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Posted: 15 December 2017 Time: 10:00
It’s a bumper edition of KICK OFF Magazine (Issue 489) that we’ve produced for your holiday reading, with numerous interesting, shocking, heart-wrenching and emotive stories for your enjoyment.
In this edition, we get to grips with hot topics, interview the stars of the PSL, take you behind the scenes and tell many untold stories that will no doubt leave you surprised, intrigued and informed.
There’s something for everyone, making it a perfect holiday read, or even a Christmas gift for a loved one.
Here’s what you can look forward to in the latest edition:
A lot has been said about “Mzansi’s number one” in recent times. But is the Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper the best in South Africa, or are opposition strikers just plain poor? We delve into this theory, and call in various experts who give their insight.
A consistent performer for SuperSport United, the goal-scoring winger shares his thoughts on what’s kept him at the top, as he lays down the gauntlet to his teammates.
The veteran striker has defied the odds as he continues performing despite passing his 40th birthday, as he gives a rare one-on-one interview talking about his secrets to success, what he thinks about the youth of today, and what’s in store for his future.
The Ghanaian forward had a difficult start with the changing of coaches at Orlando Pirates, yet is determined to find his groove as he aims to etch his name on the list of foreign legends to have turned out for the Buccaneers.
The untold story behind the talented Nigerian’s tumultuous ride in the PSL so far, as he talks about the whisperings in the corridors of Chloorkop, his contribution to Bidvest Wits’ history-making league triumph, and whether or not he will succeed at new club Ajax Cape Town.
The Mamelodi Sundowns forward reveals why he’s had sleepless nights since leaving Bidvest Wits, what it’s like to work under Pitso Mosimane, and discusses whether or not he’s a different player in a Bafana Bafana shirt.
A must-have keepsake of all the fixtures ahead of the Russia World Cup 2018, with space to fill in every result, allowing you to keep track of every nation’s progress at the global spectacle.
Mamelodi Sundowns’ yo-yo man vents his frustrations over constantly being neglected by the Pretoria giants, who he says don’t talk to him and don’t watch his games, as he looks to improve his scoring record at Platinum Stars.
My Dream Team
Former Bafana Bafana star Sibusiso “Tso” Vilakazi describes the best 11 footballers he shared the field with, including a few surprise mentions from the amateur ranks.
The SuperSport United starlet takes us behind the scenes of his side’s two-legged CAF Confederation Cup final experience against TP Mazembe, as he diarises every day’s activities over the first leg in Lubumbashi and the second leg in Pretoria.
Anele Ngcongca’s hilarious take on his fellow Mamelodi Sundowns players, revealing who brings his lunch box into the dressing room, and who is good friends with their nation’s president.
The hard-working Bafana Bafana full-back already has three top-flight trophies to his name at Bidvest Wits, having made the step up from the National First Division just 18 months go.
The previously unknown Serbian is making big strides in helping Bloemfontein Celtic punch above their weight, as he talks about his journey to South Africa, his plans with Siwelele and the near-miss in the Telkom Knockout final.
The former CAF Youth Player of the Year admits to the failures that landed him in South Africa’s National First Division, as he opens up about his troubled past while insisting he should be competing with Ronaldo and Messi.
We chat exclusively to the first African female Fifa secretary general, who outlines the way forward for African football, taking us through what it’s like to work for world football’s governing body.
We delve into the world of the only South African currently plying his trade in the soccer-mad country of Brazil, as the starlet takes us through his journey in South America, which included a hair-raising story about his debut.
The heart-wrenching tale of how the former PSL centre-back is now living on the streets, having sold his car following unsuccessful hospital treatment and a coaching course which he hopes will help land him a job in the future.
And lots, lots more! Get your copy now!
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