When Kaizer Chiefs wanted to turn around their season at the end of the 2018/2019 season when they finished outside the top eight and also lost Nedbank Cup title to lower division side TS Galaxy, head coach Ernst Middendorp prioritised his midfield as one key area to beef up.
Orlando Pirates midfielder Xola Mlambo says it’s important for the South African football fraternity to continue to embrace the typical local football style which resonates with many football fans in the country.
The fact that Glen Hoddle left behind poor hybrids of himself, like Pitso Mosimane, who will, on his behalf, rebuke their own for being themselves is excruciatingly painful. But Mosimane obviously never thought that far before he made that comment hence the need to remind him, writes Sipho ‘King K’ Kekana.
One of the serious talking points from last night’s Orlando Pirates 1-0 win over Mamelodi Sundowns was not how it took them nine years to beat the Brazilians at Orlando Stadium in the league but the tricks performed by the skillful Fortune Makaringe at centre-line.
Former Orlando Pirates captain Lucky Lekgwathi has been reflecting on the first half of the 2019/20 season, admitting that Fortune Makaringe has been his biggest disappointment so far.