Thulasizwe Mbuyane

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Thulasizwe Mbuyane
Personal information
Full nameThulasizwe Moses Mbuyane
Date of birth (1983-08-13) 13 August 1983 (age 37)
Place of birth Mamelodi, South Africa
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position(s) 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 footballer , who played for Premier Soccer League clubs Free State Stars, Orlando Pirates and Mpumalanga Black Aces and the South African national squad as a midfielder.

Contents

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

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

Houners


Orlando Pirates

° Premier Soccer League

Winners : 2010/2011, 2011/2012

Runners up : 2008/2009

° Nedbank Cup

2011

° Telkom knockout

2011

° MTN 8

2010, 2011

° CAF Champions League

Runners up : 2013

° Carling Blaclk label Cup

2010, 2011, 2014

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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.