Augustine Mbara

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Augustine Mbara
Augustine Mbara
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Born (1991-12-30) December 30, 1991 (age 28)
NationalityZimbabwe
Other namesGaucho
Education
Occupation
  • Footballer.
EmployerDynamos Football Club
Known forFootball in Zimbabwe

Augustine Mbara is a professional footballer who plays for Dynamos Football Club in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League.

Background

Mbara was born on December 30, 1991.[1] He is also brother to former Dembare playmaker, Prince Mbara

Education

He attended Lord Malvern High School for his secondary education.[2]

Career

Mbara is a highly skilled left footballer known for his defensive skills. He was also part of the group of players that were suspended by ZIFA for having partaken in a match fixing scandal.[3] He plays as both defender and defensive midfielder for DeMbare. In 2013, his contract at Dynamos was renewed following his good performance in the field of play. He is one of the youngsters believed to be the future of the Harare Giants.[4] Having joined Dembare at during his formative years, he has grown to become one of the most prominent figures in the Dynamos lineup. As of 2015, Augustine was the captain of the Glamour boys.[5]

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Competitions Played In

  • 2014 CAF Champions League
  • CHAN
  • World Cup Qualifying[6]

National Team Caps

Awards

Bob @ 91 Cup


Asiagate Scandal

Mbara was part of the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team players who were accused of taking part in the ill-fated Asia trips. The trips involved match-fixing and some corrupt tendencies. It began to be known as the Asiagate Scandal. Mbara was suspended before the subsequent acquittal by the Zimbabwe Football Association.[7]





References

  1. Augustine Mbara, Transfer Market, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: March 30, 2015
  2. , About,Augustine Mbara Facebook Page Published: No Date Given, Retrieved:1 July 2015
  3. Donewell Madzima Asiagate players to stop playing, The Eye, Published: 2013, Retrieved: March 30, 2015
  4. , Mbara signs new DeMbare contract,Nehanda Radio, Published: 5 July 2013, Retrieved:1 Jul 2015
  5. Eddie Chikamhi Mbara wants strong finish, The Herald, Published: June 30, 2015, Retrieved: July 2, 2015
  6. 6.0 6.1 , Augustine Mbara,Football Database, published: No Date , Retrieved: 1 July 2015 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "football database" defined multiple times with different content
  7. B. Nkiwane, Zifa cashes in on Asiagate,The Standard, Published:6 Jul 2013 , Retrieved:1 July 2015