Rhulani Mokwena, born on January 8, 1987, in Johannesburg, South Africa[5], is a South African football coach and manager. He comes from a footballing family, as he is the son of former Orlando Pirates player Julias Sono and the nephew of Jomo Sono[1]. Currently, Mokwena serves as the manager of Mamelodi Sundowns[2].

Mokwena began his professional coaching career in the youth systems at Silver Stars[1]. He made history by becoming the first coach to go on loan when Orlando Pirates announced that he would be joining Chippa United on a short-term deal until the end of the 2019/20 season[3]. He has also worked at Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates during his coaching career[9].

In addition to his work in football, Mokwena has studied sports science[4]. As of 2022, Rhulani Mokwena was 35 years old[5]. He is married to Angela Mokwena[4].

Mokwena is known for his preference for possession football, as well as his tactical acumen[9]. His coaching philosophy and dedication to the sport have made him a respected figure in the South African football community.

With his strong background in football and sports science, Rhulani Mokwena is well-equipped to continue making an impact in the world of football coaching. His experience and knowledge will undoubtedly help guide Mamelodi Sundowns and any future teams he manages to success.