Gwanda Boy Set for Barcelona

A delighted Bhebhe, who also posses great football skills, said he will take the opportunity to show the world that he will be a force to be reckoned with in a few years to come.

“I want the world to know that the name Bhebhe will be here to stay for some time. As soon as I am done with my education I will go into full time athletics,” said Bhebhe, who is in his finally year of Advanced Level.

Bhebhe, who also stands a chance of securing a scholarship in the United States of America, made the grade in Windhoek Namibia during qualifiers last month where he clocked 10, 59 sec and 21,4 sec in the 100m and 200m race respectively.

Tinashe Mutanga also made the grade in the 200m race clocking 21, 2 sec and will be part of the 21 African athletes who qualified for Spain with South Africa providing the bulk of athletes.

The competition will be held from the 10th to the 15th of July.

Cecil Nyoni, who also grew up in Gwanda, has been making waves as a footballer in the United Kingdom were he plays for Sheffield Wednesday.