Kaizer Chiefs defeated Orlando Pirates at the Soweto Derby this Saturday – here are five things to know about Chiefs goalkeeper Itumleng Khune’s wife Sphelele Makhunga.
The Kaizer Chiefs goalie also enjoys showing his little princess off on social media. It is definitely a super-proud dad and husband. A close friend of the football player also shared the video from Itumeleng Isaac Khune’s traditional wedding. The couple has shown each other love online and Sphelele made Khune the happiest man alive when she welcomed a baby girl into the world in 2020.
1. THE PAIR TIED THE KNOT IN 2022
Itumeleng and Sphelele had their traditional wedding in June 2022, after their relationship became public in 2019. The pair had a public relationship prior to this, for a few years but called it quits in 2018.
2. SPHELELE IS FROM DURBAN
Does Itulmeleng have a thing for Zulu girls? Sphele, like some of the goalkeeper’s previous girlfriends, is from Durban, according to IOL.
3. SPHELELE IS A MOM OF TWO
The pair welcomed their first child Amogelang Zenande in February 2020. In June 2021, the pair welcomed their second child Lesedi Ziyanda.
4. SHE IS 10 YEARS YOUNGER THAN HER HUSBAND
There is quite the age gap between Sphelele and Itumeleng! A whole 10 years.
5. SPHELELE HAS 167 000 INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS
The goalkeeper’s wife may just be influencer status on Instagram as she has a whopping 167 000 followers.
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