Lucas Thwala

Lucas Thwala (* October 19, 1981 in Nelspruit ) is a South African soccer player and former national team of his country. Currently, the Linksfüßler plays for Supersport United, before he was with the Platinum Stars, Orlando Pirates and Saints FC Johannesburg active.


Thwala regarded as die-hard defender, strong and uncompromising in the tackle. Usually it is set on the top scorer of the opponent. With his style, he won many battles, but also causes some kick.

He is one of the pillars of the " Bafana Bafana ". When he missed due to injury the Confederations Cup in 2009, this meant a weakening of his team. He is also dangerous on the offensive.

In standard situations in the opponent's half he always goes with forward and forms thanks to his heading ability a goal threat. With eight goals, he was with the Orlando Pirates in the 2009/10 season top scorer. In addition, he was honored for his achievements as a player of the year in the ABSA Premier League.