Moleko wins big after livestock sale

Fame & Fortune

Kaizer Chiefs may be struggling on the pitch but one of their players seems to be thriving following the sale of a herd of sheep.

Moleko, 31, has been a back-up option at right-back this season under manager Gavin Hunt and amid the struggles on the field, his side hustle beyond football is seemingly thriving.

The former Bloemfontein Celtic defender has garnered quite the following on social media since displaying his agricultural lifestyle away from the pitch and his latest sale was met with jubilation from his loyal supporters.

Securing the bag

"Sold, congrats to Ntate Jonas [Botshabelo]," he captioned an image with three sheep loaded at the back of a 4x4 bakkie.

The Merino sheep sold by Moleko is said to be economically influential breeds prized for its wool and famed for the quality it produces.

Varying on the age and size of the sheep, prices can vary between R600-R1200 based on the current market prices available. 

Having shown off his cattle and fresh produce in months gone by, the latest sale showcases a real progression into the vision the Amakhosi defender has for himself when he eventually hangs up his boots.

Scroll through the gallery below to see the sold sheep and more images of Moleko on his farm

Did you know?

The origin of Merino sheep is said to date back to the 12th century in Spain - which are descendants of Mouflon, wild sheep.

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