Happy birthday Feeeeeesh! | People Magazine

Happy birthday Feeeeeesh!

Mark Fish is celebrating his 44th birthday today. To celebrate the day of the former Bafana Bafana defender’s birthday we are sharing some fun facts about him with you.

  • Mark Anthony Fish represented South Africa on 62 occasions scoring twice.
  • He made his international debut in a friendly match against Mexico on 6 October 1993.
  • Mark Fish was a crucial part of South Africa’s victorious national soccer squad when they won the 1996 African Cup of Nations. He scored one of the goals in the quarter final match against Algeria.
  • Mark Fish very involved in charity work, most of it aimed at the development of African soccer and the eradication of poverty.
  • Mark Fish started his career in his under the guidance of renowned coach Steve Coetsee playing for Arcadia Shepherds, an amateur team based at the Caledonian Stadium in Pretoria.


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