Ayanda Patosi’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro South African footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From South Africa
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 31 October 1992, Cape Town, City of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Age: 27 years
Stats
Height: 174

Ayanda Patosi (born 31 October 1992) is a South African international footballer who plays professionally for Belgian club Lokeren, as a left winger.

Table of Contents

– Club career
– International career
– International goals

Club career

At the age of 16, Patosi trained with Belgian club Genk. He spent the 2010–11 season with ASD Cape Town, and Patosi later returned to Belgium on a tour with the African Soccer Development school. While there, Patosi signed a four-year contract with Lokeren in May 2011.

He made his professional debut for Lokeren in the 2011–12 season, winning the Belgian Cup that same year.

International career

Patosi was tipped in March 2012 by fellow player Anele Ngcongca as a possible future star of the South African national team. In November 2012, Patosi was hailed as a “sensation” and there were calls for him to be included in the national team set-up. He received his first call-up to the national team in December 2012. Patosi made his international debut on 12 October 2013, in a friendly match against Morocco, alongside fellow players Sibusiso Vilakazi and Kgosi Nthle.

In December 2014 he was announced as being part of South Africa’s provisional squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. He did not make the final, 23-man squad.

International goals

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 May 2014 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia Australia 1–0 1–1 Friendly
2. 16 June 2015 Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa Angola 2–1 2–1 Friendly
3. 11 October 2016 Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, South Africa Ghana 1–1 1–1 Friendly

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