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Richard Henyekane

Personal information
Full nameRichard Tebogo Henyekane
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing positionStriker,
Club information
Current clubMamelodi Sundowns FC

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Richard Henyekane (born September 28, 1983 in Kimberley, South Africa is a South African football player for Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns FC.

The player hails from Kimberley’s Galeshewe township. The player is nicknamed the Kimberley Express.

The player's brother Joseph Henyekane has also played as a left back in the SA PSL for the last 5 years.

Richard Henyekane who plays as a striker or attacking right wing position had his career best season with Golden Arrows FC in the SA PSL league. The striker bagged three hat-tricks during the 2009/2010 PSL season ending with 19 league goals, as well as a further Telkom Cup Knockout Hat-trick, finished with 23 goals for the season. The striker was then snapped up by Billionaire owned Mamelodi Sundowns FC on a lucrative 3 year contract. The player also made official appearances with the senior national team - Bafana Bafana. The player is hailed as the quickest player in the SA PSL.

The player had a quiet 2010/2011 season in the SA PSL by his standards. The player is regarded locally as being in the top 3 strikers in the domestic league. The players strengths are his endurance, tireless running, and explosive pace off the mark.

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