Mpho Makola

Mpho Makola

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Born: 5/4/86 in Alexandra
Nationality: South Africa South Africa

Position: Midfielder
Club: Orlando Pirates
Previous clubs: Alexandria Sheffield FC, Vutech FC, Free State Stars

Makola spent time at Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits' junior teams, but took a while before getting his big break with Free State Stars, making his professional debut in the 2008/09 season.

He made 67 starts, scoring eight goals, for Ea Lla Koto before making the move to Orlando Pirates at the start of the 2012/13 season along with Manti Mahola and Ayanda Gcaba.