Thapelo Morena Biography

Thapelo Morena is a professional football player who currently plays for the Mamelodi Sundowns. He started his professional football career with Bloemfontein Celtic FC and has been with Mamelodi Sundowns since 2016. His current contract is set to expire in 2025.

Early Life and Origins

Thapelo James Morena was born and raised in Randfontein, Gauteng in South Africa. From a young age, Thapelo dreamt of becoming a soccer star, drawing inspiration from soccer legends like Lucas Radebe and Zidane. He attended primary and high school in the Gauteng province, where his talent was identified and nurtured.

Career Beginnings

Morena realized his potential in high school and vowed to pursue football as a career. At the age of 19, his professional football career kicked off when he was signed to Bloemfontein Celtic FC for the 2013/14 season. He remained with Bloemfontein Celtic until 2016, when he transferred to Mamelodi Sundowns. During his time at Mamelodi Sundowns, the team won the PSL, CAF champions league, and CAF super cup. Recently, he renewed his contract with Mamelodi Sundowns, which is set to expire in 2025.

Personal Life

Morena is happily married to a woman known as mama Lesedi. Together they have a lovely daughter named Lesedi. Thapelo loves his beautiful wife and constantly posts her beautiful photos on Instagram.

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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