It has been a tough period for most of the top players from Bidvest Wits who do not know where their fate lies, including Sifiso Hlanti. He is among the top-ranked left-back players in the country and made a name for himself after his famous defender's confrontation with Mohamed Salah in the Egypt vs. South Africa match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Who is Sifiso Hlanti? Stick around to find out who he is and the latest news on him.
Sifiso Hlanti profile summary
- Full name: Sifiso Sandile Hlanti
- Place of birth: Durban, South Africa
- Date of birth: 1st May 1990
- Age: 30 years
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: South African
- Profession: Footballer
- Team: Bidvest Wits
- Height: 182 cm
- Weight: 78 kg
- Preferred foot: Left
- Preferred positions: LB, LM, CB
Sifiso Hlanti biography
Sifiso Sandile Hlanti was born on 1st May 1990 in Durban, South Africa. The player lives a very reserved lifestyle, and there is little information on his personal life, such as family or spouse. Sifiso Hlanti age is currently 30.
Sifiso Hlanti career
Sandile began his career way back in 2011, and it was evident that he was a player with a great future. He quickly rose to fame, and big clubs such as the Chiefs began to eye him. In the 2016/2017 season, he was honoured as the South African Champion, and the following year his club was the South African Cup Winner. The Sifiso Hlanti FIFA 20 and Sifiso Hlanti FIFA 19 stats can be found in the largest FIFA database.
His best stats include:
- Stand Tackle: 77
- Crossing: 76
- Acceleration: 72
- Dribbling: 70
- Sprint Speed: 70
All the club matches and goal statistics for one of the top players prove that he is a great member of the cubs that he plays with.
What are Sifiso Hlanti latest news
Sifiso Hlanti news on any transfers is anxiously awaited by his fans. There have been tons of rumours all over the media of pending transfer after it was confirmed that Bidvest Wits had been sold. The new owners revealed that 5 top players would not be moving with the club since they would not afford to pay their salaries, and they had let them talk to other clubs. It was already confirmed that Thulani Hlatshwayo and Deon Hotto are in the advanced stages of negotiations for the Orlando Pirates. It is believed that two clubs, Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs, want to work with Sifiso Hlanti.
However, Sandile’s representative in an interview with KickOff said,
I’m waiting for an enquiry, waiting to hear who is enquiring about him, but for now there’s nothing. I read [in the media] about two clubs being interested in him, Chiefs and Pirates. But at this stage we’ve heard nothing from these clubs. I’m waiting to hear from Wits’ point of view if there’s been talks between them and those clubs.
Sifiso Hlanti salary
The official figures of Sandile’s salary have not been released. However, according to Transfermarkt by 8th April 2020, his market value was €1 million. Sifiso Hlanti car joins the list of other PSL Jeep fanatics. His car collection boasts of a Jeep Rubicon SUV, BMW 325i, and a modified VW Golf 5. You can easily find Sifiso Hlanti Instagram images on the official Bidvest Wits page.
Sifiso Hlanti has met the expectations of many on the field and continues to play a significant role in the team and on the league. The country and his fans cannot wait to see how this year's season will play out.