South African soccer players are known for living lavish lifestyles that are funded by the big money they are earning from their clubs, they are one of the most paid players in the continent if not the world, with the top-paid players, Keagan Dolly and Khama Billiat rumoured to be earning well over a million rand per month.
Lorenz Köhler is a South African sports journalist who has been in the game of sports for well over fifteen years, he has worked for big publications like News24, and Kick-Off before recently joining the newly formed publication Idiskitv. Over the years he has worked and interviewed the who is who of the beautiful game, with Al Ahly Sporting Club head coach Pitso Mosimane, Knowledge Musona, and many more others.
Orlando Pirates Football Club means business when it comes to being active in the transfer window market. After bringing in five new signings already this window the club seems to not be done as they continue to be linked with talented stars both abroad and locally,something the club's fans have been asking for over the years.
Thulani Serero who now plays for Al Jazira is looking to return and play for one of the big 3 in South Africa he said this in an interview yesterday after Al Jazira defeated Al Nasr 2-1 in the Gulf Pro League. It was only his third game of the season and Serero has two assists.
Photos of Phakamani Mahlambi surfaced on the internet earlier today and he seem to be in bad shape he has gained a lot of kilos, Phaks was one of the players who were touted to be next big players in South Africa. When Mahlambi burst into the scene at Wits the were most expectations from the player until he moved to Egyptian giants Al Ahly in a I could say was not a successful one as he didn't get game time.
We have seen many football players across the globe going broke after retiring. Many of them, like Brazilian star Ronaldinho made millions during his glory days, but is currently broke. Locally the likes of Lerato Chabangu, the late Sizwe Motaung, Junior Khanye are few examples of those who retired with nothing. Former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Simphiwe Tshabalala didn't want to be counted amongst those who fell from hero to zero. He tried his luck by investing in the franchise sector, he thought
Amiens club president Bernard Joannin has made it clear that his club has no intention of selling South African star midfielder and Kaizer Chiefs target signing Bongani "Ben 10" Zungu. As he was speaking at the unveiling of new head coach of the club Philippe Hinschberger, Joannin said that Zungu's return from his loan spell at Rangers is an excellent addition to their squad depth.
uhhMahmoud El Khatib has fined Pitso Mosimane and his technical team 300 000 EGP for their loss against Al Gaish last night for the Egypt Super Cup. Pitso Mosimane selected a very strong line up including last season top scorer Mohammed Sheriff but they couldn't break down a resolute Al Gaish defense as the match finished both teams tied 0-0 and Al Gaish won 3-2 on penalties.
The devastating news of the death of a well-known football journalist and Guru has left the football community in shock, death is a dread to many which traumatized those left behind, and asking themselves who will be next? Football presenter and Guru, Cudjie Amankwaa kick the bucket on Friday night, as stated by Dominic Chimhavi of the South African Football Association Communications department.
Orlando Pirates have confirmed that they have suspended their midfielder Ben Motswari this morning after he was charged by the police, they didn't specify as to why the police have charged him. Ben Motswari is now under police custody and will wait for a bail hearing, Ben Motswari was due to return to action on Saturday but he was not there and it has been revealed that he has been charged and arrested by the police.