In anticipation of this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, issue 1086, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday, August 15.
Mamelodi Sundowns v Wydad Casablanca preview
On Friday, Mamelodi Sundowns are set to face Wydad Casablanca in what is a must-win match for the Brazilians as they continue with their quest in search for a second CAF Champions League title. Currently placed second in Group C, three points behind their opponents, Downs will be eager to be level points playing away from home.
Kaizer Chiefs v Free State Stars review
New Kaizer Chiefs head coach, Giovanni Solinas fielded a new-look Amakhosi side, filled with young, energetic players which saw the team walk away with a comfortable win. Soccer Laduma’s Grant James gives us a tactical look at how the victory was achieved.
Innocent Maela interview
Orlando Pirates have had an unconvincing start to the 2018/19 season. Having collected four points in two league matches and failing to progress to the semi-finals of the MTN8 challenge, defender Innocent Maela chats to Soccer Laduma editor, Vuyani Joni about the team’s start and he reflects on the loss to Matsatsantsa a Pitori.
Also in issue 1086…
Thabo Mnyamane interview
Thabo Mnyamane is one player with immense ability and many defenders in the league can attest to that. His game has grown in leaps and bounds since his days playing in the Varsity Football league. Speaking to Soccer Laduma’s Celine Abrahams, ‘Scara’ as the player is known, expresses his gratitude for the opportunities that have come his way while revealing that there are more to come.
Jabulani Shongwe interview
Life has a tendency of putting people on a pedestal and when things go pear-shaped, one might not know whether to go left or right. That sums up the life of Jabulani Shongwe. There was a lot of promise from the player from his earlier playing days, however with a mix of subsequent spells at various local clubs, ‘Jafefe’ is willing to make his mark at Chippa United as he tells Soccer Laduma’s Celine Abrahams.
English Premier League transfer feature/interview
The English transfer window closed with both the Manchester teams surprisingly not amongst the big spenders. To bring you all the updates on what took place abroad, BBC journalist Simone Stone chatted to the Soccer Laduma international team about it all.
Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath chatted to the acting director of Tuks Sport, Toby Sutcliffe about home-grown talent and more.
This week, we hear from Cape Town City midfielder, Thabo Nodada about the team’s start to the campaign and on drawing against Mamelodi Sundowns in the MTN8 semi-final.
In this week’s edition of our beloved Siyagobhoza, the crew reveals that Mamelodi Sundowns are keeping a close eye on a Bafana Bafana international striker, details of Thabo Matlaba’s future at Orlando Pirates are revealed and Free State Stars consider the future of Sinethemba Jantjie, as well as much, much more!
Grab a copy of the latest edition of Soccer Laduma at your nearest outlet tomorrow. Don’t miss out!