Mark Williams (South African footballer)

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Mark Williams
Personal information
Full name Mark Frank Williams[1]
Date of birth (1966-08-11) 11 August 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1978–1988 Clarewood AFC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1990 Jomo Cosmos 28 (6)
1991 Mamelodi Sundowns 20 (5)
1992 Hellenic FC 19 (6)
1993 Cape Town Spurs 5 (2)
1993–1995 RWD Molenbeek 61 (17)
1995–1996 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 (0)
1996 Corinthians 3 (0)
1996–1997 Kaizer Chiefs F.C. 17 (8)
1997 Guangdong Hongyuan F.C. 20 (3)
1998–2000 Qiánwéi Huándǎo 50 (36)
2001 Shanghai Zhongyuan Huili 20 (19)
2002 Qingdao Hademen 14 (1)
2002–2003 Moroka Swallows 8 (2)
2003 Brunei 6 (5)
Total 283 (107)
National team
1992–1997 South Africa 23 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mark Williams (born 11 August 1966) is a South African former international footballer who played as a forward for many clubs throughout his career, including Corinthians (Brazil),[2] Wolverhampton Wanderers (England), Chongqing Lifan (China), Qingdao Zhongneng (China) and RWDM (Belgium). At Wolves he scored once; his goal coming in a League Cup tie against Fulham in October 1995.[3] Internationally he is predominantly remembered for being in the squad that played in the 1996 African Cup of Nations where he was the joint second scorer with 4 goals, and scored both goals in the final, in which South Africa beat Tunisia 2-0 to win the cup for the first time. When he retired he would have played for the South Africa national football team 23 times, scoring 8 goals. As of December 2006 he is playing for South African Beach Soccer team.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

South Africa national team
Year Apps Goals
1992 2 0
1993 1 0
1994 2 0
1995 3 2
1996 8 5
1997 7 1
Total 23 8

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Qiánwéi Huándǎo

Shanghai Zhongyuan Huili

  • Chinese Jia B League: 2001 

Qingdao Hademen

International[edit]

South Africa national football team

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