Rhulani Mokwena is the coach of the Orlando Pirates Football Club. He is one of the coaches in South Africa who surprised both viewers and fans based on home and abroad with his extraordinary performance.
He is one of the coaches who started from scratch and was fished out by there performances.
|Occupation||Foot ball Coach|
|Team/Club||Orlando Pirates Football Club|
He has always wanted to be a coach even though his mother tried to persuade him to study law after his matric. Rhulani made his intention to be a coach known to his mother and convinced her. “Mokoena has a diploma in Sports Science.”
He is a product of a football-loving family, “was born into the family of Julius Sono”. Rhulani’s uncle, Jomo Sono and his grandfather, Eric Bhamuza Sono were notable personalities in the world of football in South Africa.
His love for coaching can be traced to his childhood days, at 14 years, Rhulanai coached Fulham FC, which he was played for at that time.
Due to his outstanding records, he coached the under 13 Fulham FC team.He played for the under 19 teams of Cosmos.
He became a professional after he was called to assist Calvin Johnson at Silver Stars (now Platinum Stars) in 2009.
Rhulani also helped coach Steve Komphela when he was the Silver Stars coach. In 2010, he stopped coaching to work for Complete Footballers.
He joined the Bloemfontein Celtic/Sporting Lisbon academy where he spent six (6) months. He later joined Sundowns in the year 2011.