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Carol Tshabalala Biography, Husband, Awards and Achievements

Carol Tshabalala was born in 1981 in Pimville, Soweto, South Africa. She is a South African sports broadcaster, producer and voice-over artist at SuperSport International. She is also a freelance reporter and a live studio anchor at the Barclays Premier League​ Football Today Live Shows.

Carol Tshabalala Biography

Carol Tshabalala was born in 1981 in Pimville, Soweto, South Africa. She is a South African sports broadcaster, producer and voice-over artist at SuperSport International. She is also a freelance reporter and a live studio anchor at the Barclays Premier League​ Football Today Live Shows.

Carol Tshabalala Career

In 2000 after she graduated from Krugersdrop High School, she became a sportscaster for SABC.She worked as a a voice over artist, television anchor, and a programme director until 2011.

In 2005 she joined Kaya FM 95.9​ for about 2 years as a sport news reporter, where she compiled and reported news on the breakfast show.

In 2008 she joined Radio 2000​ as a drive time sport show host, while continued to work as a sportscaster for SABC, until 2013.

In 2011 she left SABC after 10 years and joined SuperSport.In an interview with BONA Magazine ​Tshabala said one of her reasons for leaving was because she felt as if she was not used to her full potential at SABC. Her minor role during the 2010 FIFA World Cup​ coverage bothered her because it showed that the channel didn’t have enough confidence in her to consider her for such a grand event.

In June 2016 Carol Tshabalala joined Barclays Premier League​ Productions (IMG productions) as a live studio anchor.In January 2017 she co-hosted SuperSport’s 10 year celebration.

Carol Tshabalala Awards and Achievements

In 2002 she became the first female sport anchor of a major TV sport show.

She is the first and currently the only African to host the FIFA Ballon d’Or.

In 2016 she joined Premier League​ and became the only African based presenter at English Premier League​ sportscasters and among the few women presenters.

Carol Tshabalala Husband

She married Solomon Manana at the age of 19 years and had two sons Joel born in 2002 and Solomon born in 2007. She also raises her nephew Mpho who she took in after his mother (her sister) passed on.

Carol Tshabalala Divorce

She got divorced in December 2006 while she was pregnant with her second son, Solomon. She says that she felt trapped in her marriage for the longest time since she was emotionally and physically abused.

Carol Tshabalala Boyfriend

Carol Tshabalala boyfriend is Sbu Motloung who is four years younger than her. “Sbu’s so mature, he understands my world and isn’t intimidated or threatened that I’m in sports and my colleagues are men. I was worried at first about the age gap between us and also because I entered the relationship with three kids. I didn’t know how he’d handle that. But I’m also so young at heart and he gets along with my children so well” she told Bona Magazine.

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