Ndumba Makeche

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Ndumba Makeche
Personal information
Full name Ndumba Makeche
Date of birth (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Lusaka, Zambia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2011 Perth Glory
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Stirling Lions 25 (12)
2011 Inglewood United 22 (14)
2012–2014 Perth Glory 6 (0)
2015 Felda United 35 (15)
2016 Sarawak 21 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 December 2016.

Ndumba Makeche is a Zambian Australian football player who plays as a striker

Early life[edit]

Makeche was born in Lusaka before emigrating to Australia. He became an Australian citizen in August 2012.[1][2]

Club career[edit]

Shortly after arriving in Western Australia, Makeche joined State league side Stirling Lions where he played three seasons. A 2011 move to Inglewood United brought Makeche the regular first team football he sought, while his knack for finding the back of the net lead to a youth team deal with Perth Glory.

Perth Glory[edit]

In 2011, he signed a youth contract with A-League club Perth Glory. He made his professional debut in the 2011–12 A-League season on 18 March 2012 in a round 26 clash against Gold Coast United at the Skilled Park.[3]

On 1 May 2012, it was announced he had signed a two-year senior contract with Perth Glory.[4]

FELDA United[edit]

On 28 February 2014, after reaching a mutual agreement with Perth Glory, Makeche signed with Malaysian club FELDA United.[5]

Sarawak[edit]

Makeche was revealed as the newest signing by Malaysian league side CF Sarawak in mid-December 2015 for 2016 Malaysia Super League.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barone, Tayissa (10 August 2012). "Glory's striker scores citizenship". The West Australian. 
  2. ^ "DREAM Come TRUE". Football Federation Australia. 9 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gold Coast United 3 - 0 Perth Glory". ESPN FC. ESPN. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Glory sign WEST AUSSIES". Perth Glory. 1 May 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "MAKECHE MAKES MALAYSIAN MOVE". Football Federation Australia. 28 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Zainal, Zulhimi (20 December 2015). "Sarawak sign Makeche, Gurusamy, Syahrul Azwari". Goal Malaysia. Goal.com. Retrieved 26 July 2016.