Itumeleng Khune reportedly paid lobola for girlfriend

 Sphelele Makhunga and Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune.

Instagram / @itukhune32

JOHANNESBURG - Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs footballer Itumeleng Khune has reportedly paid lobola for his girlfriend, Sphelele Makhunga.

The couple had social media buzzing after Sphelele posted a picture herself wearing a blanket over her shoulders and a doek on her head with a caption that was followed by a ring and cow emojis.

"16.11.2019 Thank you @itukhune32", read the caption.

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Traditionally, the outfit is usually worn by a woman during lobola negotiations.

On Tuesday morning, Itumeleng also posted a picture of Sphelele with the caption: "Hey #MrsK ☺️🥂🍾 @laaylaymak ❤️."

The couple confirmed their relationship on social media earlier this year.