Madinda Ndlovu

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Madinda Ndlovu
Madinda Ndlovu, Highlanders Football Club, Zimbabwean Soccer
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BornMadinda Khathazile Ndlovu
(1965-05-02) May 2, 1965 (age 54)
Occupation
  • Soccer Coach


Notable workWon three league titles in succession in Botswana.
RelativesAdam Ndlovu, Peter Ndlovu Brothers

Madinda Ndlovu is a Zimbabwean football coach and former football star. He is the current coach of Gaborone United in the Botswana Premier League.

Ndoluvu played for Highlanders Football Club, affectionately known as "Bosso" as well as the Zimbabwe national football team, the Warriors.

Ndlovu was coach at Highlanders in the 2018 and 2019 season before leaving for Gaborone United in July 22019.[1]

Ndlovu is brother to Peter Ndlovu (also a former football star) and the late football star Adam Ndlovu.

Background

Ndlovu was born on May 2, 1965 in Binga[2] He grew up in a footballing family where his brotherS Peter Ndlovu and Adam Ndlovu are also club legends at Bosso and the national team.

Career

Madinda made a name for himself while playing for Bosso alongside other club legends such as Ernest Maphepha Sibanda and Peter Nkomo in a highlanders team considered the best to date by many. He is said to have been one of the most talented wingers during his footballing days.

Teams Played For

Highlanders Football Club

Coaching career

After hanging his boots, Madinda Ndlovu also went on to become a prominent football coach both locally. He was at one point appointed coach for the national team for Zimbabwe. Arguably, his finest stint as a coach was in Botswana where he clinched three consecutive league titles with two different clubs.[3] The third triumph with Township Rollers Football Club was in his maiden season at the club. He also managed to clinch other domestic titles as well.

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Awards

Botswana Premier League Winner Medal x3

Trivia

Madinda made history in Botswana when he became the only coach to win three back to back league titles, the third time was with a different club.[4]

References

  1. Highlanders appoint Madinda Ndlovu replacement, Soccer24, Published: 3 Jul 2019, Retrieved: 29 Sep 2019
  2. Madinda Ndlovu, Football Database, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: July 1, 2015
  3. Nkosilathi Moyo Three in a row for Madinda, The Chronicle, Published: April 28, 2014, Retrieved: July 1, 2015
  4. Sikhumbuzo Moyo Madinda Ndlovu resigns, The Herald, Published: April 22, 2015, Retrieved: July 1, 2015