Natasha Thahane Celebrates Thembinkosi Lorch’s Birthday With Romantic Video. Thembinkosi Lorch turned 28 years old on Thursday, 22 July, and we decided to gather five quick facts about the young footballer. One of SA’s most talented footballers has celebrated another milestone in his life and we’re here for it.
On Thursday, 22 July, Thembinkosi Lorch turned 28 and MzansiNdaba wanted to honour him by gathering five quick facts about him.
Orlando Pirates football player Thembinkosi Lorch has sent the socials into overdrive with his Instagram post of rumoured girlfriend, Natasha Thahane.
The soccer player appears to have finally admitted he is dating the actress, captioning his post: “Beke le beke” (week in, week out).
— Natasha Thahane (@Natasha_Thahane) July 22, 2021
This comes after days of public speculation that the pair were on baecation together in Tanzania.
While the couple was secretive about being on holiday together, social media users went on a mission to prove that the footballer and actress were indeed an item after a Twitter user connected the dots after zooming in on the reflection on Thahane’s sunglasses which appeared to show a figure that looked like Lorch.
1. Early life Thembinkosi
Lorch was born on 22 July 1993 in Bloemfontein. He kicked off his career in 2013 after signing with Maluti College, a TVET College club founded in 2008, The South African reported.
2. He used to play for a club owned by his dad
Before moving to Maluti College, Lorch played for Mountain Eagles in Ficksburg – a club owned by his father, Lorch Senior.
3.Award magnet In 2019,
Lorch walked away with the Absa Premiership Footballer of the Season and Players’ Player of the Season titles during the PSL Awards. Taking to social media, the 26-year-old gushed about the great honour it was. “I cannot express how grateful I am! I can never thank each and everyone enough that believed in me. I am truly humbled and honoured,” he wrote on Instagram.
4. Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) hero
Lorch was hailed a hero after he netted the winning goal in the 85th minute of the round of 16 clash off a counter-attack move.
5. He has idols too
According to the Orlando Pirates’ official website, Lorch is a big fan of his fellow midfielder, Thulani Serero.