Mogogi Gabonamong

Mogogi Gabonamong (born September 10, 1982 in Mmutlane) is a Botswana football (soccer) defensive midfielder and defender who among others played for South African Premier Soccer League club Bloemfontein Celtic and Botswana. In 2011, Mogogi was the highest paid athlete from Botswana at $354,000 (USD).[1]

Mogogi Gabonamong
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-09-10) 10 September 1982 (age 40)
Place of birth Mmutlane, Botswana
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder, defender
Youth career
West City
Black Peril
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Mogoditshane Fighters
2003–2005 FC Satmos
2004Caledonia AIA (loan)
2005–2006 Township Rollers 30 (2)
2006–2011 Engen Santos 117 (10)
2011–2013 SuperSport United 54 (4)
2014–2015 Bloemfontein Celtic 26 (2)
2015–2017 Township Rollers
International career
1999–2015 Botswana 67 (4)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

Gabonamong has played for SuperSport United, Engen Santos, Township Rollers, FC Satmos, Caledonia AIA and Mogoditshane Fighters.

As a teenager he had a trial with English Premiership giants Manchester United.

International careerEdit

Since making his debut for Botswana at the age of sixteen in 1999, Gabonamong has been an integral part of the country's national side.

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 27 February 2000 National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana   Lesotho 1–0 Win Friendly
2. 30 September 2004 National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana   Zambia 1–0 Win Friendly
3. 4 June 2005 National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana   Tunisia 1–3 Loss 2006 World Cup qualifying
4. 12 October 2010 Estadio Internacional, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea   Equatorial Guinea 0–2 Win Friendly
Correct as of 13 January 2017[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Mag: Best-paid players from 200 countries". ESPN.com. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  2. ^ Mogogi Gabonamong - International Appearances

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