ZIMBABWE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM
FIFA RANKING: 108
Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)
National Sports Stadium, Harare
MOST CAPPED PLAYER:-
Peter Ndlovu (100 caps)
Peter Ndlovu (37 goals)
Marvelous Nakamba, Knowledge Musona, Teenage Hadebe, Tino Kadewere
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS (AFCON):-
Best Result: Group stage (2004, 2006, 2017, 2019)
AFRICAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP:-
Best Result: 4th (2014)
FOOTBALL IN ZIMBABWE
Football is the most popular sport in Zimbabwe just like every country in Africa.
The nation’s football leagues are administered by ZIFA, including the top division – Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League.
The Premier League of Zimbabwe consists of 18 of the best domestic teams where the bottom 4 clubs are relegated to the 2nd division.
The Dynamos are the most successful club in the country with 22 league titles to its name.
The 2nd division is Zimbabwe Division 1. The top 4 teams from here are promoted to the Premier League. This league features 64 teams. The bottom-placed teams are relegated to the 3rd division.
The 3rd major division of football in Zimbabwe is called Zimbabwe Third Division.
These 3 tiers of football are all administered by ZIFA.
BETTING IN ZIMBABWE
IS ONLINE GAMBLING LEGAL IN ZIMBABWE?
Yes, it is absolutely legal to bet on sports online in Zimbabwe. It has become a source of income and livelihood to many in the country. The nation has not traditionally been a huge online gambling country because of low internet penetration levels and the lack of advanced banking infrastructure. However, neighbouring countries have legalised online sports betting and that has helped Zimbabwe become a growth market for online betting operators.
IS IT SAFE TO BET ONLINE IN ZIMBABWE?
While the African country is yet to license any online operators, it is possible to bet on ‘offshore’ sites. This does not mean that your money is not safe, it just means that another jurisdiction is regulating the betting market and locals from Zimbabwe are free to bet online.
HOW DO DEPOSITS AND WITHDRAWALS WORK IN ZIMBABWE FOR ONLINE BETTING?
Visa and MasterCard are both popular credit cards that are available as a deposit and withdrawal method. PayPal is another popular payment method available in Zimbabwe. Neteller and Skrill are wallet options that are typically available.
IS MOBILE BETTING AVAILABLE IN ZIMBABWE?
Yes, almost all online betting platforms are mobile phone compatible so bettors can easily access the websites or applications from their handheld devices.
WHICH ARE THE POPULAR SPORTS FOR BETTING IN ZIMBABWE?
Football is the most widely bet on sport in Zimbabwe followed by cricket. Zimbabweans also love to bet on horse racing and greyhound (dog) racing.
ARE WINNINGS FROM BETTING TAXABLE?
Yes, winnings are taxable in Zimbabwe.
IS THE SPORTS BETTING MARKET FAIRLY REGULATED IN ZIMBABWE?
Zimbabwe’s sports betting market is not established enough so most locals bet on online platforms that are run by international sportsbooks so it is fairly regulated and transparent.