South Africa boasts many talented football players who were born in the country and now play locally and abroad for international teams. Among them is Calvin Anele Ngcongca, also known as Anele Ngcongca. He is a South African football player who currently plays for Mamelodi Sundowns F.C.
Anele Ngcongca was born on 21st October 1987 in Cape Town, South Africa. Since November 2009, he has represented South Africa at the international level. He joined Troyes AC on a season-long loan from Racing Genk on 29 August 2015.
Anele Ngcongca biography
Below is Anele Ngcongca player profile summary:
- Name: Calvin Anele Ngcongca
- Nationality: South African
- Date of birth: Oct 21, 1987
- Age: 32 years
- Place of birth: South Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape
- Occupation: Footballer
- Position: Defender - Right-Back
- Current club: Mamelodi Sundowns FC
- Net worth: $1.5 million
- Height: 5 feet 11 inches
- Weight: 68 kg
Anele Ngcongca age
The Bafana Bafana defender was born on 21st October 1987 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. He is 32 years old, as of 2020.
Anele Ngcongca height
As a footballer, 5 feet 11 inches body measurements act as an added advantage.
Anele Ngcongca wife
The Sowetan soccer player was previously in a nine-year relationship with his high-school sweetheart Linda Racaza. Linda is also the mother of his daughter, Siposethu Ngcongca. Rumours have it that the marriage of the South African player is to divorce his wife for cheating.
He introduced to the public his new girlfriend, Mshoza, a South African singer. However, things turned sour for them when the singer realized that she may have jumped into a rebound relationship with Ngcongca while still longing for her ex-husband. The relationship only lasted for a while. Mshoza also agreed that their relationships came with a lot of stress.
Anele Ngcongca net worth
The renowned footballer has an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million as of 2019. As you would expect of a well-paid footballer, Anele Ngcongca car collection is said to be one of a kind. However, details of Anele Ngcongca house and cars are not made public. Anele Ngcongca Instagram page does not exist as he is not active on social media platforms.
Anele Ngcongca salary
The defender currently plays for Mamelodi Sundowns FC, in the right defence. He is among the top paid players in the South African Premier Division in 2020. His estimated salary is 1,260,000 euros per year, which is equivalent to 105,000 euros per month.
Anele Ngcongca career
Ngcongca plays the position of a right-back defender and can also play in the central defence if the need arises. He was on trial at R.S.C. Anderlecht on 24th October 2003. He also played for FC Fortune and Western Province United before joining the Belgian Jupiler League participant Racing Genk in 2007. In 2009, he helped his Flemish club get the Belgian Cup.
The defender won the 2010/2011 Jupiler Pro League, lifted the Belgian Cup in 2009 as well as the Belgian Supercup in 2011. He is part of the Genk team that is regarded as the best in the history of the club. He signed for Mamelodi Sundowns in 2016. Mamelodi Sundowns is the first professional team that he has played for in South Africa.
As a footballer, Anele is often mistaken with the traditional healer, Anele Hoyana, who was allegedly bludgeoned to death by farmer Fritz Joubert near Gonubie in East London. Although there is no connection, people mistakingly relate the footballer with Realtalk with Anele, a TV Show that comments on current, cultural and lifestyle topics.
Anele Ngcongca stats
In his current club Mamelodi Sundowns FC, Ngcongca has played four seasons. He has played 75 matches and scored one goal during this time. He has not scored any goal in the current season. He has also not scored in the national team, although he played 1950 minutes, with 17 times played in the first line. In the last season, his average scoring was 0.1 goals per game, as he scored one goal in 10 club matches. His current market value is $1 million as of April 2020, with the highest being $3.8 million in June 2013.
Anele Ngcongca is a very versatile player who plays as a right-back and can also double up as centre back. He has proved his prowess as a defender in every team he has played for. The talented footballer currently plays for the South African professional football club, Mamelodi Sundowns, based in Mamelodi in Tshwane, Gauteng province.