Teboho Mokoena Biography, age, Background, Personal life, career and Social media

Teboho Mokoena is a South African professional soccer player who competes for both the South Africa national team and Premier Soccer League team Mamelodi Sundowns. Teboho Mokoena was born on January 24, 1997. On January 27, 2022, during the January transfer window, he signed with Mamelodi Sundowns.

Biography profile of Teboho Mokoena

Tebogo Mokoena Biography
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Full name  : Teboho Mokoena
Gender  : Male
Age : 26 years old
Date of birth  : 24 of January 1997
Place of birth  : Bethlehem, South Africa
Nationality  : South African
Occupation  : Footballer
Height  : 1.76 m
Position  : midfielder
Team  : Mamelodi Sundowns

Early life

Teboho was born on January 24, 1997, in Bethlehem, Free State. He is an only child who was reared by his mother after his father passed away. Nevertheless, during his growing years, his grandfather served as a significant father figure in his life. The athlete attended Bodikela Junior Secondary School, and because to his outstanding achievements, Harmony Sports Academy accepted him. [1]

Personal life of Tebogo Mokoena

The late Alexis ‘Didi’ Motaung’s son is Teboho Mokoena. Football player Alexis was well-known and represented the Free State Stars, formerly the Hellenic Football Club and Qwa-Qwa Stars. He played midfield like his son did. When Mokoena was thirteen years old, he passed away in August 2010. The young footballer obviously follows in his father’s footsteps, as he previously said, .

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Career of Tebogo Mokoena

Tebogo Mokoena Biography
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Charles Molefe, the player’s teacher and coach at Bodikela Junior Secondary School, recognised the player’s talent. He was promoted to his first team in the start of the 2017 season, when he was twenty years old. He graduated from the reserves and was given a promotion by coach Stuart Baxter, who was astounded by his potential and abilities. SuperSport United and the nation’s team are Teboho Mokoena’s current teams. The star midfielder mostly defends the centre midfield position while playing as a midfielder. He also fills in at the attacking and defensive midfield positions. [2]

International career of Teboho Mokoena

Stuart Baxter, a former SuperSport United manager who left the organisation at the conclusion of the 2016–17 domestic campaign, gave Mokoena his first call-up to the senior national squad in July 2017 for the country’s 2018 African Nations Championship qualifiers. He made his debut on July 15 against Botswana, and he was recognised for his ability to “carry the team on his shoulders” in the match’s aftermath. He scored his first goal for his country the following year in South Africa’s victory over Seychelles in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match. His goal also helped South Africa win the game 6-0, which was the largest victory in the country’s history.

Social media

Tebogo is on Instagram with 100 posts and 128 K followers.  He is following 827. He posts pictures of himself and his team also friends and family. [3]