|Stanford "Stix" Mtizwa|
|Relatives||Lionel Mutizwa Son|
Stanford "Stix" Mtizwa is one of the greatest football players of yesteryear. Mtizwa started playing football when he was a little boy in Mbare and graduated into a seasoned local league player and later on a coach. He is described by some as one of the finest midfielders ever to strut his stuff on the field of play locally
Stix was born in Harare Zimbabwe. He used to play soccer in Mbare when he was a little boy.
Mutizwa’s dazzling skills took him to the Dynamos Under-16 team at an age of 14-years. later on, he joined, Mutambara United. He, later on, joined Glen Strikers where he worked with Kembo Chunga and Joseph Chingundo.
Stix later left and joined Caps Rovers CAPS United Football Club where he played with Stanley Ndunduma, Joel "Jubilee" Shambo, Shacky Tauro, Friday Phiri and Brenna Msiska. Mutizwa got his first Warriors call-up in a 1980 match against Malawi, a tightly contested Harare match in which he scored the solitary goal from the penalty spot. He joined army side, Black Rhinos a few seasons later, establishing himself as one of the most talented midfielders ever produced locally.
Stix's career as a player ended in 1990 when he injured his knee. He began his mentoring career and has mentored the following teams.
- Air Zimbabwe Jets,
- Mwana Africa
- Was assistant coach of the Mighty Warriors under Benedict Moyo when they finished runners up in the COSAFA Cup played in Harare in 2000.
In 2016 Stix was working for ZTA as a shop assistant for their sportswear.
- Players Player of the Year
- BAT Rosebowl runners-up,
- Independence Cup,
- Castle Cup,
- Chibuku Trophy,
- Rothmans Shield
- The Heroes Shield.
Mutizwa was on the soccer stars calendar nine times in 10 years between 1979 and 1989, but he never won the top player award and frustratingly for him, finished runner up five times