Simba Bhora Footbal Club midfielder Vasili “Spanish Guitar” Kawe is enjoying life in the Premier League
The midfielder has been a vital cog in the Simba Bhora engine room directing operations in the middle of the park.
Positive Eye News’ Diego Tawonga (DT) spoke to Kawe (VS) on his sojourn and experience in the top flight league.
DT: Thank you very much for agreeing to this interview
VS: My pleasure.
DT: You have been on the books of a number of clubs. Tell us how you joined your current club?
VS: I got a phone that Simba bhora wanted me in their team.
DT: The season is almost half-way through, have you settled now?
VS: Yes, l have settled in very well and the team has welcomed me and embraced me.
DT: In terms of the culture of the club.what can you say is different from the other teams you have played for?
vs: To me the football culture is just the same.
DT: What was your target as a team for this season. We can see that your team is not picking up maximum points?
VS: Our target is to remain in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) this season.
DT: As an individual what are your targets and can you see yourself meeting them?
VS: I want to be nominated in the end of year Calendar of soccer stars as a player. You can never be satisfied because you always want to achieve more.
DT: Is there any room for improvement from your team?
VS: Definitely, we will improve as the league progresses. The hunger for success is there in the team.
DT: What is your favourite playing position?
VS: I enjoy playing as an Attacking Midfielder. This gives me room to maneuver and assist strikers.
DT: How helpful has been the coaches and your team mates? We can see that you are playing with more experienced players?
VS: The coaches always encourage me to work hard and it’s good to be surrounded by experienced as they help me improve on my game.
DT: Every team has got its believe are you getting well with them?
VS: I am very happy with everything at Simba Bhora right now. The club, the technical team and players are amazing and a marvel to work with.
DT: You are from a footballing family can you compare yourself with your sibling who is the greatest?
VS: I can not compare myself with any of my siblings. l believe we are all gifted in different ways and our strengths are different.
DT: What is your secret before every match?
VS: I pray before every game for with God anything is possible.
DT: Who is your favourite player locally/abroad?
VS: kelvin De bruyne of Manchester City.
DT: How many goals have you scored so far?
VS: None at the moment but hope to score as the season progresses.
DT: Which is your favourite hunting ground?
VS: The National sports stadium.
DT: Who gives you a nightmare in the league?
DT: What is your strength?
VS: Ball control and passing
DT: What is your weakness?
DT: What is your other sporting discipline you are good at?
DT: Tell us more about your family?
VS: I was born in a family of five boys. My siblings are Givemore, Simbarashe, Tinashe and Kudakwashe. We were raised by a single mother after our father passed on when l was still young . Our mother made sure we didn’t lack anything though it was not easy to raise five boys on her own but thank God we are here today. l derive from the history of how we were raised for my success.
DT: Most of the players have got nicknames do you have one?
VS: Spanish guitar
DT: How did it come about?
VS: It came from Matombo were we do our extras.
DT: Who is your best coach on the local scene?
VS: Tonderayi Ndiraya is my Best Coach .l have great respect for him.
DT: Your parting shot to all your supporters and aspiring football players.
VS: Believe in yourself and work hard. Expect more from me as i work to improve on my game.
The sky is the limit for the 24 year old. Given the right technical team and resources he has potential to scale dizzy heights in his career.