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Full name  Thabo Matlaba
Years  Team
Height  1.69 m
Name  Thabo Matlaba
Weight  62 kg
Playing position  Left-back
Role  Football player
Career start  2010
Number  8
Nationality  South African

Date of birth  (1987-12-13) 13 December 1987 (age 27)
Current teams  South Africa national football team (Defender), Orlando Pirates (#8 / Defender)
Similar People  Oupa Manyisa, Kermit Erasmus, Siyabonga Sangweni, Patrick Phungwayo, Thandani Ntshumayelo

Place of birth  Tembisa, South Africa

Thabo matlaba

Thabo "Festival" Matlaba (born 13 December 1987 in Tembisa, Gauteng) is a South African football (soccer) defender for Premier Soccer League club Orlando Pirates. He is known for his long range shots with both his feet. Although he plays mostly as a left back, Matlaba is naturally right-footed.


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International career

He made his debut for South Africa on 14 May 2011 versus Tanzania in an international friendly.

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Matlaba scored his first international goal with a 40-yard (37 m) drive in a World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic on 23 March 2013.

International goals

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Scores and results list South Africa's goal tally first.


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