By William Milasi
Talented Indian based former Highlanders FC striker, Simbarashe Gate has launched ventured into fashion after he has launched a clothing line.
Speaking from his Indian base where he is appearing for Indian second division side, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Gate said he has also diversified into fashion.
“I have been involved in business for a very long time. Fashion is just a way of diversifying. I have launched my own clothing line. The SG clothing line,” he said.
SG stands for his initials Simbarashe Gate.
Meanwhile, Gate through his academy, The Simbarashe Gate Academy has been involved in identifying and nurturing talent from his home area of Kwekwe.
“Through my academy, I have been involved in identifying and nurturing talent. This is my way of giving back to the community in Kwekwe. I have been shaped to be the person I am through assistance from others,” he said.
Gate further said he is considering venturing into coaching after hanging his football boots.
“I am considering coaching after retirement from football. I am really passionate about developing and nurturing upcoming players,” said the former Mwana Afrika player.
The Kwekwe-born striker started his professional career at the now defunct Lancashire Steel before turning out for Mwana Africa, Zimbabwe Saints, Highlanders and Masvingo United.
In 2012 Gate turned out for Mozambican top side Ferroviaro Nampula where he finished with 14 goals while last year he was with another side in that country, Club Desportivo de Nacala.
Gate has also plied his trade in Botswana.