Project Description

Themba Robert ‘Tizzah’ Thwala was born in 1949 in Germiston, grew up in Lamontville, Durban. Before he moved to Durban, he played for Kaizer Eleven which was the first squad that led to the formation of Kaizer Chiefs. At school Thwala was the captain of the Lamontville School team.

He later played for Golden Arrows for more than five years before joining Amazulu where as a player he was often called to care-take Amazulu during trouble times and did well.

Currently, Thwala gives lectures and is actively involved in the talent development of young soccer players under the Soccer Legends Programme sponsored by the Office of the Premier.