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Tribute to one of the best footballer Fillemon Kanalelo

Ronnie Fillemon Kanalelo (born 23 May 1971) is a retired Namibian footballer. He took temporary charge of the Namibian national football team in June 2015 following the resignation of Ricardo Mannetti.

Fillemon Kanalelo

Personal information

Full name

Ronnie Fillemon Kanalelo

Date of birth

23 May 1971 (age 50)

Place of birth

Walvis Bay, South-West Africa



Club career

Nicknamed The Magnet, He played from 1991–1997 with Blue Waters of the Namibia Premier League and from 1997–2005 with Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa.

International career

He also played internationally with Namibia from 1992–1999. He has represented his country in 9 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[1] and played all 3 matches at the 1998 African Cup of Nations for Namibia.

Managerial career

On 17 August 2010, Kanalelo become the new head coach of Tura Magic Football Club who play in the Southern Stream First Division.In November 2010 he became manager of Tigers.

In July 2011 he returned to South Africa to be goalkeeper coach at Maritzburg United.

On 18 June 2015, it was announced that he would lead the Namibian national team on a temporary basis.

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Namibian Ronnie Fillemon Kanalelo South-West Africa The Magnet Walvis Bay


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