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December 12, 1992
|Employer||Polokwane City Football Club|
Charlton Mashumba is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays for South African club Polokwane City Football Club. He plays as a striker.
Mashumba was born on 12 December 1992.
Mashumba first played as a teenager for Blue Ribbon in Zimbabwe before joining South African National First Division side Blackburn Rovers. After playing for Blackburn, Charlton joined another National First Division club, Jomo Cosmos in January 2014. Charlton scored 17 goals in South Africa's National First Division and helped Cosmos to secure promotion back into the ABSA Premiership in South Africa.
His scoring prowess attracted European and South African clubs and was linked with a move to South African premiership giants Mamelodi Sundowns. He also went to Portugal in July 2015 to try and land a contract with Primeira Liga outfit, Tondela. He also went to Switzerland for trials in February 2015.
However Mashumba was back at Cosmos as of August 2015.
In January 2019 Mashumba joined Polokwane City from Jomo Cosmos and signed a 3 year contract.
National Team Career
He has been capped by the U-17 (5 times) and U-20 (2 times) Zimbabwe national teams. In April 2015, Charlton was named in the provisional squad for the Zimbabwe senior men's soccer team for the COSAFA Cup though he did not make the final team.
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