Gift Muzadzi

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Gift Muzadzi
Gift Muzadzi
BornGift Muzadzi
(1972-10-02) October 2, 1972 (age 47)
NationalityZimbabwe
Occupation
  • Footballer.

Gift "Umbro" Muzadzi is among the country's most celebrated footballers having had a very successful club career with Dynamos Football Club and also playing in the South African League.

Background

Muzadzi was born in Harare on October 2, 1972.[1]

Position

He played as a Goalkeeper during his playing days

National Team Caps

11

Career

Muzadzi had a very colourful career as a goalkeeper turning out for clubs such as Zimbabwe Saints, Dynamos Football Club among others.[2] He also played for Lech Poznań in Poland. The former Dembare goalminder was also part of the Young Warriors Squad that played in the All Africa Games in 1995.[3]


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Coaching career

Muzadzi was at one point employed as the goalkeeper's coach by Triangle United Football Club. He was however said to have been parted ways with the club after he had declined to receive an ultimatum in which he and the rest of the technical team had been tasked to collect maximum points from two matches they were due to play in.[4]

After leaving Triangle United Football Club he joined Dynamos as the goalkeepers' coach but later on left for Ngezi Platinum F.C. joining up with Tonderai Ndiraya. In 2019 he was back at Dynamos Football Club together with Ndiraya after parting ways with Ngezi Platinum.

Clubs Played For

  • Darryn Textiles
  • Hellenic
  • Dynamos Football Club
  • Radomiak Radom
  • Lech Poznań
  • Sporting Lions Harare
  • Buymore Chitungwiza
  • Fidentia Rangers
  • Gunners Harare
  • Zimbabwe Saints Bulawayo



References

  1. Gift Muzadzi, Transfer Marke, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: February 18, 2015
  2. Gift Muzadzi, Football Teams, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: February 18, 2015
  3. The safest hands: Muzadzi or Kapini?, Zimbabwe Independent, Published: May 4, 2004, Retrieved: February 18, 2015
  4. Oscar Rusenga and Takudzwa Chitsiga Triangle Fire Gift Muzadzi, The Herald, Published: Septenber 25, 2014, Retrieved: February 18, 2015