Munyaradzi Diya is a Zimbabwean footballer. He is a former player for Highlanders Football Club as a goalkeeper. He was a Soccer Star of the Year finalist in 2013 and was Mbada Diamonds Cup Player and Goalkeeper of the Tournament in the same year.

Munyaradzi Diya
Munyaradzi Diya, Zimbabwe soccer, Zimbabwean footballer
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Born Munyaradzi Diya
July 9, 1985
Occupation
  • Footballer
Notable work Soccer Star of the Year finalist (2013), Mbada Diamonds Cup Player and Goalkeeper of the Tournament (2013)

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Background

Munyaradzi Diya was born on 9 July 1985.[1] His older brother Tichaona Diya is goalkeeper coach for Dynamos Football Club.[2]

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Career

Diya played one Champion's League match at Dynamos Football Club against TP Mazembe in 2010 when all the keepers were injured and was voted man of the match though Dynamos lost 2-1. He went on to join Zimbabwe Saints Football Club in 2011.[3] Diya then joined Highlanders Football Club in 2012.[2] In January 2015, he signed a two year contract with How Mine Football Club.[4]

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Controversy

In May 2014, Diya was arrested for rowdy behaviour following being denied entry into Barbourfields Stadium when he had failed to produce his identification particulars. He was taken to Mzilikazi Police Station and was released when the match against CAPS United Football Club had ended.[5]

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References

  1. M. Diya, Soccer Way, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: August 13, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mehluli Sibanda, Diya to extend stay at Bosso, Sunday News, Published: November 23, 2014, Retrieved: August 13, 2015
  3. Albert Marufu, Munya Diya: Breaking from shadows, Standard, Published: December 8, 2013, Retrieved: August 13, 2015
  4. Sikhumbuzo Moyo, How Mine snatch Diya, Chronicle, Published: January 10, 2015, Retrieved: August 13, 2015
  5. Sukoluhle Mthethwa, Bosso keeper arrested, Southern Eye, Published: May 6, 2014, Retrieved: August 13, 2015