Neil Tovey is at number five, he was South Africa’s first ever captain who led Bafana Bafana to the 1996 African Champions Cup of Nations. His career spanned over two decades. He also played for AmaZulu and Kaizer Chiefs.

Coming in at number four is Lucas Radebe. Nelson Mandela called him his hero. He represented South Africa at the1998 and 2002 World Cup tournaments. He also played for Leeds in the Premier League in England.

Benni McCarthy is number three, he is the only South African to have ever won the UEFA Champions League. He played for Blackburn Rovers and Westham United in England. He represented Bafana Bafana on several World tournaments and he remains the top goal scorer for Bafana Bafana.

Patric Ace Ntsoelengoe is at number two. His record is limited since Arpatheid South Africa was banned from FIFA competitions until 1992. He propelled South Africa to a 7 nill victory over Rhodesia now Zimbabwe in the 1970s. He later moved to the United States of America to ply his trade there.

At number one is Doctor Khumalo, he became a national hero after winning the Africa Cup of Nations at home in 1996. He also featured in the World Cup representing South Africa in France in 1998. He is a legend at Kaizer Chiefs, having made over 400 appearances for the club.