Bennett Mnguni

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Bennett Mnguni
Personal information
Full name Thabo Bennett Mnguni
Date of birth (1974-03-18) 18 March 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Pretoria, South Africa
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Mamelodi Sundowns 76 (16)
2002–2003 Lokomotiv Moscow 8 (1)
2003–2005 Rostov 33 (2)
2005 Tianjin Teda 18 (3)
2006 Mamelodi Sundowns 2 (0)
2007 AmaZulu 4 (0)
2007–2008 Thanda Royal Zulu 21 (2)
2008–2009 Okktha United
National team
2001–2004 South Africa 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Thabo Bennett Mnguni (born 18 March 1974) is a former South African international footballer who played as a midfielder.

Career[edit]

Mnguni started his career at Mamelodi Sundowns, before joining Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow on a two-and-three-quarter year contract February 2002.[1] Mnguni left Lokomotiv after a year and joined fellow Russian side Rostov before moving to Tianjin Teda in China in 2005. Mnguni returned to South Africa in 2006 with Mamelodi Sundowns, moving to AmaZulu for the first half of 2007 and Thanda Royal Zulu for the 2007-08 season. Mnguni once again moved abroad in 2008, signing for Okktha United in Myanmar.[2][3]

International career[edit]

Mnguni represented South Africa twelve times between 2001 and 2004,[3] most notably at the 2002 World Cup, and 2002 & 2004 African Cup of Nations.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

South Africa national team[3]
Year Apps Goals
2001 5 0
2002 4 0
2003 0 0
2004 3 0
Total 12 0

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