George Lebese

Former Kaizer Chiefs star George Lebese. Image: BackpagePix

Where is ex-Kaizer Chiefs star George Lebese now?

Best known for his unmatched flair during his stints with Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs, where is George Lebese now?

George Lebese

Former Kaizer Chiefs star George Lebese. Image: BackpagePix

George Lebese is a celebrated South African footballer known for his stints with DStv Premier League giants Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs. No doubt he wowed many with his flair and was dubbed as one of the best talents of his time, but where is he now?

Against the backdrop of his fame back home, he joined Colorado Springs Switchbacks, and since then, he hasn’t been spotted playing, leaving many confused about whether he’s still playing.

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Lebese started his youth career with Jusben before joining Khona Lapho. His command of the game saw him joining Arcadia Shepherds. This was the beginning of his senior career.

In 2008, he joined Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and left the club in 2017 with over 140 appearances. He joined Mamelodi Sundowns from Chiefs, but his stint was not as illustrious as many thought it would be.

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In 2020, he joined Colorado Springs Switchbacks. He has been without a club since being released by Colorado Switchbacks FC due to the pandemic.

Since his return, he has struggled to find a club. According to reports, he has tried his luck with Moroka Swallows, but it went south. He hasn’t been with a club for two years and hasn’t played any competitive match since leaving Colorado.

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With Lebese yet to retire from football, he has spread his wings to other business ventures. Lebese established a lush nightclub in Pretoria, Seventeen Lifestyle Pretoria, in 2021 to earn a living. The spot is all about premium leisure and has often hogged headlines since it was established.

Rumour mill has it that he has also tried his luck in construction. Recently, he launched his clothing line, Assets Clothing. The ex-Mamelodi Sundowns has since dropped his first set of t-shirts for his brand.

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