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8.
HLOMPHO KEKANA

“I made a promise to myself that I would never let the people who support me, down. I always try to push myself”

AGE

33

Position

Midfielder

Nationality

South African

#8

Biography

Hlompo Kekana, is the steadfast team Captain who keeps the Sundowns ship afloat. He describes the DNA of a champion as one who possess resilience, consistency and team work. He brings to the team, leadership, and his knack for scoring goals. Anthony’s moment of struggle came about when he was 17 and first joined a professional team. He later got loaned out to a third division team and the working conditions within that team were not conducive. He overcame that struggle by reminding himself why he started playing football and continued to play each game better than the preceding one and as such, ended up back at top of the league teams once again. During a match, Hlompo is motivated by his supporters and his determination to keep going.