Thulasizwe Mbuyane

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Thulasizwe Mbuyane
Personal information
Full nameThulasizwe Moses Mbuyane
Date of birth (1983-08-13) 13 August 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Mamelodi, South Africa
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Mpumalanga Black Aces
Youth career
Mandla Professionals
Alba Chiefs
AC Milan (South Africa)
Jusbem United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2007 Ga-Rankuwa United ? (?)
2007–2008 Free State Stars 22 (6)
2008–2014 Orlando Pirates 95 (19)
2014–2014 Mpumalanga Black Aces 3 (1)
2014-2014 Royal Eagles 5 (1)
National team
2007–2011 South Africa 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 22 January 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 June 2011

Thulasizwe Mbuyane (born 13 August 1983 in Mamelodi, Gauteng) is a retired South African football midfielder who played for Premier Soccer League clubs Free State Stars, Orlando Pirates and Mpumalanga Black Aces and the South Africa.

Mamelodi Place in Gauteng, South Africa

Mamelodi, part of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, is a township set up by the then apartheid government northeast of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Gauteng Province of South Africa

Gauteng is one of the nine provinces of South Africa. The name means "place of gold."

South Africa Republic in the southernmost part of Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 57 million people, is the world's 24th-most populous nation. It is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World or the Eastern Hemisphere. About 80 percent of South Africans are of Bantu ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages, nine of which have official status. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian (Indian), and multiracial (Coloured) ancestry.

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Mbuyane was traded to Orlando Pirates from Free State Stars in a swap deal taking Paulos Masehe in the opposite direction during the closed season before the 2008/09 Premier Soccer League season. [1]

On 21 January 2014, it was announced that Mbuyane joined Mpumalanga Black Aces on a two-and-a-half-year deal, ending a six-season stint at Orlando Pirates. [2]

International career

Thulasizwe Mbuyane played for the national team in March 2008 when he was called in as a substitute. [3]

International goals

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127 January 2010 Durban, South Africa Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 2–03–0 Friendly match

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References

  1. "SOLD: Former Free State Stars striker Thulasizwe Mbuyane". The Sowetan . 10 June 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2009.
  2. "Mbuyane signed by Aces". Mpumalanga Black Aces F.C. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  3. "Mbuyane adds shine to Stars". Independent Online. 5 April 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2009.