Mzilikazi win Nestlé event

MZILIKAZI District were the winners of the National Association of Primary School Heads (Naph) Nestle Zimbabwe-sponsored competitions held at the National University of Science and Technology yesterday.


The competitions started with field and physical education events at White City Stadium on Thursday and finished yesterday with track events.

Mzilikazi scooped gold after grabbing 47 medals with 21 gold, 16 silver and 10 bronze, walking away with a shield and prize money.

Khami District collected silver after garnering 16 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze bringing their total to 40.

On third position was Reigate with 13 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze to make it 35.

Khami and Reigate, last year’s winners, received a shield for coming second and third respectively as well as prize money.

Bulawayo Central were fourth with 28 medals while Mbizo District came fifth with 24 medals.

Mzilikazi got their gold from Princess Moyo who clocked 13,70 seconds in the Under-13 girls 100m sprints, four seconds faster than Imbizo’s Shamiso Marada.

Mthabisi Dube won bronze in the Under 13 boys 100m sprint in 12,50 seconds with Reigate getting silver in 12.94 seconds from Christopher Mushaningu.

Karaso Lesibane grabbed gold for Mzilikazi in the Under-14 girls 100m dash in 12,91 seconds while Khami’s Sisasenkosi Mwale was second in 13,30 seconds.

Lesibane was back again winning another gold in the Under-14 200m sprint in 27,06 seconds while Nomthandazo Nsingo from Imbizo got silver in 28,06 seconds.

Tatenda Ndlovu (Mzilikazi) finished the Under-12 girls 400m in one minute 09,72 seconds with Lisa Kamanga (Bulawayo Central) claiming second spot on one minute10.01 seconds.

Khami won gold in the Under-12 girls 100m dash from Mitchel Nyamanjiwa in 13,70 seconds while Nozinhle Ndlovu (Reigate) was second in 13,74 seconds.

Khami collected gold in the Under-14 boys 100m race after Derrick Mlalazi recorded 12,83 seconds with Alister Chinyama (Bulawayo Central) second in 12,89 seconds.

Reigate dominated the relay races despite coming third in the competition.

They grabbed gold in the Under-12 girls in the 4 x 200m race in two minutes 01,40 seconds (girls) and clocked one minute 55,10 seconds in the same race to win the boys category.

The competition was also used to select the athletes to represent the province in the national finals set for Harare on March 18 and 19.

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