On Thursday, a soldier named Mabena trended on social media after a video was shared online which showed him failing at a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) training session.
Mabena became a household name overnight when a video of him struggling at a SANDF training session went viral.
The video was shared on Twitter by @Igwe_waseazania on Thursday and it has since gathered over 68 000 views.
The clip showed a group made up of four soldiers during a training session with one struggling to keep up.
A voice is then heard saying: "Mabena please disappoint me again, I knew it Mabena."
The video sparked quite the reaction and Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the most hilarious comments. When looking at the comments, it was clear Mabena became synonymous with failing at this.
Social media user @OscarMbo commented: "Mabena literally defines the state of our national teams."
Another tweep, @therapeutic_God, added: "I am a #Mabena when it comes to approaching girls publicly. There is a girl who wanted me for almost year and I wanted her too but never had the guts to approach her."
Twitter user @mabumdluliii wrote: "Some days , I really feel like the Mabena of my family."
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