Ex Mamelodi Sundowns Star in Chinese Super League Golden Boot Race

Ex Mamelodi Sundowns Star in Chinese Super League Golden Boot Race

  • Former Mamelodi Sundowns striker Nyasha Mushekwi had an outstanding season out in China
  • The Zimbabwean goal poacher delivered the goods for Zheijang Greentown in the Chinese Super League
  • He banged in 18 goals, finishing fourth in the Golden Boot race as the team secured Asian Champions League qualification

Nyasha Mushekwi continues to deliver even as his career enters its winter.

The 35-year-old former Mamelodi Sundowns player impressed for Zheijang Greentown in the Chinese Super League.

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Nyasha Mushekwi delivered in the Chinese Super League. Image source: Soccer Laduma and Getty Images.
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As reported by The Herald, the Zimbabwean scored 18 times for the team in 31 appearances, which saw him finish in fourth place on the Chinese Super League Golden Boot standings. Importantly, these goals fired the club into next season's Asian Champions League qualifiers.

Interestingly, he surpassed South African Dino Ndlovu as Zheijang's all-time leading goalscorer with 42 goals. Mushekwi rose to prominence at Mamelodi Sundowns, which he joined in 2010 until departing for Belgium.

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Source: Sports Brief News