Innocent Mapuranga
Innocent Mapuranga, Zimbabwe soccer, Zimbabwean footballer
BornInnocent Mapuranga
(1977-01-01) January 1, 1977 (age 44)
  • Footballer

Innocent Mapuranga is a Zimbabwean footballer who was born on 1 January 1977. He is a former player for Highlanders Football Club as a defender.


Innocent Mapuranga was born on 1 January 1977.[1] He started his career in Mvurwi playing for a Division 1 outfit Mvurwi United in 1996. In 1999 he moved to Chegutu based Lulu Rovers


Mapuranga played for the Bulawayo based Railstars Football Club since 2003 before joining the now defunct CAPS FC (formerly Buymore) in 2008 and then joined Highlanders Football Club in 2009. In 2013 Innocent Mapuranga agonisingly saw his side lose the championship title to Dynamos Football Club on goal difference. During his spell with the Bulawayo giants he won the Mbada Diamonds Cup and also was named among the Soccer Stars of the Year finalists. He also saw his career being iced by the fact that in 2012 he was called to the Zimbabwe national team in a friendly match against Zambia.

Coaching career

Innocent Mapuranga has a Level Two coaching course.

National Team

Innocent has a single cap for the Zimbabwe national team in a friendly match against Zambia in 2012.


Teams Played For

  • Railstars Football Club
  • Highlanders Football Club

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  1. [1], The Standard, Published: February 16, 2014, Retrieved: September 1, 2019