Former Leopards player in bizarre arrest


In case you missed it, here are the stories that made the biggest headlines on on Thursday.

• Former Black Leopards defender Bongani Masangane has been arrested after being found in possession of dagga in Eswatini. Full story

• Junior Khanye has made a passionate plea to South African football to bring back skilful midfielder Masibusane Zongo. Full story

• Kaizer Chiefs take on Sundowns in the second edition of the Shell Helix Ultra Cup this weekend and one star has outlined the significance. Full story

• Mamelodi Sundowns winger Phakamani Mahlambi is set to return to Egypt this weekend when South Africa’s under-23 side face Egypt. Full story

• Former AmaZulu coach Clive Barker believes a lack of belief in homegrown coaches has contributed to KwaZulu-Natal football's demise. Full story

• Orlando Pirates striker Tshegofatso Mabasa feels humbled by the kind words he has received from Bafana Bafana legend Benni McCarthy. Full story

• Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has conceded his side are not yet at their “real performance” level as he looks to continue building. Full story

• Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana has sought to clarify the quarrel between teammate Gaston Sirino and SuperSport United’s Clayton Daniels. Full story

• Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tsepo Masilela could make a comeback with an Absa Premiership club after 15 months as a free agent. Full story

FIRED: The winds of change continue to blow at Swallows FC after the club fired former Kaizer Chiefs and AmaZulu goalkeeper Aubrey Mathibe. Full story

THROWBACK: Former AmaZulu, Manning Rangers and South Africa youth international Dylin Pillay is this week's Throwback Thursday. Full story

• Orlando Pirates midfielder Xola Mlambo has reacted to the Telkom Knockout draw which pitted them against newcomers Stellenbosch FC. Full story

• Bidvest Wits and TS Galaxy's opponents for the play-off round in the CAF Confederation Cup has been revealed. Full story

• SuperSport United defender Clayton Daniels is checking up at the Mall of Africa to see if he can find Gaston Sirino to invite him for a coffee. Full story

• Kaizer Chiefs keeper Daniel Akpeyi admits Itumeleng Khune is an integral part of the team as he frowned at reports of his two-month lay-off. Full story

• Player of the moment Bradley Grobler's agent discusses in detail the latest regarding the big three's interest in his client. Full story