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List of the best soccer players from Zimbabwe. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Zimbabwe, along with photos when available. This list of best Zimbabwean soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Zimbabwean soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

List includes Edmore Sibanda, Ian Gorowa and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Zimbabwean footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Zimbabwean soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Zimbabwe in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Zimbabwean soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Peter Ndlovu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Forward Peter Ndlovu is a Zimbabwean former professional footballer and is currently Manager at Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. Born in Bulawayo, he played as a striker from 1988 until 2011. He spent time ...more

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Khama Billiat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Khama Billiat Forward, Midfielder Khama Billiat is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for South African Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns and the Zimbabwe national team.

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Knowledge Musona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Knowledge Musona Forward Knowledge Musona is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays as a striker for K.V. Oostende in the Belgian Pro League and the Zimbabwe national team. He previously played for Aces Youth Soccer Academy ...more

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Benjani Mwaruwari is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Forward Benjamin Mwaruwari, often known simply as Benjani, is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bidvest Wits in the South African Premier Soccer League. Having started his ...more

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Norman Mapeza is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Norman Mapeza Defender, Midfielder Norman Takanyariwa Mapeza is a football coach. He played as defender and midfielder position. In 2012, he was suspended from his job as Zimbabwe's national football team manager for alleged ...more

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Moses Chunga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Moses Chunga Midfielder Moses Chunga is a retired Zimbabwean footballer who played as a midfielder for Dynamos, Eendracht Aalst and the Zimbabwe national football team. He was born to parents of Malawian descent, but ...more

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Esrom Nyandoro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Esrom Nyandoro Midfielder Esrom Nyandoro is a Zimbabwean football midfielder. In his native Zimbabwe, Nyandoro is nicknamed "Yellowman".

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Vitalis Takawira is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Forward Vitalis "Digital" Takawira is a retired Zimbabwean football player. He has played forward and attacking midfield professionally in Zimbabwe, Switzerland and the United States, as well ...more

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Tinashe Nengomasha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Midfielder Tinashe Nengomasha is a Zimbabwean football midfielder who plays for Bidvest Wits in the South African Premier Soccer League and Zimbabwe. He spent ten seasons at South African club Kaizer ...more

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Bruce Grobbelaar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Adrian Ledzion added Goalkeeper Bruce David Grobbelaar is the current goalkeeper coach for Ottawa Fury FC of the North American Soccer League. As a player, Grobbelaar represented Zimbabwe at international level and a number of ...more

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Willard Katsande is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Willard Katsande Midfielder Willard Katsande is a Zimbabwean professional footballer, who currently plays as a midfielder for Premier Soccer League club Kaizer Chiefs and for the Zimbabwe national team.

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Agent Sawu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Agent Sawu Forward Agent Sawu is a Zimbabwean former football striker and current manager.

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Harlington Shereni is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Harlington Shereni Midfielder Harlington Shereni is a former Zimbabwean football midfielder.

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Energy Murambadoro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Energy Murambadoro Goalkeeper Energy Murambadoro is a former Zimbabwean football goalkeeper who last played for Bidvest Wits in the South African Premier Soccer League and Zimbabwe.

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Gift Muzadzi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Goalkeeper Gift Muzadzi is a former Zimbabwean footballer who now is a coach for Eagles FC of Zimbabwe.

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Nyasha Mushekwi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Nyasha Mushekwi Forward Nyasha Mushekwi is a Zimbabwean football player who currently plays for Djurgårdens IF, on loan from South African Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Tapuwa Kapini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Tapuwa Kapini Goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini is a football goalkeeper and member of the Zimbabwe national football team. He plays for AmaZulu in the South African Premier Soccer League. His first club was Highlanders FC. On ...more

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Ovidy Karuru is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Ovidy Karuru Midfielder Ovidy Obvious Karuru is a Zimbabwean footballer currently playing for South African side Kaizer Chiefs.

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Cuthbert Malajila is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Cuthbert Malajila Forward Cuthbert Malajila (3 October 1985 in Eiffel Flats, Mashonaland West) is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays as a forward for South African Premier Soccer League side Maritzburg United.

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Sunday Chidzambwa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Sunday Chidzambwa Defender Sunday Marimo Chidzambwa is a Zimbabwean former association football coach and player. He is nicknamed "Mhofu" in Zimbabwe.

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James Matola is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
James Matola is a Zimbabwean football defender. He was once a member of the Zimbabwe national football team.

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Cephas Chimedza is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Cephas Chimedza Defender Cephas Chimedza is a Zimbabwean footballer who can play in a number of positions, He was a member of the Zimbabwean 2006 African Nations Cup team, who finished bottom of their group in the first ...more

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Honour Gombami is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Honour Gombami Midfielder Honour Gombami is a Zimbabwean football player who plays for Antwerp. He is a member of the Zimbabwe national football team. Cercle's new head coach De Boeck was quite immediately impressed by ...more

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Glen Salmon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Glen Salmon Forward Glen George Salmon is a retired South African football striker. Salmon born in the Rhodesian capital of Salisbury and grew up in South Africa. He spent almost one decade playing in Europe for ...more

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Zvenyika Makonese is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Zvenyika Makonese Defender Zvenyika Makonese is a Zimbabwean footballer. He joined Cape Town-based Santos in 2004 from Zimbabwean club Shabanie Mine. He plays as a defender and was selected for the 2006 African Cup of ...more

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Onismor Bhasera is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Onismor Bhasera Defender, Midfielder Onismor Bhasera is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays as a left back for Bidvest Wits in the South African Premier Soccer League. He previously played in the South African Premier Division for ...more

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Chamu Musanhu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
happie-halim added Chamu Musanhu

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Edward Sadomba is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Edward Sadomba Midfielder Edward Takarinda Sadomba is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays in Libya for Al Ahly Benghazi.

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Ralph Matema is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Ralph Matema Forward Ralph Matema is an Zimbabwean footballer. He currently plays for the South African side Jomo Cosmos. He is also a member of the Zimbabwe national football team. "Raru", as he is ...more

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Costa Nhamoinesu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Costa Nhamoinesu Defender Costa Nhamoinesu is a Zimbabwean football defender who currently plays in the Synot Liga for the Czech side Sparta Prague. Born in Harare, he was spotted whilst playing for Masvingo United in ...more

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Musawengosi Mguni is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Musawengosi Mguni Forward Musawengosi Mguni is a Zimbabwean football player who currently plays for Cypriot side Ayia Napa as a striker.

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Ian Gorowa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Ian Gorowa Ian Kuziva Gorowa is a former Zimbabwean footballer, formerly managing South African Premier Soccer League side Moroka Swallows.

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Joel Ngodzo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Joel Ngodzo Midfielder Joel Ngodzo is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Vuza Nyoni is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Vuza Nyoni Midfielder Vusumuzi "Vuza" Nyoni is a Zimbabwean professional football player currently playing for Mons. His position on the field is left-winger. He is nicknamed Prince. Nyoni was discovered at ...more

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Washington Arubi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Washington Arubi Goalkeeper Washington Arubi is a Zimbabwean footballer, who is currently playing for Pretoria University of the South African Premier Soccer League.

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Kheli Dube is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Kheli Dube Forward Mkhokheli "Kheli" Dube is a Zimbabwean footballer.

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Mkhuphali Masuku is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Mkhuphali Masuku Midfielder Mkhuphali "Mike" Masuku is an Zimbabwean football manager and former player. He played club football for Highlanders FC and represented the Zimbabwe national football team.

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Charles Sibanda is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Charles Sibanda Forward Charles Sibanda is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Ronald Chitiyo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Ronald Chitiyo Midfielder Ronald Chitiyo is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Lucky Mkosana is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Lucky Mkosana Forward Lucky Mkosana is a footballer from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe currently playing for Chicago Fire.

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Denver Mukamba is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Simbarashe Bingandadi added Denver Mukamba Midfielder Denver Mukamba is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Justice Majabvi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Justice Majabvi Midfielder Justice Majabvi is a former Zimbabwean football player, who is currently playing for Vicem Hai Phong F.C. in the V-League. The midfielder is also a member of the Zimbabwe national football team ...more

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Edmore Sibanda is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Edmore Sibanda Goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Ndabenkulu Ncube is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Midfielder Ndabenkulu Ncube is a Zimbabwean association footballer.

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Archieford Gutu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Archieford Gutu Midfielder Archieford Uche Gutu is a Zimbabwean soccer player

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Cecil Nyoni is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Cecil Nyoni Defender, Midfielder Cecil Nyoni is a Zimbabwean footballer playing as a defender or midfielder for Conference North side Harrogate Town.

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Gilbert Mapemba is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Gilbert Mapemba Defender Gilbert Mapemba is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Tinotenda Kadewere is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Gangst3rn added Tinotenda Kadewere

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Pardon Chinungwa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Pardon Chinungwa Defender Pardon Chinungwa is a Zimbabwean soccer player.

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Tapiwa Kumbuyani is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Tapiwa Kumbuyani Defender Tapiwa Kumbuyani is a Zimbabwean soccer player.