In anticipation of this week’s 1177th edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday 10th June.
Pitso Mosimane feature
Pitso Mosimane has become South Africa’s coaching icon. With Mamelodi Sundowns, he’s been a huge part of bringing unprecedented success to the Brazilians, and with his four-year contract renewal, ‘Jingles’ is out to continue his dominance in Mzansi. In this feature, Soccer Laduma speaks those who have worked with and under him in order to find out what makes the 55-year-old a cut above the rest.
Kaizer Chiefs 50th-anniversary special (Part 8)
Away from the prestige of the Glamour Boys, the first 12 months of the club’s existence was hardly glamourous. In a time when there was no formalised national league, small knockout tournaments became the most viable route to establishing themselves during this period. Soccer Laduma takes a trip into the early days of Amakhosi.
Linda Mntambo interview
Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder, Linda Mntambo, enjoyed a run of games under former interim head coach, Rhulani Mokwena, however, he has spent a large part of this campaign on the sideline. The 30-year-old shares the frustration he felt, particularly when he was left out of the CAF Champions League squad and why his faith has been tested.
Ndumiso Mabena interview
Bloemfontein Celtic captain, Ndumiso Mabena, has been one of the shining lights amid the club’s financial turmoil. The experienced 33-year-old, who is an established senior within the Mangaung-based club shared why his time at Orlando Pirates didn't work out and the responsibility he has taken to be an example to the youngsters at Siwelele.
Thabo Nthethe interview
Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender, Thabo Nthethe, returned to professional football with TS Galaxy on a short-term deal. The former Brazilians captain, explained exactly why he decided to return to the professional game at the age of 35 and why he hasn’t hung up his boots just yet.
Frederic Kanoute interview
Formerly of West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur, Frederic Kanoute gained much of his notoriety at Spanish outfit Sevilla. The retired goalscorer and LaLiga ambassador spoke to Soccer Laduma’s Kurt Buckerfield, giving his take on why he decided to represent Mali instead of France, the reason why he left the Lilywhites for Spain and the controversy that occurred when he played against FC Barcelona.
GladAfrica Championship interview
Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath caught up with Richards Bay FC striker, Khanyisa Mayo, as he shared his football dream, representing South Africa in the U17 World Cup and why he decided to leave SuperSport United.
In this week’s revolving column, we caught up with former Bafana Bafana international, Matthew Booth, as he reflects on the 2010 FIFA World Cup. With the 10th anniversary of opening day on June 11, the 43-year-old shared what the global showpiece did for South African football, whether or not the landscape in the local game has changed since then and more.
In this week’s edition of our beloved Siyagobhoza, the crew reveals news concerning a Bidvest Wits midfielder possibly on his way to Orlando Pirates, Stuart Baxter’s next head coaching move and a Mamelodi Sundowns shot-stopper potentially on the move to Kaizer Chiefs.
Grab a copy of the latest edition of Soccer Laduma at your nearest outlet tomorrow. Don’t miss out!