In anticipation of this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, issue 1100, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday, November 21.
Patrick Mayo & Benedict Vilakazi TKO Derby interview
All eyes will be on the Telkom Knockout this weekend where the first semi-final on Saturday, November 24 will see the Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates take place at Moses Mabhida. With both teams looking at stepping closer to the title, the supporters are expecting to see a spectacular match. To preview the match, Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo and Celine Abrahams chat to both Patrick Mayo and Benedict Vilakazi, respectively about what can be expected.
Baroka FC v Bidvest Wits TKO preview
Soccer Laduma’s Celine Abrahams previews the second Telkom Knockout semi-final set for Sunday, November 25 as Baroka FC go into their first semi against defending champions, Bidvest Wits. We hear from the two camps on the game.
Shaun Bartlett interview
Following the result of Bafana Bafana’s AFCON match against Nigeria over the past weekend, assistant coach Shaun Bartlett will be expected to teach the strikers a thing or two about finishing. Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo chatted to the legend about his appointment and other national team matters.
Also in issue 1100…
Joel Masutha interview
Former Black Leopards head coach, Joel Masutha was axed from his position after the team’s loss to Cape Town City in their previous league encounter. Now, Masutha opens up to Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo about what really happened.
Fortune Makaringe interview
Maritzburg United have failed to live up to the heights that the team set last season and it seems like the departure of key players have had an effect on the results. Attacking midfielder, Fortune Makaringe breaks it down to Soccer Laduma’s Celine Abrahams about the season so far and what plans they have in place.
Ballon d’Or feature
The winner of the Ballon d’Or will be revealed next month and, while Luka Modric has been heavily tipped to win, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s mind-blowing dominance that has lasted for the past 10 years, is still far from a foregone conclusion. Soccer Laduma’s international team has a look at which of the 30 nominees could be among the few favourites for the individual accolades.
Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath chats to University of Pretoria assistant coach Brian Sebapole about former Jomo Cosmos star and his Mexican duo.
This week, we hear from SAFA Technical Director Neil Tovey about Banyana Banyana beating Nigeria in AWCON, Bafana Bafana drawing against Nigeria in their AFCON Qualifier and on Bantwana’s U17 FIFA World Cup tournament.
The Siya Crew is back this week to let you in on what is happening behind the scenes at your favourite clubs. It has been reported that Mamelodi Sundowns are looking to offload one of their wingers, Cape Town City extend the contract of their superstar winger, and Luc Eymael is in demand on the African continent, 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!