Magazine - Edition 3

Published on Jun 6, 2022

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June 2022

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Edition 3

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Magazine - Edition 3
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Cover - Edition 3
Cover - Edition 3
Hyundai
Hyundai
Credits - Edition 3
Credits - Edition 3
The Chairman's Letter - Edition 3
The Chairman's Letter - Edition 3
Another sensational season of Shoeshine and Piano football has drawn to a close, and as we reflect on the highs and lows of the 2021-2022 campaign, we are humbled The Premier Soccer League (PSL) Trophy will spend another season within the walls of Chloorkop and we credit everyone who was involved.
The Club that Keeps on Giving: Sundowns Continues to Extend its Hand to Communities
The Club that Keeps on Giving: Sundowns Continues to Extend its Hand to Communities
Current MTN 8 Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns, recently joined forces with the Premier Soccer League, Boots For Africa, and the competition sponsor MTN, to mark this year’s edition of the ‘Goals for Charity initiative’. The idea was launched by MTN in 2018 to complement the good work that was already being ...
African Excellence
African Excellence
Clothing: House of Nala
Celebrity vs Supporter
Celebrity vs Supporter
Edition 3 - After the success of the first-ever Supporter vs Celebrity Sundowns Trivia in the previous issue the digital magazine featured a second edition as a supporter of the Brazilians Bulelwa James squared off against Lunga Shabalala (a South African actor, tv presenter and model). Who do you think reigned supreme?
Sharp 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’ ...
Growing Beyond our Borders: The Launch of the Namibia Supporters Branch
Growing Beyond our Borders: The Launch of the Namibia Supporters Branch
From the Mexican wave of the 1970s to the Haka Matorokisi that the club famously performs at the end of each match, supporters are an integral part of the game. With almost 300 branches spread across South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and even in the USA, Mamelodi Sundowns has ...
Sitting 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 ...
Memorable 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 ...
All 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.
From the Stage to the Pitch: The Epic Journey of Esrom Nyandoro
From the Stage to the Pitch: The Epic Journey of Esrom Nyandoro
The story of Esrom ‘Yellowman’ Nyandoro is a very interesting one. From travelling around the world as a performer in the theatre to sending his curriculum vitae via fax to Mamelodi Sundowns requesting a trial, the soft-spoken midfield combatant is a man of several talents. These days, the former Sundowns Captain ...
Masandawana Family Celebrates Treble with Trophy Parade
Masandawana Family Celebrates Treble with Trophy Parade
2021/22 PSL season will go down in history as one of the most memorable in the history of Mamelodi Sundowns. After clinching an unforgettable treble (MTN 8, the Nedbank Cup and the DSTV Premiership), Masandawana players and the technical team thoroughly enjoyed parading their trophies to the ...
Tracking the Success of the Maputo Express − How Maria Mutola achieved Double Delight
Tracking the Success of the Maputo Express − How Maria Mutola achieved Double Delight
What are the odds of achieving success in more than one sport? Well, not every athlete is an all-around competitor, and not every athlete has the mental fortitude to excel in more than one sporting code. Except if you are called, Maria de Lurdes Mutola.
Ugandan 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 ...
Season in Pictures
Season in Pictures
Edition 3
Taking a Trip on the Chukwu Train: Reflecting on the Greatness of Raphael Chukwu
Taking a Trip on the Chukwu Train: Reflecting on the Greatness of Raphael Chukwu
A constant threat in the final third, Chukwu was a man-mountain who used his guile and agility to glide past defenders with relative ease. Simply put, Chukwu was a big man for the big occasions. Nicknamed ‘Chukwu Train’, the left-footed marksman had three spells with The Brazilians and remains an iconic figure ...
Herbalife Nutrition Advertorial
Herbalife Nutrition Advertorial
Being an athlete is a 24-hour job. It’s not just about the time spent training, it’s also about the carefully crafted nutrition and training plans, getting enough rest, mastering performance anxiety, and keeping motivated throughout it all. But athletes don’t have to do it alone. A sports coach can provide ...