In the new KICK OFF Magazine
Posted: 26 January 2018 Time: 11:00
February 2018 marks the 24th birthday of KICK OFF Magazine, and in our 490th issue, we celebrate in style by bringing you, our loyal readers, “soccer at its best”.
There’s something for everyone, covering clubs big and small, as we span across the length and breadth of the country to bring your insight and in-depth coverage of your favourite stars and teams.
Here’s what you can delve into in the latest edition, on sale now:
Kaizer Chiefs’ signings
Are Leonardo Castro, Siphelele Ntshangase, Kabelo Mahlasela and Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya the right men to help Kaizer Chiefs end their trophy drought? The Amakhosi quartet speak for themselves, as Bobby Motaung reveals the inner workings behind roping in his January recruits.
The under-fire Orlando Pirates striker reminds us of his impressive CAF record and insists he’s unfazed by his critics as he looks to improve his scoring form.
Having spilt many beans in his controversial book, The Curse of Teko Modise, the Cape Town City playmaker says he’s received more backlash than South African president Jacob Zuma, but insists he’s unafraid to speak his mind as he talks through some of his autobiography’s most intriguing topics.
Having given up on his footballing dream following the closure of his youth academy, the rising Mamelodi Sundowns starlet reveals how a random phone call changed the trajectory of his life forever.
The Absa Premiership’s’ leading goal scorer reveals how R5 coins started his hunger for goals, and talks about why his time at giants Mamelodi Sundowns didn’t work out.
The outspoken Ajax Cape Town coach reflects on his time in South Africa, the memorable players he’s coached and what needs to be done to improve South African football.
A pull-out poster of Mamelodi Sundowns’ in-form star, Percy Tau.
The Nigerian shot-stopper could very well be the only PSL player to head to Russia for this year’s Fifa World Cup, as he talks about what he needs to do to ensure he’s on the plane in June, while revealing what it’s like to share a change room with some of Africa’s biggest stars.
My Dream Team
Former Bafana Bafana international Delron Buckley picks his dream XI from the many talents he’s shared the pitch with.
The Maritzburg United chairman talks about the challenges of running a PSL club, the difficulties he’s experienced over his 15 years in charge and his thoughts on agents amid a busy time in the transfer window.
Brandon Petersen reveals the dirt on the new, crazy, arrogant and aging members of the current Ajax Cape Town squad.
South Africa’s icon is his usual frank and candid self as he talks about his eternal love for Jomo Cosmos, while making bold declarations about other clubs’ salaries and when he will quit.
Russia’s Absent XI
A host of big-name players across Africa and the globe will have to sit on their couch, like all South Africans, having not qualified for Russia 2018. We build a squad of the world’s best players who sadly won’t be present at this year’s Fifa World Cup.
Are we in for a racist Russian World Cup?
Former Bafana Bafana international Matthew Booth and current Cape Town City striker Victor Obinna both played in Russia, and shed light on the country’s off-field antics as the Russians prepare to welcome the world at this year’s Fifa World Cup.
The Holland-born South African talks about his 45-minute Bafana debut, his club-hopping nature and whether he’ll honour a South African call-up in future.
The former Platinum Stars midfielder has found a unique way of providing for his family after hanging up his boots.
And lots, lots more! Get your copy now!
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