Modiri Marumo

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Modiri Marumo
Personal information
Full name Modiri Marumo
Date of birth (1976-07-06) 6 July 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Gaborone, Botswana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Polokwane City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2008 Botswana Defence Force
2008–2010 Haras El Hodood 4 (0)
2010–2012 Bay United
2012– Polokwane City
National team
1998–2012 Botswana 50 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:42, 11 September 2009 (UTC)

Modiri Marumo (born 6 July 1976)[1] is a Botswanan footballer who currently plays for South African club Polokwane City. He signed with the South African side Bay United in August 2010,[2] and previously played for the Egyptian side Haras El Hodood, moving there from Botswana Defence Force in February 2008.[3] Marumo also plays for the Botswana national side. In May 2003, Marumo was sent off during a penalty shootout against Malawi in a 1/4 final of the COSAFA Senior Challenge Cup.[4] He was the starting goalkeeper for Botswana in their maiden appearance in an African Cup of Nations tournament and played in all three group stage matches.[5] Marumo retired from international football after the tournament.[6]


  1. ^ "Modiri Marumo". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Tshepho Bogosing (2008-02-18). "Botswana keeper moves to Egypt". BBC. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 
  4. ^ "Football trivia: Ask The Gaffer". Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Modiri Marumo player profile". Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  6. ^ Mtokozisi Dube (10 February 2012). "'Dipsy' Selolwane set for Botswana retirement". BBC Sport.