Nkosingiphile Ngcobo goes back to his roots on Heritage Day

On Saturday, 24 September, celebrating Heritage Day, the product of the Kaizer Chiefs Development Academy decided to go back to his roots.

What’s the story?

On the day, after a lengthy absence since his father’s passing, the 22 year old KZN born footballer decided to resurface on his official social media account where he proved that there is cultural diversity at his club.




The Kaizer Chiefs jersey number 12 decided to take to his Instagram account where he shared a video and a series of pictures where he was captured at the club’s training base in Naturena where he had worn a traditional Zulu clothing attire which is made of calf skin.

From the shared video and pictures on the popular platform, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo even had a shield on his possession which is usually carried by Zulu Warriors or “Amabutho”.

In other news…

When it comes to Nkosingiphile Ngcobo’s football career, the 2020/21 DStv Premiership Goal of the Season award winner who missed Kaizer Chiefs two previous league matches dealing with his family’s bereavement has not been on his best form of late.

In the current ongoing season, the Kaizer Chiefs dribbling wizard has made most of his appearances as a second half substitute. With that being said, according to Nkosingiphile Ngcobo’s player profile on the Kaizer Chiefs website, “Mshini” as he is affectionately known as has played a total of 163 minutes in terms of accumulated game time.

Did you know?

According to Nkosingiphile Ngcobo’s player profile on 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘵, overall the talented attacking midfielder has made a total of 69 appearances in the colours of Kaizer Chiefs ever since he was promoted from their youth ranks to the senior team.