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List of the best soccer players from South Africa. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from South Africa, along with photos when available. This list of best South African soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous South African soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Players on this list include Tumelo Nhlapo and Siyabonga Nkosi.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best South African footballers?" and "Who is the greatest South African soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of South Africa in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular South African soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Lucas Radebe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Lucas Radebe Defender

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Benni McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Benni McCarthy Forward

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Steven Pienaar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Steven Pienaar Midfielder

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Mark Fish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Mark Fish Defender

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Doctor Khumalo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Doctor Khumalo Midfielder

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Itumeleng Khune is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Itumeleng Khune Goalkeeper

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Jomo Sono is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Jomo Sono Forward, Midfielder

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Siphiwe Tshabalala is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Siphiwe Tshabalala Defender, Midfielder

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Quinton Fortune is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Quinton Fortune Winger, Defender, Midfielder

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Siyabonga Nomvethe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Siyabonga Nomvethe Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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Sibusiso Zuma is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Sibusiso Zuma Forward, Midfielder

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Andile Jali is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Andile Jali Midfielder

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Reneilwe Letsholonyane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa

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Teko Modise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Teko Modise Midfielder

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Benedict Vilakazi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Benedict Vilakazi Midfielder

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Neil Tovey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa

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Helman Mkhalele is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Helman Mkhalele Midfielder

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Portia Modise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Portia Modise Forward, Midfielder

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Phil Masinga is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Phil Masinga Forward

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Steve Lekoelea is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Steve Lekoelea Midfielder

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Thulani Serero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Thulani Serero Midfielder

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Eric Tinkler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Eric Tinkler Midfielder

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Matthew Booth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Matthew Booth Defender

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George Lebese is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
George Lebese Midfielder

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Bernard Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Bernard Parker Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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Brian Baloyi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Brian Baloyi Goalkeeper

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Rowen Fernández is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Rowen Fernández Goalkeeper

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Kaizer Motaung is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Kaizer Motaung Forward

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Katlego Mphela is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Katlego Mphela Forward

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Thabo Mooki is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Thabo Mooki Midfielder

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Arthur Zwane is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Arthur Zwane Midfielder

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Tsepo Masilela is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Tsepo Masilela Defender

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Aaron Mokoena is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Aaron Mokoena Defender, Midfielder

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Kermit Erasmus Forward

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Fani Madida is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Fani Madida Forward, Midfielder

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Daine Klate is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Daine Klate Midfielder

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Jimmy Tau is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Jimmy Tau Defender

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Surprise Moriri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Surprise Moriri Forward, Midfielder

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Katlego Mashego is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Katlego Mashego Forward, Midfielder

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Bradley Carnell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Bradley Carnell Defender, Midfielder

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Jerry Sikhosana is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Jerry Sikhosana Forward

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Dillon Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa

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Delron Buckley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Delron Buckley Forward, Midfielder

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Hans Vonk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Hans Vonk Goalkeeper

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Moeneeb Josephs is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Moeneeb Josephs Goalkeeper

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Siyabonga Sangweni is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa

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Mandla Masango is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Mandla Masango Midfielder

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Teboho Moloi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Teboho Moloi Midfielder

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Thabo Matlaba is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Thabo Matlaba Defender

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Nasief Morris is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from South Africa
Nasief Morris Defender