He is the the last of 3 children in his family. He was born and raised in the Coal mining town of Hwange. This is where his passion for sports developed cause there was little to nothing to do but play sport. He got involved in rugby by going to train with a local club Hwange Diggers. This is where his passion for the sport grew.
He started playing Rugby at Plumtree High School in 2004 and his first competitive game was in a match vs Falcon College as a lock forward. In 2008 he was selected to represent Matabeleland u18A in the inter provincial tournament. He unfortunately and disappointedly did not make the Craven Week team despite putting in some of his best performances. In disappointment he continued to work on his rugby and in 2009 he was selected to represent Zimbabwe u19 at the African cup which doubled to as JWRT qualifiers. He played vital role to help Zimbabwe qualify for the JWRT as they convincingly beat Namibia in the finals. Upon his return to school he was awarded full Plumtree Prunitian Colours and Honours for his exploits with the National team.
In 2010 he played for Matabeleland Busters and was selected for the Zimbabwe u20 team that played in the Junior World Rugby Trophy (JWRT)in Russia.
In 2011 he moved to Durban, South Africa where he was part of Varsity College RFC formerly (DHS & Glenwood Old boys) from 2011 – 2016.
He was voted the Leagues most valuable player in 2014
2017- 2018 he turned out for College Rovers and and represented the Sharks 7s team for 3 years as well as the Sharks Club XV for 4 years.
Tshamala made his debut for the Sables and Cheetahs in 2012 and has won several accolades in his glittering career. He won the Sevens Africa Cup with the Cheetahs and played in the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco. He recently won the Victoria Cup with the Sables.