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is a football stadium in Highfield, Harare
Highfield is a high density suburb in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is one of the oldest townships in Zimbabwe.- Geography :Highfield is a high density suburb to the south west of Harare the capital of Zimbabwe. Popularly known as Fio in local slang...
. It is bordered by Mushandirapamwe Hotel
Mushandirapamwe Hotel is a hotel at Machipisa Shopping Centre in Highfield, Harare Zimbabwe. It is owned by the Tawengwa family, sons of George Tawengwa. The first manager was Solomon and Charles being the current....
, Machipisa council bar, bus station, Jerusalem suburb and by a BP station owned by the Tawengwa
The Tawengwas are a notable family of Zimbabwe engaged in business, farming and politics. The original family business was Mushandira Pamwe Buses, established in 1942. In 1960, George Tawengwa became the first black person in Southern Rhodesia to purchase a commercial farm, the Rhodesdale Farm...
s. In history, it has been the home ground of CAPS united, Blue line aces and Lions. It hosts CBZ premiership soccer matches.
There media reports in February 2008 that indicated that the stadium was in a poor state, with one reporter going as far as to compare it to a harvested wheat field. The Harare City Council is charged with the upkeep of the stadium.
Other notable Gwanzuras include the following:
of Hohodza Band;
former CAPS Utd player;
Jirvas Munyaradzi Gwanzura
who captained Churchill Boys High football team and the Zimbabwe schools.
was also the first lady
under Freda Rebecca Mine Cluff Resources
in Bundura. She worked for Cluff Resources as an Electrical Engineering Under Grad in 1994 for a year. She qualified and went to work as the First Lady Lift Engineer at OTIS Elevators
until 1998 when she left to study in England. Marcy currently works for British Telecomms as an Engineer.