Following his departure from Orlando Pirates to Sekhukhune United, Linda Mntambo has been appointed as captain of his new club. This shows the respect Sekhukhune have for maestro as it’s not usual for a new signing to be given a leadership role.
Just after the news was broken, Phumudzo Manenzhe posted a video on Twitter hanging out with the former Jomo Cosmos man and congratulated him on his early achievement at Babina Noko.
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FORMER SABC SPORT ANALYST TO START AT SUPERSPORT NEXT MONTH
Earlier this month, SuperSport announced that former Orlando Pirates striker Phumudzo Manenzhe who resigned as an SABC Sports analyst had joined them. The ‘Bold’ as he is affectionately known followed the footsteps of the likes of Thomas Mlambo, Mpho Maboi and Reggie Ndlovu who also left SABC Sports for the famous World of Champions.
Manenzhe will be bringing a wealth of experience to SuperSport, having transformed from a successful PSL player to a sharp-minded analyst. The former footballer has earned much respect in domestic football and has developed into an accomplished broadcaster who will work on all of SuperSport’s PSL properties.
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Manenzhe was delighted by the move. “I can’t wait to start,” he said. “The slogan itself says it all – I’m joining the World of Champions. I can’t wait to share my experience with viewers.” Indeed, he brings a wealth of it to the position, having worked on the last Fifa World Cup final, six Afcon finals and five CAF Champions League finals, among many other standout fixtures.
“I refer to myself as the head coach of people sitting and watching on their couches,” he quipped. “The head coach’s role is to guide them through the PSL season. And I’m especially excited to be talking to people noth in South Africa and beyond, to the fans across the continent.”