Zimbabwe Cricket announced today that it has appointed Yvonne Mangunda as Women’s Cricket Brand Officer Zimbabwe Cricket.
Mangunda herself commented that she had withheld her reasons for leaving Dynamos but could now be clear. Said Mangunda:
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So I can finally tell you about my new employer @ZimCricketv and the real reason I left Dynamos. It was because of a job offer that I could not resist. I will forever be grateful to @OfficialDynamos for the opportunity given because it helped open this door. I am home, cricket.
Here’s the full statement from Zimbabwe Cricket:
ZC appoints Yvonne Mangunda as Women’s Cricket Brand Officer
Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Yvonne Mangunda as a Women’s Cricket Brand Officer.
Her responsibilities will include pursuing commercial partnerships and promoting the brand and image of the women’s game.
She will also be responsible for liaising with the media and coordinating communication activities relating to women’s cricket.
Prior to joining ZC, Mangunda was the marketing and communications manager at Dynamos Football Club.
A former cricketer herself who played as a wicketkeeper at club level, she is also an award-winning journalist who made her name as a sportscaster with the commercial radio station Star FM.
Her appointment is expected to boost the growth. image and value of women’s cricket in Zimbabwe.
ZC extends a warm welcome to Mangunda and wishes her all the best in her new role.
ZIMBABWE CRICKET 13 September 2021