In anticipation of this week’s 1176th edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday 3rd June.
Steve Komphela interview
Steve Komphela has never been one to shy away from the media to speak his mind and share his passion for the beautiful game. Despite a coaching career that spans nearly 20 years in the South African top-flight, the 52-year-old is yet to win a trophy. The former Bafana Bafana skipper goes in-depth and shares his thoughts on football fans, what true success is, and his one wish.
Andile Cele interview
Former Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder, Andile Cele, takes us all the way back to 2001. Although he was forced into early retirement at the age of 29, the Bucs old boy shares some wonderful stories about former head coach, Jean-Yves Kerjean, who would later coach Black Leopards for a very short stint in Limpopo.
Aaron Mokoena interview
As Bafana Bafana’s most capped captain, Aaron Mokoena continues to light the torch for South African football. The former Ajax Amsterdam, Blackburn Rovers and Portsmouth defender shares his vision on how South African football can progress, what clubs need to change for more young South Africans to test their talent abroad and what the bet between him and Percy Tau was.
Patson Daka interview
Red Bull Salzburg young Zambian striker, Patson Daka, has lit up the Austrian football Bundesliga this season, scoring 21 goals so far during this Coronavirus-disrupted campaign. After joining the club in 2017, his early days weren’t easy, as he competed with European sensation, Erling Haaland. With Halaand’s move to Borussia Dortmund, Daka looks to have taken over the goalscoring responsibility and will aim to continue doing so at the tender age of 21.
Siyabonga Nomvethe interview
At the age of 42, one of South Africa’s most prolific strikers came out of retirement to do what he’s done since 1997, score goals. ‘Bhele’ seems to have an enduring desire to keep playing and defy the odds. Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo interviews the former Kaizer Chiefs forward to find out why he’s playing for Uthongathi FC and more.
Patrick Tignyemb interview
Veteran goalkeeper, Patrick Tignyemb, decided a move to Chippa United from Bloemfontein Celtic after a decade at the Mangaung-based club, however, life in Port Elizabeth hasn’t completely gone to plan. In this insightful interview, the Cameroon shot-stopper shared his relationship with former mentor, Norman Mapeza, club owner Siviwe 'Chippa' Mpengesi and more.
Mark Bosnich interview
Former Manchester United goalkeeper, Mark Bosnich, won a Premier League title under the great Sir Alex Ferguson in the 1999/2000 season, off the club winning an unprecedented treble the season before. Now retired, the 48-year-old shares his opinion on former teammate and Manchester United manager, Ole Gunner Solskjaer and why he believes Paul Pogba ought to stay at Old Trafford.
GladAfrica Championship Interview
Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath caught up with Mbombela United midfielder, Matjhaya Marks, who talked about his time as an Orlando Pirates youngster, making an impact for his current club and a player he’s developed a strong on-field relationship with.
In this week’s revolving column, we caught up with Bloemfontein Celtic centre-back, Mzwanele Mahashe, who shared his feelings on the club rumoured to be sold to TS Galaxy chairman, Tim Sukazi, the Siwelele supporters and the mentality of the squad during this period.
In this week’s edition of our beloved Siyagobhoza, the crew reveals news concerning a potential swap deal between Orlando Pirates and Maritzburg United, a former Bucs striker facing the might of the law and Mamelodi Sundowns keeping a close eye on a Big Three midfielder.
Grab a copy of the latest edition of Soccer Laduma at your nearest outlet tomorrow. Don’t miss out!