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Going down memory lane with Kevin Mudie

By Andile Dladla & Mandla Dladla Few people might be aware of even know a man named Kevin Mudie who struggled for almost three months to break into the all-conquering Durban City side but when he eventually did, never looked back. He received his big break in a crucial match against then star-studded Moroka Swallows who...

Madonsela riding high with Sekhukhuni

Article by Andile and Mandla Dladla Like most boys growing up in the dusty streets of South Africa’s townships, Nkanyiso Madonsela began kicking around a woman stocking stuffed with plastics and newspapers from a very young age running up and down and in the process developed a deep love for the beautiful game. He was...

Why I missed joining Manchester United – Mark Fish

Article by Andile Dladla and Mandla Dladla One can never underestimate the power of a relationship between a father and his son trying to land a big catch in the water. It was the son of his former head coach who informed his dad about a young striker whom he played with at Arcadia Shepherds...

Being Chippa Moloi’s son was difficult

Tebogo Moloi was described as an elegant passer of the ball and a chip off the old block, meaning being the son of legendary Percy “Chippa-Chippa” Moloi, he displayed all the attributes of the great Chippa. He reveals why at one stage of his career he sported a ponytail, how it was like being...

Vader will no longer fly like a Swallow

Daniel "Vader" Mophosho, a long time servant of Moroka Swallows and a player considered one of South Africa's finest attacking midfielders during his playing days, passed on late on Tuesday evening following a long illness. Bafana Bafana former coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba, a man who played alongside Mophosho at Swallows for many years, was stunned...

Thomas Madigage – Gone too soon

A month ago, I took a leisurely drive to Burghersfort. I was impressed by a massive dam that has sprung up in the area as it could assist the people during these trying times of drought, past huge mining compounds and admired a beautiful casino called Thaba Moshate as you enter the city. At the...

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