South Africa is vastly known for being home to the continent’s football lovers. Apart from being home to soccer fans, the country harbours several international soccer players, including Anthony Laffor. Anthony Laffor's numerous contributions to Mzansi's football team continue to garner him much popularity. Here is all you need to know about the soccer player.
Anthony Laffor is a Liberian football player who currently plays for Mzansi’s Mamelodi Sundowns. The Liberian footballer has been scaling football heights from a young age and is presently playing internationally. Anthony Laffor’s biography will give you an insight into the footballer’s life.
Anthony Laffor profile summary
- Birth name: Anthony Snoti Laffor
- Date of birth: 17th February 1985
- Place of birth: Monrovia, Liberia
- Age: 35 years old
- Star sign: Aquarius
- Nationality: Liberian
- Height: 6 feet 2 inches
- Career: Professional football player
- Playing position: Winger
- Years active: 2002 – present
- Current team: Mamelodi Sundowns
- Anthony Laffor Instagram: @anthonylaffor28
Anthony Laffor bio
The skilled footballer was born on 17th February 1985 in Monrovia, Liberia. Anthony Laffor age is 35 years old now.
Anthony Laffor was born and raised in Liberia. Not much is known about his early life, including the identities and whereabouts of his family.
Anthony Laffor has a successful career as a footballer. He has managed to play in several countries, including his country, Ghana, and South Africa. The international footballer has been a part of the following teams since the beginning of his career:
- Liberia – Liberian International Shipping & Corporate Registry FC (LISCR), National football team
- Ghana – Ashanti Gold Sporting Club (AshGold)
- South Africa – Jomo Cosmos, SuperSport United, and Mamelodi Sundowns
Before the start of his international career, Anthony played in his country, Liberia. Laffor has made his international debut while in Liberia in 2003. Since then, he has been signed into several other football clubs outside Liberia. His transfer history is as follows:
- On 1st July 2003, he left LISCR for Ashanti Gold Sporting Club
- On 30th June 2005, he left Ashanti Gold Sporting Club for LISCR FC
- On 1st January 2006, he left LISCR FC for Jomo Cosmos
- On 1st June 2008, he Jomo Cosmos for SuperSport United
- On 1st January 2012, he left SuperSport United for Mamelodi Sundowns
The soccer player is currently signed with Mamelodi Sundowns and occasionally plays in the Liberian national football team.
Kaizer Chiefs on Anthony Laffor
In mid-2018, Kaizer Chief Officials had their eyes set on the Mamelodi Sundowns winger, since his contract with the Brazilians was to end in June 2018. According to Citizen, the source of this information made the following remarks:
The deal is very close to being finalised. Laffor has realised that his time at Sundowns is up, and he is happy to join Chiefs, but there are a few issues that need to be dealt with before he can commit.
Anthony Laffor contract with the Sundowns was a long-term deal that started in 2012. The Liberian football player has been part of Sundown's success stories. During his time at the club, the club has managed to win several trophies, including a Caf Super Cup, a Caf Championships League, and a Nedbank Cup, among others.
Despite the preparations to unite Anthony Laffor and Kaizer Chiefs, it did not happen. The Liberian footballer extended his contract with Mamelodi Sundowns for another two years.
Anthony Laffor latest news 2020
The talented Liberian footballer has been off the team for quite a while due to an injury. Early this year, Sundowns FC revealed that Laffor was back on the unit via their Twitter account. His injury has lasted since the beginning of the 2019-2020 season. His recovery has been a green light to make his way back to the team.
International goals by Anthony Laffor
- 24th March 2013: 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (2-0, against Uganda)
- 18th May 2014: 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications, (1-0, against Lesotho)
- 24th March 2016: 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications (1-0, against Djibouti)
- 29th March 2016: 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications (1 -0, against Djibouti)
Anthony Laffor salary
Anthony Laffor earns around R380,000 every month. According to the South African, Laffor is among the top ten highest-paid players in the Premier Soccer League. Anthony Laffor Sundowns career is also a significant contributing factor to his overall worth.
Anthony Laffor personal life
Mamelodi Sundown star has been an active member of social media platforms. Anthony Laffor Instagram account gives an insight into his lifestyle. He often shares pictures of personal experiences and some of his property. You can get a glimpse of the beautiful and posh Anthony Laffor house via his social media account.
The skilled footballer has been silent on his relationships. Most of his fans are always looking out for Anthony Laffor wife. However, it is unclear whether the footballer has relationships with anyone.
Anthony Laffor is a talented football player whose excellent football skills continue to amaze many. His long-term expertise on the football pitch has managed to garner popularity, making him one of the most loved football players in Mzansi. Anthony’s fans are always eager to know his career moves.