Zimbabwean Star Tino Kadawere Makes Real Mallorca History in La Liga

Zimbabwean Star Tino Kadawere Makes Real Mallorca History in La Liga

  • History was made when it comes to Zimbabwean football recently
  • Real Mallorca forward Tino Kadawere scored in a La Liga encounter
  • By doing so, he became the first player from his country to score in this prestigious league's history

Tino Kadawere has written his name in the history books now and forever more.

He became the first Zimbabwean to score in La Liga Santander as his team Real Mallorca overcame Villareal 4-2 in an entertaining encounter.

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Tino Kadawere, in scoring for Real Mallorca, became the first Zimbabwean to score in La Liga Santander. Image source: Getty Images.
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According to Tribal Football, 27-year-old Kadawere said:

"I'm very happy, I've been waiting a long time for this. It came at a good time, because we got the three points."

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He joined the Spanish club from Ligue 1 team Olympique de Lyon last August on a season-long loan, as per Goal. As reported in The Herald, Kadewere was the first player from the Southern African nation to play in Spain's top division in December against Getafe, where his team, unfortunately, went down 2-0.

Musona makes Team of the Week

Kaizer Chiefs supporters, Zimbabweans and Southern Africans have something to smile about when it comes to Saudi Arabia.

Amakhosi legend Knowledge Musona, a star of The Warriors, was recently named in the Saudi Pro League Team of the Week, significantly, alongside superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo.

According to Soccer24, Musona was in fine form last week, registering an assist and also scoring in Al Tai's 2-2 draw against Al Adalah. This was his sixth assist of the season, as well as his fourth goal scored.

Barca suffers Lewandowski blow

Barcelona’s chances of winning this season’s Copa del Rey could be in shambles after the club announced an injury to top forward, Robert Lewandowski.

Lewandowski picked up a strain on his left hamstring in Barcelona’s surprise 1-0 loss to Almeria in La Liga on Sunday, February 26, and could be ruled out of action for a while.

According to Barca Universal, the 34-year-old forward is not expected to be fit enough for Barcelona’s upcoming Copa del Rey semi-final first leg against Real Madrid.

Source: Sports Brief News