Teko Modise Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Father, Family, Net Worth and Cape Town City

Teko Modise Biography

Teko Modise is a retired South African professional footballer who played as a midfielder and who is currently a staff member at Cape Town City Football Club. He was born Teko Tsholofelo Modise and he is nicknamed The General.

Known as one of the greatest PSL players of the modern era today, Modise’s career started in the lower leagues of South African football with Ria Stars and City Pillars. He won the Mvela Golden League Player of the Season award, which earned him a move to top-flight side Superpsort United in 2006.

The following season he joined local rivals Orlando Pirates with whom he spent six years, winning two PSL Footballer of the Year awards, including the inaugural award as well as two club honors during his time with the latter. Whilst at Pirates, he received the nickname “the General” for his ability to direct play and soon became a regular within the national team set-up.

Following a falling out with club management in the year2011, he transferred to Mamelodi Sundowns where he spent a further six years and won no fewer than five club titles. Also captained the side for the 2012–13 season. In the year 2017, he chose not to renew his contract with the club, electing instead to sign for Cape Town City where he remained until his retirement in the year 2019.

Modise also made 66 appearances for South Africa between 2007 and 2012 and represented the nation at the year 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in the year 2010 FIFA World Cup tournaments.

Teko Modise Age

Modise is 40 years old as of 2022, he was born on 22 December 1982 in Meadowlands, Gauteng, South Africa.

Teko Modise Height

Modise stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Teko Modise Family

Modise was born to his parents, Steve Sekgaila(father) and Dikeledi Modise(mother). He is the youngest of three siblings and was raised by his mother in Diepkloof, Soweto.

Teko Modise Father

Modise was born to his father Steve Sekgaila. His father introduced him to football as a toddler through who was a Kaizer Chiefs supporter, but lost contact with him when he was 10 years old.

During his formative years that followed, he played for local amateur sides Coventry and City Rebels prior to joining Ria Stars at the age of seventeen.

Teko Modise Wife

Modise was married to Felicia Modise. The couple married in 2010 and divorced in 2013. They have a daughter together. He entered into a relationship with model Lizelle Tabane with whom he was engaged until they broke the engagement in the year 2015 after rumors of infidelity surfaced against her.

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Teko Modise Salary

Modise earned an average salary of R450 000 per month, during his football career.

Teko Modise Net Worth

Modise has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars. He has accumulated his wealth from his career as a footballer.

Teko Modise Cape Town City

On 27 June 2017, he was released from his contract by Mamelodi Sundowns. On 12th July 2017, he signed for Cape Town City. He made his debut on 23 August, coming on as a substitute for Mpho Matsi and scoring Cape Town City’s third goal in a 3–1 win over Platinum Stars.

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