Mamelodi Sundowns player owns a club.
Nobody should depend on a football career because it is so brief and could end at any time. Some players are making wise use of it by turning into business-savvy players.
This is a special one. A highly-rated Mamelodi Sundowns striker has bought a club in his home region of Limpopo.
A lot of players will be sitting up to take notice. Mamelodi Sundowns‘ attacker Gift Motupa has invested in a local club. The 28-year-old has bought the status of an SAB League club back home in Limpopo.
Following his exciting brace in Sundowns’ 8-1 win over La Passe of Seychelles in the CAF Champions League this weekend, the Gachoene-born Motupa has quietly completed some neat business.
“Mamelodi Sundowns forward Gift Motupa is a new boss of a football club that plays in the SAFA leagues,” FARPost reported.
“This comes as Motupa purchased the status of Seshego Kings, who play in the SAFA SAB League, Capricorn Region, Stream B1 in Limpopo.
“The club has now been renamed Thogoaneng United FC “Ditau”. Thogoaneng Village in Ga-Chuene, Limpopo, is where Motupa was born.”
GIVING BACK AND INSPIRING DREAMS
The reported added to reveal that Motupa is essentially inspired to change lives rather than just chasing the status and money that comes with club ownership.
“Through his Gift Motupa Foundation, the 28-year-old also donates food and other staff annually to the less privileged.
“The former Baroka and Orlando Pirates player says he aims to expose young talented youngsters from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to league football.
“He also intends to promote the team to ABC Motsepe in the next two to three years,”
– Sundowns star Motupa becomes a club owner.