Itayi Craig Muganiwah
Born (1991-01-08) January 8, 1991 (age 31)
Mutare Hospital
EducationPrince Edward High School
  • Footballer.
EmployerCaps United Football Club
Parent(s)John Muganiwa (father) (late), Mavis Makufa Muganiwah (mother) (late)

Itayi Craig Muganiwah is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays as a striker for Hartley United Football Club which currently plays in the Zimbabwe Football Association's division one league. He plays as a left-back or center-back.


Muganiwah was born on 8 January 1991 to the late John and Mavis Muganiwah. He has one brother and two sisters and grew up in Harare's Marlborough surburb.


He attended Ellis Robbins High School where he started playing soccer in form one before he transferred to Prince Edward High School on a soccer scholarship after he was scouted by Clayton Munemo at a junior tournament. Whilst at school he managed to play for the Zimbabwe schools national team.


Muganiwah then moved to CAPS United's junior squad in 2005 after the then coach Gishon Ntini had invited him. While at CAPS he moved up the ranks from the under-15 to the first team although he did not make it into the final senior team.He was loaned out to Zimbabwe Saints Football Club in 2011 where he commanded a first team position as a left-back.

He has played for CAPS United junior and reserve teams, Zimbabwe Saints, Black Mambas Football Club and recently Hartley United Football Club where he was captain in the 2016 season where they narrowly missed premier league promotion.

Muganiwah has played with other talented and prominent players such as Evans Rusike (2011 Zimbabwe Saints) Elisha Muroiwa (2005-2008 Prince Edward first team) Munyaradzi Diya (Zimbabwe Saints) Sydney Linyama (Zimbabwe Saints 2011) Oscar Machapa (CAPS United reserves) and Charles Mutero (CAPS United juniors).


  • Most disciplined player at Prince Edward (2008)
  • Most improved player CAPS United reserves (2009)

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