Rhulani Mokwena

Rhulani  Mokwena is a South African football coach. He is currently the head coach of South African Premier League giants Orlando Pirates a position he was appointed to on 17 August 2019.


Rhulani Mokwena comes from a strong football background. His father Julius "KK" Sono is a football legend who also once played for Orlando Pirates. His grandfather is Eric Bhamuza Sono who captained Orlando Pirates in the 1960s before dying unexpectedly in a car accident. Jomo Sono his uncle owns the football club Jomo Cosmos and also turned out for Orlando Pirates.


Rhulani Mokwena has got a diploma in Sports Science. His mother didn't want him to pursue coaching but instead encouraged him to study for law. Rhulani Mokwena was the assistant coach to Milutin Sredojevic who resigned as Orlando Pirates coach in August 2019. Rhulani was then promoted to be the acting coach of Orlando Pirates on 17 August 2019.

Before joining Orlando Pirates, Rhulani was an assistant coach to Pitso Mosimane at Mamelodi Sundowns. Rhulani also worked as Steve Komphela's assistant when he was Silvers Stars coach.

Age and Date of Birth

Rhulani Mokwena was born on 08 January 1987. He is currently 32 years old.


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Rhulani  Mokwena
First Name Rhulani
Surname Mokwena
Born 8th January, 1987
Home City Johannesburg, South Africa
Current City Johannesburg, South Africa