Nkosana Siwela
BornNkosana Siwela
(1984-02-11) February 11, 1984 (age 37)
Bulawayo
ResidenceZimbabwe
NationalityZimbabwean
Occupation
  • Footballer
Home townBulawayo


Nkosana Siwela is a Zimbabwean footballer who was born on 11 February 1984. Nkosana Siwela is a veteran soccer player who spent most of his footballing days playing for Hwange Football Club. Siwela is currently playing for the ZIFA Southern Region Division 1 side Tsholotsho Football Club.

Background

He was born on the 11th of February 1984 in Bulawayo. He used to admire how Mtshumayeli Moyo played.

Career

Siwela started his football career playing for a Bulawayo side called Piggot Maskew in the lower leagues of the Zimbabwean football and later on joined Sao Paulo, a Victoria Falls based club. In 2007, he had a short stint in Namibia with a Division One club Invincible FC. He then signed for Hwange Football Club where he made a name for himself and led Hwange to the 2012 CAF Confederations Cup. His most memorable game is the one they played Motor Action at the Colliery in 2011 and they won 3-2 and his worst game is the one in which they lost 3-1 to Masvingo United in 2011. He first had a taste of international football in 2012 turning out for Hwange Football Club in the CAF Confederations Cup against Jamhuri Football Club of Zanzibar.[1]

Teams Played For

  • Piggot Maskew (Bulawayo)
  • Hwange Football Club
  • Sao Paulo Football Club (Victoria Falls)
  • Invincible FC (Namibia)

National Team Caps

Nkosana Siwela has a single cap for the Zimbabwe national team in his career when he played in a friendly match against Tanzania.

Awards

  • 2011 Soccer Star of the Year finalist


References

  1. [1], ‘’Gemazo’’, Published April 2012


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