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Tivonge Rushesha Biography | Age, Club Career, International Career, Style of Play, Awards

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This is the biography of Tivonge Sacha Rushesha, a Zimbabwean professional footballer currently playing as a midfielder for EFL League One club Reading.

Age

Tivonge Rushesha was born on July 24, 2002.

Club Career

Tivonge Rushesha began his professional journey with Swansea City, making his first appearance on August 28, 2019, in an EFL Cup match against Cambridge United, where Swansea triumphed 6-0.

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Despite being released by Swansea on June 30, 2023, Rushesha found a new home with Reading FC, signing a one-year contract on August 4, 2023. He secured an extension on July 4, 2024, committing to another year with the EFL League One team.

International Career

Born in Zimbabwe, Rushesha relocated to the UK with his family in 2003. He represented Wales at the under-17 level, participating in the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Portugal.

On November 13, 2023, he was included in Zimbabwe’s squad for the opening matches of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Rwanda and Nigeria. However, he did not play in the Rwanda match due to passport issues.

Awards

Rushesha was honoured as the Under-23 Player of the Season for the 2020-21 season.

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Style of Play

Primarily a midfielder, Rushesha has shown versatility on the field. During the 2023/24 season under Reading manager Rubén Sellés Salvador, he played in multiple positions, including right back, central midfielder, defensive midfielder, and right-sided midfielder.

References

Know Your Warriors – Tivonge Rushesha

 

 

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