Teenage Hadebe

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Teenage Hadebe
Teenage Hadebe, Zimbabwe soccer, Zimbabwean footballer
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BornTeenage Hadebe
(1995-09-17) September 17, 1995 (age 24)
ResidenceMakokoba
Occupation
  • Footballer


Teenage Manero Hadebe is a Zimbabwean footballer. He is a former player for Bantu Rovers Football Club as a left-back, Chicken Inn Football Cluband Kaizer Chiefs. Following the 2019 Afcom tournament, Hadebe moved to Turkish Süper Lig side Yeni Malatyaspor.

Background

Teenage Hadebe was born on 17 September 1995 at Mpilo Central Hospital. He is the last born in a family of two boys.[1]

Education

Teenage attended Lotshe Primary School, where he started playing football when he was grade 2,[2] before proceeding to Mzilikazi High School in Bulawayo.[1]

Career

Hadebe started his professional football career with Bantu Rovers Football Club before moving to Highlanders Football Club.[1] In 2016, he joined Chicken Inn Football Club.

He has also played for the Zimbabwe Under-23 soccer team and has played for the senior men's national team at the Cosafa Cup tournament in 2016 where he scored once in a match against Seychelles[3] and in a friendly against Uganda where he also scored two goals[4]

In 2014, Teenage was in the running for Soccer Star of the year though he did not make the Best 11 list.[5] [6] [7]

Hadebe was signed by Kaizer Chiefs in June 2017. He reportedly signed a four year deal with the South African based club.[8]

Transfer Rumours

In 2015, South African premier soccer league side Ajax Cape Town Football Club mentioned on their website that Hadebe was on trial for a week.[9]

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Trivia

  • Hadebe is inspired by Spanish center-back Sergio Ramos. Locally he is inspired by Zephania Ngodzo.
  • Hadebe internationally supports Argentina, at club level Real Madrid Football Club, Manchester United Football Club and in South Africa he supports Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club.
  • His favorite music is House Music and Hip Hop[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Teenage Hadebe, Bantu Rovers Football Club, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: July 29, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 One On One With Talented : Teenage “Manero” Hadebe, Urban Culxure, published: September 17, 2015, retrieved: June 24, 2016
  3. Warriors thrash Seychelles but knocked out of Cosafa, Soccer24, published: June 15, 2016, retrieved: June 24, 2016
  4. Eddie Chikamhi, Warriors walk over Uganda, Chronicle, published:June 1, 2016, retrieved: June 24, 2016
  5. Lovemore Dube, Mahachi, Nakamba out of Morocco tie, Sports Zone, Published: November 16, 2014, Retrieved: July 29, 2015
  6. Brian Nkiwane, Soccer star finalists selected, The Standard, Published: November 23, 2014, Retrieved: July 29, 2015
  7. Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Soccer Stars of the Year voting to be computerised, Nehanda Radio, Published: November 13, 2014, Retrieved: July 29, 2015
  8. Hadebe signs Kaizer Chiefs 4-year deal, Chronicle, published: June 27, 2017, retrieved: June 27, 2017
  9. Teenage Hadebe On Trial, Ajax Cape Town Football Club, published: No Date Given, retrieved: June 30, 2016