SuperSport United F.C.

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SuperSport United Football Club is a South African professional football club based in Atteridgeville, Pretoria The team currently plays in the Premier Soccer League, United is known as Matsatsantsa a Pitori amongst its supporters. They usually play their home games at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville.

SuperSport United
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Full nameSuperSport United Football Club
Nickname(s)Matsatsantsa (The Swanky Boys, The Trendsetters)
Founded1994; 26 years ago (1994), purchased Pretoria City franchise
GroundLucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville, Pretoria
Capacity28,900
ChairmanKhulu Sibiya
CoachZimbabwe Kaitano Tembo
LeagueABSA Premiership
2017/187th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

 
old logo (2001–13)

Supersport F.C. is an association football club wholly owned by SuperSport, the South African group of television channels.

The club was originally known as Pretoria City. City was purchased by M-Net in 1994. M-Net got approval from the National Soccer League and the club was renamed.

The club comprises a professional football team affiliated to the Premier Soccer League as well as various youth academy teams in the SuperSport United Youth Academy playing within their respective SAFA structures.

Home matches are usually played at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, however in recent times the club has elected to take many matches to the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

The club's youth academy is undoubtedly one of the best in the country. Some of the graduates are players like Daine Klate, Kermit Erasmus, Ronwen Williams all three from Port Elizabeth and Kamohelo Mokotjo. They have previously been linked with English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and Dutch side Feyenoord.

HonoursEdit

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Notable former coachesEdit

Club recordsEdit

Premier Soccer League recordEdit

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PSL recordEdit

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Season Pos Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA GD Pts

Club officials/Technical teamEdit

  • Chairman:   Khulu Sibiya
  • Chief Executive Officer:   Stan Matthews
  • Head of Operations:   Dominic Busschau
  • Team manager:   Paul Matthwes'
  • Head Coach:   Kaitano Tembo
  • Assistant coach:   Kaitano Tembo
  • Marketing and Events Manager:   Coltrane Munyai
  • Academy Technical Director:   Kwanele Kopo
  • Goalkeeper Coach:  Andre Arendse
  • Sports Scientist:   Zac Van Heerden
  • Communication Director:  {David Skosana}

Current squadEdit

As of 02 September 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2   DF Richard Boateng
3   DF Bongani Khumalo
4   DF Clayton Daniels
5   DF Billy Mutale
7   FW Bradley Grobler
8   MF Dean Furman (captain)
10   FW Thabo Mnyamane
11   FW Kudakwashe Mahachi
12   MF Jamie Webber
13   FW Thamsanqa Gabuza
14   DF Onismor Bhasera
15   FW Thabo Qalinge
16   MF Aubrey Modiba
17   FW Ghampani Lungu
18   DF Siyabonga Nhlapo
19   FW Evans Rusike
20   DF Grant Kekana
No. Position Player
24   MF Sipho Mbule
25   DF Luke Fleurs
26   FW Dylan Stoffels
26   MF Jesse Donn
27   MF Luke Le Roux
28   MF Teboho Mokoena
30   GK Ronwen Williams
31   GK Thakasani Mbanjwa
32   GK Washington Arubi
33   GK Boalefa Pule
39   FW Kagiso Malinga
  FW Zama Rambuwane
  FW Darren Smith
  FW Sekela Sithole
  DF Riyaaz Ismail
  DF Ndivhuwo Ravhuhali
  FW Prince Dube

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