Hildah Magaia profile

Hildah Magaia (born December 16, 1994) is a South African female soccer player. She made headlines for scoring the winning goals against the host Morocco in the Women’s Africa Cup in the finals.

Magaia also plays the striker position for the South Korean Women’s football team Sejong Sportstoto. The victory earned South Africa a first-ever Women Africa Cup of Nations title.

Hildah Magaia
Hildah Magaia biography
Photo: Hildah Tholakele Magaia plays as a striker for Sejong Sportstoto.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Hildah Magaia Tholakele
Born:December 16, 1994 (age 28 years)
Place of Birth:South Africa
Nationality:South African
Occupation:Soccer Player
Position:Striker
National team:South Africa
Current Club:Sejong Sportstoto
Former Clubs:Tuks, TUT, Morön
Education:Tshwane University of Technology

Early Life

Hildah Tholakele Magaia was born in South Africa on December 16, 1994. She graduated from Tshwane University of Technology.

Career

Hildah Magaia stats
Hildah Magaia Magaia joined TUT before the 2017 season began.

Club

Hildah began her career with the University of Pretoria Football Club, Tuks. She had signed for TUT in the South African top flight before the 2017 season.

At the 2020 COSAFA Women Championship tournament, Magaia received votes as the Best Player earning her a two-year deal with the Swedish football club Morön BK.

Later, Hildah signed for the South Korean Women Football teamSejong Sportstoto. 

International

Hildah played for the South African female squad at the 2019 Summer Universiade. She was also on the Banyana Banyana team representing South Africa at the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations, Morocco.

In a group match against the Super Falcons of Nigeria, Magaia scored the winning goal to secure South Africa a 2-1 victory. She also scored two goals in the Final against Morocco to win the trophy for her team and country.

WAFCON

Hildah Magaia goal
Two excellent finishes by Hildah Magaia gave the Banyana Banyana of South Africa their first title success in the history of WAFCON.

The South African female team Banyana Banyana defeated hosts Atlas Lionesses of Morocco 2-1 in the 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations final in Rabat.

Hildah Magaia scores two goals within eight minutes in the second half. Her team won their first title success in the history of WAFCON.

The Banyana Banyana completed this tournament with a hundred percent record.

Stats

Domestic Leagues

DateCompetitionHome TeamScoreAway Team
13-11-21Elitettan Morön3 – 1Bollstanäs
03-10-21Elitettan Älvsjö AIK1-2Morön
07-11-21ElitettanBorgeby1 – 3Morön
29-10-21ElitettanUmeå2 – 0Morön
17-10-21ElitettanMorön0 – 3Lidköping
10-10-21ElitettanMorön1 – 2Norrköping
25-09-21ElitettanMorön0 – 2Kalmar
12-09-21ElitettanAlingsås1 – 0Morön
05-09-21ElitettanJitex0 – 3Morön
29-08-21ElitettanMorön1 – 1Mallbacken

Domestic Cups

DateCompetitionHome TeamScoreAway Team
29-09-21SCWMorön0 – 1Piteå
27-03-21 SCWUppsala1 – 2Morön
21-03-21SCWMorön1 – 5Djurgården
13-03-21SCWMorön0 – 4Umeå

National Team

DateCompetitionHome TeamScoreAway Team
23-07-22 AWCMorocco1 – 2South Africa
18-07-22 AWCZambia0 – 1South Africa
04-07-22AWCNigeria1 – 2South Africa
22-01-19FRWSouth Africa0 – 0Sweden
19-01-19FRWSouth Africa1 – 2Netherlands

Net Worth

Hildah Tholakele Magaia plays as a striker for Sejong Sportstoto and the South Africa Women’s team. She has a net worth of US$2 million as of July 2022. She plays as a striker for the South Korean Women’s football team Sejong Sportstoto.

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