In anticipation of this week’s 1123rd edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday, May 15.
PSL & EPL winners’ posters
This past weekend Mamelodi Sundowns and Manchester City walked away with the Premier Soccer League and the English Premier League titles, respectively. Soccer Laduma congratulates these two clubs for their achievements with special posters.
Nedbank Cup final preview
The time is now for Kaizer Chiefs to end their poor season with a bang. This weekend, Amakhosi will take on TS Galaxy in the Nedbank Cup final at Moses Mabhida stadium in what promises to be an exciting affair. Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo previews the final showdown between these two sides.
Thabo Matlaba interview
Orlando Pirates left-back, Thabo Matlaba is slowly becoming a forgotten man as struggled for regular game-time. Festival, as the player is affectionately known in football circles, opens up to Soccer Laduma editor Vuyani Joni about his situation at the club and failing to unseat Mamelodi Sundowns for the second season.
Also in issue 1123…
Siyabonga Nomvethe interview
Veteran Siyabonga Nomvethe has decided to call time on his professional football career. The former Bafana Bafana international talks to Soccer Laduma editor Vuyani Joni about his career and what has made him tick over the years.
Rantsi Mokoena interview
During the 2017/18 season, Free State Stars secured a sixth-place finish with a Nedbank Cup title in hand. However, fast forward to the season that has just passed and there is a different tale to tell as Ea Lla Koto were automatically relegated from the top flight. Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo finds out from the club’s General Manager, Rantsi Mokoena about where it all went wrong for the team.
Football’s generation of new football stars are rapidly coming up the ranks and that is why the Soccer Laduma international section teamed up with 10 journalists from all over the world to bring our readers an overview of the best young stars in the game right now.
Soccer Laduma’s Celine Abrahams caught up with Ajax Cape Town head coach, Andries Ulderink about the club’s failure to secure a play-offs spot and what had been their downfall.
This week, we hear from Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila captain Carlington Nyadombo about qualifying for the promotion play-offs and what people can expect to see from them.
The Siya Crew is back this week to let you in on what is happening behind your favourite clubs. It has been revealed that a swap deal could be on the cards between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs for a goalkeeper, Steve Komphela has made informal enquiries for an Amakhosi striker, and the Big Three are supposedly interest in a Cape Town City central defender, 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!