Mamelodi Sundowns hosted Polokwane City at Loftus Versfeld in an ABSA Premiership encounter on Tuesday night. Rise and Shine managed to hold the African champions to a 0-0 draw, extending the Brazilians' winless streak to three games in the league.
Orlando Pirates got their first win of 2017 when they beat ABC Motsepe League team EC Bees FC in the last 32 of the Nedbank Cup. Bucs' new coach Kjell Jonevret has been trying various combinations in all departments, so Supporters Club takes a look at the team's engine room.
Mamelodi Sundowns were the only South African club to claim victory in their first match of this season's CAF continental competitions when they played host to KCCA, while SuperSport United, Bidvest Wits and Platinum Stars all suffered defeats.
News has been doing the rounds that Orlando Pirates have renewed their interest in Polokwane City’s Thobani Mncwango. The player revealed in issue 1009 of Soccer Laduma that he had been approached by the Buccaneers but because of his contract with the Limpopo club, he remained at Rise and Shine.
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala scored his 50th goal for the team in the club's Nedbank Cup game against the NFD's Stellenbosch FC on the weekend. "Shabba", as the midfielder is affectionately known in football circles, has been a revelation for Amakhosi this season. Even when the team was not doing well, he was their standout player.