Thapelo Xoki was born on 10 April 1995. He wears Jersey No: 27. The Khayelitsha-born defender, who can occupy both the centre and right-back positions, joined Usuthu from the Old Mutual Academy in July 2014.

Here are the 5 things people don’t know about him:

1. He is afraid of heights

Flying and bungee jumping.


2. He loves animals

He enjoys watching animal channels.

3. He got phobia for cars

He don’t enjoy travelling with cars.

4. He is a huge fan of UFC

He loves fighting.

5. He can’t swim

He almost drowned in one of their recovery sessions and was saved by a friend.