Tinotenda Kadewere
Tinotenda Kadewere, Harare City Football, football

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Born Tinotenda Kadewere
January 5, 1996
Education Prince Edward High School
  • Footballer
Employer LeHavre Football Club (on loan from Olympique Lyonnais)
Notable work Captained Zimbabwe Under-17 and Under-20
Parent(s) Onias Kadewere (father) late
Awards Golden Boot Award and Players’ Player of the Tournament- Hammer and Tongues tourney (2013)

Tinotenda Kadewere is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays for French giants Lyon and former player of LeHavre Football Club in France and Harare City Football Club. He plays as a striker. He has been capped for the Zimbabwe under-17, under-20 and under-23. He has also captained the under-17 and under-20 national sides.


Tinotenda Kadewere was born on 5 January 1996.[1]His father Onias Kadewere died of heart failure in January 2015.[2] As a result Kadewere took over the running of Highfield Soccer Academy which his father formed in the 90s.[3]



Kadewere attended Prince Edward High School.[4]


Tinotenda first played for Prince Edward High Schoolbefore his scoring prowess got him noticed by Harare City Football Club, which he joined in 2014.[4]

Kadewere has been capped for the Zimbabwe under-17, under-20 and under-23 teams. He captained the Zimbabwe under-20 team at the COSAFA under-20 Youth Championships which were held in Lesotho in 2013.[5] He was also Under-17 captain in 2012.[5] He is a member of the Zimbabwe National Football Team and was part of the team that qualified for the AFCON 2019 finals in Egypt.

Harare City Football Club

In 2014, Kadewere started playing for Harare City F.C. in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League, after he had finished playing for his school team. During the first half of the season Kadewere scored 7 goals.

Djurgardens IF

In 2015 Kadewere went for trials with Swedish first division club Djurgardens IF. He also went for trials at French League 2 side Sochaux. After the trials Kadewere opted to join Djurgardens IF. In August 2015, Kadewere joined Djurgardens on loan with an option for the club to sign him permanently on a 4 year contract. He made his debut in August 2015. [6]He left Djugardens IF for France where he signed for LeHavre.

Transfer Rumours

In July 2015 Kadewere was in Sweden undergoing trials that were facilitated by South African academy Diambars in collaboration with his agent Gibson Mahachi. Kadewere reportedly impressed Swedish side Djurgarden when he featured in their friendly against another Swedish side AIK.[7] It was reported that he would undergo more trials in France with French side Sochaux FC until August 2015.[8]

Kadewere chose Swedish club Djurgarden after a two week trial stint with French side Sochaux and negotiations with Harare City Football Club were under way to get the player signed before the Swedish league transfer window closed.[9

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