Register Login Scores

Supporters Club

Remember The Legend – Teenage Dladla

Supporters Club has experienced a great loss – the great Ace and Banks column is no more. From now on, we will be paying homage to our footballing gods and appreciate a different legend every Wednesday. This week, we speak about Nelson "Teenage" Dladla.

Teenage was one of the greats who helped Kaizer Chiefs acquire the reputation they have today. It is important to know that the Glamour Boys began as a mere collection of footballers who rose to prominence and gained millions of fans.

Teenage, along with the likes of Ace Ntsoelengoe, Banks Setlhodi, and Computer Lamola, ruled the footballing world.

Dladla's skills were legendary; they used to draw the fans to their feet in elation, especially his ability to roll his foot over the ball towards and away from defenders to fool them with his wizardry.

Teenage only ever played for Kaizer Chiefs in his professional career; after playing, he worked on the coaching staff under Jeff Butler.

He will unfortunately always be associated with the death of legendary Kaizer Chiefs PRO Ewert Nene. Known as "The Lip", Ewert was stabbed to death when he went to try and sign Teenage from his local club, Pilkington Brothers United. The locals were unhappy with his attempt to take Teenage away and stabbed him during a heated argument.

Today, we pay respect to the legend, Teenage Dladla. Thank you for all you did for South African football.

Do you have any memories of Teenage? Have you heard any stories about him? Share them below!

Soccer Laduma Supporters Club Is Proudly Sponsored By AVBOB, For More Information, Click Here


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

19 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

128 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

4 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

146 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Confirmed: Serero Lands New Contract

12 Jan 18, 2021 10:10 AM in Players Abroad

Hunt Selects Chiefs' Man Of The Match, Snubs Nurkovic

41 Jan 19, 2021 07:45 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Revealed: Serero Amongst 10 Highest Valued SA Players

3 Jan 19, 2021 11:45 AM in Players Abroad

Young Guns Sends Chiefs Into Top Eight

248 Jan 16, 2021 06:54 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Transfer Update: Salah

1 Jan 19, 2021 12:42 PM in English Premier League

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates