Young star ‘the best he can be’

2017-08-09 06:02
Lebohang Matona

Lebohang Matona

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Rising football star, Lebohang Matona, of the HTS Louis Botha Se­condary School has been chosen as the July winner of Express’s Let’s Play Sports Star of the Month.

He was chosen for his excellent achievements in football.

Lebohang (15) is a Gr. 8 learner and is a very eager, brilliant boy in the community.

He is also very passionate about sports.

Lebohang is a person who is willing to influence his peers to participate in sports and is a leader and role model to many of his peers.

Lebohang plays as a middle-centre for his amateur team, Dramatic FC in Begman.

The team campaigns in the third-tier division, SAB League under the auspices of the South African Football Association in Mangaung.

Currently he plays for the u.15 school’s team.

Recently Lebohang played in Bloemfontein Celtic trials and progressed to the third round of the tournament.

He was also part of Louis Botha’s u.15 team which won this year’s Varsity Sports competition held recently.

In 2015, Lebohang was part of Free State’s Transnet u.15 team which took part at the national tournament in Johannesburg.

  • Lebohang’s motto is: “To be the best I can be in everything”. Send your SuperSport Let’s Play Sport Star of the Month nomination for learners between the ages of six and 18 today.

Nominations received before the 20th of each month will be included in that month’s selection.

  • You can email your nomination to or fax it to 086-552-4922. More on the Let’s Play initiative:

SuperSport over time has evolved as the quintessential sports authority.

With such strong sporting influence within the South African market, SuperSport has been perfectly poised to harness this power and rally the public and corporates to truly make a difference in society.


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