Zimbabwe’s rising athlete Ngoni Makusha is ready to take on Africa’s best this weekend in Mauritius during an IAAF area track and field athletics championships in 100m and 200m.

Makusha who shares the same name with another US based athlete but are not related has an opportunity to improve on his 10.1 seconds record which he has run three times already.

If he (Makusha) repeats the feat of clocking 10.1 seconds this weekend, he will qualify for the world championships in London later in the year.

The 23 year old is in his second year as a senior and is determined to qualify for the world championships and realise his dream of competing at the highest level including the Olympic games.

Kyros Sports Management has now put the former Harare High School student on their books as brand ambassador and assisting him achieve his dream.

Makusha’s coach David Tinago himself a former 400m youth champion, is confident Makusha will peak and realise his dream of being a world champion.

Makusha shares the same name and has similar facial features to US based Ngoni Makusha the long jumper and sprinter.

They are just two great Zimbabwe sprinters with the same name and passion for athletics and they both hail from the sprawling town of Chitungwiza but have never met.

He leaves Harare on Wednesday for the championships in Mauritius.