With a membership estimated between 11 and 15 million the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) is one of the largest African-initiated churches in Southern Africa.
According to reports the ZCC was founded by Engenas Lekganyane after a revelation Lekganyane is said to have received from God on top of Mt Thabakgone, in 1910.
As one of the largest churches in the continent millions of people visit their headquarters in Moria for the annual Easter pilgrimage. Over the past number of years even well known PSL footballers have went to be part of the ZCC community. We take a look at past and present PSL footballers who are members of the Zion Christian Church.
1. Mark Mayambela
The former Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder is a devoted member of the church. In most cases off the field he is often spotted wearing the church badge and the police styled hat.
As a devoted member of the church Mark Manyambela has enjoyed a successful career without any scandals.
2. Mihlali Manyambela
The Cape Town born former Cape Town All Stars player who happens to be the younger brother of Mark Manyambela is also a member of the Zion Christian Church.
It is no secret that Junior Khanye had his own fair share of mistakes. At one point in time the former Kaizer Chiefs player would hit rock bottom. It was then when he went to rediscover his faith and would join the Zion Christian Church.
In most instances he is often spotted wearing his police styled hat and as well as his badge. As a devoted member of the church he usually attends the church services whenever he can.
4. Tebogo Monyai
Having enjoyed a successful football career spanning for over fifteen years, former University of Pretoria defender Tebogo Monyai is one the legends of the game.
The highly rated former footballer is also a member of the church.
Sources : https://www.instagram.com/mark_mayambela15/
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