Shumaira Mheuka

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Shumaira Mheuka
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BornShumaira Mheuka
(2007-05-20)May 20, 2007
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
NationalityBritish/ Zimbabwean
  • Malcolm (father)

Shumaira Mheuka or Shim Mheuka as he is known in English football circles is a footballer who plays as a striker for Chelsea FC Youth. [1]

Shim was born in the United Kingdom to Zimbabwean parents and has represented England at U15s. He made his debut in April 2021.


Mheuka joined Chelsea FC Youth from Brighton and Hove Albion on 9 June 2022. He has featured in two matches for England at U15s and scored two goals. [2]

He joined Brighton Hove as a 9-year-old and played three games in the English U18s Premier League for the Seagulls in the 2021-22 season. He scored his first goal for the team when he was 14 years old.

His father Malcolm Mheuka was a professional footballer who played for Zimbabwe Saints, Circle Cement and Gunners (now Yadah Stars) as a central attacking midfielder. [3]


Shim's father has strong ties in Zimbabwe football and the teenager may end up playing for the Warriors as he is eligible to play for Zimbabwe.

Further Reading

  1. Shim, [1], Transfer Market, Published: No date given, Retrieved: 14 July 2022
  2. Virjo Mufaro, Chelsea snap up promising Zim teen, Soccer24, Published: 11 June 2022, Retrieved: 14 June 2022
  3. Who Is Shumaira Mheuka? 15-Year-Old English Zimbabwean Starlet Signed By Chelsea, Soca263, Published: 11 July 2022, Retrieved: 14 July 2022

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