10 things you didn’t know about Cuthbert Malajila.

1. He started at Chapungu United before moving in 2006 to Highlanders and then to Dynamos Harare.

2. He won the Golden Boot in the top division of Zimbabwean football in 2007.

3. Malajila had a trial at Belgian club Cercle Brugge, but it ended with the club declining to offer him a contract.

4. The striker left his native Zimbabwe in summer 2010 and signed a professional contract of 3 years with the Tunisian side Club Africain in August 2010.

5. Malajila became the first Zimbabwean to play professional football in Libya after signing for First Division side Al Akhdar on a six-month loan.


6. On 22 January 2012, he completed a move to South African
Premier Soccer League side Maritzburg United after the two parties agreed on a transfer fee for the player.

7. In July 2013, Malajila agreed to join Mamelodi Sundowns . He made his Sundowns debut in the following August against Bloemfontein Celtic and scored his first goal for the club in the same match.

8. He scored his first goal for Zimbabwe on his second cap against Namibia, also a 2010 qualifier.

9. Cuthbert Malajila was born October 3, 1985 in Eiffel Flats , Mashonaland West in Zimbabwe.

10. His full names are Cuthbert Lifasi Malajila.

By Jimmy Modise



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