In anticipation of this week’s 1120th edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24.
Anele Ngcongca interview
Mamelodi Sundowns are gearing up for the first leg match of the semi-final round of the CAF Champions League. Right-back, Anele Ngcongca, chats to Soccer Laduma editor, Vuyani Joni, where he previews this crucial encounter and the rivalry between them and their opponents, Wydad Casablanca.
Kaizer Chiefs Nedbank Cup review
Kaizer Chiefs finally have a chance of collecting silverware after progressing to the final of the Nedbank Cup. The Ernst Middendorp-led side took on a resurgent Chippa United side but managed to come out with a 4-2 victory. Soccer Laduma takes a look at the tactics behind Amakhosi’s win.
Isaac Chansa interview
Orlando Pirates find themselves leading the pack on the log standings, with Mamelodi Sundowns closely behind them with a game in hand, while the likes of Bidvest Wits are also in the mix. How can the current squad keep it all together as the league looks like it will go down to the wire? Former Bucs midfielder, Isaac Chansa, who is well aware of being in a situation like this gets put on the spot by Soccer Laduma’s Celine Abrahams as he touches on what worked for them in the past and shares his advice to the current crop.
Also in issue 1120…
Thandani Ntshumayelo interview
A story of disappointment, adversity, resilience and coming face-to-face with one’s demons. Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo couldn’t miss this interview opportunity with newly signed Baroka FC midfielder Thandani Ntshumayelo as he reveals all about going from hero to zero.
Papy Faty interview
In an exclusive interview with Soccer Laduma’s Thomas Kwenaite, former Bidvest Wits player Papy Faty reveals how he once lost consciousness during a match, but refused to accept that he was dicing with death by defying medical advice.
UEFA Champions League feature
Soccer Laduma’s David Kappel caught up with former Ajax Amsterdam star, Steven Pienaar, on his former club’s fairytale Uefa Champions League story after having knocked out defending champions Real Madrid as well as Juventus.
Richards Bay’s on-loan defender, Sandile Mthethwa, chats to Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath about his interesting career in the junior ranks, his Bafana Bafana debut as well as Happy Jele.
This week, we hear from Chippa United head coach, Clinton Larsen, on the team’s Nedbank Cup semi-final loss to Kaizer Chiefs and their fight for survival in the league.
The Siya crew is back to let you in on what is happening behind the scenes at your favourite clubs. It has been revealed that Orlando Pirates are looking to make a decision about the immediate future of one of their loaned out player’s, Mamelodi Sundowns are said to be looking to table a big money offer for one of their star players, while a recruitment committee is in the works at Kaizer Chiefs, 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!
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