Francis Shonhayi
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Born February 1, 1968
Died March 31, 2006 (aged 38)
Cause of death meningitis and tuberculosis
Nationality Zimbabwe
  • Footballer
Known for Playing for the Dream Team
Children Tanaka Shonhayi

Francis Shonhayi is a former Dynamos Football Club player and captain of the Zimbabwe Warriors.



Shonhayi was born on 1 February 1968 [1]


Shonhayi is among some of the most celebrated footballers to have played for the Glamour Boys. He was part of the Reinhard Fabisch coached Dream Team playing along the likes of Rahman Gumbo and Mercedes Sibanda.


Shonhayi died in South Africa under the care of a friend.[2]

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  1. Ex-Warriors skipper Shonhayi dies, The Standard, Published: August 4, 2006, Retrieved: August 14, 2015
  2. SY LERMAN PSL's 'Mr Classy' was a credit to SA soccer, Mail and Guardian, Published: April 1, 2006, Retrieved: August 14, 2015