Kingstone Rinemota
Kingstone Rinemota, Zimbabwean Footballers
Kingstone Rinemota
NationalityZimbabwean
Occupation
  • Sportsperson
Years active1995-2001
EmployerDynamos Football Club
Notable work
  • Was part of the Dynamos Class of 98

Kingstone Rinemota is a Zimbabwean former footballer who played for Lancshire Steel Football Club, Amazulu Football Club and Dynamos Football Club. He was part of the Dynamos Class of 98 which stormed the African Champions League finals in 1998.

Background

Rinemota was born in 1974.[1]

Football career

Rinemhota started his professional football career with Lancashire Steel at the age of 18, joining an array of stars that were already on the books of the then feared Midlands outfit.[1]

After an impressive show in the local Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. He was signed by a Swedish Club IFK Vasteras in 1994, where e was a regular first-team player during his one-year stint.[1] His contract ran out and eventually returned home in 1995 to rejoin Lancashire Steel for two more seasons, during which he also played for the senior national team.[1]

1997, after the birth of Amazulu Football Club, Rinemota was lured by Charles Mhlauri to join the Bulawayo based side. After a brilliant season with Amazulu passionately referred to by its fans as Usuthu, he was quickly snatched by the Glamour Boys (Dynamos).[1]

At Dynamos, Rinemota was part of he heroic team that reached the CAF Champions League finals in 1998 alongside the likes of Memory Mucherahowa, Chamu Musanhu, Lovemore Ncube, Lenny Gwata, Gift Muzadzi, Makwinji-Soma Phiri, Ernest Chirambadare, Masimba Dinyero and Zambian international, Sandras Kumwenda.[1]

After a not so successful start to the 1999-2000 season, during which the side did not win a single trophy, Rinemota was snatched by South Africa Premiership outfit, Free State Stars in 2000. He featured for the side regularly, before returning home in 2004 after suffering a knee injury.[1]

Retirement

After returning home from South Africa, he went on to join Mwana Africa’s coaching department.[1] His coaching career was greatly awarded when he was tasked with coaching the national Under-13 and Harare provincial squads. He was also the coach for Bindura University in the second division in 2013.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 , Where they are now - Kingstone Rinemota,The Zimbabwean, published:7 Sep 2013,retrieved:"