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Kokota & 10 Other Nicknames Given To Chiefs, Pirates, Sundowns Stars

Over the years, Premier Soccer League players have been given many different nicknames either by their teammates or their fans. Soccer Laduma takes a look at 10 nicknames given to players from the big three.

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Samir Nurkovic, who is only in his first season at Kaizer Chiefs, has already picked up a famous nickname, being dubbed Kokota due to his love for the Amapiano music genre.

Nurkovic has been on fire for Chiefs in his debut season in Mzansi’s top-flight, scoring 11 Absa Premiership goals, well in the race for the Golden Boot award.

The Serbian striker is three goals away from catching up to the leading goalscorer in Orlando Pirates’ Gabadinho Mhango who has been dubbed “Inkosi”.

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Meanwhile at Sundowns, Gaston Sirino, who has also been in fine form this season, has been given the nickname ‘AMG’, establishing himself as a fan favourite since joining the Brazilians back in January 2018.

Click through the gallery to view 8 more nicknames given to players from the big three. 


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