Itumeleng Khune

Name: Itumeleng Khune Date of Birth: 20 June 1987

Date of Birth: 20 June 1987

Birthplace: Ventersdorp, North West RSA

Former clubs: Kaizer Chiefs juniors

KC debut: Chiefs 1 Jomo Cosmos 1 (25/08/2007)

International honours: South Africa U-23 & senior international

Instagram: @itukhune32



Marital Status: Single

Favourite Film: Colombiana

Favourite Music: Slow Jams

Favourite Food: Sushi

Favourite TV Series: Generations/Isibaya

Favourite Celebrity Crush: Halle Berry

All-Time Favourite Player: Myself

Who Inspires You? My Dad

Inspiring Quote: Aspire to Inspire before you expire

‘Spider Kid’, as Itumeleng Khune is affectionately known to the Kaizer Chiefs faithful, burst onto the scene in 2007/2008 season helping the Club to win the Telkom Knockout. Itu, a product of the club’s development structures went on to win the PSL Goalkeeper of the Year award and was also the biggest winner during the club’s closing ceremony. Khune, a firm fan favourite was voted as no. 3 as one of Kaizer Chiefs’ all-time greats during a feature done by Amakhosi Magazine to celebrate the Club’s 40 years of existence. He is also a key member of the Bafana Bafana side having been the no. 1 goalkeeper for the side since the 2009 Confederations Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.