Ngwenya rejoins MLS side Houston Dynamo


FORMER Warriors winger Joseph Ngwenya has rejoined Major League Soccer side Houston Dynamo after an unsuccessful stint with Turkish outfit Antalyspor.
Ngwenya featured for the Warriors in the doomed 2010 Africa Cup and World Cup campaign under former coach Valinhos, starting against Guinea away and Namibia at home.
In April 2008, Ngwenya was signed by Austrian Bundesliga club SK Austria Kärnten but the club dissolved his contract the same year.
After that he was invited by Jürgen Klinsmann, former Bayern Munich coach for trials at the Bundesliga champions and appeared in the unofficial T-Home German Super Cup against Borussia Dortmund.
After a successful stint at Bayern, he was signed on a three year contract, but loaned to Antalyspor in Turkey.
He featured in just eleven games and scored once, before he was released from the contract and returned to the US. Ngwenya was linked to the New York Red Bulls, who are likely to feature Thierry Henry next season, but opted for a return to Dynamo.
According to the team’s official website, Ngwenya agreed terms last month.
“After going almost a year without a club on April 6, 2010, Dynamos announced that Ngwenya would return to Houston on a trial and be evaluated on a one-week basis for consideration of a return to the team. The Dynamo recognised the need for help at the forward position after Brian Ching sustained a ham-string injury in their home-opener against Real Salt Lake.
He (Ngwenya) then agreed to the terms with Houston,” the website said.
The other player in the same league is former Highlanders and Under 23 striker Mkhokheli Dube, who turns out for New England Revolution and was recently rewarded with a new three year deal.
Dynamo is 50 % owned by Anschutz Entertainment Group, who also own David Beckham’s LA Galaxy, while the Brener International Group owns 25 % and the other 25 is held by multiple World and Olympic boxing champion Oscar de La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions.