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Bongani Khumalo Player Profile

Bongani Khumalo Player Profile
Bongani Khumalo
Date of Birth:Jan 6, 1987 (Age 30)
Place of Birth:Manzini, Swaziland
Nationality: South Africa
Height:181 cm.
Weight:82 Kg.
Position:Defender
Squad Number:20
Bongani Khumalo - South Africa (Sydney MahlanguBackpagepix)

Born in Swaziland, the towering defender moved to South Africa when he was two years old. At his club, he began scoring crucial goals from set pieces and formed a good defensive partnership with the likes of Morgan Gould and Ricardo Katza.  

The SuperSport man is a strong player which makes him difficult to beat. He commands his defensive area with authority and is useful in the opponent’s box. All these positive aspects of his game attracted the attention of Joel Santana and earned him a call up to the national side where he has been a regular ever since. 

After Bafana Bafana camps in Germany and Brazil the defender has grown into a regular who is most likely to start alongside captain Aaron Mokoena in central defence during the World Cup.

Did You Know: Khumalo joined SuperSport United from Arcadia Sheppards and captained the Pretoria giants to their third PSL title at only 23-years of age.