|Born||Brits, South Africa|
French journalists have admitted they were taken aback to learn that Mphela had made South Africa's World Cup squad after his largely unsuccessful spells at RC Strasbourg and Stade Reims. But 'Killer' isn't just a part of Carlos Alberta Parreira's armoury, he has become Bafana's biggest draw card up front. The 25-year-old was the top goalscorer in the Premier Soccer League in the 2009/10 season and proved his mettle and goalscoring prowess on the international stage at the Confederations Cup. Birmingham are reported to be eyeing a move for the striker but he won't be rushed into signing, saying: "It's not about Birmingham right now, it's about making the country proud."
Katlego Mphela scored a brace as Bafana Bafana made an easy meal of a poor Burkina Faso side, beating them 3-0 at Ellis Park on Wednesday night.
Pitso Mosimane has explained his decision to drop some of the regular Bafana players ahead of the friendly with USA.
Injured Katlego Mphela will miss Sundowns' midweek clash, but still expects to make the Bafana Bafana squad.
Pitso Mosimane has admitted he is concerned his Bafana stars will lack focus due to speculation over their futures...
Katlego Mphela is expecting final World Cup warm-up opponents Denmark to pose a stern test for Bafana Bafana.
Now that we know the names of the strikers that will represent South Africa at the World Cup, Richard Ferraris wonders how they'll line up.
Katlego Mphela transfer history
|SuperSport United||Mamelodi Sundowns||01/07/2008||Undisclosed|
|RC Strasbourg||SuperSport United||01/07/2006||Undisclosed|
Katlego Mphela Current Season Stats
|South African Premiership||Mamelodi Sundowns||-4 (4)||2||0||0|
Apps : from start (from bench)
* Stats for current season
Current Season Match Events
|Match Date||Home Team||Away Team||Starter||Goal||Booking||Substitution|
|04/12/13||MP Black Aces||Mamelodi Sundowns||N||--||--||--
|26/10/13||Polokwane City||Mamelodi Sundowns||N||--||--|| 68 mins
|22/10/13||Mamelodi Sundowns||AmaZulu||N||--||--|| 83 mins
|22/10/13||Mamelodi Sundowns||AmaZulu||N||85 mins||--|| 83 mins
|22/10/13||Mamelodi Sundowns||AmaZulu||N||90 mins||--|| 83 mins
|17/09/13||Ajax Cape Town||Mamelodi Sundowns||N||--||--|| 90 mins
|28/08/13||Mamelodi Sundowns||Platinum Stars||N||--||--|| 83 mins
|19/12/12||Chippa Utd||Mamelodi Sundowns||Y||--||--||--