In South African football culture, it's almost a tradition for footballers to have nicknames. SuperSport United recently compiled a player profile on one of their youth products, with the player being nicknamed "Nyaope". Did you see it?
The player in question is Kamohelo Mahlatsi and, according to the club, the 20-year-old is an attacking midfielder.
Matsatsantsa recently tweeted a picture of the youngster, along with a short player profile, and Mahlatsi's nickname of "Nyaope" quickly grabbed the attention of fans in the comments section.
Have a look!
Matsatsantsa academy product 🔥
NAME: Kamohelo Mahlatsi NICKNAME: “Nyaope” DOB: 23 August 1998 AGE: 20 POSITION: Attacking Midfielder NATIONALITY: South African JERSEY NUMBER: 22 pic.twitter.com/es0hofno33