Henrico Botes

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Henrico Botes
Personal information
Full name Henrico Botes
Date of birth (1979-12-24) 24 December 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Rehoboth, Namibia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Bidvest Wits
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Young Ones
2003–2005 Ramblers
2005–2007 Moroka Swallows 39 (9)
2007–2014 Platinum Stars 127 (24)
2014– Bidvest Wits
National team
2001– Namibia 20 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:51, 27 October 2013 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:51, 27 October 2013 (UTC)

Henrico Botes (born 24 December 1979 in Rehoboth) is a Namibian football striker. He plays for Platinum Stars in the South African Premier Soccer League and Namibia. He is a striker that his coaches have always believed in due to his functionality.[1]

He has also captained the national team.

He missed most of the 07–08 season and the 2008 African Nations Cup due to injury.

On 31 November 2016, Botes scored penalty in Platinum Stars’ 3-1 defeat to Free State Stars in a league match, which was his 50th goal in 195 starts since he started playing in the PSL in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ a b www.realnet.co.uk. "Platinum Stars striker Henrico Botes scores 50th PSL goal". Kick Off. Retrieved 2017-04-14. 

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