Neil Tovey (born July 02, 1962 in Pretoria) is a former South African footballer and now head coach at Amazulu F.C. He is a former captain of the South African National football team, and in 1996 became the first white player to raise the African Cup of Nations trophy. In total he won 52 caps for the national side, without scoring a goal. Neil Tovey made his professional debut for Durban City in 1981 before joining Amazulu in 1986. He then moved to Johannesburg to play for Kaizer Chiefs in 1990, becoming a very important player for the club. He set several records for the club, including being the most capped South African player and with the most ‘starts’ in a season – 52 in the 1992 season. Following retirement, Neil Tovey went into management. He and Miguel Gamondi were appointed co-coaches of Mamelodi Sundowns FC and guided the club to the South African title in 2006. Neil has also previously coached Amazulu , Hellenic and worked as youth coach for the national u/20 team.
PRESENTATIONS BY NEIL TOVEY COMBINATIONS WITH CLIVE BARKER o This is a talk about football through the decades of the 60’s , 70’s, 80’s ,90’s, to the present – and how it’s changed. o Bafana Bafana Class of ’96 – from the Coach and Captain’s Perspective. GOLF DAYS / COMPANY MOTIVATIONAL TALK o This talk covers the changes in football during previous decades, through to the present day. o Early unsuccessful Bafana Bafana days to victory in ‘96 , what paved the way! o 2010 World Cup , what to expect? (This country has no idea how big it is – Neil compares it with Rugby and Cricket World Cups.) o Relate a football team to that particular Company and draw an analogy through each role played to make it successful. o Explain the word SUCCESS and how it works with that particular Company and it’s employees.