Is Ashley Du Preez the highest-paid PSL player today? Everything you ought to know

Is Ashley Du Preez the highest-paid PSL player today? Everything you ought to know

Ashley Du Preez is a South African professional football player who is a forward for the Kaizer Chiefs of the Premier Soccer League (PSL). He is best known for his pace and lethal finishing ability. In the 2022/2023 season, Preez has scored six goals in the 23 matches he has played, placing him 2nd in the Kaizer Chiefs’ top scorers list. So, how much does the soccer star bag for his natural talent and prowess on the pitch?

How old is Ashley Du Preez?
The talented sportsman is active on Instagram, regularly posting updates on his sports career. Photo: @021_footballers, @son_koerant on Instagram (modified by author)
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Ashley Du Preez is a household name in the South African sports industry. Although he has yet to top the list as the highest-paid PSL player, he is not too far from achieving this coveted position.

Ashley Du Preez’s profile summary and bio

Full nameAshley Du Preez
NicknameSlosh
GenderMale
Date of birth16 July 1997
Age26 years old (2023)
Zodiac signCancer
BirthplaceStellenbosch, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
EthnicityBlack
ReligionChristianity
Height in feet5’9’’
Height in centimetres176
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
SexualityStraight
Marital statusSingle
ProfessionSoccer player
Current team Kaizer Chiefs
PositionForward
Instagram@ashleyslosh

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How old is Ashley Du Preez?

Ashley Du Preez’s net worth
Pirates forward Zakhele Lepasa (C) kicks the ball away from Chiefs forward Ashley du Preez (R) during the Premier Soccer League football match. Photo: Phill Magakoe
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Ashley Du Preez (aged 26 as of 2023) was born on 16 July 1997 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. His zodiac sign is Cancer. There is little information about the striker’s parents or siblings, as he prefers keeping details about his personal life under wraps.

However, he has a close relationship with his mother, his number one fan. The footballer revealed that he had a rough childhood marred by poverty.

How tall is Ashley Du Preez?

Preez stands 5 feet 9 inches (176 centimetres). He has a pair of black eyes and hair.

Ashley Du Preez’s contract

In 2021, Kaizer Chiefs signed a deal with Stellenbosch to buy the hotshot forward for a whopping R6 million. The 3-year agreement comes with an extension option.

Ashley Du Preez’s stats

Preez has assisted four goals this season and played 1,915 minutes. He has an average rate of 0.28 goals for every 90 mins on the pitch. This attacking performance places him at 37th out of 371 PSL players who have played at least three matches.

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Ashley Du Preez’s contract
Ashley's zodiac sign is Cancer. Photo: @mogalewalesandawana, @tapiwa_junior11 on Instagram (modified by author)
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How much is Ashley Du Preez’s net worth?

While Ashley has yet to reveal his worth to the broader public, some sources peg his salary at around R300,000 monthly.

Ashley Du Preez’s Instagram

The talented sportsman is active on Instagram, regularly posting updates on his sports career. He has 21.1k followers with 73 posts.

Ashley Du Preez is a source of inspiration for most young people pursuing sporting careers. His career has taken shape, and he is only showing signs of going places. Preez’s monthly salary reflects that his fierce devotion to the game has paid off.

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Source: Briefly News

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