As 2017 comes to an end the area of performance analysis is emerging as an area Zimbabwe needs to capitalise as a way of stimulating improvement on the sporting front.

Moving with the trends appears just but a pipe dream for local sport despite modern approaches emphasizing on the significance of science as a stimulant to optimum performance on the sports field.

An analyst at Ngezi Platinum Calvin Mafunga said the country still lags behind on the football field owing to a series of reasons that include thoroughly analysing performance.

Tinotenda Kadewere a Zimbabwean plying his trade in the Swedish topflight said a team of analysts behind the scenes not only looks into Djurgadens performance but also capitalises on information concerning forthcoming opponents.

Established sides across the globe boast of huge staff complements including a section that focuses on performance analysis.

Current English Premiership leaders Manchester City boast of a team of 11 analysts tasked with the responsibility of collecting multiple facts of how the citizens fair on the field.

Across the border in South Africa several of the topflight teams boast of video analysts.