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Masandawana Coached Speak Before the 2022/23 CampaignMasandawana Coached Speak Before the 2022/23 Campaign
Masandawana Coached Speak Before the 2022/23 Campaign

Strap yourselves in as the 2022/23 season takes centre stage. As always, there are plenty of exciting questions ahead of the new campaign. Who will score our first goal of the DSTV Premiership? How many freekicks will Lyle Lakay score? How many goal-scoring records will Peter Shalulile smash? How many trophies ...

Aug 9, 2022 Edition 4
The Free Kick King: Lyle Lakay Takes Aim at the 2022/23 SeasonThe Free Kick King: Lyle Lakay Takes Aim at the 2022/23 Season
The Free Kick King: Lyle Lakay Takes Aim at the 2022/23 Season

Since Lyle Lakay joined Mamelodi Sundowns from Cape Town City in 2018, the left-footed dynamo has become one of the most feared dead ball specialists in the DSTV Premiership. With an educated left foot, the Cape Town-born left back has cemented his place in the Bafana Ba Style defensive unit. On both ends ...

Aug 9, 2022 Edition 4
Kabelo Moagi: A Wise Head On Young ShouldersKabelo Moagi: A Wise Head On Young Shoulders
Kabelo Moagi: A Wise Head On Young Shoulders

The DSTV Compact Cup earlier this year provided supporters of the beautiful game with some local football action while the Africa Cup of Nations took place in Cameroon. One of such players who grabbed the opportunity with both feet was talented youngster Kabelo ‘KB’ Moagi. Moagi was one of seven Brazilians ...

Aug 9, 2022 Edition 4
The Soshanguve Starlet: Ofentse MashianeThe Soshanguve Starlet: Ofentse Mashiane
The Soshanguve Starlet: Ofentse Mashiane

In the famous words of William Shakespeare “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them”. Young Ofentse Mashiane found himself on the verge of greatness when he boarded a flight to Durban after a last-minute call to join Bafana Ba Style. Very few people knew that he ...

Aug 9, 2022 Edition 4
More of the Same, Please: Neo Maema Aiming to Build on First Season SuccessMore of the Same, Please: Neo Maema Aiming to Build on First Season Success
More of the Same, Please: Neo Maema Aiming to Build on First Season Success

Thanks to his eye-catching goals, mazy runs and mesmerising skills, Neo “Billy” Maema has hit the ground running at Mamelodi Sundowns. The attacking midfielder who joined from Bloemfontein Celtic stamped his footballing authority in his debut season at Chloorkop. From his swerving shot against Sekhukhune United ...

Aug 9, 2022 Edition 4
Sitting with the Kenyan Mandela: Brian OnyangoSitting with the Kenyan Mandela: Brian Onyango
Sitting with the Kenyan Mandela: Brian Onyango

Well-respected South African journalist and football commentator, Mark Gleeson, once called Brian Mandela Onyango the ‘Big Block Unit’. Rightly so, the Kenyan defender has impressed beyond expectations since arriving at Mamelodi Sundowns in 2020. A physically strong player, Onyango has been widely lauded ...

Jun 6, 2022 Edition 3
Ugandan Utopia: Demystifying the Legendary Status of Denis OnyangoUgandan Utopia: Demystifying the Legendary Status of Denis Onyango
Ugandan Utopia: Demystifying the Legendary Status of Denis Onyango

Although he ranks among the oldest players still active at the top level of the professional game, Uganda's Denis Onyango has continued to light up South African football as he approaches his 38th birthday. Since he made the move to Mamelodi Sundowns in 2011, the Ugandan goalie has thrived and aged like ...

Jun 6, 2022 Edition 3
Memorable Treble: How Sundowns Achieved a Historic Triple-TriumphMemorable Treble: How Sundowns Achieved a Historic Triple-Triumph
Memorable Treble: How Sundowns Achieved a Historic Triple-Triumph

Over the years, Mamelodi Sundowns has forged a blossoming reputation for being history chasers and record breakers. From clinching the 2016 CAF Champions League and subsequently winning the 2017 CAF Super Cup, to recently clinching a record-extending 12th Premier Soccer League title, including a ...

Jun 6, 2022 Edition 3
All Hail the Treble King: Andile JaliAll Hail the Treble King: Andile Jali
All Hail the Treble King: Andile Jali

There has been one constant denominator across winning ‘trebles’ in South African football − Andile Jali (AJ). The midfield maestro has been part of four different campaigns in which a South African team has completed a treble during a Premier Soccer League (PSL) season.

Jun 6, 2022 Edition 3
Sharp Shooting Star: Peter Shalulile finishes the Season in StyleSharp Shooting Star: Peter Shalulile finishes the Season in Style
Sharp Shooting Star: Peter Shalulile finishes the Season in Style

Blistering pace and lethal finishing have become the hallmark of Peter Shalulile’s skill set at Mamelodi Sundowns. An incredibly composed finisher in the final-third, the Namibian goal-machine was one of the cornerstones of our treble-clinching campaign. Commentators fondly called him the ‘fox in the box’ ...

Jun 6, 2022 Edition 3
An Insight Into Thabiso Kutumela's Cobra Dance MoveAn Insight Into Thabiso Kutumela's Cobra Dance Move
An Insight Into Thabiso Kutumela's Cobra Dance Move

Football is called “the beautiful game” for many reasons. There is beauty in a bicycle kick; in a series of stepovers and a well-timed sliding tackle. But perhaps the most beautiful part of the game is the moment when a goal is scored.

Dec 23, 2021 Edition 2
Defying the Odds - The Story of Rushine De ReuckDefying the Odds - The Story of Rushine De Reuck
Defying the Odds - The Story of Rushine De Reuck

Life can sometimes be unfair and unpredictable and no one can dictate where one will be born. More so, no one has absolute control over what manner of upbringing or neighbourhood one will experience at a tender age.

Dec 23, 2021 Mens Team