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)
District
Occupation
  • Soccer Coach


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

Madinda Ndlovu is a Zimbabwean football legend who used to play for Highlanders Football Club, affectionately known as "Bosso".

Background[edit]

Ndlovu was born on May 2, 1965 in Binga[1] 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[edit]

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[edit]

Highlanders Football Club

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Coaching career[edit]

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.[2] 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.

Picture Gallery[edit]

Awards[edit]

Botswana Premier League Winner Medal x3

Trivia[edit]

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.[3]






References[edit]

  1. Madinda Ndlovu, Football Database, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: July 1, 2015
  2. Nkosilathi Moyo Three in a row for Madinda, The Chronicle, Published: April 28, 2014, Retrieved: July 1, 2015
  3. Sikhumbuzo Moyo Madinda Ndlovu resigns, The Herald, Published: April 22, 2015, Retrieved: July 1, 2015