1. Gordon Igesund was born 26 July 1956 in Durban.
2. Gordon Igesund was named after his father.
3. Gordon Igesund’s full name is Gordon George Igesund
4. Gordon Igesund family lived in Port Shepstone where former Arsenal player Danny Le Roux lived.
5. Gordon Igesund’s ancestors are from Igesund, Møre og Romsdal, a small farming community island near Alesund
6. Gordon Igesund played for Durban City, Durban United, Highlands Park, Witbank Aces (player-coach), African Wanderers (player-coach), Leeds United (player-coach), AmaZulu (player-coach), Durban Bush Bucks (player-coach), D’Alberton Callies (player-coach) and also in Austria for GAK and Admira Wacker.
7. Gordon Igesund is a record-breaking coach in South Africa, having become the only man to coach four different top-flight teams to the Premier Soccer League championship.
8. When Gordon Igesund took Moroka Swallows to second place in the 2011/12 season he received the PSL Coach of the Season award for the second time.
9. Gordon Igesund headed South African national team.
10. Gordon Igesund’s Austria-born son Grant Igesund (born in 1982) is also a retired professional footballer who played as a striker for Ajax Cape Town, Manning Rangers and Maritzburg United among others.