Abia Nale is a South African football player who plays as an attacking midfielder. He started playing youth football at Orlando Pirates and Burning Spear FC. In his senior career, Nale played for various local teams, including Kaizer Chiefs and Ajax Cape Town. He has not played in the South African PSL since 1st July 2018 when he left Platinum Stars (now Cape Uyoma United).
Abia has hopes that he will make his PSL return despite being out of the game for two seasons. How well do you know this player? Below is Abia Nale biography.
Abia Nale profile summary
- Full name: Sehloho Abia Nale
- Nickname: Soul Provider
- Date of birth: 5th October 1986
- Abia Nale age: 34 years as of 2020
- Marital status: Married
- Religion: Christian
- Nationality: South African
- Occupation: Football player
- Abia Nale current team: Without club
- Abia Nale position: Attacking midfielder
Abia Nale was born on 5th October 1986 in Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa. His mother is called Thembi, while his father is known as Elia. He has two siblings, Ntswaki and Thapelo. Abia Nale family lives in Sebokeng.
Abia married Constance in 2017. The Abia Nale wedding was held at Koinonia Bible Church. They also celebrated a traditional wedding to welcome Abia Nale wife to his parents in Sabokeng.
Abia started playing soccer as a youth for Burning Spear FC and Orlando Pirates. In 2005, he started playing senior football at Manning Rangers. Being able to use both feet in the field is one of the most excellent Abia Nale skills. However, he has not played for the premier soccer league since July 2018 after leaving Platinum Stars. In 2018, he trained with the Black Leopards but was never signed.
Abia Nale stats are as follows.
- Manning Rangers from 2005 to 2006: 25 game appearances, 5 goals
- City Pillars from 2006 to 2007: 4 appearances, 1 goal
- Golden Arrows from 2007 to 2009: 53 appearances, 9 goals
- Kaizer Chiefs from 2009 to 2014: 81 appearances, 7 goals
- Ajax Cape Town in 2013: 10 appearances, 3 goals
- Mpumalanga Black Aces from 2013 to 2015: 24 appearances, 5 goals
- Maritzburg United from 2015 to 2017: 14 appearances, 0 goals
- Platinum Stars from 2017 to 2018: 14 appearances, 0 goals
Abia Nale news
The footballer has been without a club since 2018. However, he has been training hard with the hopes of getting back in the PSL in the 2020/21 season. He is confident that the Abia Nale Academy, which was started by Zacharia Nale, has helped him stay in shape.
Abia Nale net worth
Information about his net worth in 2020 is not available. The last Abia Nale salary was when he was playing for Platinum Stars. He is hopeful that he will get another chance in the PSL. There are no details about Abia Nale car in 2020.
Abia Nale used to be a great attacking midfielder. However, his luck ran out, and he has been clubless for two seasons. He is confident that he still possesses the energy to play in the PSL. Which club will sign him?
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