Free State Stars

Free State Stars target Ernst Middendorp as replacement for Luc Eymael

Ea Lla Koto target ex-Chiefs coach

KickOff.com has learnt that Free State Stars are trying to lure former Maritzburg United and Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp back to Bethlehem.

Match Centre

Next 3 Fixtures Venue
28/11 @ 19:00 vs Mukura Victory Sports Goble Park
05/12 @ 19:00 vs Mukura Victory Sports TBA
11/12 @ 00:00 vs Orlando Pirates Goble Park
Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
8 Cape Town City 10 3 4 3 1 13
9 Free State Stars 14 3 4 7 -7 13
10 Highlands Park 10 2 6 2 0 12
Top Scorers
  • Harris Tchilimbou - 3
  • Goodman Dlamini - 2
  • Judas Moseamedi - 1
  • Sinethemba Jantjie - 1
  • Bengali Keita - 1
  • Tshepo Tema - 1

Transfers

IN
from
Judas Moseamedi
Cape Town City
Yusuf Jappie
Golden Arrows
William Twala
Free transfer
Linda Bhengu
Mthatha Bucks
Eleazar Rodgers
Bidvest Wits
OUT
to
Maxime Cosse
Released
Thabo Maphakisa
Released
Mpho Mathekgane
Released
Langelihle Ndlovu
Released
Jared Abrahams
Released

Team Information

Coach: Luc Eymael

Nickname: Ea Lla Koto

Formed: 1977 (Sold original franchise to PSL in 2002, then bought Maholosiane franchise in 2003)

Physical address: 22B, President Boshoff Street, Bethlehem

Home ground: Goble Park, Bethlehem

Tel: (058) 303 3401

Website: www.freestatestars.co.za

Twitter: @FreeStateStars

Email: info@freestatestars.co.za

Fact Box

Most appearances: Edward Salomane 299

Most goals: Bunene Ngaduana 79

Most capped player: Kennedy Mweene (Zambia)

Most appearances in a season: Themba Sithole 45 (1992)

Most goals in a season: Bunene Ngaduana 19 (1993)

Record win: 8-1 vs Ikapa Sporting (30/3/08, Nedbank Cup)

Record loss: 7-1 vs Arcadia (31/10/86, NSL); vs Sundowns (19/4/98, PSL)

Free State Stars - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

Olivier Kwizera
Olivier Kwizera
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Rwanda
Lindokuhle Nkambule
Lindokuhle Nkambule
Squad Number: 30
Nationality: South Africa
Christoffer Mafoumbi
Christoffer Mafoumbi
Squad Number: 1
Nationality: Congo
Badra Ali Sangare
Badra Ali Sangare
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire

Defenders

Sphamandla Shelembe
Sphamandla Shelembe
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: South Africa
Fanele Filita
Fanele Filita
Squad Number: 33
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Makhele
Squad Number: 33
Nationality: South Africa
Joseph Okumu
Joseph Okumu
Squad Number: 99
Nationality: Kenya
Tshepo Tema
Tshepo Tema
Squad Number: 23
Nationality: South Africa
Innocent Maela
Innocent Maela
Squad Number: 23
Nationality: South Africa
Simphiwe Mtsweni
Squad Number: 36
Nationality: South Africa
Nyiko Mobbie
Nyiko Mobbie
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: South Africa
Sifiso Mbhele
Sifiso Mbhele
Squad Number: 19
Nationality: South Africa
Ricardo Ndiki
Ricardo Ndiki
Squad Number: 30
Nationality: South Africa
Treasure Mbuli
Treasure Mbuli
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Rooi Mahamutsa
Squad Number: 44
Nationality: South Africa
Thabang Klaas
Thabang Klaas
Squad Number: 15
Nationality: South Africa
Bengali Keita
Bengali Keita
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Guinea
Patrick Phungwayo
Squad Number: 3
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Yusuf Jappie
Yusuf Jappie
Squad Number: 33
Nationality: South Africa
Sibusiso Hlubi
Sibusiso Hlubi
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Makhehlene Makhaula
Makhehlene Makhaula
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Tholang Lwana
Tholang Lwana
Squad Number: 14
Nationality: South Africa
Mpho Maruping
Squad Number: 14
Nationality: South Africa
Armand Ella Ken
Armand Ella Ken
Squad Number: 45
Nationality: Cameroon
William Twala
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: South Africa
Cesaire Gandze
Cesaire Gandze
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Congo
Charles Kampi
Charles Kampi
Squad Number: 13
Nationality: South Africa
Goodman Dlamini
Squad Number: 26
Nationality: South Africa
Harris Tchilimbou
Harris Tchilimbou
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Congo
Sinethemba Jantjie
Sinethemba Jantjie
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: South Africa
Sthembiso Dlamini
Sthembiso Dlamini
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: South Africa
Relebogile Mokhuoane
Relebogile Mokhuoane
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Maboke Matlakala
Maboke Matlakala
Squad Number: 49
Nationality: South Africa
Paulus Masehe
Paulus Masehe
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa

Strikers

Judas Moseamedi
Judas Moseamedi
Squad Number: 20
Nationality: South Africa
Mrisho Ngasa
Mrisho Ngasa
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: Tanzania, United Republic of
Eleazar Rodgers
Eleazar Rodgers
Squad Number: 9
Nationality: South Africa
Hilaire Momi
Hilaire Momi
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Central African Republic
Relebogile Makhouane
Relebogile Makhouane
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Linda Bhengu
Linda Bhengu
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa