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Daniel Mudau

Daniel Mudau
Mudau in 1995
Personal information
Full name Daniel Mbulaheni Mudau
Date of birth (1968-09-04) 4 September 1968 (age 50)
Place of birth Mamelodi, South Africa
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Ratanang Maholosiane 37 (7)
1992–2003 Mamelodi Sundowns 351 (155)
Total 388 (162)
National team
1993–1999 South Africa 16 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Daniel Mudau (born 4 September 1968) is a South African former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a striker.

Early life

Daniel Mbulaheni Mudau was born on 4 September 1968 in Mamelodi.[1]


Mudau played club football for Ratanang Maholosiane and Mamelodi Sundowns; he also earned sixteen caps for the South African national side between 1993 and 1999, scoring 3 goals.[2]

He is the all-time top goal scorer for the Mamelodi Sundowns.[3]

International career

He made his debut on 6 October 1993 in a 4-0 loss against Mexico. Mudau scored his first goal in a 3-2 win over Mozambique in the 70th minute on 30 September 1995. His last international came exactly 4 years later versus Saudi Arabia.[4] He was part of the squad that won the 1996 African Cup of Nations.

Career statistics

International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 September 199 FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa  Mozambique 3–2 Win Friendly
2. 9 May 1999 National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica  Jamaica 1–1 Draw Friendly
3. 20 June 1999 Estádio da Cidadela, Luanda, Angola  Angola 2–2 Draw 2000 African Nations Cup qual.
Correct as of 9 March 2017[5][6]