Manica Diamonds Football Club

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Manica Diamonds Football Club
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Full nameManica Diamonds Football Club
Nickname(s)The Gem Boys
Founded2017
GroundVhengere Stadium
OwnerZimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company
ChairmanMasimba Chihowa
CoachJohanisi Nhumwa
LeagueZimbabwe Premier Soccer League
20195th

Manica Diamonds Football Club is a Zimbabwean club in the country's top flight league the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. They are known as “The Gem Boys”. The club was established in 2017 and based in Mutare. During the 2018 ZIFA Eastern Region Division One League they finished the season unbeaten managing 26 wins and 4 draws in their 30 matches.


Background

Manica Diamonds were founded in late 2017 after Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamonds Company decided to form the club to help the community. Luke Masomere was named the club's first technical director.[1] They started out in the 2018 Eastern Division zone, Zimbabwe's regional second division. The Gem Boys were promoted after winning the 2018 Eastern Division zone with an undefeated record of 26-4-0.

Achievements

References

  1. Ray Bande, [1], The Manica Post, Published: December 21, 2017, Retrieved: December 26, 2019