Mark Williams (South African footballer)
Mark Williams (born 11 August 1966) is a South African former international footballer who played as a forward for many clubs throughout his career, including Corinthians (Brazil), Wolverhampton Wanderers (England), Chongqing Lifan (China), Qingdao Zhongneng (China) and RWDM (Belgium). At Wolves he scored once; his goal coming in a League Cup tie against Fulham in October 1995. Internationally he is predominantly remembered for being in the squad that played in the 1996 African Cup of Nations where he was the joint second scorer with 4 goals, and scored both goals in the final after coming on as a substitute, in which South Africa beat Tunisia 2-0 to win the cup for the first time. When he retired he would have played for the South Africa national football team 23 times, scoring 8 goals. As of December 2006 he is playing for South African Beach Soccer team.
|Full name||Mark Frank Williams|
|Date of birth||11 August 1966|
|Place of birth||Cape Town, South Africa|
|1993||Cape Town Spurs||5||(2)|
|1996–1997||Kaizer Chiefs F.C.||17||(8)|
|1997||Guangdong Hongyuan F.C.||20||(3)|
|2001||Shanghai Zhongyuan Huili||20||(19)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
|South Africa national team|
- Chinese FA Cup: 2000
- Chinese Jia B League: 2001
- Chinese FA Cup: 2002
- "Ex-corintiano Mark Williams é destaque na África do Sul" (in Portuguese). UOL. Retrieved 4 December 2007.
- "From the archive - rare League Cup success". expressandstar.com. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
- "'Mandela brought extra pressure': the story of South Africa's Afcon triumph". Guardian. 24 June 2019.
- Mark Williams at National-Football-Teams.com
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