Video of Steve Komphela playing soccer with group of kids goes viral

Video of Steve Komphela playing soccer with group of kids goes viral

- A video of renowned soccer coach, Steve Komphela playing the sport with a group of children has gone viral

- Komphela, dressed in all black shows off all his moves in the 40-second clip uploaded to Twitter by @TshekoMusolwa

- The video has received almost 20 000 views and was also retweeted by Kaizer Chiefs' Itumeleng Khune

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A video of soccer coach, Steve Komphela playing soccer with children has surfaced on social media. Komphela is a former soccer player himself but has made a name as a coach as well. He's coached teams such as Kaizer Chiefs.

The video of the 53-year-old was uploaded to Twitter by @TshekoMusolwa and Komphela can be seen showing off his moves. Chiefs captain, Itumeleng Khune retweeted the video as well, referring to Komphela as "grootman."

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The video was posted yesterday morning and has received almost 20 000 views on the social networking site. Judging from the video, there's no doubt that Komphela still has moves regardless of his age.

Video shows Steve Komphela playing soccer with kids

Golden Arrows manager, Steve Komphela can be seen dressed in all black playing soccer with a group of children. Source: @TshekoMusolwa / Twitter
Source: Twitter

The video has truly inspired Saffa tweeps as they took to the replies section to share words of praise with Komphela. Take a look at the full 40-second video below:

Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the top tweets under the video uploaded by @TshekoMusolwa.

@Lindisihle1 tweeted:

"He's something else that man deserves all respect believe me."

@Africa665 wrote:

"Shielding, getting into space, continuous movement... Dankie coach."

Previously, Briefly.co.za compiled 5 facts about Komphela in celebration of his 53rd birthday. Steve Komphela is one of the most recognisable names in South African football.

Komphela was born in Golden Valley farm which lies 20 hm from Kroonstad to Jack Koyi Koyo and Nomalanga Komphela. He graduated with a teacher's diploma at Tshiya College in Free State.

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Komphela has worn more hats than just that of a professional footballer. He is also a life orientation teacher and a local TV presenter. He once hosted his own talk show on TV called Canakkale Dardanelspor AS.

In 2002 he officially began his coaching career, starting with Manning Rangers FC. Between 2002 and 2015 he coached a number of clubs.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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