Happy Birthday Bongani Khumalo | People Magazine

Happy Birthday Bongani Khumalo

Bafana Bafana centre back Bongani Khumalo is celebrating his 32nd birthday today. Let’s join him in celebrating his birthday by taking a look at some fun facts about the star player.

  • Bongani Khumalo was born in Manzini, Swaziland, but his family moved to Pretoria, South Africa when he was a baby.
  • Bongani is an only child. His father was a language lecturer at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and his mother was a teacher.
  • Khumalo has captained Bafana Bafana. He was named as the captain of South Africa for the 2013 African Cup of Nations.

  • Bongani Khumalo has played for 6 European clubs over 5 years during his career – Tottenham Hotspur, Preston North End, Reading, PAOK FC, Doncaster Rovers and Colchester United.
  • Khumalo won 3 PSL titles in 3 years with SuperSport United between 2007 and 2010.
  • Bongani Khumalo has played for Bafana Bafana 42 times, scoring 1 goal for the national team.

Happy Birthday, Bongani! We hope you have a successful 2019!



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