10 Things You Didn’t Know About Clifford Mulenga

  1. Clifford Mulenga a Zambian professional footballer was born on August 5, 1987 .
  2. He plays as a midfielder for Ajax Cape Town in the South AfricanPremier Soccer League.
  3. Mulenga was born in Kabompo, Zambia.
  4. He was part of the Zambian 2006 African Nations Cup team who finished third in group C in the first round of competition, thus failing to secure qualification for the quarter-finals.
  5. Mulenga is known to be a quick and creative winger whose qualities have been praised as rare and akin to Zambian great Kalusha Bwalya
  6. His silky skills were demonstrated especially against the Nigerian U-20s at the African Youth Championships when his team lost in the semi-finals, a game which saw him give a man of the match performance only to be blighted by receiving a red card as a result of a petulant altercation with one of his opponents.
  7. Prior to the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations a dispute arose as to which club Mulenga belonged to University of Pretoria F.C. claimed he was on their books however he caused controversy.
  8. On 2 February 2008, Mulenga was named The 2007 Glo-CAF Young Player of the Year beating off competition from Congo Brazzaville’s Franchel Ibara.
  9. The deal with Maccabi Petach Tikva fell through and he signed for Premier Soccer league team Bidvest Wits. In July 2009 he was trial by Maccabi Petach Tikva again but the club decided to not sign him
  10. Mulenga returned Mpumalanga Black Aces in September 2013 on a three-year contract.[1] In August 2014, he signs a contract with Ajax Cape Town for one season .