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Nelson Mazivisa Zimbabwe association football player

Nelson Mazivisa is a Zimbabwean professional footballer, who plays as a forward for Triangle United and the Zimbabwe national team.

Career

Club

Mazivisa’s career began in Zvishavane with Platinum, he stayed with Platinum for five years up until 2016 when he left following the expiration of his contract. During his time with Platinum, Mazivisa was loaned out to Shabanie Mine in 2012. His spell with the aforementioned club was a success as he finished the season as the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League top goalscorer. Upon his return to Platinum he went on trial to two South African teams, firstly to Chippa United and then to SuperSport United but he failed to win a contract with either side. After leaving Platinum, Mazivisa completed a move to Triangle United.

International

In January 2014, coach Ian Gorowa, invited him to be a part of the Zimbabwe squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship. He helped the team to a fourth-place finish after being defeated by Nigeria by a goal to nil. In total, Mazivisa has scored 4 goals in 8 caps for his nation.

Career statistics

International

As of 27 June 2016.
National team Year Apps Goals
Zimbabwe 2010 0 0
2011 0 0
2012 2 2
2013 2 2
2014 4 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
Total 8 4

International goals

As of 27 June 2016. Scores and results list Zimbabwe’s goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 17 July 2012 Molopololole Sports Complex, Molepolole, Botswana  Lesotho 2–2 5–3 Three Nations Tournament
2 3–2
3 28 July 2013 Stade George V, Curepipe, Mauritius  Mauritius 1–0 3–0 2014 African Nations Championship qualification
4 3–0

Honours

Club

Platinum
  • Zimbabwean Independence Trophy (2): 2012, 2014
  • Cup of Zimbabwe (1): 2014

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