Steve Komphel Personal information
|Full name||Stephen Mbuyiselo Komphela|
Steve Komphel Age
|1 July 1967|
|Place of birth||Kroonstad, South Africa|
Steve Komphela Senior career Statistics
|1989–1993||Free State Stars||136||(14)|
Steve Komphela National team statistics
|2004||South Africa U-20|
|2005–2008||South Africa U-23|
|2008–2009||Free State Stars|
|2010–2013||Free State Stars|
|2012||South Africa (caretaker)|
|2018–to daate||Bloemfontein Celtic fc|
Steve Komphela Early life
He was born in Golden Valley farm, 20 km outside Kroonstad to his parents Jack Koyi Koyo and Nomalanga Komphela. He was the youngest of the 11 children. Komphela became a teacher by profession after he got his teachers’ diploma at Tshiya College in Free State.
Steve Komphela Club Career
Komphela began at NSL Second Division side Klerksdorp City and later Qwa Stars which he earned promotion to the National Soccer League. He made his debut in NSL on 9 February 1986 in a 4-1 win against Witbank Aces. In 1992, Komphela helped his group to a third-place finish in the league and was voted the NSL Players’ Player of the Year. He later joined Kaizer Chiefs where he played each of the 34 group games and signed an agreement abroad on 16 August 1993 moving to Gaziantepspor for the second 50% of 1993/94 season close by kindred South African Tebogo Moloi. He resigned in 1997
Steve Komphela Other activities apart from Football
Komphela is known for his footballing and teaching, but apart from that, he was also a TV presenter. He hosted his talk show on television channel Canakkale Dardanelspor AS.
Steve Komphela International career
Komphela was among the founding member of the new national football team of South Africa. He made his debut on 7 July 1992 in a 1– 0 win against Cameroon. On 24 October 1992 against Congo, his seventh cap, he captained the group in its second-ever World Cup qualifier. He played each moment of the first 22 internationals. He captained the group for the eighteenth and last time in a 2– 2 draw against Zambia on 22 November 1995 which was his 24th cap. Having played almost half of the team’s internationals up to December 1995. He was not chosen for the 1996 African Cup of Nations.
Steve Komphela Appointment as Bloemfontein Celtic fc Head Coach
Max Tshabalala Bloemfontein Celtic FC owner announced on 20 June 2018 that they had reached an agreement with Steve Komphela to take over as head coach of Bloemfontein Celtic on Three-year contract. The process has however not been finalized.
Steve Komphela Parents
His parents are Jack Koyi Koyo and Nomalanga Komphela