Manqoba Mngqithi biography, age, profile, daughter & Sundowns

Manqoba Mngqithi (born 25 April 1971 in KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African football coach. He is known to have managed about eight-teams since his career as a coach.

He has also gained popularity as a coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, a South African football club. He boasts of over fifteen years as a football coach.


Manqoba Mngqithi biography
Post-match Interview with Sundowns head coach Manqoba Mngqithi from the DStv Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates.
NameManqoba Brilliant Ferrimant Mngqithi
Age49 years old
Date of birth25 April 1971
Place of birthUmzimkhulu, KwaZulu-Natal
BirthdayApril 25th
NationalitySouth African
Coaching licenseUEFA A License
DaughterAsavela Mngqithi
Preferred formation4-4-2 double 6
Current teamMamelodi Sundowns


His date of birth is on 25 April 1971 and the place of birth is in Umzimkhulu, KwaZulu-Natal. Manqoba Mngqithi is 49 years old and celebrates his birthday every year on April 25th.


Manqoba is a popular figure in the South African world of football. He started his journey as a coach managing the football team Maritzburg City and later coached the team Moja United.

He has also coached other football teams in the country including Highlanders, and University of KwaZulu-Natal.

For three years, from 2007 until 2010, he managed the Golden arrow team after which he moved to AmaZulu.

He remained on AmaZulu for a year from 2010 until 2011. The next year, in 2012, he moved to Chippa United, the same year he secured a coaching job in Golden arrows.

He coached the team for a year from 2012-2013, he then became an assistant coach on Mamelodi Sundowns for seven years (2013-2020). In 2020, he became the coach football of at the football club.

Before his profession as a coach, Manqoba was a school teacher, but today boasts of over 15 years of experience as a coach.


He is the father of popular South African actress and musician Asavela Mngqithi. She was born on 4 June 1996 in Durban, South Africa. Many television viewers know her as “Ntwenhle from Isibaya”.

The 24-year-old developed an interest in acting when she was a young girl. Today, she a leading South African actress and has amassed wealth from her acting career.

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