The name Hlompho Kekana as synonymous with the success of Mamelodi Sundowns. He was a revered captain par excellence during his tenure as captain. He is still considered as one of the greatest son's to have ever donned the Sundowns jersey. He is tipped to make a sensational return to the club that made him.
"You better look after that jersey because it's important to me as a person because I had so many attachments with the number, I have 8 league titles and I have the tattoo on my leg and also my shoe size is 8,thw one that used to score those incredible goals", the Mamelodi Sundowns legend said this to Bongani Zungu on Sunday before the Amazulu game.
To date, Kekana has won eight local Premiership titles, making him one of the most accomplished footballers in the country. Check out his incredible life and football career. Against Cameroon in 2016, Hlompho scored a goal from 65 yards out, cementing his reputation as one of the world's top long-range shooters.
"I will speak to the owners to check if the opportunity is still there, remember that was a year ago. If the opportunity is still there, wow, I will be a lucky guy from the village who has an offer that doesn't expire,"
Source: https://www.idiskitimes.co.za/local/zungu-selects-iconic-sundowns-shirt-number/ Newly signed Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder has finally chose his jersey number that he will wear at the club ahead of the new season. According to iDiski times, Bongani Zungu will be wearing jersey number 8, which was previously worn by the Mamelodi Sundowns legend, Hlompho Kekana.
Football is a sport that is constantly changing and the future is never really promised for the players. There are various factors that can lead to a player going from regular playing time to the bench. The more common issues are injuries, loss of form and a change in the technical team.
09/08/2022 Ex-Sundowns star spotted with this Skeem Saam actor wearing a Chiefs home jersey. The worlds of football and entertainment have in the recent years become almost the same thing in South Africa, as we keep on seeing people from the two worlds interacting on regular basis. Former Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club, Supersport United Football Club, and Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club middlefielder, Hlompho Kekana who is currently clueless after leaving the Brazilians earlier this season after nearly 12 years at the club, is one of the few people from the world of football who has been interacting with people from the entertainment world.
The number of trophies won by a player over the course of his career is frequently used to determine his greatness. The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has seen its share of serial winners who have made major trophy victories a habit. Mamelodi Sundowns dominated the last decade under Pitso Mosimane, winning nine titles (including cup competitions).
Keep going year on 31 August 2021 Former Mamelodi Sundowns Captain Hlompho Kekana authoritatively declared his retirement from proficient football as he has not been getting a great deal of play time at the club since Pitso Mosimane left to join Al Ahly in Egypt, however notwithstanding his retirement, Hlompho Kekana will constantly be viewed as a legend by the aficionados of the shielding DStv Premier League champions.
Hlompho Kekana is a South African football player who played for Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club, Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club, Black Leopards Football Club, Supersport United Football Club, and South African senior male international team. The 36-year-old is the most successful soccer player in South Africa when it comes to silverware as his 19 trophies which the majority of them came during his eleven years stay at Chloorkop, where he helped in building the dominance the club is currently having over South African teams at the moment.
After he was one of the most spoken about transfer in the January transfer window when he signed for Mamelodi Sundowns from SuperSport United, Bafana Bafana's holding midfielder Teboho Mokoena has already made a mark at his new club on his debut DStv Premiership match, he is just proving that he is not there just to add numbers, he went there to be recognised and make an impact, he is going to add value into the team and fight for a place in the starting line up.
Every soccer player's dream is to be a champion in almost every competition they play in be it a friendly one or a competitive one, something that former Black Leopards Football Club, Supersport United Football Club, Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club, and Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club middlefielder, Hlompho Kekana knows well.
Legendary Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Hlompho Kekana retired from playing professional football on the 31 of August 2021 after he was released by the team, but Kekana is still involved with Mamelodi Sundowns as he is a legend at the club after spending most of his professional football career with the club.
Pirates had a great game at Orlando Stadium against Royal leopards. The was drama in and outside the stadium. Makaringe scored a spectacular goal, from a very difficult angle outside the box however the flag went up for offside. Just after the second half commenced. I guess is another plunder by the linesman for trying to deny Makaringe for what could possibly be a goal of the week on the tournament or even the goal of the tournament.
"Not playing many games for me that season was crazy, especially after playing so much over the years, but that's when I realized I had overstayed my welcome at Sundowns and it was about time I gave way for the youngsters," Former Mamelodi Sundowns club captain and legend Hlompho Kekana has revealed he may have perhaps stayed far too long at the club than he should have particularly during his last days at the club
(Source: soccerladuma.co.za) The end of an era has occurred when it comes to the Mamelodi Sundowns legend that has been unattached to a club since last season. One thought that the former Masandawana captain would still play a couple of seasons elsewhere before calling it quits, but it seems like he had other plans.
The start of dominance Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club is enjoying currently was started by their former coach, Pitso Mosimane, who moved to the club in 2012 after he was fired as South African Senior Male National team coach back in 2011 after a year and a half in the job.
As it stands, it seems like more teams completed signings on deadline day. Teams have been unveiling players since the January transfer window closed. More signings seems like they will be officially announced this week. Cape Town City has been busy when it comes to transfers during the deadline day.
(Source: thekosibay.co.za) Mamelodi Sundowns have had incredible and unforgettable stars over the years. It's just part of their status within the Premier Soccer League (PSL) as they want to shine amongst others. However, every time Sundowns signs a new player, there's certain unhappy supporters that question the work of the technical team.
1. Hlompho Kekana Hlompho Kekana is a South African former professional soccer player who last played for Mamelodi Sundowns. He retired on the 31 of August 2021 after he was released by the team. On 4 March 2012, his team set a record in the Nedbank Cup when they beat Powerlines FC 24-0, with Kekana scoring seven of the goals.