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Profile for Bulawayo Chiefs’ Eddie Chidavaenzi

By Edward Makuzva

This week we are profiling Bulawayo Chiefs midfielder Eddie Chidavaenzi. The Bulawayo Chiefs player who come from Guruve, Mashonaland Central Province and our Sports reporter Edward Makuzva interviewed the player.

Who is Eddie Chidavaenzi?

I’m Eddie chidavaenzi aged 20.i came from Guruve but I stay in Harare,Dzivarasekwa I started playing football when I was 11 years of age. I was born on 6 June 1999 at Rujeko Clinic in Dzivarasekwa 2, Harare.

How old are you?

I’m 20 years.

At primary school, were you with the vision to play in the top flight league?

Yes I was with a vision of playing top flight.

Which is your best playing position?

Playing behind strikers

Which foot do you use?

Right

How many children do you have?

None but expecting

Religion and church you go?

Apostolic churches.

Can you tell us about any accolades you grabbed at Secondary School?

Whilst I was at secondary i grabbed 6 accolades being the player of the tournament 4 times and being best midfielder 2 times as well amongst those tournaments I played when I was at secondary.

Which teams did you play for before playing in the Premier League?

I just played for DZ academy before I went to premier League.

Did you play in the junior development league?

Yes I did.

How is it to play for a big club like Dynamos FC , Caps United or Highlanders?

It is so amazing coz everyone else wishes to play for big teams like Dynamos were they’s alot of exposure.

Which game is memorable to you?

The memorable game I played it was between my team Bulawayo chiefs vs Highlanders this year..

Why is the game memorable?

The reasons why this game was memorable to is that we had so many challenges. fighting to move from relegation whilst known that you will be playing a big team like highlanders it’s not easy though but we manage to beat them and from there we were safe from relegation.

Difficult situation that transpired to you in your football life at the pitch?

Difficult situation that transpired me in my football life at the pitch was impregnating a girl unexpectedly.

Should the number of soccer stars on the calendar be divided to the defenders, midfielders and strikers?

Yes they have to divide.

What challenges are they for a Zimbabwean soccer player at home?

Challenges we face as Zimbabwean players are that here in Zimbabwe lack of sponsorship to support sports not having enough support in sports, Due to economic hardships which killing many athletes some ending up being in the streets stealing things as a way of living.

Who is your best National coach in the Premier league?

Thulani Sibanda.

Which team do you support internationally?

.Barcelona

Who is your role model?

Messi

Lamborghini, Range Rover or Benz on wheels?

Benz on wheels.

16..macaroni cheese with roasted chicken..

What is your favourite jersey number?

8
What is the size of your shoes?

8

Favourite hobbies?

Basketball

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