This weekend saw a round of mouthwatering PSL action that saw Kaizer Chiefs in action against a long time rival in Supersport United. It is always going to be an interesting game whenever these two teams meet and this time was no different. The clash ended 2-1 in favor of Amakhosi and this game was meant more for certain individuals as it also saw Bernard Parker reaching a milestone and cementing his name in club history.
Another weekend of DStv Premiership has been concluded and it was action packed. We saw a lot of good performance, however there was a couple of things that happened off the field and during interviews. Orlando Pirates was beaten by Mamelodi Sundowns as the continued their dominance of the Soweto Giants.
Football comes with a swing of ups and downs, however true champions are those who can endure. We've seen a lot of players off the rails at the most important stage of their career and this is something that has been happening lesser over the years. There are a couple of incidents that we learned of in recent weeks and it alarming to note that the majority came from Orlando.
South Africa has its own identity when it comes to football and many will argue that has been lost over the years. We've seen the influence of other styles of playing being gradually introduced to a point where the skills we are love were labeled as pointless showboating.
Kaizer Chiefs is arguably the biggest teams in the country and they have some of the biggest stars. We've seen a lot of superstars come through the club and only a handful have manage to last and go the distance. This star is one of those who were able to perform consistently spending over a decade at the club.
It is important to note how the football industry has transformed all over the world in recent times. We've seen more outgoing club owners who are comfortable to be in the public eye and this has spiced the game a little bit. The sale of club status has attracted a lot of business people who are also wealthy to be able to invest in the sport without going through the entire process of starting from the bottom.
Confidence is key in football as it accounts for much more then just talent. It can heko a player perform better and even feel better about themselves, however too much of it can be considered as arrogance. It is important for anyone who is under the public microscope to maintain balance and this retired footballe looks to have mastered this.
Note how the football business has changed all around the world lately. We've seen really friendly club proprietors who are agreeable to be in the public eye and this has flavored the game a smidgen. The offer of club status has drawn in a ton of finance managers who are additionally affluent to have the option to put resources into the game without going through the whole course of beginning from the base.