Tenax Football Club

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Tenax Football Club
Full nameTenax Football Club
Nickname(s)Chauya Chikara
Founded2009
GroundSakubva Stadium
OwnerZimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services
ChairmanStefan Masina
CoachBlessing Madombi
LeagueZimbabwe Premier Soccer League

Tenax Football Club is a Zimbabwean club in the country's top flight league the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. The club was established in 2009 and based in Mutare. They are affectionately known as 'Chauya Chikara' by their supporters. They were promoted to the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League after winning the ZIFA Eastern Region Division One after spending nine years in that league with no success and conceded only 16 times the whole season.[1]

Background

The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services team, which was formed 10 years ago, came so near yet so far in the nine years they have played in the Zifa Eastern Region Division One League where they ended the season in the top five in those nine years. After spending one season playing Division Two foot all, Tenax ended the Zifa Easterm Region Division One League in second position two times, four times on third position and finished the season on fourth position on three occasions.[2]

2021/22 Players

  • Phillip Makoni (30) GK
  • Tapiwa revesai (41) GK
  • Iyvern Gwenzi (3) DF
  • Wirimai Mukudo (11) DF
  • Dexter Marara (25) DF
  • Joseph Jambo (5) DF
  • Tafadzwa Zhakata (15) DF
  • Lancelot Chakuamba (22) DF
  • Carlos Musimwa (18) MF
  • Edson Gavara (8) MF
  • Panashe Mtasa (27) MF
  • Joel Munsaka (17) MF
  • Simon Munemero (28) MF
  • Pritchard Masawi (4) MF
  • Never Rauzhi (10) MF
  • Fadzanai Vint (20) MF
  • Clarence Mbauya (9) FW
  • Tatenda Kureti (26) FW
  • Aristole Manyamba (16) FW
  • Malvern Dumbura (7) FW
  • Tafadzwa Marira (24) FW

Achievements

  • 2019 ZIFA Eastern Region Division One Champions
  • Promotion to the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League
  • 2018 ZCDC Diamond Super Cup winners
  • 2017 ZCDC Diamond Super Cup Losing Finalists

References

  1. Mehluli Sibanda, [1], The Sunday News, Published: November 24, 2019, Retrieved: December 29, 2019
  2. [2], The Zimbabwe Daily, Published: November 24, 2019, Retrieved: December 29, 2019