Left winger known for his time with the Kaizer Chiefs Football Club, where he played from 2008 until his departure for Mamelodi Sundowns in 2017. He built a social media presence of over 370,000 followers on his gl__17 Instagram account.
He launched his professional career by playing for Arcadia Shepherds F.C.
In 2011, he made his international debut with the South African national team in a match against the Ivory Coast.
He has a brother named Patrick Lebese.
He and goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune both played for the South African national team.