“He Was One Of The Best,” Norman Mapeza, Speaks About A Teammate Who Ditched Football To Become Macheso’s Backing Vocalist

Former Warriors defender and coach, Norman Mapeza has said that one of the sungura musicians, Alick Macheso’s backing vocalists could have scaled to greater heights as a footballer had he not decided to ditch the sport.

Mapeza said that his former teammate, Elton Muropa was one of the best and players in their team. He said:

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I know Elton (Muropa) from our days at Darryn T. We grew up together from the juniors and graduated into the first team together.

He was a very good player. He was one of the best.

Of course, I cannot tell where he would have ended up had he not quit football, but I maintain he was not bad.

Muropa who played as a full right-back was also in the same team with Lloyd Chitembwe, Stewart “Shutto” Murisa, Musareka Jenitala, Alois Bunjira and Muzadzi, who all have respect for him.

He revealed to the Herald that he was simultaneously playing football and doing backing vocals for Staben Mawire and later Paul Mpofu until Cephas Mashakada acknowledged his vocal prowess.

Muropa then joined Alick Macheso who was preparing to launch his album “Zvakanaka Zvakadaro” in 2001.

How ex-star shunned football to become Macheso’s backing vocalist

Muropa (standing at the far right) with his boozers’ side in Chitungwiza

More: The Herald

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