Former Manchester United and Bafana Bafana Midfielder Quinton Fortune is the primary guy at the back of the achievement of the overdue Anele Ngcongca who is extensively remembered by means of the country nowadays following the tragic vehicle coincidence that lead to his loss of life this morning.
South Africa boats a host of immensely talented footballers who were so good that their early careers took them abroad without them having to feature in South Africa's top-flight.Below, we look at a few South African players who managed to do just that.
South Africa football Team qualified for the Olympics for the first time in 2000. Under the guidance of Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba, the team nicknamed "Amaglug-gug qualified for the Sydney Olympics in Australia. One of the biggest upset during the Olympics was when "Baby Bafana" stunned a Brazilian team led by one Ronaldinho in the group stages. South Africa beat Brazil 3-1 with Quinton Fortune, Siyabonga Nomvethe and Steve Lekoelea all on the scoresheet. The goal that took South Africa to the Sydney Olympics
Manchester United legend and Bafana Bafana star Quinton Fortune finally broke his silence a couple hours after the horrible car accident that claimed one of his development products. The Capetown born star shared how he discovered Anele Ngcongca in Gugulethu township through his Fortune FC development and gave him an opportunity to play in one of the biggest leagues in the world. "Our dream at FC Fortune was to find youngsters with talent, nurture it and move them overseas. That's how we found Anele in Gugs
Quinton Fortune Quinton Fortune is a former South African proffessional footballer. Quinton played as a midfielder and a defender. He began his career in Europe and after stints with Tottenham Hotspur, Mallorca and Atletico Madrid among others he settled with Manchester United in 1999 and he spent 7 years playing for Manchester United. Steve Mokone Stephen Madi Mokone was born on 23 March 1932. Stephen was a South African Footballer who was the first black South African to play in the Proffessional European
Orlando Pirates have done it taking 3 points today, they deserve it after a draw against Moroka Swallows, PSL its becoming more and more entertaining we starting to have goals now coming in, to all the PSL players keep it up guys.. Kaizer Chiefs also played well taking 3 points home goal scored by Nurkovic, even on Social media fans are starting to complain about the management and some other players like Bernard Parker,Katsande and our number 1 goal keeper Itumeleng Khune they want them to rest and give other
In 2000 ; Ephraim Shakes Mashaba who was then headcoach of SA Under 23 or Amaglug-glug , became the first coach to take the national team to the olympics. The event was held in Sydney , Australia. Even though our boys were eliminated in the first round , but they managed to stun a star studded Brazilian national U23 team. They beat an already star studded and mature Brazil 3-1 with goals from Quinton Fortune , Siyabonga Nomvete and Steve Lekolea. According to fifa.com , many of the players who participated in
The trend of the South African crop of players moving overseas in search of better opportunities has not stopped, but also we see some players returning home after spending two to three seasons, due to lack of game time and highly competitive standards in Europe. But that wasn’t the case for the talented son of the soil in Quinton fortune. Quinton Fortune was born in Cape Town in 1977 and has 5 siblings to Hilda Fortune. This South African hero started playing football in the streets of Cape Town and when
Former kaizer Chiefs and Moroka Swallows striker Daniel Matsau talks about his heartbreaking story and how he finds himself unemployed now. Matsau scored the goal that sent South Africa to the Olympics against. Shakes Mashaba who was our under-23 coach that time still celebrates that team, as the best young team South Africa ever produced. Unfortunately for Matsau his career never took off like some of his teammates. The Likes of Stanton Fredericks, Matthew Booth, Aaron Mokoena and Quinton Fortune and played
Since Lucas Radebe, Benni McCarthy, Sibusiso Zuma, Quinton Fortune and Shaun Bartlett, Who else has played in a big team in Europe for a longer period. When a South African player is signed by an European team, we celebrate and acknowledge his effort but sooner then later, that player returns to the PSL. This has happened to many players coming from South Africa. When you look at other players in the rest of the African continent. They seem to last longer in such areas. What is wrong with our players? Owen Da
Former Supersport United and current Bafana Bafana defensive midfielder Kamohelo Mokotjo is on the verge of adding to the few number of South African players to have played in the English Premiership League. Mokotjo, who captained the South African under 12 youth champions winning team and subsequently voted player of the tournament is currently playing his football in Englamd with the championship side Brentford Football Club. His club is currently sitting third of the championship league a point behind West
Manchester United legends Giggs and Nicky Butt have helped the club set-up a South African talent scheme. United youth coach Quinton Fortune has used his connections at the club to help his former international teammate Delron Buckley form the partnership aimed at giving South African up and coming stars a better opportunity in the game. Buckley owns a football academy in his homeland but will now work with United to send promising young players over for trials and an opportunity to further their career by training
Former Manchester United and Bafana Bafana Midfielder Quinton Fortune is the first man behind the success of the late Anele Ngcongca who is widely remembered by the country today following the tragic car accident that lead to his death this morning. Fortune was Live on air with Thabiso Mosia on SA FM Sport On tonight where he revealed that their dream as Fortune FC was to find talented young stars to export overseas. "Our dream at FC Fortune was to find youngsters with talent, nurture it and move them overseas.
We always wish that someday we can have a few South African professional footballers who represent our national in European League in our days.It seems like the rising stars will make it based on the performance they portray currently. I have compiled a list of players who played in the English Premier League. Shawn Bartlett Bartlett (Born 31 October 1972) is a South African professional footballer who played for the South African national team as striker.Bartlett was appointed as an assistant manager of Kaizer
The love of football has kept South Africa united throughout these Covid-19 dark days. But here's some stupendously good news! Former South Africa legend and Manchester United attacker Quinton Fortune has revealed that he won't rest on his laurels until he becomes Manchester United manager. That's not wishful thinking. His already in the system and taking each day as it comes. Quinton is currently working at Old Trafford as under 23 coach Neil Wood's assistant. Speaking to UTD podcast, Fortune, who
Let's take a close look at South African football players who play their trade abroad, lets begin with the boys who play in the English Premier League under 23 division. Khanya Leshabela played the entire match for his club, Leicester City as they lost 4 nil against Manchester City. And then elsewhere in England Kgaugelo Chauke lasted for 87 minutes as his side Southampton lost 1 nil to Blackburn Rovers, Bradley Cross was introduced in the 61st minute for New Castle United U23 as his side won 2-1 against Full-ham.
Former Mamelodi Sundowns striker may live his long dream of playing in the English Premiership which may be a blessing for Bafana Bafanas ambitions of conquering the African continent with international players playing in different leagues Percy Muzi Tau seems to be finally on his way to Brighton Howe Albion after a season long loan spell with RSC Anderlecht in Belgium under the mentorship of Vincent Kompany.This will be advantageous to the national as English Premiership league is being considered as the best
It has been reported that the former Bafana Bafana star, Quinton Fortune has made a massive move to Reading FC. He has left Manchester United for a new role of a first-team coach. Reading FC made the official announcement on Thursday afternoon. This was a great opportunity for Quinton as he was an under 23 coach for Manchester United and has taken upon more dense workload. Surely he's more prepared as he's been doing pretty well at the Manchester United. This move has led to a reunion of former Atletico Madrid
Football is back and the euphoria around it's return has been centered on arguably the biggest league in the world. The English Premier League is the most followed league in the world and it has become a darling among South African football enthusiasts. In spite of the fact that it boasts of millions of fans from the soccer crazy nation, the current campaign does not have a single South African player. Former Bafana Bafana internationals such as Benni McCarthy, Lucas Radebe, Mark Fish, Shaun Bartlett, K
Happy Birthday to Quinton Fortune as he celebrates his birthday on the 21 May, Quinton the retired South African Professional football star was born 21 May 1977, in Cape town. He's career began in Europe After stints withTottenham Hotspurs, Mallorca and Atletico Madrid amongst others he settled in with Manchester united in 1999 and spent Seven years there he Continued playing through 2010. Fortune was also part of the 1998 and 2002 South African South African world Cup teams, to this far Quinton Fortune is the