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Dewure retains Mashoko Schools Christian Games trophy

by Staff Reporter
27 May 2016 at 14:20hrs | Views
Dewure High School have successfully defended the annual Church of Christ sponsored Mashoko Schools games crown, played at Chizondo Christian High from May 12 to 15 last week.

Masvingo Mirror reported that Mashoko schools comprise of all primary and secondary schools run by the Church of Christ in Zimbabwe. The games were run under the theme, "Be The Salt And The Light Of The World".

Eight schools from across the country; Dewure, Dadaya, Mashoko, Chizondo, Chiromo, Matara, Chiredzi and Masvingo took part in the sporting extravaganza which was multi-disciplined including music, drama, quiz, debate and poetry.

Gervias Chirume the organising head of this year's event who is also head at Chizondo told The Mirror that he felt honoured to host such a big event in Christian schools calendar and considering this is a school based in the rural areas.

"I am quite ecstatic about this since we last hosted the games in 2005 and they have come at opportune time before the Copa Coca Cola games begin as they act as preparatory games," said Chirume.

The games are run on a round robin basis and they are mainly for fellowshipping and interaction and the team with the highest points is crowned the champions.

Church of Christ was represented by Togarepi Zebed who is the chairperson of the schools, Chaplain General in charge of games Cephas Zivanai and Edison Muresherwa chairman of the board of Christian Schools and head of Masvingo Christian.

 "The games are key to all Christian schools since they facilitate talent show, not only do they unite pupils but manage to create a social balanced student who is used to interact with people and is both well equipped with academic and sporting talents.

Source - Masvingo Mirror
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