Talented South African footballer Lebogang Mabatle makes headlines as she puts pen to paper with Moroccan Club, Phoenix Feminin Marrakech, as announced on Thursday, 7 September 2023.
This news has garnered immense excitement, especially considering the substantial investments made by the Moroccan Football Association in women’s football.
Hailing from Pankop, a village in Mpumalanga, the 31-year-old has established herself as a force to be reckoned with both on and off the field. Currently a player for the University of Pretoria (UP), Mabatle is also pursuing her studies in B. Sports Science alongside her football career.
The footballer is set to bring her wealth of experience and expertise to Phoenix Feminin Marrakech.
Notably, the defender’s international experience includes representing South Africa at the prestigious 2012 Summer Olympics held in London.
Her exceptional skills and dedication to the sport have undoubtedly earned her a well-deserved spot in the national team. In fact, she was last called up to represent her country in September 2014 during the African Women’s Championship in Namibia.
As Mabatle embarks on this exciting new chapter of her football journey, the continent eagerly awaits her contributions to Phoenix Feminin Marrakech. Her signing embodies the growing recognition and support for women’s football, making her a trailblazer for aspiring players everywhere.
Photo 1 Caption: Talented South African footballer Lebogang Mabatle makes headlines as she puts pen to paper with Moroccan Club, Phoenix Feminin Marrakech, as announced on Thursday, 7 September 2023. Photo: Indira Albuquerque (X)