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Matthew Booth

Date of Birth: 14/3/77

Position: Centre-back

Clubs: Cape Town Spurs, Mamelodi Sundowns, FC Rostov, Krylia Sovetov (both Russia), Ajax Cape Town, Bidvest Wits

Bafana Bafana caps: 28 (1 goal)

AmaGlug-glug's towering centre-back and captain, and one of three ever-presents during qualification and at the Olympics. A product of Cape Town Spurs/Ajax Cape Town, Booth was at Mamelodi Sundowns at the time of the Sydney Games. He later moved to Russia where he was regarded as one of the best foreign defenders in that league. Having amassed 35 Under-23 caps, Booth played 28 times for Bafana Bafana.

Twitter: @MatthewBoothZA
Instagram: matthewboothza

Business: Consultant at Artificial Grass SA
Foundation: The Booth Trust
Member: PSL DC and SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport

Matthew Booth
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