Rhulani Mokwena Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Salary, Father, Car, News

May 5, 2023 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Rhulani Mokwena is a 37 years old outstanding South African football coach.

He was born on the 8th of January 1987 to a family with a rooted footballing background. He served as assistant manager to Steve Komphela and Pitso Mosimane at Platinum Stars and Mamelodi Sundowns FC respectively.

In 2020, he got appointed as head coach of Chippa United, a football club in the South African football league.

Rhulani Mokwena
Rhulani Mokwena History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & Data
Full Name: Rhulani Mokwena
Born: 8 January 1987 (age 37 years old)
Birth Place: Johannesburg
Current Team: Mamelodi Sundowns F.C
Nationality: South African
Wife/Spouse: Angela Mokwena
Occupation: Football coach
Net Worth: $1,000,000-$8,000,000

Early Life

Rhulani Mokoena grew up in a footballing family. He was raised by his father, Julius “KK” Sono, an Ex-Orlando Pirates footballer. He learnt advanced footballing tactics at a very young age.

Rhulani‘s late grandfather, Eric Bhamuza Sono, also played for Orlando Pirates Football Club and captained them before retiring. Tragically, he died in a car accident. He was also groomed by his uncle, Jomo Sono who owns Jomo Cosmos FC.


Rhulani Mokoena was very bright as a student. He received basic education before studying Sports Science at a higher institution. He obtained a Diploma in the discipline and moved on to professional football.

Rhulani‘s mother negated his decision to focus on football. She wanted him to study Law, much to the disapproval of Rhulani.


With a very established footballing family background, it was only a matter of time before Rhulani practised the profession.

He started his professional career as an assistant football coach to Steve Komphela, Cavin Johnson and Allan Freese at Silver Stars (now called Platinum Stars). He moved to Mamelodi Sundowns FC in 2014 and worked with the club’s youth team.

His outstanding performance earned him an opportunity to assist first-team coach, Pitso Mosimane. Together, they won the CAF Champions League in 2016.

Rhulani Mokwena moved to Orlando Pirates FC in 2017 and worked as assistant manager to Milutin Sredojevic and Josef Zinnbauer within two years.

Eventually, he got appointed as the first team coach of Chippa United on the 4th of March, 2020. His time as the head coach was short-lived due to the outbreak of Covid-19. With league matches disrupted during the period, Mokwena oversaw a single match before his contract ended.

Personal Life

Rhulani Mokwena runs a foundation known as Rhulani Mokwena Foundation. Asides from sports, he participates in social and personal development activities.

He is married to Angela Mokwena.

Net Worth

The professional football coach, Rhulani Mokwena has an estimated net worth of $1,000,000-$8,000,000.

Social Media

  • Instagram- @rmmfoundation
  • Twitter- @coach_rulani
  • Facebook- @Rhulani Mokwena official
  • TikTok- Nil
  • Snapchat- Nil
  • Phone Number- Private

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