Itumeleng Isaac Khune (born 20 June 1987) is a South African soccer player who plays as goalkeeper for Kaizer Chiefs in the Premier Soccer League, and also the South African national team.

Personal life

Khune was born in Tshing, Ventersdorp in the North West as one of six children of Elias and Flora Khune. His father Elias, worked as a driver at a mine in Carletonville and also played amateur football as a striker.

The Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper is married to Sphelele Makhunga and are blessed with two babies.



Kaizer Chiefs

Premier Soccer League (3): 2004–05, 2012–13, 2014–15

ABSA Cup/Nedbank Cup (2): 2006, 2013, 2014

Coca-Cola Cup/Telkom Knockout (4): 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010

SAA Supa 8/MTN 8 (3): 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015


PSL Footballer of the Year 2012–13

PSL Players’ Player of the Season 2007–08, 2012–13

PSL Club Rookie of the Year 2007–08

SA Sports Awards Sportsman of the Year 2013

SA Sports Awards Newcomer of the Year 2008

Telkom Knockout Player of the Tournament 2007

Telkom Knockout Goalkeeper of the Tournament 2007

Premier Soccer League Goalkeeper of the Season 2007–08, 2012–13,2013–14

Kaizer Chiefs Player of the Season 2007–08, 2012–13

Kaizer Chiefs Player’s Player of the Season 2007–08, 2012–13

Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament 2013

Salary and Net Worth

According to sources, he settled on R470,000 a month at Kaizer Chiefs when signing his new contract, a figure that works out around R5.6 million a year. He has a Net Worth of about R15 Million making him one of the richest players in the PSL.

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