South African politicians are not shy to voice their thoughts and opinions, but some of them do take some time off to support their favourite football teams.

Fikile Mbalula, who is the Minister of Sports, has made it no secret which PSL club he supports a he can often be found tweeting about them on social media.

The late Nelson Mandela was, of course, a huge football and rugby lover.

Below is a quick look at five South African politicians and the teams close to their heart.


5. Patricia de Lille (Executive Mayor Of Cape Town) – Ajax Cape Town.

4. Fikile Mbalula (Minister of Sports) – Orlando Pirates.

3. Jacob Zuma (President Of South Africa) – The Proteas.

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2. Nelson Mandela (Late President Of South Africa) – Springboks.

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1.Julius Malema (EFF Leader) – Orlando Pirates.