Mushekwi scores in emotional last game for Djurgadens


Zimbabwean striker Nyasha Mushekwi bade farewell to Djurgadens fans by scoring a last gasp equaliser that helped the hosts cancel a 2-1 deficit and claim a hard earned point on Monday evening.

Hammarby had raced into a five minute lead that was cancelled out by Jesper Arvidsson in the 58th minute.

Erik Israelsson ensured Hammarby regained the lead with a 69th minute strike but Zimbabwean international Nyasha Mushekwi grabbed a crucial equaliser that ensured the hosts salvaged a draw.

Playing in his last game before the expiry of his loan deal Mushekwi illustrated just why fans have been clamouring for his stay in Sweden. Despite the possibility of Monday’s encounter having been his last encounter for Djurgadens Mushekwi expressed hope he will return to Sweden,” It has been my best time in my football life here in Djurgårdens. I hope to come back soon, Djurgården is my second home,” said Mushekwi

The Warriors striker has been under the radar of several clubs interested in signing him. Zamalek, Red Star Belgrade a Chinese club and another from the United Arab Emirates have reportedly expressed interest in signing the Zimbabwean striker. With Mushekwi’s loan deal having expired it remains to be seen where the former basketball star will end up.

Mushekwi was included in the Zimbabwean squad that is set to take on Guinea on the 6th of September.

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