Siyabonga Mabena of Mamelodi Sundowns in action during the DStv Premiership match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Royal AM

SA U17 starlet Siyabonga Mabena inspired by Themba Zwane

South Africa national under-17 and Mamelodi Sundowns starlet Siyabonga Mabena is inspired by his more illustrious teammate and Bafana Bafana star Themba Zwane.

Mamelodi Sundowns player, Siyabonga Mabena

Mabena ready to lead Amajimbos in Algeria

South Africa’s U17 squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Algeria from 29 April will be announced this afternoon, with Mamelodi Sundowns teenage sensation Siyabonga Mabena likely to lead the team.

Mamelodi Sundowns player, Siyabonga Mabena

Safa and Sundowns at loggerheads over Siyabonga Mabena’s U17 call-up

The South African Football Association [Safa] and league champions Mamelodi Sundowns are at loggerheads over teenage sensation Siyabonga Mabena’s U17 national team call-up, SABC Sport can confirm.

Mamelodi Sundowns' 16-year-old Siyabonga Mabena

Rulani cautious of jinxing Sundowns' 16-year-old Siyabonga Mabena

Mamelodi Sundowns proved the club’s future is bright when coach Rulani Mokwena handed 16-year-old attacker Siyabonga Mabena his DStv Premiership debut in their win over Royal AM last night.

Amajimbos midfielder Siyabonga Mabena

SOE hails Sundowns-bound Amajimbos star

The School of Excellence is proud to have produced a young talent like Siyabonga Mabena, who has so far tallied six goals at the ongoing U17 COSAFA Cup in Malawi.

Siyabonga Mabena of Team South Africa celebrates another goal in the boys U17 soccer match against Seychelles

Game of small margins as SA U17 edge closer to Afcon target

It was a game of small margins as South Africa’s U17 side narrowly beat Mozambique in the Cosafa Championship and edged closer to qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria next year.