Sandile Zungu was born in the Umlazi township, Durban in 1967 and did his matric at Vukuzakhe High School, and went on to complete his post Matric at Hilton College in 1994.

Sandile Zungu heads up Zungu Investment Company (Zico) an investment firm with a diverse portfolio.

Zico is an investment holding company and have a stake in businesses operating in a variety of sectors including mining, energy, manufacturing and gaming.

The Durban-born businessman is also a philanthropist who is involved in social development through the Zico Foundation which focuses on education and youth skills development.

Recently the previous owner and chairman of the club, Dr Patrick Sokhela, reached an agreement with the Zungu Investments Company (Zico) to transfer 100% ownership of the club.

Zungu said that he wants to transform AmaZulu into a championship winning side and his ambition is for the club to be in a position to fight for the Premiership title in fours years.