Phakamani Mahlambi: girlfriend, age, salary, cars, height, Instagram

Phakamani Mahlambi: girlfriend, age, salary, cars, height, Instagram

Kenneth Mwenda
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:54 PM

Less is known about Phakamani Mahlambi's girlfriend, who in early 2017 was blessed with a baby girl while Mahlambi was playing for the Egyptian side. Later, the star left Al Ahly SC for Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. The couple is raising a beautiful family together and in this article, we share fascinating facts about the talented athlete Mahlabi, his girlfriend, worth and more!

Phakamani Mahlambi
Photo: (modified by author)
Source: UGC

He began his football career back in 2011 at Transnet School of Excellence and later proceeded to Bidvest Wits, where he played his first debut match in the 2014–15 season. He is also a senior player of South Africa. Mahlambi plays as an attacking midfielder.

Phakamani Mahlambi's profile summary

  • Names: Phakamani Lungisani Mahlambi
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: Sept 12, 1997
  • Phakamani Mahlambi's age: 24 years (As of January 2022)
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Home town: Louwsburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
  • Current residence: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Weight in kilograms: 68 Kilograms
  • Marital status: N / A
  • Religion: Christian
  • Occupation: Professional football player
  • Position(s): Attacking midfielder
  • Net worth: $4 million - $6 million
  • Instagram: phaka_34
  • Twitter: Phaka32

Phakamani's age

Mahlambi is a 24 year old Christian, as of 2022 January. His hobbies include acting in movies and shows. His father is known as John Zachariah Mahlambi.

Phakamani Lungisani Mahlambi was born on 12 September 1997. He spent his childhood life in Louwsburg in Kwa-Zulu Natal. He is currently a Cape Town resident, where he plays for Chippa United.

Phakamani Mahlambi's girlfriend

The football player was blessed with his firstborn in early 2017, an adorable daughter with his girlfriend, Nothando Meyiwa. He currently has two kids. According to, Phakamani Mahlambi's girlfriend studied at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Phakamani Mahlambi, girlfriend and their daughter
Phakamani Mahlambi, his girlfriend and their daughter. Photo: @phaka_34
Source: Instagram

Phakamani Mahlambi's salary

His wealth is estimated between $1.4 million - $3 million. Sundowns are believed to have paid $900‚000 (around R13 million) for Phakamani Lungisani Mahlambi. According to reports, he earned roughly $26 000 (about R400,000) a month playing for the Brazilians.

Phakamani Mahlambi's cars

The skilled footballer lives a luxurious life, with a big bungalow, personal luxury cars including an eye-catching BMW 335i, Volkswagen as well as 2018 BMW 220I Convert M Sport which he bought in November 2018 after BMW Financial Services offered him a loan of over R690,000.

In the above mentioned agreement, the footballer was to repay the loan in monthly instalments of over R11,200 for 71 months. He later defaulted on his instalments which led to Superdrive Investments demanding back its luxurious automobile.

Phakamani Mahlambi
Phakamani Mahlambi showing off his car in Port Elizabeth. Photo: @paka_34
Source: Instagram

Phakamani Mahlambi's football contracts

  1. 2015–2017: Bidvest Wits, South Africa U23s
  2. 2017–2018: South Africa, Al Ahly
  3. 2018–2020: Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa
  4. 2020–2021: AmaZulu
  5. 2021 - Present: Chippa United

Phakamani Mahlambi's height

The South African athlete stands at 1.73 metres tall.

Phakamani Mahlambi's Instagram

The player gained fame while playing for Wits and he is an active Instagram user. His account, @phaka_34, has over 148 followers at the time of writing this article.

Which is Phakamani Mahlambi's current team?

He joined Chippa United on Aug 19, 2021, from Mamelodi Sundowns until Jun 30, 2022, when his contract will expire.

Phakamani Mahlambi's international career

His international career started long back while with the South African Under-23, being a great addition to the squad, which qualified for Rio Olympics for the first time after 15 years. Mahlambi gave his team the winning penalty against the hosts Senegal in the third-place playoff.

Is Phakamani Mahlambi playing at Mamelodi Sundowns?

In August 2021, Mamelodi Sundowns bought the player from Al Ahly for around $900 000. His first club, Bidvest Wits, which sold Mahlambi to Al Ahly, was offered over R4-million, part of their earlier sell-on clause inserted with the Al Ahly. He is currently at Chippa United on loan.

Phakamani Mahlambi's football career

He started his career in the 2014–15 season at Bidvest Wits, where he played his debut match against Ajax Cape Town. His team was led by manager Gavin Hunt and settled with a 2–1 win. Mahlambi grew to become a valued player in the Premier Soccer League, banging crucial goals.

Mahlambi at Bidvest Wits
Mahlambi at Bidvest Wits. Photo:
Source: Twitter

He was the first South African player to ever share his skills with an Egyptian team. He had signed a four-year contract with Al Ahly in September 2017. The star made his first official debut in the Egyptian Premier League against Ismaily SC in a 2–0 win on Nov 20.

He had scored a brace in a 6–0 win-friendly match with El Gouna four days after he joined, but his first league goal was against El Mokawloon. Naturally talented indeed.

Who is Phakamani Mahlambi’s brother?

His brother is called Mthobisi Mahlambi. In 2016, Phakamani was to undergo surgery to reattach his knee ligament. His brother Mthobisi devoted himself to offering his hamstring to save his brother's career.

His first title with Al Ahly.
His first title with Al Ahly. Photo:
Source: Twitter

Which titles did Phakamani Mahlambi win?

Mahlambi had always tried to prove greatness on the field, from the early age in Louwsburg, where he had to express how he was beginning on merit, to his time at the School of Excellence, kilometres away from his home in KwaZulu-Natal. Here is a list of his achievements:

  1. MTN 8 Cup Winner: 2016
  2. South African Premier league Winner: 2016-2017, 2018-2019, 2019–20
  3. Egyptian Premier League Winner: 2017-2018
  4. Telkom Knockout Winner: 2019
  5. Nedbank Cup Winner: 2019

Although little is known about Phakamani Mahlambi's girlfriend, we have managed to compile some fascinating facts. Mahlambi truly is a decorated athlete. His skilful playing makes him a valuable asset to the team. He is a devout family man and a great South African athlete.

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Kenneth Mwenda is a business and sports writer with over five years of experience. At Sportsbrief, he contributes to writing biographies and listicles.