Tymon Mabaleka

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Tymon Mabaleka (1949/1950 – 27 June 2014) was a Zimbabwean footballer and music producer. He was nicknamed "The Whitehorse". His career lasted for nearly twenty years in sports and another fifteen years in the music industry.

Mabaleka was born in Nswazi in Umzingwane District.[1] He attended Losikeyi Primary School in Bulawayo. He studied at Mpopoma High School and later moved to Mzilikazi High School.

He played for the Highlanders FC. In 1973, the Highlanders won Chibuku Trophy. He retired in 1982 to become a music producer. He worked for Gallo Records.

Mabaleka died in Harare, Zimbabwe from unknown causes, aged 64 or 65.[2] He is survived by his wife, Josephine Mabaleka.[2] He was buried in Harare the next day.[3]

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  1. "Soccer legend, Tymond Mabaleka, dies". Chronicle.co.zw. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Bosso legend, Tymond Mabaleka dies". Zimdiaspora.com. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  3. "Mloyi mourns Tymon Mabalek". Southern Eye.co.zw. Retrieved 7 July 2014.

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