Themba Zwane is a South African footballer who was born on 3rd August 1989 in Tembisa. The South African footballer is a midfielder for the Premier Soccer League club known as Mamelodi Sundowns.
Zwane is a talented footballer whose achievements have put him on the map. He is an accomplished footballer whose expertise is worth noting.
Themba Zwane profile summary
- Name: Themba Zwane
- Date of birth: 3rd August 1989
- Age: 30 years
- Place of birth: Tembisa, Gauteng
- Profession: Pro footballer
- Citizenship: South Africa
- Height: 1,70 m
- Position: Attacking Midfield
- Current international: South Africa
- Caps/Goals: 17/1
Themba Zwane biography
Themba is an established footballer whose prowess is not only known in South Africa but also abroad. He has forged a name that makes him one of the best in Mzansi. Here are the details you need to know about the young star.
Themba Zwane wife
About his personal life, Themba appears to be a man that loves life. In 2014, he was accused by both the wife and mistress for being in a chain of other relationships. He married his high school sweetheart, Lizzy Likhayo after paying lobola. According to his unnamed mistress, he told her he was not married. It was later that she discovered that the player had a wife and son. The mistress also said that Zwane had a chain of girlfriends in East Rand.
The mistress went on for a while about how she and Lizzy banned the star from hanging out with certain people because of negative influences. While the player first denied knowing his mistress, he later admitted that they had been together. He said his focus was on his career. The wife declined to comment saying that she was very careful when making comments as she had a child.
Themba was with Vardos FC during the 2010-2011 season. This was after he was transferred to Sundowns on January 1st, 2011. It was in the 2013/14 season that he was part of the national team when he was on loan to the Mpumalanga Black Aces. By 30th June 2014, the star got recalled to the Sundowns town.
In an interview with information cradle, the star revealed a few things about himself. He prefers playing number 10 even though he is flexible to play any number the coach would need him to. Describing an attacking midfielder, Themba said that the player needs to be able to pass and allow teammates to get opportunities to score. Having the ability to score is a plus.
When asked on the modern playing styles, he said that the team that manages to keep the ball and manipulate things to their advantage always win. While strength and speed are crucial, technique is even more crucial for any successful team.
Describing his team's success against other African teams, he said that paying attention to details is paramount. They are able to beat their opponents due to their analytical ability. Themba feels that his greatest achievement is the ability to call himself an African champion. He explained that it was the greatest feeling to have reached the finals and won the CAF Champions League cup. At the time of the interview, the star nurtured ambitions of being part of the national team, Bafana, as well as playing in international leagues abroad. He finished his interview by stating that he loved how Arsenal played their game in a manner that was exciting for him.
Themba Zwane salary
The player is in good shape which explains how he is able to achieve excellent performance every time. He has a height of 170 cm or 5' 6'' and a weight of 66 kg or 146 lbs.
The following is a summary of the player's stats.
For the latest 2018/19 CAF Champions League,
FA - 0
G - 0
A - 0
SH - 0
ST - 2
OF - 0
Themba Zwane Instagram
The player has an impressive following of about 64,095 people on Instagram. What's more, he has posted very few photos since joining Instagram, about 76 photos together with videos. Currently, his verified profile on Instagram is Themba Zwane - @mshishi18.
Themba Zwane news
Themba is among the best PSL players. He got nominated for the award together with Hlompho Kekana, a teammate as well as Orlando Pirates midfielder, Thembinkosi Lorch. The three of them were nominated for the Absa Premiership Player's Player and Midfielder of the Season awards. Elated Themba was quick to thank his fans for the nomination with the statement:
"It makes me very happy. I always wanted to see myself there and now it’s happening. It shows that there is good a job that I am doing throughout the season and so I'm happy for myself. I would also like to thank my teammates. I was not going to do it alone. They are always there for me.''
Themba Zwane is a brilliant football star. With his kind of focus and dedication to the sport, he is definitely cut out for bigger things in the field.