Full name: Silver Lee Shabalala
Home town: Alberton
Teams played for: Jomo Cosmos, Dynamos, Black Leopards, Amazulu
Hobbies: Travelling, meeting new people and reading
Favourite Team: Orlando Pirates, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Chelsea
Languages: English, Zulu, Sotho, Xhosa
Key message: Love life and treasure every moment. Remember, if you can dream it, you can do it.
Full name: Collen Tlemo
Home town: Wattville Benoni
Teams played for: Wattville, Watford, Jomo Cosmos and Portadown (Ireland).
Hobbies: Watching movies, listening to music, playing soccer and travelling.
Favourite Teams: AC Milan, Manchester United and Real Madrid
Languages: English and Zulu
Key message: Look after yourself and follow your dreams. HIV and AIDs is alive. People must take precautions when engaging in sex. And remember, successful people never give mental recognition to the possibility of failure.
Full name: Charles Motlohi
Home town: Welkom
Teams played for: Welkom Eagles, Bloemfontein Celtics, Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana
Hobbies: Reading, tennis and travelling
Favourite Team: Chelsea
Languages: English and Sotho
Key message: When days come that are filled with frustration and unexpected responsibilities, remember to believe in yourself and all you want your life. The challenges and changes will only help you to find the goals that you want to attain. HIV/AIDS is not a death penalty.
Full name: Sipho Dennis Phiri
Home town: Grasmere
Position: Right back
Involvement with football: Manager of FC Shibobo (U/13, U/16) and 1st division (Open)
Hobbies: Coaching football, reading
Favourite Team: Orlando Pirates and Barcelona
Languages: isiZulu, English, Setswana, Xitshonga
Key message: How you brand yourself is what you want society to see.
Full name: Matsita Shezi
Home town: Durban
Hobbies: Reading, movies & traveling
Favourite Team: Kaizer Chiefs
Languages: Zulu & English
Key message: The consequences of today are determined by the actions of the past. To change your future, alter your decisions today. So commit to CAN! – Constant And Never-ending improvement.
Full name: Tsepiso David Qacha
Home town: Clocolan (Free State)
Position: Goalkeeper and also plays as a middle fielder(position 8)
Involvement with football: Le-Reng High Scool A Team and Katlehong Legends.
Hobbies: Watching TV, Reading and Writing, Community Outreach Initiatives
Favourite Team: Kaizer Chiefs
Languages: English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, IsiZulu, Setswana, Sepedi and a little bit of IsiXhosa
Key message: It is never too late to become what you might have been and it is not how you start in life what matters but how you end. Reach out to your dreams and the sky is the limit!!!!
Doctor Khumalo, is best known for being a star midfielder for Kaizer Chiefs as well as the South African national team, Bafana Bafana. For short periods he played overseas for the Argentinian club Ferrocarril Oeste and for Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer. He represented South Africa 50 times (twice as captain), scoring nine goals making him the 13th most capped South African footballer. Since retirement Khumalo has served as a television soccer commentator, presenter, and (U/17) national coach. Khumalo was voted 62nd in the Top 100 Great South Africans in 2004.
Mark Williams’ illustrious career spans over 30 years which has seen him playing across the world. With an impressive 270 goals scored as a professional, he was the hero of the 1996 African Nations Cup when he scored two goals in the final against Tunisia, which saw Bafana Bafana bringing home the trophy. His accolades are numerous and testimony to his ability to remain at the top level of the game. Mark is also passionate about Beach Soccer and is currently a commentator and studio guest on Super Sport television.
Helman Mkhalele is a former South African football player better known as Midnight Express. Mkhalele played for the South African national football team, earning 66 caps and scoring 8 goals. He was part of the Bafana Bafana squad for the 1996 African Cup of Nations and travelled to France for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Mkhalele has experience as a facilitator from KBC Health and Safety Company and holds a Teaching diploma from Soweto College. He is currently involved in Football development and coaching.