In anticipation of this week’s edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included in issue 990. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday, 14 September.
MTN8 semi-final 2nd leg preview
The Soccer Laduma team takes time out to chat to four Wafa Wafa contenders regarding the first leg semi-final results, as well as the four teams’ plans going into the final stretch.
Zesco v Sundowns preview
The first leg of the CAF Champions League semi-final round takes place this coming weekend, when Mamelodi Sundowns travel to Zambia to battle it out with Zambia’s ZESCO United. Soccer Laduma’s Lunga Adam takes an in-depth look at both teams, who have defied the odds and have qualified ahead of some other African powerhouses.
The story behind Bernard Parker’s decline…
Once a national team regular with plenty of goals to his name, Amakhosi’s Bernard Parker has been a shadow of his former self of late. Soccer Laduma’s Kyle Smith breaks down where it’s all gone wrong for the Kaizer Chiefs striker.
Bernard Morrison interview
Skilful Ghanaian attacker Bernard Morrison proved his worth during his stint in the CAF Champions League with his former club, AS Vita. The midfielder opens up to Soccer Laduma’s Zola Doda about why he opted to join the mighty Buccaneers.
Also in issue 990…
Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath caught up University of Pretoria left back Pierre Kok to discuss Shaun Bartlett, his teammates and Santos.
Tefu Mashamaite interview
After a surprise move back home to South Africa, former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu Mashamaite has reunited with Coach Stuart Baxter at SuperSport United. The player chats to Soccer Laduma’s Zola Doda about his change of heart regarding his stay in Europe.
Steven Pienaar interview
Undoubtedly one of the greatest ever South African exports, Steven Pienaar has spent his career cementing his reputation across Europe. After rumours of the Johannesburg-born player’s return to the local scene did the rounds, he joined English Premier League outfit Sunderland. Soccer Laduma’s Shaistah Kader finds out why the 34-year-old decided to continue plying his trade overseas.
This week we hear from the MultiChoice Diski Challenge Media and Communications Manager, Fhatuwani Mpfuni, on what we can expect from the reserve league this season.
In this week’s Siyagobhoza, the crew has news about SA’s big guns monitoring a key Downs player whose contract is drawing to an end, a Sundowns veteran may soon be available to Chiefs in the near future, and Pirates’ plans to release on of their recent acquisitions, as well as much, much more!
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