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Makonese fails to make Bosso grade

HIGHLANDERS will not sign former Warriors and Orlando Pirates defender Zvenyika Makonese who has been on trial at the club for the past two weeks.
The 36-year-old featured for Highlanders reserves on Sunday in the 2-1 defeat to Division One side Black Boots.
But the Bulawayo giants’ assistant coach Mark Mathe said they have no plans for Makonese.
“He has been training with us for a while now. He is still a good player and there is no doubt about his experience. But unfortunately we are not going to sign him,” Mathe said.
Makosene tried his luck at a time when Highlanders signed another central defender Felix Chindungwe who can also play at right-back or as an anchorman.
Now priority at Highlanders has shifted to the signing of a striker following the beefing up of other departments.
Meanwhile, Highlanders coach Kelvin Kaindu was expected back in Zimbabwe from the UK on Thursday.
Kaindu had been in England attending a Uefa B coaching course and his return is on time for the weekend’s Cephas Msipa Charity Trophy match against Chapungu.Advertisement