Zimbabwe - List of Foundation Dates

1914  Shabanie Mine FC (Zvishavane)
1926  Zimbabwe Highlanders FC (Bulawayo)   [founded as Lions FC]
      Zimbabwe Republic Police FC (Harare) [founded as Black Mambas FC (Salisbury)] 
1931  Zimbabwe Saints FC (Bulawayo)        [merger of several teams which had their origins from Shona speaking areas] 
1933  British South Africa Police (Harare)
1937  Que Que African Police (Kwekwe)
1940  Hwange FC (Hwange)                   [founded as Wankie FC]
196?  Black Aces FC (Harare)               [founded as Highfield Tornados (Salisbury)]      
1963  Dynamos FC (Harare)                  [founded as St Paul's FC]
      Cobras (Bulawayo)
1965  Arcadia United FC (Harare)
1969  CAPS United FC (Harare)              [founded as Rovers FC]     
1972  Shooting Stars FC (Chitungwiza)      [founded as Davison Chemicals] 
      Triangle United FC (Chiredzi)
1978  How Mine FC (Bulawayo)
      Whawha FC (Gweru)    
      Blue Swallows FC (Harare)            [founded as New Sarum FC]
1981  Cranborne Bullets FC
1982  Border Strikers FC (Beitbridge)
      Black Rhinos FC (Harare)             [played 1982-99 in Mutare] 
1984  Chapungu United FC (Gweru)           [founded as Airforce FC]
1992  Lancashire Steel FC (Kwekwe)     
      Sporting Lions FC (Harare)
1995  FC Platinum (Zvishavane)             [founded as Mimosa FC]
1996  Amazulu FC (Bulawayo)                [disbanded 2005]
1997  FK Zimanzi (Masvingo)                [founded as Masvingo United FC]
      Chicken Inn FC (Bulawayo)
      Buffaloes FC (Mutare)
2000  Kiglon Bird FC (Chitungwiza)
      Motor Action FC (Harare) 
2001  Flame Lily FC (Harare)
2002  Lengthens FC (Harare)
2003  Eastern Lions FC (Mutare)            [founded as Nyika United FC]  
      Kestrenal Athletic (Harare)
      Monomotapa United FC (Harare)
2004  Hardbody FC (Gweru)
2005  Eiffel Wildcats FC (Kadoma)          [merger of Eiffel Flats FC and Athletico Wildcats] 
      Yadah FC (Harare)                    [founded as Gunners FC]
2006  Bulawayo City FC (Bulawayo)
      Eagles FC (Chitungwiza)              [founded as Chitungwiza United]
      Quelaton FC (Njube)
2007  Tsholotsholo FC (Tsholotsholo)       [in January]
      Ngezi Platinum Stars FC (Selous)     [founded as Ngezi Porto FC]
2008  Bantu Tshintsha Guluva Rovers (Bulawayo)
2009  Gaza Gunners FC (Chipinge)
      Starbill FC (Harare)
      Baobab Rovers FC (Hwange)
2010  Triple B FC (Beitbridge)
      Harare City FC (Harare)
2011  Mushowani Stars FC (Madziwa)
2012  Bulawayo Chiefs (Bulawayo)
      Mutare City Rovers (Mutare)          [July 21]
      Rimbi Sunshine FC (Chipinge)
2013  Amagagasi FC (Victoria Falls)
2014  Dongo Sawmills FC (Rusape)
      Nichrut FC (Shurugwi)
2017  Manica Diamonds FC (Mutare)

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