South African striker Dino Ndlovu Proves To Be A Hit Abroad With Clubs

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Dino Ndlovu’s career in Soutover h Africa was by no means a success, but what he’s achieved abroad cannot go unnoticed, with about 10 years experience of playing abroad and a record of over 100 goals. 

Having come through the ranks at Mamelodi Sundowns, Ndlovu could not quite make his mark abroad, but a move to Israel in 2011, when he joined Bnei Yehuda, was the beginning of what would be an incredible and financially rewarding career overseas. 

After scoring eight goals and providing three assists in his first season with Yehuda, the striker earned a move to topflight Israeli side Maccabi Haifa, where he found the back of the net 13 times. During his time at Haifa, Ndlovu was loaned out to PSL sides SuperSport United and Mpumalanga Black Aces. 

On his return to Europe in 2015, Ndlovu joined Anthorsosis Famagusta in Cyprus, where he bagged 17 goals in 31 appearances in one season. He earned himself a move to Qarabag in Azerbaijan, bagging 11 goals and two assists in 30 appearances. He was also there for one campaign. While he was at Qarabag, Ndlovu played in the Uefa Champions League against the likes of Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and AS Roma. 

It was at Zhejiang Greentown in China’s second tier where Ndlovu made his biggest impact. Ndlovu was with Zhejiang from 2018 to 2021, bagging 42 goals. 

In his first season with Kocaelispor this term, a club he signed for after leaving Zhejian, Ndlovu is the side’s top scorer with nine goals, despite spending a few months out nursing an injury. 

He may not have played in Europe’s top five leagues, but Ndlovu has made his mark abroad, scoring over 100 goals through his time overseas. 

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