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In This Week's Edition Of Soccer Laduma

In anticipation of this week’s 1191st edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16.

Pitso Mosimane Interview

He is certainly a figure that is always on soccer lovers’ lips, and even more so in the past week or so, after winning the Absa Premiership league title and the Nedbank Cup to complete a 2019/20 treble for Mamelodi Sundowns, and Pitso Mosimane’s position among some of the best coaches produced in Mzansi is well deserved. Even despite his hectic schedule, Soccer Laduma editor, Vuyani Joni, managed to pin ‘Jingles’ down for a no-holds-barred interview where he talks about, among other topics, the challenges of this past season, the season finale drama and why Downs had to keep up with global trends in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. It’s a must-read interview!   

Kaizer Chiefs & Ernst Middendorp Feature

If the way this past season panned out for Kaizer Chiefs is anything to go by, then it’s safe to say that not a lot of the club’s fans will remember Ernst Middendorp with much fondness. Sure, the German mentor at times made some questionable decisions with his line-ups and his style of football wasn’t the most appealing for a big club coach, but how much of the blame should be apportioned to him for the club’s lack of silverware under his guidance? Did he receive the backing of the management the way it should have happened, especially with regards to transfer market activity? Soccer Laduma attempts to find answers to these and other questions.  

Orlando Pirates Player Ratings

Now that the dust has settled, it is the perfect time for clubs to look back at what worked, what went wrong, before doing the necessary planning for next season. Orlando Pirates are no exception, not least because they are a big team, with a lot expected of them, and finishing yet another season empty-handed would have hurt for The Ghost. In this end-of-season report card, we rate each Bucs squad member’s squad contribution to the team in 2019/20 to get to find out who may be kept, who may be let go and who may be sent out on loan. Read it for yourself and see if Soccer Laduma’s ratings for Pirates players match yours!

 

Also in issue 1191…

Mzwanele Mahashe Interview

So close, yet so far. That’s perhaps how best to describe Bloemfontein Celtic’s Nedbank Cup ambitions, after falling short following a 1-0 loss to Mamelodi Sundowns courtesy of a late Gaston Sirino strike. But a Top Eight finish and a place in the final of a major cup competition isn’t a bad achievement for a team that has had its fair share of troubles off the field. Defender Mzwanele Mahashe, however, reveals his hurt at the weekend’s loss, saying that they failed to come to the party. He also sheds light on his contract situation, with reports that there is interest from elsewhere.     

Bundesliga 2020/21 Preview

Germany’s topflight league is making a return this weekend, and adding to the excitement is that it is back on TV screens! The big question remains: who can dethrone the seemingly invincible Bayern Munich? And what makes the European champions such a formidable side? In this feature, we also take a look at some of the exciting young talent to keep an eye out for in Bundesliga this coming season.     

Revolving Column

This week, we hear from Chippa United defender Sibusiso Mthethwa on having flirted with relegation during the season that’s just ended and what some of the upheavals they were faced with were. The player also addresses talk of the Port Elizabeth-based side permanently moving to East London and shares his expectations for next season.

Siyagobhoza

In this week’s edition of the popular Siyagobhoza section, the crew reveals news about Kaizer Chiefs and the latest in their search for a head coach, with one mentor, particularly, being the frontrunner, an Orlando Pirates veteran extending his stay, and an in-depth look in the race for Phumlani Ntshangase’s signature

Grab a copy of the latest edition of Soccer Laduma at your nearest outlet tomorrow. Don’t miss out! 

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