Senior Sports Reporter
HILLSIDE Golf Club player, Fred Mboto, was the toast of the day when he romped to victory in the Africa University Charity Golf Tournament last Saturday. Mboto scooped the top award after amassing 36 points ahead of second placed, Penial Simbanegavi, who counted in at 32 points. Edwin Mapfumo settled for third position after counting in at 32 points with 20 HPC compared to Simbanegavi’s 18.
Former Africa University Vice-Chancellor, Rukudzo Murapa, came fourth with 29 points. Yolanda Washaya was named the most improved golfer at the same tournament. In the universities and colleges category, Brian Chizororo won pole position after garnering 37 points ahead of Brickley Mariwo who got three points less. Cortle Musariri came third with 27 points, while Tonderai Changwa settled for fourth position with 26 points.
The United Methodist-related Africa University also held an invitational swimming gala on the same day which saw four teams – ZRP, Chinhoyi University of Technology, Africa University and Great Zimbabwe University – taking part. ZRP emerged winners ahead of Chinhoyi University of Technology which came second. Hosts, Africa University came third, while Great Zimbabwe University was fourth. Proceeds from both the golf and swimming tournaments will be channelled to charity.