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The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe  

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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 (born 25 February 1973) is a Zimbabwean former professional footballer and is currently the Team Manager at Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. a Premier Soccer League club in South Africa.Peter ...more
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Bruce Grobbelaar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Adrian Ledzion added Bruce Grobbelaar Goalkeeper
Bruce David Grobbelaar (born 6 October 1957) is a Zimbabwean former footballer who played as a goalkeeper, most prominently for the English team Liverpool between 1981 and 1994, and for the ...more
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Khama Billiat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Khama Billiat Forward, Midfielder
Khama Billiat (born 19 August 1990 in Harare) is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Kaizer Chiefs in South Africa. He also plays for the Zimbabwe ...more
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Knowledge Musona is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Knowledge Musona Forward
Knowledge Musona (born 21 June 1990) is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who plays as a left winger or forward for Anderlecht, in the Belgian Pro League and the Zimbabwe national team. ...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 (born 12 April 1972 in Salisbury, Rhodesia – now Harare, Zimbabwe) is a football coach. He played as defender and midfielder position. In 2012, he was suspended from ...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 (born 17 October 1965) 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 ...more
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Benjani Mwaruwari is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Forward
Benjamin Mwaruwari (born 13 August 1978), often known simply as Benjani, is a Zimbabwean retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Having started his career with Jomo Cosmos, ...more
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Esrom Nyandoro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Esrom Nyandoro Midfielder
Esrom Nyandoro (born 6 February 1980 in Bulawayo) is a former Zimbabwean football midfielder. In his native Zimbabwe, Nyandoro is nicknamed "Yellowman".
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Harlington Shereni is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Harlington Shereni Midfielder
Harlington Shereni (born 6 July 1975 in Chiredzi) is a former Zimbabwean football midfielder.
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Gift Muzadzi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Goalkeeper
Gift Muzadzi (born 2 October 1974, in Salisbury) is a former Zimbabwean footballer who now is a coach for Eagles FC of Zimbabwe. On 13 April 2016, Dynamos F.C. sacks Muzadzi as they goalkeeping
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Vitalis Takawira is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Forward
Vitalis "Digital" Takawira (born September 24, 1972 in Salisbury) is a retired Zimbabwean football player. He has played forward and attacking midfield professionally in Zimbabwe, ...more
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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 (born 24 October 1971) is a Zimbabwean former football striker and current manager. He operated at Rising Stars Football Academy in Zimbabwe helping young kids across Bulawayo realize ...more
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Willard Katsande is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Willard Katsande Midfielder
Willard Katsande (born 15 January 1986 in Mutoko, Mashonaland East Province) is a Zimbabwean professional footballer, who currently plays as a midfielder for Premier Soccer League club Kaizer ...more
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Tinashe Nengomasha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Midfielder
Tinashe Nengomasha (born 2 September 1982 in Harare) is a Zimbabwean football (soccer) midfielder who plays for Bidvest Wits in the South African Premier Soccer League and Zimbabwe. He spent ten ...more
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Energy Murambadoro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Energy Murambadoro Goalkeeper
Energy Murambadoro (nickname "Gokwe": born 27 June 1982 in Gweru) is a Zimbabwean football (soccer) goalkeeper who plays for AmaZulu F.C. in the South African Premier Soccer League. He ...more
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Tapuwa Kapini is listed (or ranked) 16 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 [Highlands Park F.C. (South Africa)|in the South African Premier Soccer League. His first ...more
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Sunday Chidzambwa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Sunday Chidzambwa Defender
Sunday Marimo Chidzambwa is a Zimbabwean association football coach and former player.
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Nyasha Mushekwi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Nyasha Mushekwi Forward
Nyasha Mushekwi (born 21 August 1987) is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who plays for China League One club Zhejiang Greentown.
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Ovidy Karuru is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Ovidy Karuru Midfielder
Ovidy Obvious Karuru (born 23 January 1989) is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for South African Premier Division side AmaZulu and the Zimbabwe national team.
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japhet mparutsa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Jefferson Mujokoto added japhet mparutsa
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Honour Gombami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Honour Gombami Midfielder
Honour Gombami (born 9 January 1983, in Gwanda) is a Zimbabwean football player. He is a member of the Zimbabwe national football team. Cercle's new head coach De Boeck was quite immediately ...more
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James Matola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
James Matola (born 31 May 1977 in Harare) is a Zimbabwean football defender. He was once a member of the Zimbabwe national football.
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Cephas Chimedza is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Cephas Chimedza Defender
Cephas Chimedza (born 5 December 1984) is a Zimbabwean footballer who can play in a number of positions, (left back, holding midfielder, attacking midfielder and left side midfield.)
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Cuthbert Malajila is listed (or ranked) 24 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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george shaya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Zimbabwe
Jefferson Mujokoto added george shaya