Arthur Zwane

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Arthur Zwane
Personal information
Full name Arthur Jabulani Zwane
Date of birth (1973-09-20) 20 September 1973 (age 45)
Place of birth Meadowlands, Gauteng
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1981–1982 Liverpool
1983–1991 Jomo Cosmos
1992 Mahwereleng Real Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1996 Jomo Cosmos 10 (0)
1996 Santos 2 (0)
1996–1997 Orlando Pirates 12 (0)
1997 Jomo Cosmos 5 (0)
1997–1998 Amazulu 0 (0)
1998–1999 Dynamos 2 (0)
1999–2000 Tembisa Classic 30 (8)
2000–2010 Kaizer Chiefs 193 (25)
National team
1993 South Africa-U20 4 (2)
2000–2005 South Africa 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 May 2012
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2012

Arthur "10111" Zwane (born 20 September 1973 in Soweto, Gauteng) is a retired South African football (soccer) midfielder who last played for Kaizer Chiefs.

Early career[edit]

Zwane grew up playing for his uncle's team, Liverpool and later played for Jomo Cosmos's under 10 side. He was promoted in 1992 and was sent on loan to Real Rovers.[1]

Club career[edit]

Jomo Cosmos[edit]

Zwane made his professional debut in the BobSave Super Bowl quarter final against Giyani Classic in 1993 under Roy Matthews. Zwane continued to play for Cosmos after being relegated in 1993. He won the NSL Second Division with Cosmos in 1994.[2]

Orlando Pirates[edit]

Zwane played 12 matches at Orlando Pirates before being sent on loan to Dynamos in the National First Division.[3]

Tembisa Classic[edit]

Zwane played for Tembisa Classic under Khabo Zondo. He scored eight goals in the 1999/2000 to help the team to a 9th-place finish.[4]

Kaizer Chiefs[edit]

Zwane joined Chiefs in 2000 after a tug of war battle between Pirates claiming Zwane as their player and Chiefs claiming Lesley Manyathela as their own. He made his debut on 22 July 2000 in a 1–0 win over Wits University. Zwane won three trophies during "Operation Vat Alles" in 2000/01. He scored his first goal on 8 August 2004 in a 2–1 win over Manning Rangers.[5][6] He played his last match on 4 November 2009 against Mpumalanga Black Aces.[7]

Controversy[edit]

In 2004, he was banned for 2 years after testing positive for Methyltestosterone, an anabolic steroid.[8] The ban was later reduced to six months.

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