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Full Name: Thabo Joy Moloi
DoB: March 23rd, 1994 (20)
PoB: Vereeniging; Gauteng, South Africa
Position/s: Right; Fullback, Wingback
Club: SuperSport United F.C.
Club Jersey No: 2
Appearances & Goals: 44 Apps
Development Academy: SuperSport United Youth Academy
Market Value: R2 270 000
GSV Potential Indicator: 4/5 (Sizwe Motaung)
The Talent Scout Report: (Positional)
When it comes to right fullbacks, Mzansi seems to have been yearning for a true specialist who can dominate in the number 2 position for an entire football cycle or two; in young Moloi, SuperSport United have truthfully unearthed and developed an archetype South African defence first fullback with the attacking instincts to supplement a well balanced game. Blessed with great pace and an impressive level of maturity, the Vereeniging born lad couples all those gifts with impressive positional sense to make for one decisive attacking fullback with the defensive acumen to be a genuine asset in both halves of the field; Thabo has garnered a lot of experience already at the elite level for a 20 year old in South African football, one can only hope that the lad continues to grow in stature as an elite level star of the present an future. We could be watching a genuine legend in the making, taking into account the need for a right fullback of the future and the lads impressive potential levels, one feels as though there will be a lot of caps and accolades coming Thabo’s way in the next few seasons as he continues to develop into a classy fullback with a good head on his shoulders.