Gabadinho Mhango (born Hellings Frank Mhango on 27 September 1992 in Chiweta) is a Malawian footballer. The international footballer plays for Orlando Pirates, a South African football team.
He has played for other football clubs including Big Bullets, Brave Warriors, and Lamontville Golden Arrows. His football career has also landed him in Bidvest Wits and Bloemfontein Celtic.
The right-foot player possesses exceptional skills that earned him the striking position and the number 7. Scouts found him when during his tender days in Malawi.
He has not been disappointed so far instead he is developing his talent. Gabadinho is making waves on the international scene and has drawn the attention of several English clubs.
He performs when the need arises, his fans know him as Inkosi when he is playing soccer.
|Name||Hellings Frank Mhango|
|Born||27 September 1992 (age 28 years)|
|Current team||Orlando Pirates|
He was born Hellings Frank Mhango on 27 September 1992. His place of birth is in Chiweta, an area in Rumphi District, Malawi. As a soccer player, he began participating in soccer in Molwe, his home village.
Later, he decided to go professional in his career. He then joined Brave Warriors. Later, he was scouted following an impressive performance of his in a match. He scored 6 goals against his team’s opponent.
Eventually, he landed in South Africa after following a football agent.
Coming to South Africa created him more opportunities and he saw himself playing for the Bloemfontein Celtics team.
Later, he joined other teams including Bidvest Wits and Lamontville Golden Arrows.
In 2019, he joined one of the top football teams in the country, the Orlando Pirates.
In 2012, he went home to play for his home team during the African Cup of Nations. In 2015, in the match against Chad, he did not disappoint, he scored 2 goals qualifying his team.
In May last year, reports covered that he may be making a move to a European football club.
Though the club was not revealed, however, he has drawn the attention of clubs in EPL. His current market value is €725Th (updated January 2021).
His skills and talent in soccer have opened more doors and opportunities for the player. Maybe, he would be saying goodbye to South Africa anytime soon.
Gabadinho Mhango is in a relationship with a beautiful woman. The footballer takes to social media snaps of his adorable daughter.
Though football takes a lot of time both for training and being in a match. He carves out time to spend valuable time with his family.
He shares the picture of his daughter on the photo-sharing app, Instagram, with heartfelt captions.
Since his football profession, he has appeared in several matches. His “goal sense” has earned him groundbreaking football statistics.
During his senior career from 2012, he made a total of 118 appearances and scored a total of 45 goals. For his National team, he made 45 appearances and scored 11 goals.
Gabadinho Mhango receives an estimated salary of €36,250 per month. That sums up to €435,000 per year playing for Orlando Pirate. He plays the Centre-Forward position and wears the number 7.