In anticipation of this week’s 1184th edition of Soccer Laduma, we preview some of the features included. The latest edition will be available at your nearest outlet tomorrow, Wednesday 29th July.
Oupa Manyisa feature
The future of central midfielder Oupa Manyisa is still very much in the air. With his Mamelodi Sundowns contract having ended on June 30th and with the Brazilians yet to activate his two-year option, the 32-year-old’s career seems to have been shadowed by injury. Will the former Orlando Pirates star find his form at Chloorkop or find greener pastures elsewhere?
Thabo Rakhale interview
Thabo Rakhale has never been shy to showcase his talent to the watching South African public, however with his contract with Chippa United at an end, where to next for ‘Jomo’ as he is affectionately known? Will he join Kaizer Chiefs amid rumours or does his career lie elsewhere?
Football Agents Feature
Agents in football have never been genuinely accepted by fans and the media as a positive part of the game. As middlemen/women and contract negotiators, they seem to appear only when contracts are renewed or transfers take place. However, Soccer Laduma’s Beaver Nazo decided to dig a little deeper to into the role of agents and whether or not they just pop up for a paycheck?
John Maduka interview
With the exit of Lehlohonolo Seema to Chippa United, Bloemfontein Celtic wasted little time in finding a replacement, more specifically, John Maduka. As an assistant coach to Seema, he has played an important role in stabilizing the Mangaung-based club’s season. Find out how the former club captain feels about taking the reins at Celtic.
Dennis Vukubi interview (Part 2)
Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Dennis Vukubi revealed his relationship with former mentor Muhsin Ertugral and also shared why support for young players is vital to having a successful career. The ex-Cape Town Spurs player also spoke about the difference between European structures and South African structures in the modern game.
Manchester United feature
Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has led the Red Devils to the UEFA Champions League, despite many fans calling for his dismissal throughout much of the first half of the campaign. In this revealing feature, Soccer Laduma’s Kurt Buckerfield discusses the emergence of young talent and a signing that renewed the squad.
GladAfrica Championship Interview
Soccer Laduma’s Peter Raath caught up with Ajax Cape Town left-back, Cohen Stander, who spoke about where his football career began, how he developed into an athlete without any academy training and the Urban Warriors’ promotion hopes.
In this week’s revolving column, we caught up with Stars of Africa Academy Director, Farouk Khan, to chat about the resumption of the PSL campaign, the competence of South Africa’s football governing body, SAFA and the some of the changes that must be made within South African football.
In this week’s edition of our beloved Siyagobhoza, the crew reveals news concerning a Baroka FC midfielder set to join Orlando Pirates, a Bidvest Wits defender potentially on his way to Kaizer Chiefs and Gordon Igesund set to return to the top flight perhaps?
Grab a copy of the latest edition of Soccer Laduma at your nearest outlet tomorrow. Don’t miss out!