Black Leopards F.C.

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Black Leopards
Black Leopards logo.svg
Full nameBlack Leopards Football Club
Nickname(s)Lidoda Duvha (The day will come)
Founded1983, as Sibasa Black Leopards
Ground Thohoyandou Stadium
Capacity40,000
Chairman David Thidiela
Manager Morgan Shivambu
League National First Division
2020–21 16th (relegated)
Website Club website

Black Leopards FC is a South African football club based in Thohoyandou, Vhembe Region, Limpopo that plays in the National First Division.

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History

The club was founded in 1983 by business people in the Vhembe Region. In 1998 the club was taken over by the Thidiela family. [1] After just two seasons of campaigning in the National First Division, Black Leopards FC was promoted to the ABSA Premier Soccer League.

In 2008 they were relegated back to the National First Division after playing for seven seasons in the Absa Premiership but the club made its return to the top tier division three years later.

Honours

2000-01
2010–11
2017–18

Club records

Premier Soccer League record

Club officials/Technical team

First team squad

As of 2 November 2020

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg  GNB Jonas Mendes
2 DF Flag of Ghana.svg  GHA Edwin Gyimah
3 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thivhavhudzi Ndou
4 FW Flag of Lesotho.svg  LES Tumelo Khutlang
5 MF Flag of Ghana.svg  GHA Mumuni Abubakar
6 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Sibongiseni Mthethwa
8 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Onyedikachi Ononogbu
9 MF Flag of Madagascar.svg  MAD Arohasina Andrianarimanana
13 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Pentjie Zulu
14 FW Flag of Zambia.svg  ZAM Rodrick Kabwe
15 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Wiseman Maluleke
16 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Emmanuel Makinita
17 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Lefa Hlongwane
18 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Donald Makgetlwa
19 MF Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  ZIM Ovidy Karuru
No.Pos.NationPlayer
20 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Tebogo Sodi
21 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Siyabonga Zulu
22 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA King Ndlovu
23 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Andiswa Ndawonde
24 DF Flag of Togo.svg  TOG Joseph Douhadji
25 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thabiso Mokoena
27 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Tebogo Makobela
28 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Tsepo Matsimbi
29 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Khomotso Masia
31 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Themba Ndlovu
32 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Rotshidzwa Muleka
33 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Sibusiso Khumalo
35 DF Flag of Zambia.svg  ZAM Donashano Malama
40 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Rendani Maduwa
45 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Roggert Nyundu

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References

  1. "Black Leopards FC | Lidoda Duvha". www.blackleopardsfc.com. Archived from the original on 1 November 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2018.