Washington Arubi named Nedbank Player of the tournament

By ZBC Reporter

Former Warriors goalkeeper, Washington Arubi capped off a fine season in South Africa after being named the Nedbank Cup Player of the tournament at the end of the season Awards ceremony held on Sunday.

The veteran goalkeeper walked away 150 thousand Rand richer after getting the coveted award ahead of Sundowns’ Peter Shalulile.

Arubi was in a class of his own in the competition with the standout performance having been in the match against Mamelodi Sundowns where was he named the Man of the Match after keeping a clean sheet in regulation time before saving Hlompho Kekana’s penalty.

The former Warriors goalkeeper also kept another clean sheet in the final against Chippa United.

Arubi also ended the season with another outstanding performance as he did not concede in TTM’s goalless draw against Terrence Dzvukamanja’s Orlando Pirates in the last match of the DSTV Premiership at the weekend.

Elsewhere, Warriors left back Onismor Bhasera scored an injury time equaliser to rescue a point for SuperSport United in their one-all draw against Chippa United.

Fellow countryman, Kudakwashe Mahachi once again played as a left-back, while Evans Rusike was an unused substitute on the SuperSport United bench.

Ovidy Karuru bade farewell to relegated Black Leopards after playing his last game in the 1-1 draw against Bloemfontein Celtic.

The midfielder is leaving the Limpopo-based side at the end of his contract this June.

Talent Chawapiwa and Butholezwe Ncube will play CAF Champions league football for Amazulu after the Durban based side finished second on the log.

In Malawi, Kalisto Pasuwa’s Nyasa Big Bullets who are the defending champions in the Super League joined leaders Silver Strikers at the summit of the log table after beating Mighty Tigers 2-1 at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.

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