Haashim Domingo has a promising career in the South African Absa premier league. The attacking midfielder will be joining Mamelodi Sundowns at the start of the 2020/2021 season for a five-year contract. This comes after his current team, Bidvest Wits Football Club, sold its top-flight status to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) and had to let go of its top players.
Haashim, just like other excelling soccer players, has had a long journey to become the one he is today. His passion for football started when he was only a toddler. He later joined the Ajax Cape Town Academy, where he learned the skills he needs to play football. He played across Europe before returning to South Africa to join the Bidvest Wits F.C.
- Full name: Haashim Domingo
- Date of birth: 13th August 1995
- Haashim Domingo age: 24
- Gender: Male
- Haashim Domingo nationality: South African
- Occupation: Football player
- Current team: Bidvest Wits F.C. (joins Mamelodi Sundowns at the end of 2019/2020 premier league season)
- Haashim Domingo position: Attacking midfielder
- Religion: Islam
- Twitter: @haashimdomingo
Early life and family
Haashim Domingo Wits was born on 13th August 1995 in Mountainview, Cape Town, South Africa. He comes from a humble background. He is a religious person and believes that what he has achieved is because of Allah’s will. The soccer player prefers to keep his private life out of the public limelight.
Haashim is a talented soccer player that was nurtured in the Ajax Cape Town Academy. He started playing professional football in 2015 for Vitoria Guimaraes B and scored a goal in a game against Atletico CP on 14th February 2015. He played for the Portuguese team until 2018. He also played for Pevidem SC and Raufoss on loan in 2016.
He later joined Bidvest Wits Football Club, a team in the Absa Premiership, on 2nd August 2018 on a free transfer. Bidvest Wits F.C. will sell its top-flight status to TTM (Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila) at the end of the 2019/2020 Premier Soccer League season. TTM boss, Masala Mulaudzi, confirmed that it will not manage to pay the salaries of most of the high-earning Wits players including Domingo, Thulani Hlatshwayo, Monare, Deon Hotto, Buhle, and others. Top South African teams, including Orlando Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs, and Mamelodi Sundowns are ready to purchase the players.
Is Haashima Domingo signed to Mamelodi Sundowns?
The attacking midfielder, together with Gift Motupa and Ricardo Goss, all from Bidvest Wits F.C., have each signed a five-year contract with Mamelodi Sundowns. They start playing in the 2020/2021 season.
How much does Haashim Domingo earn?
Haashim Domingo salary is unknown, but his current market value in 2020 is estimated at €475,000.
Domingo’s player statistics in 2020
Professionally, he has played for four clubs, including Vitoria Guimaraes SC B, Vitoria Guimaraes SC, Bidvest Wits FC, and Raufoss IL.
Stats while at Vitoria Guimaraes SC B in the 14/15, 16/17, and 17/18 seasons:
- Appearances: 70
- Goals: 9
- Assists: 5
- Yellow cards: 10
- Red cards: 1
Stats while at Vitoria Guimaraes SC in the 17/18 season:
- He made zero game appearance
Stats while at Raufoss IL in the 2016 season:
- Appearances: 8
- Goals: 0
- Assists: 0
- Yellow cards: 1
- Red cards: 0
Stats while at Bidvest Wits FC in both the 18/19 and the 19/20 season:
- Appearances: 50
- Goals: 6
- Assists: 4
- Yellow cards: 6
- Red cards: 0
While at Bidvest Wits FC, he has played in the following competitions:
- The CAF Confederation Cup, where he made nine appearances, scored one goal, and got one yellow card.
- MTN8, where he made one appearance.
- Telkom Knockout where he made four appearances and got two assists.
- The Nedbank Cup where he made three appearances and scored two goals.
- ABSA Premiership, where he made 33 appearances, scored three goals, made two assists, and got five yellow cards.
While at Vitoria Guimaraes SC B, he participated in the Liga Pro, where he made 70 appearances, scored nine goals, made five assists, got ten yellow cards, and one red card.
While at Raufoss IL, he played in the Obos-Ligaen, where he made eight appearances and got one yellow card.
At only 24 years, Haashim Domingo has achieved a lot, and his dream of becoming a great soccer player is becoming a reality. What will he offer now that he is joining Mamelodi Sundowns, one of the greatest football clubs in the South African Premier Soccer League?