Hlompho Kekana (born 23 May 1985) is a South African footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Mamelodi Sundowns. He is known as the engine of the club.
He is popularly known for his 65 yard goal which he scored against Cameroon. The goal got him nominated for the FIFA Puskás Award.
Hlompho Kekana Age
Kekana was born on 23 May 1985 in Zebediela, South Africa. He is 35 years old as of 2020.
Hlompho Kekana Height
He stands at a height of 1.76 m.
Hlompho Kekana Wife
Kekana is married with a wife and daughter. Not much is known about his marriage.
Hlompho Kekana International Career
The South African midfielder made his international debut in 2011. He has since the appeared 24 times for the national team scoring five goals as of 2018. His goals for the national team have come against Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Cameroon and Mauritania.
Hlompho Kekana is widely regarded as one of the best long range shooters in the world.
Hlompho Kekana Club Career
Kekana currently plays for South African club, Mamelodi Sundowns. He captains the team and has scored 15 goals in 136 appearances. Hlompho Kekana has previously played for Black Leopards, City Pillars, SuperSport United and Bloemfontein Celtic.
Kekana made his debut in the South African top-flight in 2004 with Blacks Leopards. He had his youth career at Zebediela Junior Swallows and Tshiamo Soccer Academy.
Hlompho Kekana Latest News
The Mamelodi Sundown skipper recently received a sizzling new Golf R worth over R700 000 from Volkswagen. Kekana also recently signed a new contract with Sundowns extending his stay at the club by another five years.