In Pictures: Is Mrekza from Generations The Legacy related to Kaizer Chiefs Bobby Motaung?
Generations The Legacy actor Kope Makgae who plays the role of Mrekza Makhafola, confused Mzansi when he posted a picture with Kaizer Chiefs Football Manager Bobby Motaung.
Calls for DNA testing intensified due to the similarities resembled by the pair. Some proposed to summon 77-year-old Kaizer Motaung to come and explain if Mrekza is his biological son.
51 year old is the eldest son of football legend and founder of Kaizer Chiefs, Kaizer Motaung. He was absorbed in the football family business at an early age; he oversees the team affairs as a football manager to date.
Bobby Motaung hogged the headlines in 2020 when he hosted a party amid Covid-19 restrictions and was suspended without pay by Kaizer Chiefs. Following the bad boy tag in football, Bobby Motaung crossed paths with the taxman in September 2021 after failing to pay company taxes excess R90 million.
Kope Makgae was born in Lebowakgomo, Polokwane and is fifteen years younger than his doppelganger Bobby Moutang. Currently entertaining us on SABC 1 soapie, Generations: The Legacy, Mrekza is a man of many talents, and he is also a recording, stage performing artist and businessman.
Mrekza is Qualified with a degree in Media Studies from the University of Limpopo, while Bobby holds a Master in Sports Administration.
Previously Savannanews reported that Mrekza’s son Kopello Zoyl Makgae is interested in football; despite being dubbed the next Percy Tau, will he end up signed by Kaizer Chiefs Academy?
Commenting about his relationship with Bobby Motaung, Kope Makgae revealed that he is a “grootman” he respects a lot.
‘Bra Bobby is a public figure and a grootman I respect a lot; he a master of what he does, football administration. We have facial similarities, but if you look closely, we are a bit different.”
Asked if they are related
“Related? If we were related, I wish I could have been playing for Kaizer Chiefs and scoring the goals they lack. We have met before at a function, but we didn’t talk much. At times Chiefs supporters ask me to buy certain players,” Mrekza said.