Maphakela fits Rollers’ gloves

Well done: Maphakela with head coach Motang and goalkeeper coach David Puso PIC:  PHATSIMO KAPENG
Well done: Maphakela with head coach Motang and goalkeeper coach David Puso PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

It always took a special talent to be Township Rollers’ last line of defense. Several big names have come through in recent times.

Notable names who have worn the gloves for the popular Gaborone giants include Lesego 'Chokri' Moeng, Barolong 'Toldo' Lemmenyane, Anthony Matengu, Kabelo Dambe and the team’s legend and current head coach, Thabo ‘Mahala’ Motang.

The 2022-2023 season has given birth to yet another promising gloveman in Kabelo Maphakela and the youngster is already looking the part. The 24-year-old joined Rollers in the 2017-2018 season but only made his official club debut this month. Maphakela was thrown into the deep end in round three of this season’s Botswana Premier League (BPL) games.

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