In the new KICK OFF Magazine

Posted: 20 October 2017 Time: 12:00

The latest edition of KICK OFF Magazine (Issue 487) is out, with a number of big-name interviews, informative articles and nostalgic stories to give you your monthly football fix!

In this issue, we sat down one-on-one with Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane as he tells us what makes him tick and how he likes to operate at Chloorkop, while Benni McCarthy reveals the differences he experiences on match day as a coach compared to being a player.

Orlando Pirates’ Innocent Maela gives us the lowdown after returning to the Soweto giants from a stint in the National First Division, while we call in the experts as we analyse the potential of Wiseman Meyiwa and his fellow Kaizer Chiefs youngsters, and whether or not they can take up the mantle and guide the Glamour Boys to success in future.

This, and so much more! Here is what’s in store in this month’s issue:

Pitso Mosimane
Enter the mind of the award-winning Mamelodi Sundowns coach, as he talks about maintaining a balance in his squad, while revealing his true feelings about SuperSport United striker Jeremy Brockie.

Innocent Maela
The talented defender speaks about his step up from the National First Division to Soweto giants Orlando Pirates following a surprise phone-call from the chairman.

Kaizer Chiefs development
Is Wiseman Meyiwa an anomaly, or can Chiefs’ next generation bring silverware to Naturena?

Benni McCarthy
The former Bafana Bafana star takes us through the roller-coaster of emotions he goes through on match day as a coach, admitting it’s a whole new ball game compared to his playing days.

Lebo Mothiba
The Bafana Bafana starlet speaks about his maiden national team call-up, and how life in France is treating him.

Secrets of the Stars
Ten things you did not know about 2017 Puskas Award nominee Oscarine Masuluke.

Komphela’s signings
How has each Kaizer Chiefs recruit brought in under Steve Komphela’s watch fared? We take a look.

My teammates
Playmaker Mark Mayambela takes us behind the scenes in the Chippa United changeroom.

Poster
A must-have for supporters of both Soweto giants, as you get to choose a pull-out of either the Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates team pictures.

Luc Eymael
The Belgian coach is his usual frank self as he reveals why coaching in South Africa is better than Europe, giving exact figures of what he was offered to coach in his homeland.

Kudakwashe Mahachi
The Golden Arrows star still harbours hopes of making it to Europe after trialing in France, and says he won’t ever go back to Sundowns.

Robert Ng’ambi
The Platinum Stars midfielder reveals what’s kept him going for so long in the PSL, as he discloses how he wormed his way out at Black Leopards to join Dikwena.

My Dream Team
Ghana’s John Paintsil reveals which former teammates would make his dream squad.

Local vs foreign coaches
We take an in-depth look at the advantages and disadvantages of local and foreign coaches, getting the viewpoints of both while providing statistics to prove who is more successful in the PSL.

Desiree Ellis
The Banyana Banyana coach talks about her record-breaking feat following 2017 Cosafa Cup glory.

Paulo Dybala
Could the Argentina and Juventus star be a future Ballon d’Or winner?

The Class of ‘97
We take a trip down memory lane and profile each member of the history-making Amajita squad of 1997, and where each has ended up.

And lots, lots more! Get your copy now!

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