In This Week's Edition Of Soccer Laduma
In anticipation of this week's edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included in issue number 887. The latest edition will be out on the shelves tomorrow, Wednesday, September 3.
Bafana preview – We speak to Bafana Bafana coach, Shakes Mashaba, about the upcoming Afcon qualifier away to Sudan this Friday. Mashaba’s team selection for the Sudan and Nigeria game has been received with mixed reactions.
In this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, Mashaba sheds light on his team selection and what influenced it. We also hear from former Bafana coach, Stuart Baxter, who has also been linked with a SAFA comeback, as the next technical director.
Keegan Ritchie – The newly-signed Bloemfontein Celtic left back surprised a lot of people when he returned to the country after moving to Czech of Republic’s SK Slavia Prague.
In this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, Ritchie reveals why he had to come back and re-establish himself in the PSL after his dream of playing abroad fell flat. He also talks about making his intentions of re-joining former club, Kaizer Chiefs, known on Twitter and why he wanted to go back to the Naturena-based club.
The Alberton-born full back also reveals why he believes Celtic will have a good season, despite their disappointing MTN8 showing.
Lefa Tsutsulupa – Moroka Swallows captain, Tsutsulupa has been a loyal servant to the club since joining them from Jomo Cosmos almost a decade ago.
In this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, Tsutsulupa talks about the team’s need for more depth this season, following the departure of some of their key players from last season’s campaign. He also opens up about former teammate, Edward Manqele’s situation and what led to his loan stay at the club not yielding the desired results.
Itumeleng Khune – The Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs captain talks about the two qualifying games facing Shakes Mashaba and his charges against Sudan and Nigeria, in this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma. Khune also talks about the team’s great start to the new season and reveals why Chiefs have been doing as well as they did, despite having some of their key players out injured.
Khune also reacts to comments questioning Mashaba’s first-team selection and the decision to leave out some of the tried and tested Bafana players ahead of these two important fixtures.
Senzo Meyiwa – The Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper makes a passionate plea to his club supporters, especially those attending their home games at Orlando stadium, in this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma.
The Durban-born goalkeeper also reveals what has made the difference in strikers, Kermit Erasmus and Lehlohonolo Majoro’s changed fortunes.
Philemon Masinga – The former Bafana Bafana striker shares his views on Shakes Mashaba’s squad selection for the upcoming qualifiers against Sudan and Nigeria, in this week’s Revolving Column.
There’s also a lot of Siyagobhoza stories to look forward to.