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== Background ==
 
== Background ==
Joel Lupahla was born on 22 April 1977.  
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Joel Lupahla was born on 26 April 1977.  
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
Lupahla 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 striker in a team that included football legends such as Peter Ndlovu, [[Lazarus Muhoni]], [[Wilfred Mugeyi]] and [[Kaitano Tembo]].
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Luphahla has spent most of his career playing in South Africa's Premier Soccer League and also had a spell in Cyprus. He suffered a serious leg injury while playing for Platinum Stars, but returned to the club after an extended absence. He was part of the [[Warriors]] team that played in their maiden AFCON final held in Tunisia in 2004. The team was coached by veteran football legend [[Sunday Chidzambwa]] and captained by the heroic [[Peter Ndlovu]]. He played as a striker in a team that included football legends such as Peter Ndlovu, [[Lazarus Muhoni]], [[Wilfred Mugeyi]] and [[Kaitano Tembo]]. He was also part of the team that won the 2000 COSAFA Cup under the guidance of Misheck Chidzambwa, and was also part of the Warriors team that participated in the 2006 AFCON Final.
  
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==Coaching Career==
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Luphahla was the coach of TelOne FC when they were playing in the ZIFA Central Region Division One league in 2018 and managed to lead them into the [[Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League]] and unfortunately he was reassigned to another role after [[ZIFA]] barred him from being the head coach because they said he did not have the required qualifications to sit on the bench as the team's coach in the [[Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League]].<ref name="Herald">Cloud Fusire,  [https://www.herald.co.zw/telone-to-reassign-joel-luphahla/], ''The Herald'', Published: February 01, 2019, Retrieved: January 24, 2020</ref> He was then lured by the ZIFA Division 2A Club, [[Golden Eagles FC]], known as "Gondo Harishaye" by its fans.<ref name="Twitter2019"> [https://twitter.com/GoldenEaglesFC3/status/1220349096168509440], ''Twitter'', Published: January 23, 2020, Retrieved: January 24, 2020</ref>
  
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==Teams Played For==
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*Zimbabwe Saints
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*[[Highlanders Football Club]]
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*AEP Paphos FC (Cyprus)
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*Silver Stars (SA)
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*Supersport United (SA)
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*Platinum Stars (SA)
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*[[CAPS United Football Club]]
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==Accolades==
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#[[Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League]] winner x2 (1998/99 and 2000 with [[Highlanders Football Club]])
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#COSAFA Cup winner in 2000
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#ZIFA Central Region Division One Winner as coach of TelOne Football Club
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* [[Benjani Mwaruwari]]
 
* [[Benjani Mwaruwari]]
 
* [[Kaitano Tembo]]
 
* [[Kaitano Tembo]]
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Latest revision as of 10:44, 24 January 2020

Joel Lupahla
Joel Luphahla.jpg
Born (1977-04-26) April 26, 1977 (age 44)
Tsholotsho
ResidenceZimbabwe
NationalityZimbabwean
CitizenshipZimbabwean
EducationLosikeyi Primary School and Gifford High School
Occupation
  • Football Personality
Years active1990s-present
EmployerGolden Eagles FC
Known for
Home townBulawayo
PredecessorGilbert Mushangazhike

Joel Lupahla is a former Zimbabwean footballer and sports personality who played for a number of local and foreign clubs including CAPS United Football Club as well as the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team.

Background

Joel Lupahla was born on 26 April 1977.

Career

Luphahla has spent most of his career playing in South Africa's Premier Soccer League and also had a spell in Cyprus. He suffered a serious leg injury while playing for Platinum Stars, but returned to the club after an extended absence. He was part of the Warriors team that played in their maiden AFCON final held in Tunisia in 2004. The team was coached by veteran football legend Sunday Chidzambwa and captained by the heroic Peter Ndlovu. He played as a striker in a team that included football legends such as Peter Ndlovu, Lazarus Muhoni, Wilfred Mugeyi and Kaitano Tembo. He was also part of the team that won the 2000 COSAFA Cup under the guidance of Misheck Chidzambwa, and was also part of the Warriors team that participated in the 2006 AFCON Final.

Coaching Career

Luphahla was the coach of TelOne FC when they were playing in the ZIFA Central Region Division One league in 2018 and managed to lead them into the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League and unfortunately he was reassigned to another role after ZIFA barred him from being the head coach because they said he did not have the required qualifications to sit on the bench as the team's coach in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League.[1] He was then lured by the ZIFA Division 2A Club, Golden Eagles FC, known as "Gondo Harishaye" by its fans.[2]

Teams Played For

Accolades

  1. Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League winner x2 (1998/99 and 2000 with Highlanders Football Club)
  2. COSAFA Cup winner in 2000
  3. ZIFA Central Region Division One Winner as coach of TelOne Football Club


Related Profiles You Might Want to See





References

  1. Cloud Fusire, [1], The Herald, Published: February 01, 2019, Retrieved: January 24, 2020
  2. [2], Twitter, Published: January 23, 2020, Retrieved: January 24, 2020