Kennedy Chihuri

Kennedy Chihuri (born 2 April 1969) is a retired Zimbabwean footballer who played 200 matches in the Czech Gambrinus Liga, almost all of them for FK Viktoria Žižkov. He was the first black player in the Czech league.[1] He won the Czech Cup with Žižkov in the 2000–01 season.[2] Chihuri made 30 appearances for the Zimbabwe national football team.[3]

Kennedy Chihuri
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-04-02) 2 April 1969 (age 53)
Place of birth Zimbabwe
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1981–1986 CAPS United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1994 Chapungu United
1994–1996 Tatran Prešov 49 (6)
1996 Slavia Prague 4 (0)
1997–2004 Viktoria Žižkov 196 (26)
National team
1994–2003 Zimbabwe 30 (-)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bouc, František (1 November 2006). "Race Card". Prague Post. Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  2. ^ Jeřábek, Luboš (2007). Český a československý fotbal - lexikon osobností a klubů (in Czech). Prague: Grada Publishing. p. 71. ISBN 978-80-247-1656-5.
  3. ^ White, Nicolas (14 January 2005). "Chihuri wants to go home". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 June 2008.

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