Siyabonga Nomvethe gets honorary doctorate for being a role model

Siyabonga Nomvethe gets honorary doctorate for being a role model

- Former Bafana Bafana striker, Siyabonga Nomvethe, has been honoured by the St Paul Bible Institute as he was awarded an honorary doctorate

- Nomvethe was recognised for his contribution to football and serving as a role model to the youth

- One of Nomvethe’s former clubs, Amazulu FC, took to social media to congratulate the 41-year-old

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Former Bafana Bafana forward, Siyabonga Nomvethe, was honoured on Tuesday as he received an honorary doctorate from the St Paul Bible Institute.

The accolade recognised Nomvethe’s sterling contribution to football and for inspiring the youth.

Bhele graced a wide range of clubs with his ability, but AmaZulu was a mainstay and the club took to social media to congratulate their former marksman.

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The club shared a tweet with the caption: “Bhele was recognised for his contribution to the game, serving as a role model to youngsters. The PSL’s leading goal-scorer.”

SowetanLIVE reported that Nomvethe won the PSL Player of the Season award at the ripe old age of 34, while representing Moroka Swallows.

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Briefly.co.za also recalls Nomvethe’s spells abroad as he played for Udinese and Salernitana in Italy.

Nomvethe ended his international career with a respectable 16 goals from 82 matches.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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