Marks Maponyane

Marks Maponyane is one of South Africa’s best-known and most-loved former professional soccer stars.

From 1981 ‘ 1991 he played for Kaizer Chiefs F.C.;  in 1992 he wore the strip of Dynamos F.C.;  from 1993 until 1996 he was based at Orlando Pirates and from 1997-1998 he made his home at Wits University F.C. when he hung up his boots

In 1998, Marks was elected to join the elite team of commentators at the Soccer World Cup ’98 in France and currently he is a Soccer Analyst for SABC Sport Laduma.

Marks Maponyane Awards have included:

  • S.A. Sports Hero of the Year 1983
  • Footballer of the year ‘ 1983, 1987 & 1994 and
  • Most Promising Presenter in 1997

In his spare time, Marks Maponyane enjoys Tennis, Swimming and Cycling as well as addressing companies as a Motivational speaker and hosting events in the role of MC.