‘Still at his peak?’ Former Orlando Pirates star’s age revealed

Former Orlando Pirates and Sekhukhune star Linda Mntambo is making headlines against the backdrop of his birthday.


Since his thrust into stardom, the former Orlando Pirates star Linda Mntambo has managed to keep his private life under wraps, leaving many to guess even about his age.

Despite keeping his private life under wraps, Mzansi connected the dots about his age on his birthday. Linda Mntambo gave fans a lead when he took to Instagram to celebrate his birthday.

He posted, “Happy birthday to me and Happy 17th mjolo anniversary to us. I love to the moon and back, Nunu.” He also revealed that he was celebrating his 17th anniversary with his wife.

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However, Sekhukhune United also penned a heartfelt birthday post for their poster boy, who has had a tremendous second-half season with the club in the just-ended season.

The club posted, “Join us as we wish our Captain Linda Mntambo a happy birthday.” The posts have gained thousands of comments and reactions since they dropped on the internet.

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Against the backdrop of the post, fans, celebrities, and fellow stars flooded Linda Mntambo’s social media feeds with warm birthday wishes. Amapiano star Lady Du posted, “God bless your union. May he give you all your heart desires. Happy birthday and anniversary to you and your beautiful wife, skeem Sam.”

Kaizer Chiefs legend Siphiwe Tshabalala commented, “Happy birthday Figo.” Celebrated DJ Oscar Mbo commented, “Blessings, bro wam.” Shaun Stylist posted, “Happy birthday, my brother. God continue to bless you.”

However, many were puzzled by Linda Mntambo’s age, but how old is he? The 35-year-old was born on 3 June 1989 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He knows how to look sharp and fit.

However, Mzansi was more than convinced that he is 35 years old and still at his peak despite his injury woes in recent years. In the just-ended season, he netted five goals in 13 appearances while providing two assists in the league. He also won Man of the Match awards.

Linda Mntambo is undoubtedly poised for a better season next season. This was his return to competitive football after his career-threatening injury that kept him out for months.

Little is known about his youth career. However, he started his career with Roses United. He left after 18 appearances to join Jomo Cosmos. Linda Mntambo made over 80 appearances for Jomo Cosmos before switching the floor to Chippa United in 2018.

From Chippa United, he joined Soweto giants Orlando Pirates. In 2022, he joined Sekhukhune United.