South African footballer Bongi Ntuli is as quick on the field as he is off it thanks to his natural pace and R800,000 sports car. The 28-year-old is best known for his goalscoring feats for clubs like AmaZulu F.C, Cape Umoya (formerly Platinum Stars), and Mamelodi Sundowns.
Bongi Ntuli is a gifted soccer player who worked his way from the bottom to the pinnacle of his career. Currently, he plies his trade for AmaZulu F.C. as a striker. However, this famous soccer star should not be confused for Bongi Maria Ntuli, a former Deputy Minister of Social Development in South Africa.
Bongi Ntuli profiles summary
- Full name: Bonginkosi Ntuli
- Celebrated name: Bongi Ntuli
- Date of birth: 28th of March, 1991
- Age: 29 years old
- Place of birth: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
- Zodiac sign: Aries
- Nationality: South African
- Profession: Footballer
- Height: 1.82 m (5 feet and 11.5 inches)
- Position: Striker
- Current team: AmaZulu
- Number: 7
The early life of and career of Bongi Ntuli
The South African footballer was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Although there is no public information about Bongi Ntuli parents except for the fact that they are South African nationals, he has made a name in the country's football industry. Bongi Ntuli goals scoring skills are exceptional.
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Bongi Ntuli career started in the Vodacom League with Sobantu Shooting Stars before joining the reserve team of Golden Arrows. He debuted for Arrows in January 2012 and later joined Mamelodi Sundowns in 2014. However, he struggled to get the first-team action, and six months later, he joined AmaZulu on loan. Also, Ntuli was on loan at Platinum Stars from 2015 to 2018.
In July 2018, the pacy center-forward went on trails at Djurgårdens. Unfortunately, his move to Europe fell through. Instead, in August 2018, it was confirmed that Ntuli had joined AmaZulu on loan. His deal was made permanent after being part of a swap deal that left him on board. Bongi Ntuli Amazulu FC career has been a successful one so far.
The skilful football player was born on the 28th of March, 1991, which means that, currently, Bongi Ntuli age is 29 years. His zodiac sign is Aries.
Bongi Ntuli stats and goals
Ntuli has played for many clubs and is also fortunate to have played for the South African national team. Since he started playing for AmaZulu FC in 2018, he has made 60 appearances with 22 goals. He had a terrific 2019/2020 season for his club when he notched 13 goals in 29 league appearances for the 2019/ 2020 ABSA premiership campaign.
Before then, out of 31 appearances he made for Platinum Stars while on loan between September 2017 and June 2018, he scored six goals. When he played for Platinum Stars while on loan between July 2015 and July 2017, he scored ten goals in his 46 appearances.
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More, out of the 13 appearances he made when he was with AmaZulu FC between January and June 2015, he netted six goals. However, he recorded no goals when he played for Mamelodi Sundowns FC from July 2014 to Jan 2015. This could be because he only made two appearances.
Out of 57 appearances that he made for Lamontville Golden Arrows between May 2012 and June 2014, he scored 17 goals. At the national level, for the single appearance he made between January 2014 and September 2015 when he was with the South African national team, he recorded no goals.
Bonginkosi Ntuli girlfriend
Who is Bonginkosi Ntuli's girlfriend? The striker is yet to reveal the identity of his sweetheart to his fans or the media.
Bongi Ntuli car
Outside the football pitch, the South African-born star drives around in an expensive Ford Mustang worth about R 890,000. The player's silver-coloured automobile offers a hair-raising speed of 4.8 seconds between 0 and 100 km/h. Also, earlier this year, Ntuli took to his Instagram account to unveil his new car. He captioned the post welcome home baby.
The soccer star lives a flamboyant life, which he loves to share on social media. It is estimated that Bongi Ntuli salary is approximately 330,000 Pound per annum in Amazulu FC. Hence, he is considered as one of the best-paid players in the South African league.
What is Bongi Ntuli latest news?
According to reports online, the Pietermaritzburg born star has let his club's management know of his desire to move to greener pastures. Fans of Amazulu FC were shocked by the recent Bongi Ntuli news. However, the club's management announced recently that they would not release him. Nevertheless, the talented striker's manager, Mandla Mthembu, confirmed that he was working on his client's next move.
Mandla said that Bongi Ntuli transfer request had already been handed before the bio-bubble camp to avoid disrupting their plans at the last minute. Orlando Pirates is mentioned as one of the teams interested in the player's services. However, both the player and management of Orlando Pirates have neither denied nor confirmed this rumour.
Bongi Ntuli Instagram
The forward does not have so much social media presence compared to some other football stars in his category. Despite the beautiful pictures that he posts on his Instagram account given as @Bongientuli, he barely has about 6,000 followers.
Bongi Ntuli is a deadly striker with an eye for goals. Even as a young player, he has always shown his goalscoring instincts. Little wonder Bongi Ntuli FIFA 15 overall rating was 61 in 2014.
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