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Nomvethe: Former AmaZulu striker comes out of retirement to join Uthongathi FC

The KwaMashu-born attacker has returned to skilled soccer simply six months after ending his glittering profession

Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker Siyabonga Nomvethe has come out of retirement to affix Nationwide First Division (NFD) facet Uthongathi FC. 

Nomvethe signed a six-month contract with the Cane Cutters, which means his present deal will expire on the finish of the present marketing campaign.   

The 42-year-old marksman was not too long ago on the books AmaZulu earlier than his retirement from skilled on the finish of final season. 

He was promised a job at Usuthu however he confirmed not too long ago that the Durban-based facet had not come again to him concerning the position he would play on the membership. 

Nomvethe has been introduced in to assist Uthongathi achieve promotion to the PSL

As issues stand, Uthongathi are at present positioned second on the NFD standings with 31 factors from 16 league video games, some extent behind leaders Ajax Cape City, who’ve performed one recreation much less. 

He joins the membership alongside veteran midfielder and former Bafana Bafana star Thanduyise Khuboni who additionally penned a short-term deal. 

The 2 former Bafana Bafana gamers be part of the likes of Issa Sarr who moved to the Tongaat-based membership quickly after leaving Pirates on the of the 2018/19 season. 

Nomvethe made a reputation for himself whereas taking part in for a number of PSL golf equipment, together with African Wanderers, Chiefs, Pirates, Moroka Swallows and most not too long ago AmaZulu. 

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He additionally performed in Italy for Udinese and Empoli amongst different groups and likewise plied his commerce in Denmark for Alborg BK. 

Khuboni, then again, grew to become outstanding for his stellar performances for Golden Arrows.    


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