dembare fans.jpgDynamos edged South African Champions, Orlando Pirates 1-nil to win the Ubuntu Calabash Challenge in a match played at the Rand Stadium this Saturday. 

Veteran striker Murape Murape scored the solitary goal in the 49th minute, when he dribbled past two defenders and released a thunderbolt to score just outside the 18-yard box.

Orlando Pirates coach, Augusto Palacios said he is not disheartened by the loss as Dynamos are a much respected team in Zimbabwe and have a big record in Africa.

DeMbare coach, Lloyd Mutasa praised Pirates, saying that the team has youngsters who have a bright soccer future.

The Ubuntu Calabash is an annual event which was introduced last year with the aim of fighting xenophobia and advocate for a spirit of oneness among Africans, especially those living in South Africa.

Former Zimbabwean international, Edelbert Dinha is among those who were roped in as ambassadors of the tournament.