SHEPHERD MURAPE Zimbabwe footballer

Shepherd Murape is a Zimbabwean former football player and manager.


Murape played club football for Harare side Dynamos F.C. and for the Zimbabwe national football team.

In 1976, he became a player-manager for Dynamos, and helped lead the club to several league titles. He went on to manage newly formed Black Rhinos F.C. in 1983.

Murape has had stints with QwaQwa Stars F.C., Real Rovers F.C., AmaZulu F.C., Moroka Swallows F.C., Black Leopards F.C., Orlando Pirates F.C. and Manning Rangers F.C. in South Africa. He led Blue Waters F.C. to the Nambian league title in 2004.

Murape managed the Zimbabwe national football team during 1981. In 1994, he became the first person to manage Namibia national football team following its independence.

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