Peter Nyama was a Zimbabwean footballer who played for Chibuku. He played as a center-forward.

Background

Peter Nyama was born in 1946. He was the second born in a family of two other boys and a younger sister.

Career

He became Rhodesia's most expensive player in 1968 after his then club Tornados valued him at 10 000 when Zambian club Roan United wanted to sign him. He eventually stayed in Rhodesia and played for Chibuku Shumba. Despite being the league's top goal scorer in 1970 he was left out of Rhodesia's World Cup matches against Australia by then coach Danny MacLennan.

Awards

He won the 1970 Rhodesian Soccer Star of the Year Trophy. He beat Isaac Chieza, Stephen Chimedza, Jimmy Finch, Ernest Kamba, Topsy Robertson, Rex Shearby, Kevin Sheridan and William Sibanda. Sibanda and Kamba were second and third respectively.