Lebo Manyama, Turkey-based Bafana Bafana player, PSL Footballer of the year in 2017, and Players Player of the season for two consecutive years. No need for any more of an introduction to this humble, kind hearted, skilled professional South African footballer. We, at SARTORI™ asked Lebs a few questions, some of the answers you may already know, BUT there are definitely a few that will grab your interest. As you can see, he is man of few words.
Where were you born + raised?
Tembisa and raised in Alexandra Township.
Tell us about your favourite Sporting Experience.
Winning the PSL Footballer of the season 2016/2017.
Tell us about your Hardest Training Session.
Training at the Gym. I absolutely hate it.
What is the worst thing about your professional career?
Having gone through an injury that kept me off the pitch for 8 months.
If you were not an athlete, what would you be?
I would have been an accountant.
Tell us the story of your first kiss.
It took place in the dusty streets of Alex under a streetlight, hidden in the corner.
What is your favourite Meal to cook?
Pasta and Mince. As well as chicken.
What is the first thing you do when you wake up?
I kiss my girlfriend.
How do you relax / what do you do in your downtime?
I play PlayStation and watch Netflix
What inspires you?
The unconditional Love that God keeps bestowing upon my life.
Lebo, thank you for inspiring our Nation. For more information on Lebo + to follow his story, visit www.lebomanyama.com