BIRTHDATE: Sept. 17, 1997
HEIGHT: 5 ft. 10
WEIGHT: 161 lbs.
HOMETOWN: Soweto, South Africa
Moshobane is a versatile striker who adds a diverse attack for SD Loyal. He was part of the team’s first ever win, a 2-1 victory at Tacoma Defiance. Moshobane came to the United States in 2015 and began to play soccer at the collegiate level at Kankakee Community College in Illinois. From there, he transferred to Olivet Nazarene University from 2016 to 2018 where his uncle, Vincent Mkhwanazi, is one of the most decorated players to come out of Olivet Nazarene University’s soccer program and is from Moshobane’s hometown. After sitting out the 2016 season, Moshobane shined in 2017 and 2018, scoring 17 goals and seven assists in 40 appearances while earning all-conference and honorable mention All-American honors in NAIA. Before that, Moshobane he had played in the South African Premiere Soccer League’s youth system with the Kaizer Chiefs. He eventually saw time with the first team and impressed enough that he was also called to South Africa’s team that was looking to secure a spot in the 2016 Olympic Games. Things didn’t work for Moshobane in South Africa and decided to come to the United States. His first minutes in professional soccer in the United States came with Lansing United of the National Premier Soccer League. He also had stints in the USL League One and USL League Two before signing with SD Loyal. He played for Lansing Ignite in 2019, seeing action in 25 games, starting 24 of those.
Previous teams: Lansing Ignite, Charlotte Eagles, Lansing