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'''Anthony Kambani''' was a [[Zimbabwean]] footballer who used to play for [[CAPS United]] as a midfielder in the [[Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League]]. He was also a Zimbabwe five-a-side player.
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'''Anthony Kambani''' was a former [[Zimbabwean]] footballer who used to play for [[CAPS United Football Club]] as a midfielder in the [[Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League]]. He was also a Zimbabwe five-a-side player. Antony was an Underwriter at FBC Insurance.
  
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
 
 
He was born in [[Harare]] on  15 December 1963 in [[Mbare]].<ref name="PP">[https://peoplepill.com/people/antony-kambani/ Antony Kambani], ''People Pill'', Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref> He had a brother Peter Kambani. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Candice and Denise, who are all based in the United Kingdom.<ref name="H"/>
 
He was born in [[Harare]] on  15 December 1963 in [[Mbare]].<ref name="PP">[https://peoplepill.com/people/antony-kambani/ Antony Kambani], ''People Pill'', Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref> He had a brother Peter Kambani. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Candice and Denise, who are all based in the United Kingdom.<ref name="H"/>
  
 
==Education==
 
==Education==
 
 
He learnt at Chitsere Primary School which also produced [[Japhet Mparutsa]], Stanley “Chola” Manyati, Bernard Timbenawo, Eric Aisam and Hudson Munyari Chikwenga.<ref name="Herald">Collin Matiza, [https://www.herald.co.zw/legend-releases-autobiography/ Legend releases autobiography], ''The Herald'', Published: February 10, 2016, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref>
 
He learnt at Chitsere Primary School which also produced [[Japhet Mparutsa]], Stanley “Chola” Manyati, Bernard Timbenawo, Eric Aisam and Hudson Munyari Chikwenga.<ref name="Herald">Collin Matiza, [https://www.herald.co.zw/legend-releases-autobiography/ Legend releases autobiography], ''The Herald'', Published: February 10, 2016, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref>
  
 
==Footballing Career==
 
==Footballing Career==
 
 
Known by close acquaintances as Bryan Robson, after the former Manchester United player and coach who was his idol, Kambani is best remembered for his stint at CAPS United during which he helped the club win several cup titles.<ref name="H"/>
 
Known by close acquaintances as Bryan Robson, after the former Manchester United player and coach who was his idol, Kambani is best remembered for his stint at CAPS United during which he helped the club win several cup titles.<ref name="H"/>
  
He played for former ZIFA Northern Region Division One side ProNutro alongside [[Anyway Chamwalira]], [[Sam Musiya]], Big George Nyamulani (late), Leon “Tingo” Linyama.<ref name="PZ">[https://www.pazimbabwe.com/sports-57712-from-the-football-pitch-into-the-djs-box.html From the football pitch into the DJ’s box], ''PaZimbabwe'', Published: 2020, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref> Kambani also played for the now defunct Arcadia United.<ref name="CZ">[https://www.chronicle.co.zw/arcadia-legend-payne-dies/ Arcadia legend Payne dies], ''The Chronicle'', Published: July 4, 2011, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref>
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He played for former [[ZIFA]] Northern Region Division One side ProNutro alongside [[Anyway Chamwalira]], [[Sam Musiya]], Big George Nyamulani (late), Leon “Tingo” Linyama.<ref name="PZ">[https://www.pazimbabwe.com/sports-57712-from-the-football-pitch-into-the-djs-box.html From the football pitch into the DJ’s box], ''PaZimbabwe'', Published: 2020, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref> Kambani also played for the now defunct Arcadia United.<ref name="CZ">[https://www.chronicle.co.zw/arcadia-legend-payne-dies/ Arcadia legend Payne dies], ''The Chronicle'', Published: July 4, 2011, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref>
  
He was part of the [[CAPS United]] team that won the Natbrew Cup after beating arch-rivals [[Dynamos]] 2-1 to clinch the trophy at the [[National Sports Stadium]] on September 23, 1989.<ref name="H">Eddie Chikamhi, [https://www.herald.co.zw/our-own-bryan-robson-anthony-kambani-is-gone-local-football-fraternity-pays-tribute-to-ex-caps-united-midfielder/ OUR OWN BRYAN ROBSON – ANTHONY KAMBANI – IS GONE. . . local football fraternity pays tribute to ex-CAPS United midfielder], ''The Herald'', Published: January 8, 2021, Retrieved: January 8, 2021</ref>
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He was part of the [[CAPS United Football Club]] team that won the Natbrew Cup after beating arch-rivals [[Dynamos Football Club]] 2-1 to clinch the trophy at the [[National Sports Stadium]] on September 23, 1989.<ref name="H">Eddie Chikamhi, [https://www.herald.co.zw/our-own-bryan-robson-anthony-kambani-is-gone-local-football-fraternity-pays-tribute-to-ex-caps-united-midfielder/ OUR OWN BRYAN ROBSON – ANTHONY KAMBANI – IS GONE. . . local football fraternity pays tribute to ex-CAPS United midfielder], ''The Herald'', Published: January 8, 2021, Retrieved: January 8, 2021</ref>
  
 
===[[CAPS United Former Players Association]] (CUFPA)===
 
===[[CAPS United Former Players Association]] (CUFPA)===
 
 
He was part of the former players that formed the CAPS United Former Players Association (CUFPA). Kambani was a committee member.<ref name="CAPS">[http://www.capsutd.com/former-caps-united-players-form-association/ Former CAPS United Players Form Association], ''CAPS United'', Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref>
 
He was part of the former players that formed the CAPS United Former Players Association (CUFPA). Kambani was a committee member.<ref name="CAPS">[http://www.capsutd.com/former-caps-united-players-form-association/ Former CAPS United Players Form Association], ''CAPS United'', Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 7, 2021</ref>
  
 
==Death==
 
==Death==
 
 
Kambani died on 7 January 2021 at [[Sally Mugabe Central Hospital]] after he was admitted there following a short illness. He was 57-years-old.<ref name="H"/>
 
Kambani died on 7 January 2021 at [[Sally Mugabe Central Hospital]] after he was admitted there following a short illness. He was 57-years-old.<ref name="H"/>
  
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Latest revision as of 09:35, 9 January 2021

Anthony Kambani
Anthony Kambani.jpg
BornAnthony Kambani
Mbare
DiedJanuary 7, 2021(2021-01-07) (aged 57)
Sally Mugabe Central Hospital
NationalityZimbabwean
Education
  • Chitsere Primary School
OccupationUnderwriter
EmployerFBC Insurance
Known forPlaying for CAPS United

Anthony Kambani was a former Zimbabwean footballer who used to play for CAPS United Football Club as a midfielder in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. He was also a Zimbabwe five-a-side player. Antony was an Underwriter at FBC Insurance.

Background

He was born in Harare on 15 December 1963 in Mbare.[1] He had a brother Peter Kambani. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Candice and Denise, who are all based in the United Kingdom.[2]

Education

He learnt at Chitsere Primary School which also produced Japhet Mparutsa, Stanley “Chola” Manyati, Bernard Timbenawo, Eric Aisam and Hudson Munyari Chikwenga.[3]

Footballing Career

Known by close acquaintances as Bryan Robson, after the former Manchester United player and coach who was his idol, Kambani is best remembered for his stint at CAPS United during which he helped the club win several cup titles.[2]

He played for former ZIFA Northern Region Division One side ProNutro alongside Anyway Chamwalira, Sam Musiya, Big George Nyamulani (late), Leon “Tingo” Linyama.[4] Kambani also played for the now defunct Arcadia United.[5]

He was part of the CAPS United Football Club team that won the Natbrew Cup after beating arch-rivals Dynamos Football Club 2-1 to clinch the trophy at the National Sports Stadium on September 23, 1989.[2]

CAPS United Former Players Association (CUFPA)

He was part of the former players that formed the CAPS United Former Players Association (CUFPA). Kambani was a committee member.[6]

Death

Kambani died on 7 January 2021 at Sally Mugabe Central Hospital after he was admitted there following a short illness. He was 57-years-old.[2]

References

  1. Antony Kambani, People Pill, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 7, 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eddie Chikamhi, OUR OWN BRYAN ROBSON – ANTHONY KAMBANI – IS GONE. . . local football fraternity pays tribute to ex-CAPS United midfielder, The Herald, Published: January 8, 2021, Retrieved: January 8, 2021
  3. Collin Matiza, Legend releases autobiography, The Herald, Published: February 10, 2016, Retrieved: January 7, 2021
  4. From the football pitch into the DJ’s box, PaZimbabwe, Published: 2020, Retrieved: January 7, 2021
  5. Arcadia legend Payne dies, The Chronicle, Published: July 4, 2011, Retrieved: January 7, 2021
  6. Former CAPS United Players Form Association, CAPS United, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 7, 2021