Soccer Laduma’s ‘Team of the Week’ is a feature in each and every Soccer Laduma edition, highlighting the top performers from the Premier Soccer League clubs.
Selections are based on the performances of players in round 24 and 25 of the Absa Premiership this past weekend.
Mpumalanga Black Aces held Kaizer Chiefs to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday, April 12. Siphiwe Tshabalala and Willard Katsande were the scorers for Chiefs, while Bhongolwethu Jayiya and Zamuxolo Ngalo ensuring that the game ended in a draw.
Jomo Cosmos suffered a 1-0 defeat at home against Bidvest Wits on Wednesday, April 13. Henrico Botes was the scorer for the Clever Boys.
Leonardo Castro's brace, along with a beautiful goal from Keagan Dolly ensured a 3-1 victory for Mamelodi Sundowns against Polokwane City on Wednesday evening. Thobani Mncwango scored the consolation goal for the home team.
Ajax Cape Town were held to a 1-1 draw at home against Platinum Stars on Wednesday evening. The home team scored through Tashreeq Morris, before Ndumiso Mabena scored for Dikwena.
Maritzburg United suffered a 2-0 loss at home against Mpumalanga Black Aces on Friday, April 15. Thabo Nodada and Judas Moseamedi were the scorers for the away side.
Orlando Pirates hammered Golden Arrows 4-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium one on Saturday. Tendai Ndoro scored a brace, while Luvuyo Memela and Issa Sarr scored the other two. Nduduzo Sibiya's goal wasn't enough to turn the game around for Abafana Bes'thende.
Rise and Shine managed a 1-0 victory against Chippa United. Thobani Mncwango was again the scorer for the home team, netting his 11 league goal of the season deep into regulation time.
Jomo Cosmos suffered yet another defeat against Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday evening. Khama Billiat and Leonardo Castro were the scorers on the day for the home side as they cruised to a 2-0 win.
Bidvest Wits were held to a goalless draw by Free State Stars at home on Saturday evening. The home side were wasteful in front of goals, and their draw sees them trailing Sundowns by six points.
Kaizer Chiefs struggled to register a goal against Ajax Cape Town at the FNB Stadium on Saturday evening as the two sides played it out to a 0-0 draw. Ajax goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola was one of the key performers on the day as he kept out Chiefs from victory.
Platinum Stars suffered a 2-0 loss against Supersport United on Sunday afternoon. Mario Booysen and Kingston Nkhatha were the scorers on the day for Matsatsantsa.
Bloemfontein Celtic played to a 1-1 draw against University of Pretoria on Sunday afternoon. Vuyani Ntanga equalised for the home side after they took the lead through Thabo Nemukondeni.
The Soccer Laduma journos are currently in deliberation over this week’s selections. In the meantime we want to hear from you as to who you think should be in the Soccer Laduma ‘Team of the Week’.
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