Obadiah Tarumbwa
Obidiah Tarumbwa, Zimbabwe soccer, Zimbabwean footballer
BornObadiah Tarumbwa
(1985-11-29) November 29, 1985 (age 35)
  • Footballer
EmployerHighlanders Football Club
Spouse(s)Patience (Now divorced)

Obadiah Tarumbwa is a Zimbabwean footballer plays for Highlanders Football Club as a striker.


Obadiah was born on November 25, 1985 in Bulawayo. He was previously married to Patience Ndiweni and the couple had two kids. The dissolution of their marriage was confirmed by the courts in 2015[1] The striker is also said to have sired a child with a Kenyan woman during the time he was playing for Sofapaka in the Kenyan League.

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Tarumbwa got into the footballing limelight when he featured for the Methembe Ndlovu coached Highlanders Football Club. He quickly established himself as a reliable striker for Bosso. After his stint with Bosso, Tarumbwa also had a career spell at former premier league outfit, Bantu Rovers Football Club. He also had a career outside of the country turning out for Sofapaka in Kenya as well as University of Pretoria in South Africa[1] before he was offloaded at then end of the 2014 season.[2] Tarumbwa has also played in European countries such as Belgium and Cyprus. After spells with Bantu Rovers, Obadiah made a return to the Bosso fold during the 2015 soccer season where he managed to score a couple of important goals for the club.

Clubs Played For

  • Highlanders Football Club
  • Bantu Rovers Football Club
  • Sofapaka Football Club
  • University of Pretoria Football Club


Tarumbwa is said to be no stranger to controversy having been involved with two women while he was still with his wife Patience. He sired a child with kenyan woman after it was alleged that he misled her to believe that he was not married. His infidelity eventually culminated in the collapse of his marriage.[1] There was also another woman, Esther Mbuisa who was also said to have been involved with the Bosso striker.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tarumbwa's wifw wins divorce case, B Metro, Published: March 24, 2015, Retrieved: March 25
  2. Lovemore Moyo AmaTuks release Obadiah Tarumbwa, Nehanda Radio, Published: March 14, 2014, Retrieved: March 25, 2015