She has lived her life, though not to the fullest but has raised generations of children, both black and white.
She has taught her daughters everything from cooking to baking.
It bothered me that the channel didn’t have enough confidence in me to consider me for such a momentous event.
I wasn’t used to my full potential at the SABC and that’s why I left.” Confessed Carol.
She opened up a lot about her life and what has been happening in her marriage.
We round up 5 things we didn’t know about Carol Tshabalala.
“The channel gave me an opportunity, I grew my career within it and that’s something I’ll always be grateful for.
However, when the 2010 World Cup arrived, I thought there would be an opportunity for me to really shine. I remember Walter Mokoena and Tshepo Mabona were given chances to anchor, which I didn’t have a problem with.
In her interview with our features editor, she expresses that it was difficult at first, trying to get respect from fans as a young black woman presenting sports.
She had to work twice as hard as her male colleagues, but the fans and some of her colleagues were ruthless and doubted her knowledge of the game.
Coaches and the athletes weren’t used to her and doing interviews in the dressing rooms was awkward. “When I started in sports, I looked at my male counterparts and thought, why can’t women do this?