Biographies

Philemon Masinga or ‘Chippa’ as he is affectionately known by thousands of soccer lovers was born on 28 June 1969 in Klerksdorp, Western Tra... read more
Alan Stewart Paton was born in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal on 11 January 1903. His father, James Paton, a Scottish immigrant and civil... read more
Kaizer Motaung was born on 16 October 1944 in Orlando East, Soweto, a township South West of Johannesburg. Motaung began playing soccer at a... read more
Theophilus Doctorson  Khumalo also known as “16 Valve” was born in Soweto, Johannesburg on 26 June 1967. His father Eliakim “Pro” Khuma... read more
Lucas Radebe was born on 12 April 1969 in Diepkloof, Soweto. When he was 15 years old, his parents sent him away to Bophuthatswana to avoid... read more
Mark Fish, or “Feeeeeesh!” as we know him, was born in Cape Town on 14 March 1974. He started his soccer career in South Africa, but has dep... read more
Benedict 'Bennie' Saul McCarthy was born in Cape Town in November 12, 1977. His soccer career began with the Cape Town based club, Cape Town... read more
Dr Irvin Khoza, known as the “Iron Duke”, was born on 27 January 1948 in Alexandra Township. He began his education at the Roma Mission Scho... read more
Jomo Sono as he is affectionately known was born in Orlando East in Soweto, Johannesburg on 17 July 1955. At the age of 8, his father Eric “... read more
Dr Daniel “Danny” Jordaan was born on 3 September 1951 in Port Elizabeth.  He is a renowned sports administrator and a former lecturer,... read more
Peter Gerald Hain was born on 16 February in 1950 in Nairobi Kenya but he grew up in Pretoria after his south african born parents returned... read more
Lucky Dube was born on a small farm near Ermelo in the eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga). His mother, Sarah, considered his birth after a f... read more

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