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13 Clean sheets and still going strong

Moeneeb Josephs was born on the 19th of May 1980, and has played in the South African PSL since 1997. Being a goalkeeper professionally for 19 years means he definetly knows his way around the goal box. Josephs has played at 3 different clubs in his 19 years of professional football: Cape Town Spurs which merged with Seven Stars FC to form Ajax Cape Town, Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits.

Joining The Clever Boys first in 2006 and then moving to Orlando Pirates in 2008, Josephs returned to The Braamfontein outfit in 2013.

‘Slim Kat’ made his PSL debut against African Wanderers on 7 September 1997 as a teenager in the colours of Cape Town Spurs.

Josephs made PSL history on Tuesday the 9th of March 2015, when he re-wrote the record books by making 410 appearances in the PSL. He has also been capped at Under-17 and U-20 levels, and has 24 Bafana Bafana caps to his name.

The Bidvest Wits goalkeeper had already equalled the record of most modern day PSL appearances that has been held by retired goalkeeper Brian Baloyi, who played 409 of the 467 games of his career in the PSL era. Josephs has enjoyed a marathon PSL career stretching 19 years and proudly stands amongst just three players along with Baloyi and Orlando Pirates veteran Lucky Lekgwathi to ever reach the colossal mark of 400 starts in club football since the start of the PSL.

Last season (2014/2015) he kept 11 clean sheets in the Absa Premiership, and walked away with the ABSA goalkeeper of the season award at the PSL awards dinner. With 5 league games left in the current season, Josephs is again at the front of the pack with 13 clean sheets to his name.