard and the results are there for everyone to see.”

Chunga, a former DeMbare son proved to be popular with the blue and white half of the City receiving a standing ovation as he made his great entry into the stadium clad in a designer smart casual suit and it was also going to be an emotional outing for him had his team managed to throw spanners in Dynamos’ path.

Despite the presence of Bambo in the Sunshine Boys’ dressing room, players Ronald Chitiyo, Martin Vengesayi, Blessing Moyo, Tafadzwa Dube and Francesco Zekumbawire all had stints with the former champions and in essence it was Dynamos taking on another DeMbare select.

Chunga admitted that his players failed to rise to the occasion when it mattered most.

“Our game plan didn’t work today. We did not come to the party. Our defence was sloppy and they allowed two easy goals,” Chunga said after the match.

“We hope to work on our shortcomings in the next matches. At least there are a lot of positives that we can draw from this match.”

It was done and dusted in the opening 30 minutes of the game with Dynamos’ slippery winger Mambare heading home from a corner kick on 9 minutes.

Amidu composed himself well to slot in his team’s second in the 24th minute from a Mambare rebound inside the box.

The second half was a drab affair with Harare City conceding defeat early on and instead it was Dynamos who looked the hungrier of the two but none could find the target.


Harare City: Tafadzwa Dube, Jimmy Tigere, Arnold Chiveya (Blessing Moyo 58th min), Munyaradzi Diro Nyenye, Crispen Dickson, Tendai Samanja, James Jam (Honey Chimutimunzeve 45th min), Ronald Chitiyo, Martin Vengesayi (Farai Madhanhanga 76th min), Raphael Manuvire, Fransisco Zekumbawire.

Dynamos: Tatenda Mkuruva, Godknows Murwira, Ocean Mushure, Augustine Mbara, Obey Mwerahari, Stephen Alimenda, Bret Amidu, Masimba Mambare, Musa Madhiri (Tichaona Chipunza 68 min), King Nasama (Dominic Mukandi 55mins), Kudzanai Nyakasaka (Richard Kaondera 21mins).

Comments (5)

it was a great game over the weekend but we still lack a killer strike on the final third

Byron Dodzo - 27 June 2016

keep it up boys. we are proud of you. motipasa manyemwe

mutede - 27 June 2016

keep it up boys. we are proud of you. motipasa manyemwe

mutede - 27 June 2016

keep it up boys. we are proud of you. motipasa manyemwe

mutede - 27 June 2016

Thanks coach

Tau.samu - 29 June 2016

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