Fillemon Kanalelo

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Fillemon Kanalelo
Personal information
Full name Ronnie Fillemon Kanalelo
Date of birth (1971-05-23) 23 May 1971 (age 51)
Place of birth Walvis Bay, South-West Africa
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1997 Blue Waters 194 (0)
1997–2005 Mamelodi Sundowns 64 (0)
International career
1992–1999 Namibia
Managerial career
2010 Tura Magic
2010 Tigers
2015 Namibia
2018 Namibia
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Ronnie Fillemon Kanalelo (born 23 May 1971) is a retired Namibian footballer. He took temporary charge of the Namibian national football team in June 2015 following the resignation of Ricardo Mannetti.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed The Magnet, He played from 1991–1997 with Blue Waters of the Namibia Premier League and from 1997–2005 with Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa.

International career[edit]

He also played internationally with Namibia from 1992–1999. He has represented his country in 9 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[1] and played all 3 matches at the 1998 African Cup of Nations for Namibia.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

On 17 August 2010, Kanalelo become the new head coach of Tura Magic Football Club who play in the Southern Stream First Division.[3] In November 2010 he became manager of Tigers.[4]

In July 2011 he returned to South Africa to be goalkeeper coach at Maritzburg United.[5]

On 18 June 2015, it was announced that he would lead the Namibian national team on a temporary basis.[6]


  1. ^ Fillemon KanaleloFIFA competition record (archived)
  2. ^ African Nations Cup 1998 – Final Tournament Details Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine – RSSSF
  3. ^ Namibia: Kanalelo Takes Over Reins at Tura Magic – AllAfrica
  4. ^ Isaacs quits Tigers, replaced by Kanalelo Archived 19 February 2013 at – Namibia Sport
  5. ^ Namibia/South Africa: Kanalelo Back in South Africa – AllAfrica
  6. ^ Immanunel, Shinovene (18 June 2015). "NHE hunts for new chief". Retrieved 22 June 2015.[permanent dead link]

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