South Africa, for a long time, has been producing great legendary players. Even today, many young stars are rising and showcasing their talents on the field. One of the critical star players is Teboho Mokoena. He is a young 24-year-old footballer who sets the pace for other aspiring players.
The star player stepped into his father’s shoes, and nothing is stopping him from achieving his dreams. So, who is Teboho Mokoena? Stick around to find out more about the player, his career, and stats.
Teboho Mokoena profile summary
- Full name: Teboho Mokoena
- Place of birth: Bethlehem, Free State, South Africa
- Date of birth: 24th January 1997
- Age: 24 years
- Gender: Male
- Height: 1.76 m
- Nationality: South African
- Profession: Footballer
- Current team: SuperSport United
- Position: Midfield - central midfield
- Foot: Right
- Number: 28
- Instagram: @mokoena_28
- Twitter: @tebohomokoena28
Teboho Mokoena biography
Teboho was born in Bethlehem, Free State, on 24th January 1997. He was raised by his mother after his father’s death and is an only child. His grandfather, nonetheless, played a vital role in his life as a father figure in his formative years. The player studied at Bodikela Junior Secondary School, and his excellent performances secured him a spot in Harmony Sports Academy. Teboho Mokoena age as of 2021 is 24 years.
Who is Teboho Mokoena father?
Teboho Mokoena is the son of the late Alexis ‘Didi’ Motaung. Alexis was a well-known footballer who played for the Free State Stars, previously known as Qwa-Qwa Stars and the Hellenic Football Club. Like his son, he was also a midfielder. He passed away in August 2010 when Mokoena was thirteen years old. It is quite evident that the young footballer follows his father’s footsteps, and he once stated that,
When he passed away, that’s when I realised I have to step up and continue his legacy.
Teboho Mokoena career
The player’s talent was discovered by Charles Molefe, his school teacher, and a coach at Bodikela Junior Secondary School. In 2017, at twenty years old, he received a promotion to his first team at the beginning of the season. Coach Stuart Baxter, amazed by his talent and skills, promoted him after he graduated from the reserves.
Teboho Mokoena current teams are SuperSport United and the country’s national team. The star footballer plays as a midfielder; he mainly takes on the central midfield. Other positions that he plays are the attacking and defensive midfield.
Teboho Mokoena salary has not been released to the public as of yet. However, according to Transfermarkt, his market value as of January 2021 is €1.10 million, with his highest value being €1.20 million last year (2020).
Teboho Mokoena stats
Below is a summary of the Teboho Mokoena stats in various competitions:
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