Neil Robert Tovey is a South African Football Coach and Former player. He was born in Pretoria on 2 July 1962. He made his professional debut for Durban City in 1981 and won the 1982 and 1983 National Professional Soccer League (NPSL) titles. He holds the record for the most appearances in the National Soccer League (NSL).

Tovey led Bafana Bafana to their only AFCON title in 1996 under Clive Barker. Tovey who was well known as Mokoko the football field spent 10 years of his soccer career at Kaizer Chiefs and retired at the club.


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