Pakati Primary – new sports tops on show as they prepare for the Zonal sports competition

Thanks to Mr Chorichi, Teacher and Sports Director at Pakati Primary school, for the pictures and information below.

Pakati Primary school football team, with trainer Mr Gonye, seen in their new Scunthorpe United tops – Up the Iron!

In the last two weeks the Primary school have been training their young athletes for this years Zonal Athletics Competition, due on 28th February.

The trainers for the Athletics team are Mr Mupayikwa, Mr Chakanyuka, Mrs Kupara and Ms Chigumadzi (seen above)

Discus throwers above are Percy Mahachi and Moreblessinh Masiya

As with the Secondary competitions, the Zonal athletics for Primary schools will be held at St Pauls sports grounds in Musami.

Soccer captain Panashe Chinyama with the ball
Blessed Kandikita is the High Jump entry for Pakati Primary

Melgyne Chiroodza will once more represent the school at the Zonal competitions, this time at long jump

Pakati Primary school athletes resplendent in their Scunthorpe United shirts


My name is Chris Walker, and between January 1989 and September 1991 I worked, through VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), at Pakati Secondary School in Murehwa South district in Zimbabwe. I was a Maths teacher for 2 years, the Acting Head for the last 8 months there. I have also taught in Botswana & the UK, had 4 years working for VSO, and spent the last 14 years as a Civil Servant in Bradford. I married a Zimbabwean woman & we have 2 sons.

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