Free State Stars

Benni McCarthy explains Cape Town City resurgence with 5-0 rout of Free State Stars

McCarthy: I kicked their nutsacks

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy has revealed how he kicked his players up the rear-end in order to come out guns blazing against Free State Stars on Wednesday night.

Match Centre

Next 3 Fixtures Venue
26/01 @ 15:00 vs Richards Bay FC Goble Park
02/02 @ 18:00 vs Polokwane City Goble Park
09/02 @ 18:00 vs Chippa United Goble Park
Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
11 Black Leopards 16 5 4 7 -4 19
12 Free State Stars 18 4 4 10 -14 16
13 AmaZulu 18 5 6 7 -6 15

FIFA DC deducted 6 points from AmaZulu

Top Scorers
  • Harris Tchilimbou - 4
  • Goodman Dlamini - 2
  • Relebogile Mokhuoane - 1
  • Sphamandla Shelembe - 1
  • Cesaire Gandze - 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: Nikola Kavazović

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

Badra Ali Sangare
Badra Ali Sangare
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire
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

Defenders

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
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

Midfielders

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

Strikers

Mrisho Ngasa
Mrisho Ngasa
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: Tanzania, United Republic of
Sibusiso Masina
Sibusiso Masina
Squad Number: 24
Nationality: South Africa
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
Judas Moseamedi
Judas Moseamedi
Squad Number: 20
Nationality: South Africa