Register Login Scores

Farewell To The Orchestrator – Reader’s Voice

One of the most important and influential players in South Africa, Teko Modise, recently bid farewell to professional football after playing his final match in the PSL earlier this month.  

The guard of honour and the captaincy entrusted to him by Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy in his final match embodied his influence on the local game.

Modise was a menacing midfielder who was tailored to lead, rule, pause and restart the game. His silky touches saw him winning the PSL Player of the Season award for two years in succession during the peak of his career.  To this day, he is the only player to win the prestigious individual accolade on two consecutive occasions.

Modise has accumulated all domestic winner's medals. The big win for 'The General' was arguably the CAF Champions League in 2016. He added the CAF Super Cup winner's medal to his already decorated medal cabinet.

A man of his art, whether he received or released the ball, was some sight to see and we might never see a player like Modise again.

Thank You Google Earth!


This article was written by a Soccer Laduma reader.


Top 5

Big Bucks – How Much AFCON Participation Is Worth

3 May 22, 2019 01:03 PM in AFCON News

Brazil Announce Copa America Squad, 8 Stars Snubbed

12 May 17, 2019 04:25 PM in Copa America

Bucs Land Their Target!

24 May 21, 2019 11:42 AM in Orlando Pirates

Mbappe Sends Golden Shoe Message To Messi

43 May 20, 2019 07:32 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Breaking: Bafana’s AFCON Prep Squad Announced

130 May 21, 2019 12:49 PM in Bafana

Bucs Star & Sundowns Win Big At PSL Awards

86 May 19, 2019 09:37 PM in PSL

Mbappe Sends Golden Shoe Message To Messi

43 May 20, 2019 07:32 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Middendorp’s Chiefs Future Now In Doubt!

155 May 19, 2019 09:00 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs' Trophy Drought Continues After Nedbank Cup Final Loss

490 May 18, 2019 08:55 PM in Nedbank Cup

How Chiefs Embarrassment Made History For Galaxy…

247 May 19, 2019 03:01 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Decision On Middendorp’s Future Imminent

58 May 21, 2019 10:51 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Barca Transfer News: Six In, Six Out?

8 May 09, 2019 07:14 PM in Galleries

PSL Switch For Vukusic As Interest Pours In?

11 May 21, 2019 07:31 AM in Siyagobhoza

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

12 Apr 02, 2019 12:30 PM in International

Bucs’ Plans For Next Season Outlined

33 May 21, 2019 09:23 AM in Orlando Pirates