10 South African footballers whose sons succeeded them into professional ranks

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Shaun Bartlett and Tyrique Bartlett
Shaun Bartlett and Tyrique Bartlett
Lucas Radebe and Lucas Junior
Lucas Radebe and Lucas Junior
Esau Phiri and Lebogang Phiri
Esau Phiri and Lebogang Phiri
Les Grobler and Bradley Grobler
Les Grobler and Bradley Grobler
Gregory Cupido and Keanu Cupido
Gregory Cupido and Keanu Cupido
Isaac and Siyabulela Shaai
Isaac and Siyabulela Shaai
Keryn Jordan and Liam Jordan
Keryn Jordan and Liam Jordan
Alexis Motaung and Teboho Mokoena
Alexis Motaung and Teboho Mokoena
Sidwell Maboe and Leogang Maboe
Sidwell Maboe and Leogang Maboe
Kaizer Motaung and Kaizer Motaung Junior
Kaizer Motaung and Kaizer Motaung Junior

In the wake of Lucas Radebe Jnr penning a deal in England, we take a look at 10 South African footballers whose sons have followed in their footsteps into the game.

After spending time on trial with Leeds United in 2018, Radebe Jnr officially joined Farsley Celtic U23 side, whose senior outfit ply their trade in the Vanarama North Division.

Scroll through the gallery to see all 10 SA footballers whose sons have followed in their footsteps

While his move is not of the glamorous heights of Kaizer Chiefs or Leeds United, the 20-year-old forward has been described as a 'promising talent'.

He's the latest of former South African footballers that have seen their sons follow the same career path in an attempt to forge successful professional careers.

Radebe's international teammate, Shaun Bartlett's son, Tyrique, recently had a spell with Newcastle United's academy side before parting ways during the off-season.

Isaac Shai is another name that features after an iconic 12 years at Mamelodi Sundowns where his impressive performances also earned him seven Bafana Bafana caps.

His son, Siyabulela was dubbed one of the most promising talents from the Downs academy at one point but now at the age of 26, reported discipline issues have severely stunted his career progression.

Liam Jordan, a full Bafana Bafana international will be hoping to go further than his late father, Keryn, who left a lasting legacy with Manning Rangers during his time in the South African top-flight.

Other current Bafana Bafana stars whose fathers played professionally include, Bradley Grobler, Lebogang Phiri, and Lebogang Maboe.