From 1997 to 2020
President Felton Kamambo, executive committee member Sugar Chagonda, and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Mamutse are in Masvingo to commemorate retired Eastern Region administrator Tadious Machawira's long service.
Also present is the Eastern Region chairperson Davison Muchena and vice chair Wisdom Simba, Executive Committee members Patient Dube and Farai Rutsvara, and Masvingo province chair Nobioth Magwizi.
During his tenure, Machawira was instrumental in the formation of the Eastern Region and he played a role in the formation of the Premier Soccer League.
In his remarks on the phenomenal journey he has walked with Machawira, Muchena narrated of how the retired great literally carried him from provincial politics to the regional post he holds today.
President Kamambo too has a story to tell about how his journey in the central region was intertwined with Machawira who was in the Eastern Region.
That is how influential the man was and shall remain in the local game.