Marks Maponyane is a noticeable name in the world of Football. He is a retired South African football player and the all-time top goal scorer for Kaizer Chiefs. He was born on February 16, 1962 in Meadowlands, Soweto, South Africa. This makes his age 54 now. He is South African by his nationality. His ethnicity is Black and birth sign is Aquarius. Marks played professional football for 17 years and was awarded footballer of the year three times. He plays in the position of striker for Kaizer Chiefs and he had scored almost 85 goals for it. During his football career he earned the nick name “Go Man Go”.
Marks matriculated at Kelokitso High School in 1981. During his school life, he was very fond of playing Football. Marks turned to professional football player in 1981 when he was spotted by the South Africa’s Glamour Team, Kaizer Chiefs. He joined the Chiefs when he was 19 and started off by earning R600 a month. In 1983 Marks won the “Footballer of the year” award and he also won the South African Sport Hero of the Year award. He also captained the club from 1985 to 1988. Later in 1991 Maponyane left Chiefs for Dynamos and joined Orlando Pirates in 1993. After his impressive games on Orlando Pirates he led his team to 1994 league title and African Champions League in 1995. After Maponyane retired, he focused more on his motivational speaking which he had begun while still a football player. Now, he works as a sports commentator for the South Africa Broadcasting Co-operation (SABC) and owns a clothing and a cooperate gifts Company, Maponyane & Associates cc.
Moving on to soccer legend Marks Mapoyane’s personal life he has been married since 1985 to Sylvia. He has two sons Masego Maponyane and Katlego Maponyane. The couple had been separated for long time and there is no any record of divorce either but there was argument between Sylvia and Marks. Later, Sylvia filed assault case of sex starvation at the Midrand Police Station to Marks. The case left Maponyane fuming and he allegedly accused police officer at the station of arresting him so they could sleep with his wife while he was in custody. The Sunday World says Sylvia told police that her husband had not touched her romantically in years and also she had not seen Marks for four years. Sylvia also accuses Maponyane of lying to police. Mark was dating his unknown girlfriend and Sylvia knew it. That was the reason for their argument. Mark even assaulted his wife with a coat hanger which leads them to serious controversy.
Marks Maponyane is man of talents. He has been involved with motivational speaking for most of his foot-balling career and has also been sales executive for two top sports brands Adidas and Reebok for 13 years. Marks Maponyane is a successful businessman and now he runs his own business. He has put together a series of video tapes which illustrate certain messages that wishes to share with others. Mark is socially organized person but he has not been implicated in charity and social contribution so far.
A soccer legend Marks Maponyane is 5 feet 11 inch tall which is approximately 178 cm. He has pretty maintained weight. Marks Maponyane is famous among millions of peoples however his net worth and salary is unknown.
Last modified: January 9, 2017
Published on: January 9, 2017
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