Silas Songani

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Silas Dylan Songani
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BornSilas Dylan Songani
(1989-06-28)June 28, 1989
  • Soccer Player
Years active2010
EmployerKnattspyrnudeild Vestra
Home townHarare
Spouse(s)Fungai Murura

Silas Dylan Songani is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who plays for the Icelandic club Vestri. He joined the club as a free agent after leaving FC Platinum when his contract expired in December 2021. [1]


Sylas was born on 28 June 1989.[2]


Songani's professional debut came at Harare City Football Club in 2012 after spending most of his career playing in Division One league. He played for the Harare side from 2012 to 2014 when he was to join SonderjyskE in Denmark a breakthrough he was looking for growing up as a young boy to one day play in Europe.

Before joining Harare City Football Club, Songani was part of the famed 2009 Aces Academy team that played in the Northern Region Division 1 and included talented players like George Chigova, Knowledge Musona, Khama Billiat, Lincoln Zvasiya and Norest Mukwezvaremba. In 2010 Songani found himself at DSTV Rangers which was more established than Aces Academy and later on joined La Liga in 2011 a club that finished second in the Northern Region Division 1.

Songani joined Iceland's second-tier side, Vestri in January 2022 at the age of 32. He arrived at the club at the club as a free agent after leaving FC Platinum when his contract expired in December 2021. He had reportedly signed a pre-contract agreement with the Iceland club in November 2022 and was officially registered with Vestri in February, ahead of the new season.[3]

IF Vestri won promotion to the top division league for the first time in forty years following a 1-0 win over Aftureldingu in the promotional play-off final on 30 September. Songani scored four goals in 21 league games for Vestri as the club gained promotion to the top tier.[4] He subsequently extended his stay at the club by two years.[5]

National Team Caps

Silas Songani represented Zimbabwe at the young Warriors level and has made 10 appearances for the Warriors since 2013. He was also called by his predecessors who included Callisto Pasuwa for the 2017 AFCON Finals qualifiers.

Teams Played For

  • Aces Academy 2009
  • DSTV Rangers 2010
  • La Liga 2011
  • Elverum 2017 (loan)
  • FC Sydvest (loan)
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  1. , Virjo Mufaro, Silas Songani completes return to Europe, Published 6 January 2022, Retrieved 19 July 2022
  2. [1], ‘’Gemazo Feature’’, Published: December. 2012, Retrieved: August 12, 2019
  3. Songani Completes Iceland Move,, Published: 07 January 2022, Retrieved: 13 October 2023
  4. Songani Seals Top Icelandic League Promotion With IF Vestri, SOCA263, Published: 01 October 2023, Retrieved: 13 October 2023
  5. Bruce Chikuni, Songani extends Vestri contract, The Herald, Published: 05 October 2023, Retrieved: 13 October 2023

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