Dynamos players in investment drive

HARARE – Some members of the history making Dynamos squad that reached the semi finals of the African Champions League have starterd making "notable investments", following their payouts.\r\n

The Harare giants received US$ 427 500 from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for reaching the semi finals of the competition.

The local players are widely known to be "no hoppers" who spend their money on wine, women and song.

Leading the way is the captain of the team, Murape Murape, who has opened an upmarket restaurant in Harare city centre called the Chutney. In addition the player also bought himself a car.

Defender Sam Mutenheri has acquired two commuter omnibuses, which ply the Glen View route.

Goakeeper Willard Manyatera, Edward Sadomba and Philip Marufu have also acquired personal cars. Some players are also reported said to have bought residential stands.

In 2004 players of the history making Zimbabwe Warriors also made some notable investments after making their maiden appearance at the African Nations Cup.

Ronald Sibanda, who is known for his love of the bottle invested his cash payout in a house and fleet of commuter omnibuses in Bulawayo.

Esrom Nyandoro, now with South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns also financed his posh wedding to former Mighty Warriors Ruth Banda at AmaZulu Sports Club.

Warriors’ goalkeeper, Tapuwa Kapini, made headlines in the Bulawayo based Chronicle, when he dumped his wife and two month old baby.