Motswetla: A goalkeeping superstar in the making

Moswetla PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Moswetla PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

BOROLONG: Recruited by Division One side Magodi Young Movers in 2017, soon after completing his Form 5, Baboloki Motswetla has been doing everything pointing to a bright future between the sticks. And he is only 18-years-old, with a lot of room to develop into one of the country’s finest shot stoppers.

Growing up playing football with other children by the roadside, few saw Motswetla  as a future star. He is not there yet, but he gave glimpses of the future with some stupendous saves during a football tournament over the festive season in Borolong.

Displaying an assortment of goalkeeping skills, the teen managed to attract fans, who could not stop talking about him the entire tournament. He helped his team win the tournament after struggling for the past 17 years to reach the finals. Motswetla saved a number of penalties as he shone like a pebble on a beach, to hand his team the trophy, gold medals and a cash prize of P6,500.

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