Andisiwe Mgcoyi

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Andisiwe Mgcoyi
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-06-16) 16 June 1988 (age 35)
Place of birth Johannesburg, South Africa
Position(s) Forward
Team information
Current team
Mamelodi Sundowns
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Red Eagles
Cape Town Roses
2012 Mamelodi Sundowns
2013–2015 Nové Zámky 10 (13)
2015–2016 Dorogi Diófa
2016–2017 Mamelodi Sundowns
20171. FC Saarbrücken (loan)
2019-2020 KF Apolonia Fier 8 (17)
2020- Mamelodi Sundowns
International career
2010– South Africa 39 (9)
Managerial career
2022- Mamelodi Sundowns U/16
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Andisiwe “Gudluza” Mgcoyi (born 16 June 1988) is a South African soccer player and coach who plays as a forward for SAFA Women's League club Mamelodi Sundowns and the South African women's national team.[1] She represented the South African women's national soccer team at the 2012 London Olympics.[2]

Club career[edit]

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies[edit]

Mgcoyi played for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Sasol League in 2012.

Nové Zámky[edit]

In 2013, she joined Slovak Women's First League side Nové Zámky during the 2012/2013 season and immediately became an overnight sensation, scoring 13 goals in 10 matches to finish as the club's second top goal scorer and also helping the club win their first Slovak Women's First League title.[3]

She also represented her club in the UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round and as of 12 August 2013 she had 1 goal in 3 matches.[4]

After leaving Nové Zámky, Mgcoyi had a spell with Hungarian team Dorogi Diófa, a return to Mamelodi Sundowns, and a loan to German side 1. FC Saarbrücken.[5][6]

KF Apolonia[edit]

In 2019, she played for Albanian Women's National Championship side KF Apolonia Fier during the 2019/20 season when the side finished second in their league. Mgcoyi netted 17 goals in 8 appearances for the club.[7]

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies[edit]

In 2020, she joined SAFA Women's League side Mamelodi Sundowns and was part of the team that won the 2021 Cosafa Women's Champions League, the 2021 CAF Women's Champions League, and the 2021 Hollywoodbets Super League in 2021.[8]

She was the joint top goal scorer for the 2021 Hollywoodbets Super League with 27 goals.[9]

Sundowns were runner's up for the 2022 Cosafa Women's Champions League and the 2022 CAF Women's Champions League in 2022.[10] They won the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League title.[11]

The club won the 2023 Cosafa Women's Champions League,the 2023 CAF Women's Champions League, and the 2023 Hollywoodbets Super League in 2023.[12][13]

International career[edit]

Mgcoyi was also instrumental in South Africa's quest to win the 2012 African Women's Championship after finishing runners up in 2006 and 2008. She was the spearhead of the team as she scored a hat trick against DR Congo winning 4-1 but the team lost to Equatorial Guinea in the final.[14][15]

Managerial career[edit]

She is the current coach of the Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies U/16 side.[16] In the inaugural Gauteng Women's Development League for U/15s they won the league undefeated.[17]



KF Apolonia

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies



Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies U/15


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  2. ^ " :: Teams". Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  3. ^ "South Africa: Andisiwe Mgcoyi Making an Impression in Slovakian Women's League -". Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Andisiwe Mgcoyi - - UWCL".
  5. ^ "Banyana striker Andisiwe Mgcoyi moves to Hungary". Kick Off. Archived from the original on 17 February 2017. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  6. ^ Reporter, Phakaaathi. "Mgcoyi to pave the way for SA player in Europe". The Citizen. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Banyana's Andisiwe Mgcoyi and Zanale Nhlapo sign for Mitrovica | South Africa". 4 August 2020. Retrieved 22 December 2023.
  8. ^ "Sundowns Ladies crowned inaugural Caf Women's Champions League winners". TimesLIVE. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  9. ^ "Sundowns Ladies win big at inaugural Hollywoodbets Super League awards". TimesLIVE. Retrieved 22 December 2023.
  10. ^ "AS FAR stun nine-woman Mamelodi Sundowns to clinch 2022 Caf Women's Champions League title | South Africa". 13 November 2022. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  11. ^ "Sundowns Ladies dominate the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards -". 4 December 2022. Retrieved 22 December 2023.
  12. ^ Kganyago, Lethabo (8 September 2023). "Sundowns Win COSAFA Final, Book CAFWCL Spot". iDiski Times. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  13. ^ Kganyago, Lethabo (6 December 2023). "Sundowns Secure Third HSL Title". iDiski Times. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  14. ^ "Title is in reach, says Banyana coach". Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  15. ^ "Banyana hat-trick hero Andisiwe Mgcoyi is confident that they can beat Nigeria". Kick Off. Archived from the original on 17 February 2017. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  16. ^ "Downs Ladies lining up next generation | soccer". SABC. 26 October 2022. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  17. ^ Inqaku. "League - Gauteng Women's Development League GWDL | Inqaku". Retrieved 4 April 2024.