It’s Monday, which means it’s time for the top 10 Tweets of the Week from South African football.
It was a busy week in South African football, with lots of PSL football, as well as a Champions League goal from Bafana’s Thulani Serero.
Also, Kaizer Chiefs defender, Morgan Gould, was suspended by the PSL for a punch on Wits’ Getaneh Kebede. On the matter he said:
@mor_gould: “PSL took the decision. I accept it. I would like to put the matter behind me & focus on playing football. Thanks for your support.... #MG83”
While there was better news for Serero, with several of his international teammates praising him for his goal against Barcelona:
@AFCAjax: “19. GOAL #AJAX!!!! Serero, 1-0!!!!! #ajabar”
Including Kermit Erasmus of Orlando Pirates:
@Erasmus_95: “Always knew that @sererothulani would do well and he just proves it by scoring against one of the worlds best teams #ProudOfU #Cream”
As well as Maccabi Haifa’s Dino Ndlovu:
@dino08bravo: “Big ups to Cream Serero proud of you boy... you flew the flag high tonight against Barcelona you showed leadership... Proudly South African.”
Although it was a bad week for Steve Komphela, with him being fired from Free State stars after the loss to Chiefs:
@OfficialPSL: "I can confirm that we have parted ways with coach Steve Komphela." - Rantsi Mokoena. #AbsaPrem”
It was a bitter sweet week for Pirates, beating Maritzburg United before losing to Bloemfontein Celtic, but after the first win their defender praised his teammate, Collins Mbesuma. He said:
@ThaboMatlaba8: “Once again thanks to all Bucs for the support. Well done to the team. I'm so happy for Collins! #BlackIsBack even when it's red!”
While SuperSport United goalkeeper, Ronwen Williams, with dealt a blow with his injury news:
@ronwen30: “So I've got a grade 1 tear...out for 4weeks...no time to sulk, need too get stronger asap!!!!
The man who replaced him, Rowen Fernandez, praised Ajax Cape Town after Matsatsantsa’s PSL loss:
@rowen1: “Congrats @ajaxcapetown you wanted it more tonight!!”
Although Maritzburg captain, Michael Morton, was shocked at Bevan Fransman’s dismissal in the game:
@MMORTON6: “Fair tackle and a petty obstruction and you taking an early shower… Words escape me…”
Meanwhile, Simphiwe Tshabalala made his 200th Chiefs appearance in the win over Free State Stars:
Kaizer_Chiefs: “Congratulations to Siphiwe Tshabalala for making his 200th appearance for Kaizer Chiefs! #Amakhosi4Life #Shabba200”
Check out the Soccer-Laduma website next Monday for a whole new host of Mzansi-based tweets.