Calvin Kadi

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Calvin Kadi
Personal information
Full name Matome Calvin Kadi
Date of birth (1987-12-12) 12 December 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Pietersburg, South Africa
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Bidvest Wits
Number 25
Youth career
Remember FC
University of Pretoria[1]
2004–2005 Jomo Cosmos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Jomo Cosmos 26 (6)
2007–2008 SuperSport United 7 (0)
2008–2011 Bidvest Wits 42 (15)
2010–2011 Portimonense (loan) 22 (1)
2011–2012 Veria 31 (20)
2012– Bidvest Wits 46 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9:27, 26 September 2014 (UTC).

Matome Calvin Kadi (born 12 December 1987) is a South African professional footballer who plays for Bidvest Wits, as a striker.

Career[edit]

Born in Pietersburg, Kadi played youth football for Remember FC and the University of Pretoria before joining Jomo Cosmos in 2004.[2] He later played for SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits, before signing on loan for a year with Portuguese club Portimonense in July 2010.[3]

In 2011, he moved to Greek club Veria, where he became the second top scorer of 2011–12 Football League with 20 goals, below José Emilio Furtado.[4]

On 22 July 2012, he returned to his former team Wits on a four-year contract.[5]

On 27 December 2012, Calvin Kadi was nominated for "Player of the Year" in the Football League[6] and eventually was named the winner on 14 January 2013.[7]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kickoff PSL Yearbook 2013/2014, p. 19
  2. ^ "Profile". Jomo Cosmos. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bidvest Wits Loan Calvin Kadi To Portimonense SC". Goal.com. 21 July 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "2011-12 Football League". Soccerway. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kadi returns to Wits". Premier Soccer League. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "The best of Football League" (in Greek). FLnews. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  7. ^ a b Αυτοί είναι οι κορυφαίοι του 2012! [These are the tops of 2012!] (in Greek). SentraGoal. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

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