Throwback Thursday: Looking back at the masterful Arthur "10111" Zwane

Throwback Thursday: Looking back at the masterful Arthur "10111" Zwane

On this Throwback Thursday, takes a look at a player who became a Kaizer Chiefs legend over a 10-year period. Today, we salute Arthur '10111' Zwane.

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Soweto has become synonymous for producing football stars and Arthur "10111" is no exception.

Born in 1973, Zwane had his first taste of football when he played for his uncle's team, but started his professional career at Jomo Cosmos in 1992.

Zwane won his first piece of silverware after Cosmos were relegated and they won the NSL Second Division.

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Zwane then moved to Orlando Pirates, but only featured on 12 occasions, before being loaned out to Dynamos.

The midfielder became a bit of a journeyman as he played for Amazulu and Tembisa Classic as well. Prior to that, he had a stint at Santos.

Zwane's fortunes changed at the start of the new millennium when Kaizer Chiefs battled with Pirates for his signature.

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The Amakhosi eventually got their man and he went on to become a legend over his 10-year spell at the club.

On his debut, Zwane played with legends such as Siyabonga ‘Bhele’ Nomvethe, Jabu Pule, Cyril Nzama, Brain Baloyi, Martin Zwane, Thabo Mooki, and Doctor Khumalo.

Zwane was a member of the legendary "Operation Vat Alles" team that dominated African football in 2000/ 2001. gathered the only dark cloud that loomed over Zwane's career was when he was banned for testing positive for a prohibited substance.

However, the ban was reduced to six months only and Zwane will be fondly remembered as a legend of the game.

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