Warriors defender Costa Nhamoinesu celebrates his birthday today. Here are five interesting facts about him:
- Costa grew up in Harare where he stayed with his parents, while in high school he got a “scholarship” from Darryn Textiles Africa United who paid his school fees while he played for the club.
- In 2014, Costa was voted the best foreign player in the Czech Republic.
- While in the Polish top flight Costa became a prominent figure but was however he was subject to several racist insults.
- He is only the second Zimbabwean after Bruce Grobbelaar to win a major title in Europe.
- Nhamoinesu was implicated in the Asiagate scandal but however he was later exonerated form the bans in 2012 by the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) alongside other players like Kingston Nkata, Edward Sadomba, Energy Murambadoro
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