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Thabo Mngomeni

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Place of birth
Langa, Cape Town

Football player

Playing position

Cape Town Spurs

Date joined

Thabo Mngomeni

Date of birth
(1969-06-24) 24 June 1969 (age 46)

→ D'Alberton Callies (loan)

→ Manning Rangers (loan)

CAF International Goal of the Year

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


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

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

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Cape Town Spurs

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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".

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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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