Throwback Thursday: Josephy Kamwendo in his prime at Orlando Pirates

Throwback Thursday: Josephy Kamwendo in his prime at Orlando Pirates

On this Throwback Thursday, remembers the former Orlando Pirates ace Josephy Kamwendo. The Malawian international had an eye for goal.

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When Orlando Pirates scouts watched some of the action from the COSAFA Cup in 2007, a dreadlocked dynamo caught the eye.

He was none other than Josephy Kamwendo and the Buccaneers soon signed the talented midfielder.

Kamwendo was known for his cultured left boot and had an eye for goal.

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Many Pirates fans grew to love Kamwendo for his marauding style of play. His stay at the Buccaneers last for 4 years and he departed to Mighty Wanderers in 2011.

However, Kamwendo still had lots to offer and he was scooped by Congolese giants TP Mazembe in 2013.

Prior to his move to Pirates, learnt that Kamwendo was the first foreigner to be crowned as Soccer Star of the Year in Zimbabwe.

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Despite becoming a bit of a journeyman, Kamwendo ended his career in his homeland at Mighty Wanderers in December 2019.

The 33-year-old now coaches at the Walter Nyamilandu Football Academy.

In a previous Throwback Thursday edition, reported that former Orlando Pirates defender Siyabonga Sangweni became a legend at the Bucs, but first made a name for himself at Golden Arrows.

During this spell, he contributed towards them winning their first major trophy - the MTN8 in 2009.

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