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Former Kaizer chiefs Player wants another role at Naturena

Every day and night I pray and working harder to see myself one day at Kaizer chief's camp giving the boys instructions. I can assure you that everyone has a dream to coaching those south African biggest team and I'm one of them. If I got a call one-day from chiefs I will just say I can without knowing what business they are came up with. Multi Choice or Caretaker Coaching as long as I will be at Naturata Camp I will thank God.

Thabo Mngomeni (born 24 June 1969, Cape Town, Western Cape) is a South African former Association football midfielder.

Thabo Mngomeni

Personal information

Date of birth

24 June 1969 (age 52)

Place of birth

Langa, Cape Town



He played mostly for Cape Town Spurs, Manning Rangers, Bush Bucks, Orlando Pirates and Hellenic.

He played for South Africa national soccer team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Cape Town Spurs

He was recruited by former Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Spurs and Hellenic player, Sergio Dos Santos from an Eastern Cape amateur team, Tembu Royals. He left Spurs after two loan deals claiming that his coach, Mich D'Avray "hated him with a passion and he didn't know why".

Umtata Bush Bucks

He first heard of the doping test in 1996 when he was informed by club officials who were aware that he smoked marijuana. Since Mngomeni was a rastafarian he only smoked marijuana during pre-season.

International career

He made his debut for the national football side at 29 in a 1–0 victory over Angola in 1998. All in all he played for the national team on 38 occasions, striking six goals. He won the CAF goal of the year.


He retired because of a knee injury at the age of 33.

After retirement

He has coached a number of Vodacom League teams in Cape Town. He completed his SAFA Level 2 coaching course.

Personal life

He is the older brother of Thando Mngomeni. He is married and has five daughters. He lives in Eerste River in Cape Town


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