Mbabane Swallows F.C.

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Mbabane Swallows FC
Mbabane Swallows FC (logo).png
Full name Mbabane Swallows Football Club
Nickname(s) Umkhonto Kashaka
Founded 1948
Ground Somhlolo National Stadium
Mbabane, Swaziland
Ground Capacity 20,000
Chairman Victor Gamedze[1]
Manager Siyabonga Bhembe[2]
League Swazi Premier League
2013/14 2nd[3]

Mbabane Swallows Football Club is a Swazi football club based in Mbabane.

The club was established in 1948. Swallow won the Swazi Premier League five times[4] and three times the Swazi Cup.[5]

Achievements[edit]

1993, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2017.
1986, 2006, 2013, 2016.
1993, 1999, 2004, 2014.
1997, 1999, 2007.

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1998 – Preliminary Round
2006 – Preliminary Round
2010 – Preliminary Round
2014 – Preliminary Round
2015 – Preliminary Round
2018 – Currently in group stage
1994 – Preliminary Round
1995 – First Round
1987 – Preliminary Round

Squad[edit]

as of 4 July 2014[6] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Swaziland GK Motsa Mbongeni
2 Swaziland DF Zwane Mancoba
6 Swaziland DF Palma Mandla
8 Swaziland MF Phinda Ginindza
9 Nigeria FW Daniel Okoye
11 Swaziland MF Wonder Nhleko (Captain)
13 Zimbabwe DF Talent Maposa
14 Swaziland FW Sabelo Ndzinisa
15 Swaziland MF Njabulo Ndlovu
16 Zimbabwe GK Jim Knowledge

Staff[edit]

Management

Chairman:
  • Victor Gamedze
CEO:
  • Sibusiso Manana [7]
General manager:
  • Sandile Zwane[8]

Sports

Head coach:
  • Siyabonga Bhembe[2]
Assistant coach:
  • Mduduzi Nxumalo[9]

Notable coaches[edit]

Crest[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

All players presented during his career the nationalside of his homeland.[12]

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Team profile – Premiere League of Swaziland Official website