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Young Jukulile Keeps Name Alive

By Branton Matondo


Tanyaradzwa Jukulile son to former Kaizer Chiefs outfit Luke Petros Jukulile is currently playing his trade with central region outfit Kwekwe United who are currently sitting on the second position of the logo.


Kwekwe United have defied all odds this season having occupied the second position after five outings in a league pitting so much experience from TelOne, Sheasham, Tongogara, Chapungu and Vumbachikwe.


The showcase of experience and young talents has led to the impact of Petros Tanyaradzwa Jukulile who plays at left or attacking midfielder for Kwekwe Una Una.


The 27 year old is part of the experienced batch and is excited of his efforts and impact he has exerted on the team so far.

He said, “As one of the experienced players here l am guiding the young stars. We have been able to encourage and push at the same time assisting them (young stars) especially in the field of play. As you can see our team has a bulk of young stars and they need experienced players



Jukulile has played 3 games out of five so far, against Filabusi, Loss Control and army side Tongogara.


He failed to report for duty against TelOne and Dulibadzimu as he received a niggle against Tongo.


Jukulile added that it’s always that extra effort at training that defines the final produce during game time.


“Contributions during games are all up to character at training sessions. During matches it will be easy and good for motivation.”


Junior Petros grew up in a football loving family as their father once traded his talent with Kaizer Motaung side Kaizer Chiefs in the early 2000’s. Takudzwa Jukulile, also son to the Kwekwe legend has also featured for prison side Whawha Fc, both in the PSL and Chibuku Super Cup at he middle of the park.


Tanya’s career is not all fancy but his left foot work is spot on.


He has played for Silo United in division one, Chrome stars juniors and division 2 outfits.


Commenting on the roots of the beautiful game in their family Jukulile said that it is always a good realization that pap’s was deep into the game.


“Wow, it raises my confidence and self esteem in whatever I do in football because I know it is in the blood, ” said young Jukulile.


Other experienced players who are adding the zeal at Una Una are former Shabanie Mine, Whawha and Sheasham linkman Musa Bude, former Chrome Stars striker Simba Makasva and team captain Timothy Dinda.


Outstanding young stars who reside from Mbizo are former FC Platinum Under 19 striker Innocent Mainoza and Mike Zimba.


The Mbizo pack looks to cause multiple upsets as they face Paramount Fc at Gokwe Center on the 5th of February.


They will face Gatsi Mukombwe’s Vumbachikwe Fc at Bagdad stadium in their next encounter.