what position is Karabo Dhlamini? All about the Banyana Banyana player

what position is Karabo Dhlamini? All about the Banyana Banyana player

Karabo Dhlamini is a South African professional soccer player, currently playing as a defender for SAFA Women’s League club Mamelodi Sundowns. In addition, she plays for the South Africa Women’s national team, Banyana Banyana. Since 2021, Karabo has been a student at Oakland University, representing Oakland Golden Grizzlies women’s soccer on a scholarship.

What position is Karabo Dhlamini?
Karabo Dhlamini of South Africa at the FIFA Women's World Cup portrait session at Royal Barriere Hotel in Le Havre, France. Photo: Adam Pretty
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At 22, Dhlamini has cut her teeth internationally and is regarded as one of the youngest soccer stars. Her speed and defensive skills make her a solid presence on the pitch.

Karabo Dhlamini’s profile summary and bio

Full nameKarabo Angel Dhlamini
Famous as Karabo Dhlamini
Date of birth18 September 2001
Age22 years old (2023)
Zodiac signVirgo
BirthplaceTshwane, South Africa
Current residenceJohannesburg, South Africa
Nationality South African
Alma materTuksSports High School, Oakland University
Height in feet5’5’’
Height in centimetres164
Weight in kilograms54
Weight in pounds119
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourDark brown
Marital statusSingle
ProfessionSoccer player
Current teamMamelodi Sundowns, Banyana Banyana
Net worth$1-$5 million
Social mediaInstagramTwitter

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How old is Karabo Dhlamini?

How old is Karabo Dhlamini?
Karabo Dhlamini at a portrait session in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Katelyn Mulcahy
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Karabo Dhlamini (aged 22 as of 2023) was born on 18 September 2001 in Tshwane, South Africa. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She attended TuksSports High School in Pretoria for her education.

Karabo Dhlamini’s height

Dhlamini stands 5 feet 5 inches (164 centimetres) tall. As per reports, she weighs 119 pounds (54 kilograms). The sportswoman features black hair and a pair of dark brown hair.

Professional career

The soccer star represented South Africa at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, where she was named the team’s captain. On 19 January 2019, at 17, Karabo made her senior debut in a 1-2 friendly loss to the Netherlands.

She was named the youngest member of South Africa’s squad for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. In 2020, Dhlamini earned her first medal with Banyana Banyana at the COSAFA Women’s Championship.

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Karabo Dhlamini’s net worth
Karabo Dhlamini of South Africa at the FIFA Women's World Cup Round of 16 match between Netherlands and South Africa at Sydney Football Stadium. Photo: Sajad Imanian
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Karabo made four appearances during the tournament, starting throughout the knockout rounds. During this competition, the soccer player made her first senior international goal.

In July 2022, she was a member of the South Africa team, which emerged victorious at the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations and made five appearances at the competition.

How much is Karabo Dhlamini’s net worth?

The Tshwane native has an estimated net worth of $1-$5 million in 2023. She has amassed this wealth from her successful sporting career.

Karabo Dhlamini’s Instagram and social media

Karabo Dhlamini’s profiles
Karabo Dhlamini at the FIFA Women's World Cup France group B match between South Africa and China PR at Parc des Princes. Photo: Molly Darlington
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Dhlamini is active on social media. She has 4,536 Instagram followers and 2.496 followers on Twitter as of 7 August 2023.

Karabo Dhlamini has risen the ranks of her career to become a household name in the South African sports industry. Her natural talent and zeal have earned her domestic and international recognition.

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Source: Briefly News

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