Steve Lekoelea

Date of Birth: 5/2/79

Position: Midfielder

Clubs: Moroka Swallows, Orlando Pirates, Maritzburg United, Platinum Stars, Mbabane Highlanders (Swaziland)

Bafana Bafana caps: 10

Orlando Pirates fan favourite Lekoelea was not a regular during qualifying, but after setting up Daniel Matsau’s late winner in the final play-off match against New Zealand, he found himself more frequently utilised at the Olympics, coming on as a sub to score the third goal in the win over Brazil, and coming on again in the final match. ‘Chippa’ went on to play ten times for Bafana Bafana.

Class of 2000

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