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/Mr Tafadzwa Blessing Choto
Mr Tafadzwa Blessing Choto

Position: Lecturer

Department: Community Studies
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  • PhD Student ,University of Zimbabwe , Department of Community and Social Development
  • Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Sociology and Social Anthropology, University of Zimbabwe
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honors Degree in Sociology,University of Zimbabwe

Research interests

  • Sociology of Sport
  • Sport for Development and Peace
  • Gender and Development
  • Social Policy
  • Rural Development
  • Sociology of Politics
  • Social theory


  • Choto T, Chiweshe MK & Muparamoto N (2017): Football fandom, ethno-regionalism and rivalry in post-colonial Zimbabwe: case study of Highlanders and Dynamos, Soccer & Society, DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2017.1302930

 Papers under Review

  • Choto T. Patriarchy, Femininity and Boxing: An Analysis of the Experiences of Female Boxers in Zimbabwe, in Fighting Boxing‘s Narratives, Routledge 2021
  • Choto T and Chiweshe M. K. Zimbabwe Football Association and the Politics of Football Administration in Zimbabwe, Africa Insight 2020
  • Choto T and Chiweshe M. K (Forthcoming) Men and football in Africa, in Men in Africa Ezra Chitando and Obert B. Mlambo Ed, Palgrave, 2020
  • Choto T and Chiweshe M.K (Forthcoming) Women who watch and support European football in Africa: A transnational analysis of female fandoms. Soccer and Society. 2021
  • Choto T and Chiweshe M.K. Gender and the Politics of Patriarchy in Zimbabwean Football Administration in the Routledge Handbook of Gender Politics In Sport And Physical Activity 2021

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