He was once a lethal striker in the PSL, posing an aerial threat for opposition defenders. These days the former Bafana Bafana international works as a correctional services officer.
It was at Moroka Swallows, SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns respectively where Ndlela made a name for himself.
Standing at an impressive 2 metres tall, the Frankfort-born striker entertained fans with his trademark headers and his flamboyant celebrations to match.
The 39-year-old hung up his boots in 2011 and thereafter took up his job at Witbank's Paxton Prison.
Check out some of his finest moments below.
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