- A 26-year-old self-taught graphic designer won over Mzansi with his soccer kit designs
- Mthokozisi Ngcobo showed how the Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs' jerseys would have looked if he had designed them
- The post went viral and he even landed a job designing the Moroka Swallows T-shirts
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This week, the Orlando Pirates and the Kaizer Chiefs respectively showed off their new 2019/20 soccer kits.
However, Mzansi was not too impressed with either clubs' new jerseys, Briefly.co.za gathered. A young self-taught graphic designer, Mthokozisi Ngcobo, took to social media to show off how he would have designed the teams' jerseys and he immediately won over SA soccer fans.
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South Africans applauded the 26-year-old, tagging the Chiefs and Pirates in their posts to show them how proper jerseys should look.
The Sowetan reported Ngcobo's designs were so impressive he landed a job. On Thursday, Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, confirmed he asked the 26-year-old to design the Moroka Swallows T-shirts.
“Thank you so much, we intend to approve our new technical sponsor this week and [we] will be proud to use and pay for your designs,” Lesufi tweeted.
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