Kaizer Chiefs star Kgotso Moleko enjoying lockdown on his Free State-based farm with cows


Kgotso Moleko's incredible passion for farming has not gone unnoticed as a major additional stream of income for the Kaizer Chiefs star.

Football can be a fickle business, to some it comes with rags to riches stories, for others it can be a short-lived opportunity for fame and temporary fortune.

Scroll through the gallery above to see 10 images of Moleko's Free State Farm.

But Moleko has seemingly combined two of his passions to create a lifestyle of his dreams from the Naturena Village all the way to his Free State-based farm.

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To live this kind of lifestyle that seems humorous to some from the outside, but land in the specific region range from prices of R225 000 for 3.9 hectares all the way up to R200-million for a 2548 hectare, according to Property24.

Taking the innate ability to generate income from the actual farming, the land alone provides a significant investment with the former Bloemfontein Celtic right-back.

Cattle, pigs, sheep and maize - Passion turned business

Clearly not shy of displaying his life beyond the football pitch, Moleko often shares his agricultural expertise on his official Instagram account to his devoted followers.

According to PayScale, an average farmer in South Africa generates R277,500 profit on an annual basis, marking a decent return for a side business - and possibly a full-time business once he halts his career as a footballer in the Absa Premiership.

And given the testing times of the coronavirus pandemic, if the 30-year-old benefits from his hobby, he'd certainly be in a healthier financial state to those who don't enjoy the current resources of the Amakhosi defender.

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