Kennedy Chihuri
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Years active1981 - 2004

Kennedy Chihuri is a legendary footballer who was the first black player in the Czech league.

Background And Career

Kennedy joined the local league playing for then Harare giants Caps United Football Club he later joined Chapungu Football Club[1] and eventually moved to the Czech Republic former Czechoslovakia. While in the Czech Republic Kennedy played 200 matches in the Czech Gambrinus Liga, almost all of them for FK Viktoria Žižkov. He joined 3 teams FC Tatran Prešov , Slavia Prague , FK Viktoria Žižkov. He has 30 National Team Caps.


He won the Czech Cup with Žižkov in the 2000–01 season


  1. The Herald, In Ambitious Mission, Published 24 June 2015, Retrieved 29 August 2019