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SIMBA SITHOLE Zimbabwe Footballer

Simbarashe “Simba” Sithole (born 5 May 1989 in Masvingo) is a Zimbabwean footballer who is currently a free agent. He plays for the Zimbabwe national team.

Career

Club

Sithole began his career in Zimbabwe with How Mine, before subsequently joining Monomotapa United, Railstars and Hippo Valley. After spells with the aforementioned three clubs, Sithole rejoined How Mine. His return to How Mine led to a move to South African football. Firstly, a trial with AmaZulu in 2013 and then a permanent transfer to Ajax Cape Town in January 2014.[1][2] Eight months later he left Ajax to return to Zimbabwe to play for Highlanders, however he left the Bulawayo-based club soon after.[3][4] A short stint with Bulawayo City followed.[5][6]

International

Sithole scored his first international goal for the Zimbabwe national team in a 2014 African Nations Championship qualifier against Mauritius.[7] He appeared for Zimbabwe against Gabon on 6 January 2014,[8] and he scored his second goal for his country on 25 January 2014 against Mali.[9] He was named in the Zimbabwe squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship alongside his then namesake Simba Sithole.[10]

Career statistics

International

Zimbabwe
Year Apps Goals
2013 1 1
2014 5 1
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
Total 6 2

Statistics accurate as of match played 1 February 2014.

International goals

Updated to match played 25 January 2014. Scores and results list Zimbabwe’s goal tally first.[8]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 28 July 2013 Stade George V, Curepipe, Mauritius  Mauritius 2–0 3–0 2014 African Nations Championship qualification
2 25 January 2014 Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa  Mali 1–0 2–1 2014 African Nations Championship

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