|Full name||Andile Ernest Jali|
|Date of birth||10 April 1990|
|Place of birth||Matatiele, South Africa|
|Height||1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder,
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 June 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2016
He was a member of the South African squad at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. In 2010, Jali was named in the preliminary 30-man South African squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup but missed out on the 23-man squad because of a mild heart condition which ruled him out of the competition.
Jali was part of the Orlando Pirates squad that made history in South African football by winning three trophies in one season under Dutch coach Ruud Krol. The same team went on to defend two of their trophies won in the previous year and also win another to make it a back to back treble. Jali has established himself as one of the most important players in the Orlando Pirates squad, winning several trophies at his time at the club. Partly due to his success with the Soweto side, he was touted as the future captain of the South African national team (Bafana Bafana). He has also received acclaim for his performances with some analysts claiming he has the potential to make a name for himself in European football.
In January 2014, Jali signed for Belgian Pro League team K.V. Oostende. Durinhg his second his in 2015/16 season, Jali was impressive helping guide Oostende to a 5th place finish in the Belgian Pro League.
He mnade his debut for South Africa in 2010. In 2010, Jali was named in the preliminary 30-man South African squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup but missed out on the 23-man squad because of a mild heart condition which ruled him out of the competition.
During 2015, Jali was called up the 2015 African Cup of Nations, playing in South Africa's games against Algeria, Ghana and Senegal in the competition.
|1.||4 September 2011||Niamey, Niger||Niger||1–2||1–2||2012 African Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||8 October 2015||San Jose, Costa Rica||Costa Rica||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|3.||13 November 2015||Benguela, Angola||Angola||3–1||3–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Premier Soccer League
- 2010-11, 2011–12
- Nedbank Cup
- Telkom Knockout
- MTN 8
- 2010, 2011
- CAF Champions League
- Runner-up: 2013
- Carling Black Label
- 2011, 2012
- Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament in Premier Soccer League: 2011
PSL player of the season
- "World Cup 2010: Benni McCarthy dropped by South Africa". BBC. 1 June 2010.