Stewart Murisa

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Stewart Murisa
Stewart Murisa
BornStewart Murisa
(1974-07-18) July 18, 1974 (age 45)
NationalityZimbabwe
EducationPrince Edward High School
Occupation
  • Football Academy Coach.
ChildrenStewart Junior
Parent(s)Gladys Murisa

Stewart Shutto Murisa is a former Dynamos Football Club, Highlanders Football Club and CAPS United Football Club player who enjoyed a lot of success with all the three clubs.

Background

Stewart Murisa was born on 18 July 1974[1] His mother was Gladys Murisa a legend in local netball circles.[2]

Career

Murisa's first played for Darryn Textiles Football Club better known as Darryn T where he played alongside the likes of Gift Muzadzi and long time friend, Alois Bunjira in the U14 team and later on played for the U16 team but did not stay long in the juniors as they were promoted to the reserve side of Darryn T. Murisa was well known for his goal scoring prowess which at one point played an integral part of Makepekepe's crowning as league champions in 1996.[3] His dribbling skills were also said to have been a marvel to watch.[4] Murisa is the only player to have played for the country's three big teams, Bosso, Makepekepe and Dembare. Shutto also played soccer in the South African premier league turning out for Bidvest Wits and Amazulu. In 1994 Murisa found himself playing in Poland after a move was facilitated by Grabowski but he did not stay long there before he came back in the country to play for Blackpool with the likes of Masimba Dinyero, Collins Kabote and Ernest Chirambadare in the Cup Winners Cup.


Accolades

  • Soccer Star of the Year (1996)
  • Premier Soccer League winners medal with Caps (1996)
  • Independence Trophy and Charity Shield with CAPS (1996)
  • Castle Cup with Darryn T (1991)

Coaching Career

He holds a CAF C Level One licence and had a stint with Lake Harvest as a player/coach at one time.

Coming out of Retirement

After years of absence from the game, Murisa was rumoured to have been coming out of retirement in 2015.[5] He was reported to have signed one year contract with Division One side, Lake Harvest. Although he was said to have signed for the club as an assistant coach, it was also alleged that he would also double as a player.

Trivia

Shutto is the only player to have played for all the three big teams in Zimbabwe's football history.

Teams Played For

  • Dynamos Football Club
  • Caps United Football Club
  • Highlanders Football Club
  • Bidwest Wits
  • Amazulu
  • Darryn Textiles


References

  1. Stewart Murisa, National Football Teams, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: March 2, 2015
  2. Netball star Murisa dies, The Sunday Mail, Published: February 8, 2015, Retrieved: May 19, 2015
  3. Murisa bounces back, The Zimbabwean, Published: September 10, 2013, Retrieved: March 2, 2015
  4. Netball legend Gladys Murisa dies, ZBC , Published: February 7, 2015, Retrieved: March 2, 2015
  5. Shutto Murisa comes out of retirement, SportZone, Published: March 10, 2015, Retrieved: May 19, 2015
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