Player Details

Name

Bongokuhle Hlongwane

Date of Birth

6.20.2000 (22)

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, U22 Initiative
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Transfered from South African Premier Division side Maritzburg United to MNUFC.

The 21-year-old center forward joins Minnesota United after spending his professional career with Maritzburg United. He made his pro debut at age 18 and has eight goals and seven assists. He scored his first professional goal in June of 2019 against Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila. Hlongwane was nominated for the South American Premier Division Player of the Season award for the 2020-21 season. Internationally, the South-African international made his national team debut in 2019 and has two goals in six appearances. He scored his first international goal in 2021 against Uganda and scored the game-winning goal against Ghana in a World Cup Qualifier. 

2022: Made MNUFC debut on February 26 at PHI

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