William Mokoena

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Naughty Mokoena
Personal information
Full name William Mokoena
Date of birth (1975-03-31) 31 March 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Johannesburg, South Africa
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1998 Manning Rangers ? (?)
1998–1999 Orlando Pirates ? (?)
1999–2000 AmaZulu ? (?)
2000–2001 African Wanderers ? (?)
2001–2003 Moroka Swallows ? (?)
2003[1]–2007 Black Leopards ? (?)
2007–2008 Mofolo Leeds ? (?)
2008–2009 Lusitano ? (?)
National team
1995[2] South Africa U-23 4 (0)
1998 South Africa 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Naughty" Mokoena (born 31 March 1975[3] in Johannesburg) is a South African football player. He was widely known by his nickname Naughty due to constantly misbehaviour, scandals and controversies.[4]

He has played for Manning Rangers, Orlando Pirates and AmaZulu. After being relegated with African Wanderers during 2000-01 season, he was signed by Moroka Swallows.[5]

International career[edit]

Mokoena played four matches for South Africa national under-23 football team in 1995.[6] Mokoena was selected for the South Africa national football team squad for the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France but did not play.[7] He was sent home, along with Brendan Augustine for breaches of discipline after breaking curfew set by coach Philippe Troussier.[8]