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'''Agent "Ajira" Sawu''' is one of the most prolific strikers to have played for [[Zimbabwe Saints Football Club]] and [[Dynamos Football Club]]
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'''Agent Sawu''' is a former Zimbabwean footballer and sports personality who played for a number of local and foreign clubs including [[Dynamos Football Club]] as well as the [[Zimbabwe National Soccer Team]].
  
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
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==Career==
 
==Career==
Agent Sawu was an outstanding goal scorer who also had the ability to dribble, that coupled with his physic, "Ajira" was a lethal striker.<ref name="zimlegends"/> Some of the most outstanding performances in Sawu's career include a winner at the [[National Sports Stadium]] against Cameroon. Ajira broke into the limelight while playing for [[Zimbabwe Saints Football Club]] before the club gained premiership status. At Saints he was so outstanding which saw him being named Soccer Star of the Year in 1993. The following he sealed a move to Switzerland where he played for SC Kriens, BSC Young Boys, FC Lucerne, FC Wil and FC Basel. However, his most polished performance was with FC Wil where he scooped the golden boot award after scoring an impressive 28 goals in 36 appearances. Even when he Ajira turned out for Dembare in the twilight stages of his career, he was still a very prolific goal scorer.
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Agent Sawu horned his razor sharp shooting skills at Zimbabwe SAints juniors side before being promoted into the first team in 1989. Agent Sawu was an outstanding goal scorer who also had the ability to dribble, that coupled with his physic, "Ajira" was a lethal striker.<ref name="zimlegends"/> Some of the most outstanding performances in Sawu's career include a winner at the [[National Sports Stadium]] against Cameroon. Ajira broke into the limelight while playing for [[Zimbabwe Saints Football Club]] before the club gained premiership status. At Saints he was so outstanding which saw him being named Soccer Star of the Year in 1993. The following he sealed a move to Switzerland where he played for SC Kriens, BSC Young Boys, FC Lucerne, FC Wil and FC Basel. However, his most polished performance was with FC Wil where he scooped the golden boot award after scoring an impressive 28 goals in 36 appearances. Even when he Ajira turned out for Dembare in the twilight stages of his career, he was still a very prolific goal scorer. He also played in the Chinese league for a season turning out for Chongqing Lifan.<ref name="zimbabwe">Mkhululi Chimoio [http://www.thezimbabwean.co/sport/football/61396/where-are-they-now-agent.html Where are they now- Agent Sawu], ''The Zimbabwean'', Published: October 10, 2012, Retrieved: April 17, 2015</ref> After winding down his career in South Africa, Sawu and other Zimbabwean football legends such as [[Zenzo Moyo]], [[Peter Ndlovu]], [[Benjani Mwaruwari]], [[Musa Mguni]] and [[Nkosana Gumbo]] established a soccer academy with the aim of nurturing young talent.<ref name="newsday">SUKOLUHLE MTHETHWA [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2012/12/29/former-warriors-stars-launch-football-academy/ Former Warriors stars launch football academy], ''NewsDay'', Published: December 29, 2012, Retrieved: April 17, 2015</ref>
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He also played in the Chinese league for a season turning out for Chongqing Lifan.<ref name="zimbabwe">Mkhululi Chimoio [http://www.thezimbabwean.co/sport/football/61396/where-are-they-now-agent.html Where are they now- Agent Sawu], ''The Zimbabwean'', Published: October 10, 2012, Retrieved: April 17, 2015</ref> After winding down his career in South Africa, Sawu and other Zimbabwean football legends such as [[Zenzo Moyo]], [[Peter Ndlovu]], [[Benjani Mwaruwari]], [[Musa Mguni]] and [[Nkosana Gumbo]] established a soccer academy with the aim of nurturing young talent.<ref name="newsday">SUKOLUHLE MTHETHWA [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2012/12/29/former-warriors-stars-launch-football-academy/ Former Warriors stars launch football academy], ''NewsDay'', Published: December 29, 2012, Retrieved: April 17, 2015</ref>
 
  
==Coaching qualifications==
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===National Team Caps===
*UEFA B certificate and a CAF C certificate.
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Agent Sawu was a permanent feature in the Zimbabwe national team between 1992 and 2004 under coach Reinhard Fabisch and later on Sunday Chidzambwa. He was one of the longest serving members of the Zimbabwe national team from 1992 to 2004 and he was part of the Warriors that participated in the 2004 AFCON Finals in Tunisia. He was capped 75 times and scoring 25 goals in the process.
  
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=== Teams Played For ===
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*[[Zimbabwe Saints Football Club]]
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*FC Kriens (Switzerland)
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*FC Luzern (Switzerland)
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*BSC Young Boys (Switzerland)
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*FC Basel (Switzerland)
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*FC Wil (Switzerland)
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*Chongqin Lifan (China)
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*[[Dynamos Football Club]]
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*Umtata Bush Bucks (South Africa)
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*Durban Stars FC (South Africa)
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*City Pillars (South Africa)
  
  
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==Coaching Career and qualifications==
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*UEFA B certificate and a CAF C certificate.
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Agent was part of the Zimbabwe Saints Football Club technical team in 2011 as an assistant coach. He later on went to join Bantu Rovers as their coach 2017.<ref name="herald">Innocent Kurira [https://www.herald.co.zw/sawu-declares-war/], ''The Herald'', Published: October 19, 2017, Retrieved: August 21, 2019</ref>. In 2012 he was the coach for a South African team OR Tambo Cosmos. In 2013 Agent Sawu had a coaching stint with Ntabazinduna Prison in the ZIFA Southern Region Division 1.<ref name="southerneye">Fortune Mbele [https://www.southerneye.co.zw/2013/06/26/ntabazinduna-prison-appoint-sawu-coach/], ''Southern Eye'', Published: June 26, 2013, Retrieved: August 21, 2019</ref>
  
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Agent Sawu was part of the warriors team that played in the 2004 AFCON finals held in Tunisia. The team was coached by a veteran football legend [[Sunday Chidzambwa]] and captained by the heroic [[Peter Ndlovu]]. He played as midfielder in a team that included football legends such as Peter Ndlovu, [[Lazarus Muhoni]], [[Wilfred Mugeyi]] and [[Kaitano Tembo]].
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== Background ==
 
Fullname was born on ##DOB2##.
 
 
==Career==
 
Agent Sawu was part of the warriors team that played in the 2004 AFCON finals held in Tunisia. The team was coached by a veteran football legend [[Sunday Chidzambwa]] and captained by the heroic [[Peter Ndlovu]]. He played as midfielder in a team that included football legends such as Peter Ndlovu, [[Lazarus Muhoni]], [[Wilfred Mugeyi]] and [[Kaitano Tembo]].
 
 
 
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| style="text-align:left;" |
 
* [[Benjani Mwaruwari]]
 
* [[Kaitano Tembo]]
 
* [[Dumisani Mpofu]]
 
* [[Lazarus Muhoni]]
 
* [[Peter Ndlovu]]
 
* [[Energy Murambadoro]]
 
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Latest revision as of 11:41, 21 August 2019

Agent Sawu
Agent Sawu
Born (1971-10-24) October 24, 1971 (age 49)
NationalityZimbabwe
Occupation
  • Footballer.

Agent Sawu is a former Zimbabwean footballer and sports personality who played for a number of local and foreign clubs including Dynamos Football Club as well as the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team.

Background

Sawu was born on October 24, 1971.[1]

Career

Agent Sawu horned his razor sharp shooting skills at Zimbabwe SAints juniors side before being promoted into the first team in 1989. Agent Sawu was an outstanding goal scorer who also had the ability to dribble, that coupled with his physic, "Ajira" was a lethal striker.[1] Some of the most outstanding performances in Sawu's career include a winner at the National Sports Stadium against Cameroon. Ajira broke into the limelight while playing for Zimbabwe Saints Football Club before the club gained premiership status. At Saints he was so outstanding which saw him being named Soccer Star of the Year in 1993. The following he sealed a move to Switzerland where he played for SC Kriens, BSC Young Boys, FC Lucerne, FC Wil and FC Basel. However, his most polished performance was with FC Wil where he scooped the golden boot award after scoring an impressive 28 goals in 36 appearances. Even when he Ajira turned out for Dembare in the twilight stages of his career, he was still a very prolific goal scorer. He also played in the Chinese league for a season turning out for Chongqing Lifan.[2] After winding down his career in South Africa, Sawu and other Zimbabwean football legends such as Zenzo Moyo, Peter Ndlovu, Benjani Mwaruwari, Musa Mguni and Nkosana Gumbo established a soccer academy with the aim of nurturing young talent.[3]

National Team Caps

Agent Sawu was a permanent feature in the Zimbabwe national team between 1992 and 2004 under coach Reinhard Fabisch and later on Sunday Chidzambwa. He was one of the longest serving members of the Zimbabwe national team from 1992 to 2004 and he was part of the Warriors that participated in the 2004 AFCON Finals in Tunisia. He was capped 75 times and scoring 25 goals in the process.

Teams Played For

  • Zimbabwe Saints Football Club
  • FC Kriens (Switzerland)
  • FC Luzern (Switzerland)
  • BSC Young Boys (Switzerland)
  • FC Basel (Switzerland)
  • FC Wil (Switzerland)
  • Chongqin Lifan (China)
  • Dynamos Football Club
  • Umtata Bush Bucks (South Africa)
  • Durban Stars FC (South Africa)
  • City Pillars (South Africa)


Coaching Career and qualifications

  • UEFA B certificate and a CAF C certificate.

Agent was part of the Zimbabwe Saints Football Club technical team in 2011 as an assistant coach. He later on went to join Bantu Rovers as their coach 2017.[4]. In 2012 he was the coach for a South African team OR Tambo Cosmos. In 2013 Agent Sawu had a coaching stint with Ntabazinduna Prison in the ZIFA Southern Region Division 1.[5]

Awards

  • Soccer Star of the Year (1993 with Zimbabwe Saints)
  • Golden Boot winner (2001-2002 with FC Wil)


Similar Profiles You Might Want to See




References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Agent Sawu, Zim Legends, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: April 17, 2015
  2. Mkhululi Chimoio Where are they now- Agent Sawu, The Zimbabwean, Published: October 10, 2012, Retrieved: April 17, 2015
  3. SUKOLUHLE MTHETHWA Former Warriors stars launch football academy, NewsDay, Published: December 29, 2012, Retrieved: April 17, 2015
  4. Innocent Kurira [1], The Herald, Published: October 19, 2017, Retrieved: August 21, 2019
  5. Fortune Mbele [2], Southern Eye, Published: June 26, 2013, Retrieved: August 21, 2019