Lehlohonolo Majoro

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Lehlohonolo Majoro
Personal information
Full name Lehlohonolo Michael Majoro
Date of birth (1986-08-19) 19 August 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Ladybrand, South Africa
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Orlando Pirates
Number 45
Youth career
Mubs FC
Kovsies FC
2005–2006 Manyatseng United Brothers
2006–2007 University of the Free State
2007–2008 Bloemfontein Young Tigers
2008–2009 University of Johannesburg
2009–2010 Highlands Park
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 AmaZulu 29 (14)
2011–2013 Kaizer Chiefs 57 (20)
2013– Orlando Pirates 5 (4)
National team
2011– South Africa 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 January 2012

Lehlohonolo Majoro (born 19 August 1986 in Ladybrand, Free State) is a South African football (soccer) striker playing in the Premier Soccer League for Orlando Pirates [1] He is one of the most consistent strikers, scoring over 10 goals in three consecutive seasons. Lehlohonolo Majoro's controversial transfer to Orlando Pirates. According to Soccer Laduma's website, Majoro's move to Pirates, which was concluded outside of the regular transfer window, was a legal one as SAFPU held Chiefs in breach of Majoro's contract after suspending him without pay.

Kaizer Chiefs[edit]

He made his unofficial debut in a Vodacom Challenge in a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. He was criticised for beating the defence including Gareth Bale but failed to convert. He made his league debut for Chiefs on 18 August 2011 in a 2-1 win over Jomo Cosmos. He also scored on debut only after 2 minutes after an accurate pass from Bernard Parker. He went on to be the club's top goalscorer with 10 goals.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for South Africa on 14 May 2011 versus Tanzania in an international friendly.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list South Africa's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 22 December 2012 Durban, South Africa  Malawi 1–0 3–1 Friendly
2. 23 January 2013 Durban, South Africa  Angola 2–0 2–0 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.orlandopiratesfc.com/default.asp?aId=2331954
  2. ^ "Bafana defeat Taifa Stars". Supersport. 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 

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