Place of birth
Langa, Cape Town
Cape Town Spurs
Date of birth
(1969-06-24) 24 June 1969 (age 46)
→ D'Alberton Callies (loan)
→ Manning Rangers (loan)
CAF International Goal of the Year
Thando Mngomeni, Steve Lekoelea, Pollen Ndlanya, Benedict Vilakazi, Cyril Nzama
Thando - Thabo Mngomeni Annual Games
- Thando Thabo Mngomeni Annual Games
- Nyathi Thibos and KickOff hang out
- Cape Town Spurs
- Umtata Bush Bucks
- International career
- After retirement
- Personal life
He played mostly for Cape Town Spurs, Manning Rangers, Bush Bucks, Orlando Pirates and Hellenic.
Nyathi, Thibos and KickOff hang out
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.
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.
He has coached a number of Vodacom League teams in Cape Town. He completed his SAFA Level 2 coaching course.
He is the older brother of Thando Mngomeni. He is married and has five daughters. He lives in Eerste River in Cape Town