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Root Of Fame – Coach Rulani Receives Slick R990 Sneakers

As one of the most popular mentors in the game today, coach Rulani Mokwena was recently gifted a pair of sneakers from one of South Africa’s biggest musicians. Check it out!

To see coach Mokwena receiving his kicks, scroll through the gallery above

What’s the story?

Mokwena, who is still relatively early in his days as a coach, has swiftly become one of the most popular footy figures in the local game today.  The Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach now has a huge following that is not only confined to those within football circles.


Sneaks From The Star

This was evident in a recent social media post, where he showcased a pair of sneakers he received from Cassper Nyovest, one of South Africa’s biggest ever musical figures.

Taking to his Instagram stories setting this past weekend, Mokwena flexed his new pair of Root Of Fame 990 sneakers. Nyovest, along with Drip Footwear collaborated and designed the sneaker that costs R990.


Root Of Fame

The Root of Fame 990 sneakers was unveiled in July this year, with the collaboration dubbed the ‘Legacy Deal’, with the artists previously mentioned that he came up with the concept during the early stages of the COVID-19 SA lockdown.

Regarding the sneaker, the Root of Fame 990 comes in soft colours such as salmon, grey and off-white, while it's designed in mesh material and a slip-on closure type.

To see coach Mokwena receiving his kicks, scroll through the gallery above

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