Wellington Nyatanga
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BornWellington Nyatanga
OccupationFootball Administrator
Known forBeing elected to the ZIFA chairmanship in 2006.
PredecessorRafiq Khan
SuccessorCuthbert Dube
FamilyEddie Nyatanga

Wellington Nyatanga is a former Zimbabwean football administrator who was elected to the ZIFA chairmanship in 2006 beating Cuthbert Dube to the post.


Wellington Nyatanga is a former ZIFA chairman and also a former chairman of the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. He is brother to well known Warriors fan Eddie 'Mboma' Nyatanga.[1]


Nyatanga was elected to the chairmanship of the country's football governing body ZIFA in 2006. In 2012 he was the acting CEO (chief executive officer) of ZIFA before the arrival of Henrietta Rushwaya as CEO.[2]

On his playing career Nyatanga played football for Gweru United and Zimbabwe Saints.[3]

Match Fixing Allegations

Wellington Nyatanga “agreed to raise a team” that took part in the 2007 Merdeka Cup tournament in Malaysia, which is believed to have had Warriors matches fixed and was investigated. He appeared in court for the allegations in 2011 together with some prominent names like Sunday Chidzambwa.


  1. Steve Vickers, [1], The Patriotic Vanguard, Published: 26 March, 2006, Accessed: 7 May, 2020
  2. [2], News Day, Published: October 2012 , Accessed: 7 May, 2020
  3. Danisa Masuku, [3], The Sunday News, Published: 4 February, 2018, Accessed: 7 May, 2020