Personal life and biography of Mosa Lebusa, The Mamelodi Sundowns defender

Personal life and biography of Mosa Lebusa, The Mamelodi Sundowns defender

Steve Njuguna
updated at December 6, 2023 at 9:17 PM
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Mosa Lebusa is a South African professional footballer who plays for Mamelodi Sundowns as a defender. He has been a vital part of the club's success in the past few years since joining them in 2018. This article explores Mosa Lebusa's biography and career progression.

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Mosa Lebusa has been a consistent fixture for Mamelodi Sundowns. Photo by Mamelodi Sundowns/Facebook
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Lebusa has played in the South African top flight for the past decade. He has built a reputation as a dependable and versatile defender and has shown his leadership instincts, captaining Mamelodi Sundowns on several occasions.

Mosa Lebusa's profile summary


Mosa Lebusa

Date of birth

10 October 1992

Place of birth

Welkom, South Africa


South African



Height in centimetres

183 cm

Height in feet




Playing position

Center-back, Left-back

Past Clubs

Ajax Cape Town Youth, Ajax Cape Town

Current Club

Mamelodi Sundowns

National Team

South Africa

National Team Caps


Place of Residence

Pretoria, South Africa

Net Worth


How old is Mosa Lebusa?

Mosa Lebusa (aged 31 as of November 2023) was born on 10 October 1992 in Welkom City in Free State Province, South Africa.

Mosa Lebusa's playing career

Lebusa started off his career in the youth team at Ajax Cape Town. After making his senior debut in 2012, Lebusa played at Ajax for six seasons, making over 120 competitive appearances for the club. He then joined Mamelodi Sundowns in 2018, where he has been a constant fixture, winning five league titles, four cup titles and the inaugural African Football League title in 2023.

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Mosa Lebusa (in yellow) fights for the ball with Wydad's (in white) Zakaria Draoui during the AFL final between Mamelodi Sundowns and Wydad Casablanca in November 2023. Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP
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Mosa Lebusa's transfer news

After playing only 17 times for Mamelodi Sundowns in the 2022/23 season, rumours were swirling in the PSL that Lebusa would leave the club in search of more regular game time. However, Lebusa quashed those rumours after playing a key role in winning the inaugural AFL tournament in November 2023.

Mosa Lebusa's stats

As of November 2023, Mosa Lebusa has played 11 professional seasons as a footballer with Ajax Cape Town and Mamelodi Sundowns, making over 200 career club appearances and scoring 12 goals. For Bafana Bafana, he has made four competitive appearances.

What is Mosa Lebusa's net worth?

According to Savanna News, Mosa Lebusa's net worth is $280,000. This amount comes from his wages at Mamelodi Sundowns and the South African national team.

What is Mosa Lebusa's salary?

According to sources, Mosa Lebusa is said to be earning R300,000 ($15,947) per month at Mamelodi Sundowns. This is non-inclusive of performance bonuses and awards.

Frequently asked questions

Lebusa being a successful player and South African international, many fans have several questions they ask repeatedly about him. Here are some of them:

1. What is Mosa Lebusa's rating on FIFA 23?

On the FIFA 23 game, Mosa has an overall rating of 70. He is listed as a left-back, but in the game, he also has the ability to play at centre-back and central midfield. In the game, he is valued at $1.3 million.

2. Where is Mosa Lebusa's house?

Mosa's house is in Pretoria, South Africa, close to the headquarters of his football club, Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Mosa Lebusa has been at Sundowns since 2018. Photo by Mamelodi Sundown/ Facebook
Source: Facebook

3. What car does Mosa Lebusa's drive?

Lebusa has been known to travel around in a BMW 420i. The classy car is valued at R624,400 ($ 33,191).

4. Is Mosa Lebusa on social media?

Mosa Lebusa is dormant mainly on social media. He has a Twitter page that has yet to be updated since 2020.

5. Does Mosa Lebusa have a wife?

Mosa Lebusa has never publicly acknowledged being in a relationship or having a wife. However, he has often talked about being a father, as listed on his Twitter bio.

Final word

Mosa Lebusa is one of South Africa's best defenders. His consistent performances and leadership qualities have endeared him to his teammates at Mamelodi Sundowns and to South African football fans in general.

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Steve Njuguna is a media professional with close to a decade of experience in the sports media industry. He has previously worked as a sports journalist with Bamba Sports TV, Vybez Radio and The Nairobian newspaper.
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