Did Teboho Mokoena Make a Mistake by Joining Mamelodi Sundowns? Fans Divided on Whether He’s Taken a Step Back

Did Teboho Mokoena Make a Mistake by Joining Mamelodi Sundowns? Fans Divided on Whether He’s Taken a Step Back

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Teboho Mokeona's decision to join Mamelodi Sundowns has fans debating on whether it was a good move
  • Mokoena moved to The Brazilians from Supersport United despite receiving interest from European clubs as well
  • Mamelodi Sundowns fans are celebrating the signing of Teboho Mokoena but others think its career suicide

Teboho Mokoena is a Mamelodi Sundowns player but the debate around whether his transfer was a mistake rages on.

Mokoena signed from Supersport United despite receiving interest from clubs both locally and internationally.

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Fans are still debating whether Teboho Mokoena made the right choice by signing for Mamelodi Sundowns. Image: @mokoena_28
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The Citizen recently raised the question about whether Mokoena had made a mistake by joining the Brazilians as he would have to fight for his place in an already congested team.

Former Mamelodi Sundowns player Jeremy Brockie also got people talking when he took to Twitter to wish Mokoena for his birthday, adding that he couldn’t wait to see him in Europe.

The tweet came before Sundowns officially signed Mokoena from Supersport United and had many speculating that the midfielder would be heading to Europe.

Mamelodi Sundowns’ fans certainly don’t seem to think so as Mokoena scored twice on his debut for the club. Mokoena scored a brace in a friendly against as Sundowns ran out 6-1 winners KickOff reported.


"Wasted career for Teboho mokoena,im so disapointed on him.wise man choose life than money."


"His career was short lived. Down the drain"


"When will these players learn that moving to Sundowns is career suicide"


"On behalf of all Sundowns fans we are happy, we are the only fans that matter in this. #Sundowns"

Teboho Mokoena joins Mamelodi Sundowns to win titles, sends heartfelt message to thank Supersport United

Teboho Mokoena's move to Mamelodi Sundowns is still a hot topic in South Africa and the talented midfielder has now opened up about why he joined the Brazilians amid interest from other clubs, Sports Brief reported.

Mokoena attracted interest from Premier Soccer League clubs including Kaizer Chiefs and Belgian side Anderlect. Teboho Mokoena recently opened up that he wanted to join Sundowns because he was a winner and wanted to join a team of champions.

Mokoena joined Sundowns from Supersport United on a four and a half year deal. Following his move, he penned a message to his former club Supersport United, thanking them for his time at the club. Mokoena was at Supersport since the age of 17, Soccer Laduma reported.

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Byron Pillay
Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
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