Kgosi Ntlhe

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Kgosi Ntlhe
Personal information
Full name Kgosietsile Ntlhe[1]
Date of birth (1994-02-21) 21 February 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Pretoria, South Africa
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Stevenage FC
Number 33
Youth career
2009–2011 Peterborough United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– 2016 Peterborough United 76 (4)
2011 St Albans City (loan) 4 (0)
2016- Stevenage 12 (0)
National team
2012– South Africa U20 5 (0)
2013– South Africa 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:44, 6 July 2016 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 October 2013

Kgosietsile Ntlhe (born 21 February 1994) is a South African footballer playing as a defender for Stevenage FC in Football League Two.

Career[edit]

Born in Pretoria, Ntlhe joined Peterborough United in 2009 from Southside United and signed a two-year apprenticeship in the summer of 2010.[2] He signed his first professional contract for the club in February 2011.[3] In October 2011, Ntlhe joined Southern Premier side St Albans City on a one-month loan deal.[4] He made his debut for the Saints in a 2–2 draw with Bedford Town.[5] On 21 April 2012, Ntlhe made his professional debut for Posh, coming on as a half-time substitute for Lee Frecklington in a 2–2 draw with Watford.[6]

International career[edit]

In May and June 2012, Ntlhe participated in the 2012 Cape Town International Challenge, an exhibition tournament open to players under 20 years of age. He played in all of South Africa's games, meeting Argentina, Nigeria and Ghana in the group stage before losing to Brazil in the semi-final on penalties after a 2–2 draw. South Africa finished third place in the competition, having beaten Japan on penalties in the third place playoff. In mid August, Ntlhe was called up to the South African senior team for the first time to play two friendlies against Brazil and Mozambique. He made his international début on 12 October 2013 in a 1–1 draw against Morocco at the Adrar Stadium.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 7 July 2014
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Peterborough United
2011–12[8]
Championship 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13[9] Championship 12 1 0 0 2 0 14 0
2013–14[10] League One 12 2 1 0 2 0 1[a] 0 16 1
Total 26 3 1 0 4 0 1 0 32 3
St Albans City (loan)
2011–12[8]
Southern Premier Division 4 0 0 0 1[b] 0 5 0
Career totals 30 3 1 0 4 0 2 0 37 3
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in Football League Trophy
  2. ^ Appearance(s) in FA Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/03/2011 and 31/03/2011" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kgosi Ntlhe profile". Up the Posh. 30 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Youngster Joins St. Albans". PUFC. 6 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Posh Youngster Heads To St Albans". Football League Education. 7 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Past Players". SACFC. 30 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "SA players on the ball overseas". Sowetan Live. 23 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Bafana draw in Morocco". KickOff. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Kgosi Ntlhe Football Stats Season 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Kgosi_Ntlhe_Football_Stats_Season_2011.2F2012" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  9. ^ "Peterborough 2012/2013 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  10. ^ "Peterborough 2013/2014 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 

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