Tokelo Mokhesi

Tokelo Mokhesi is a journalism graduate and sports scribe passionate about penning in-depth, long reads. His journalism career started off at the now-defunct The New Age newspaper, where he briefly shadowed senior journalists for the publication. From The New Age, Tokelo joined Jozi Stars [under Gauteng Cricket Board], a cricket team which competed in the Mzansi Super League T20. His responsibilities at Jozi Stars were to compile match previews, reports, interviews with players and officials as well profiles. Thereafter, he worked for Women’s CricZone, a publication based in India, covering feature articles and match reports for South Africa’s women’s national cricket team. His career then took him to Goal.com [South Africa], where his focus was South African football stories. Tokelo also worked with Africa’s biggest football publication Soccer Laduma as a digital journalist. He also contributed to Laduma’s weekly newspaper, conducting and interviewing top footballers in the country. The part-time amateur sportsman is also passionate about Sports Business and is studying towards a BCom in Entrepreneurship.
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