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Best Nicknames In SA Football

South African football is filled with creative and colourful nicknames that have often taken center stage, but which ones are the best to have graced the PSL? 

One of the best things about the fans in Mzansi is that they know how to award their star players with epithets that often spark inspiration or describe the way they play.

"Ace" is a common nickname that has been shared between a few players who were considered the best in the squad, while "Jomo" and "Scara" have also been dubbed on several players too.

Jerry Sikhosana definitely carried one of the more creative names with "Legs of Thunder", while "Mercedes-Benz" was bestowed upon Linda Buthelezi due to his hard approach to the game. 

Eager to see which nicknames are considered the best in SA football? Browse the gallery above!

Which moniker do you like the most?


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