On Saturday, Orlando Pirates will travel to the Moses Mabhida Stadium to face off against Golden Arrows in their final league encounter of the 2016/17 season. The Buccaneers' chances of securing a top eight spot are slim, and they will be hoping the football gods are on their side over the weekend.
South African football fans have, over the years, shown their love for their respective teams and players. They attend games, buy their beloved teams' merchandise and give their beloved stars nicknames!
Orlando Pirates' Bernard Morrison revealed, in issue 1024 of Soccer Laduma, that he would not want to evaluate his own progress with the Soweto club. Before the Buccaneers acquired the services of the Ghanaian international, there was much hype around him after his performances for former club AS Vita. However, the forward has struggle with game time in South Africa.
As we approach the final encounters of the ABSA Premiership 2016/17 season, the champions have already been decided for this campaign. In the past, games went down to the wire to determine which club would be crowned the title holders, just as it did five years ago.
Supporters Club previously asked our beloved readers to choose the Player of the Season for this section. Today, we proudly reveal that the readers have chosen Cape Town City's Lebogang Manyama as their star man!