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Update on former Orlando Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs striker Bongani Ndulula’s club search given

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Oct 26, 2021

An update has finally been given on former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker Bongani Ndulula’s club search.

Ndulula was released by Chiefs before joining Chippa United who also then released the player.

Ndulula has been clubless since 2017

Ndulula has since found himself without a club, and has been a free agent since 2017. It is believed that the Eastern Cape-born star has been attending various trials, since that time but has continuously failed to make the grade. 

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Unfortunately, sources close to Ndulula have now confirmed to The Citizen that, the target man has continued to suffer the same fate, and has struggled to attract any potential suitors with which he can revive his professional career with. 

Short update given

“He has attended many trials, but he got turned down at all of them,” said the source on Ndulula’s club situation.

The source did go on further to add that, Ndulula has since resorted to keeping himself busy and fit through playing for amateur clubs in amateur tournaments as well as even indoor tournaments. The player nicknamed “Drogba” has been turned down at both DStv Premiership and GladAfrica Championship levels, which is surprising for a player who was billed good enough to represent both the biggest clubs in the country in Soweto giants Chiefs and Pirates. 

Part of the Bafana Bafana 2015 Afcon squad

Besides playing for both Chiefs and Pirates, Ndulula was also a trusted go to man for former Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba. Mashaba saw Ndulula’s strength and hold up play as an asset to have in his national team rebuild, with the striker helping Bafana Bafana qualify for the 2015 Afcon tournament. 

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Ndulula also turned out for Bloemfontein Celtic, which is where he burst onto the scene in the DStv Premiership and eventually caught the eye of Pirates. Years later he would be released by the Buccaneers and joining Amazulu for two years. Upon his release from Usuthu he then signed for Chiefs where despite scoring 11 goals in his 21 appearances , fond himself released by the club after just one season. 

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As Ndulula approaches his 32nd birthday, do you see him turning out for another professional side? Feel free to Leave your answer below. 

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