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Supersport United
Supersport United Emblem
Full name Supersport United Football Club
Nickname(s) Matsatsantsa (The Swanky Boys)
Founded 1994, purchased Pretoria City franchise
Ground Super Stadium, Atteridgeville
(Capacity: 28,900)
Chairman Khulu Sibiya
Coach South Africa Gavin Hunt
League ABSA Premiership
2009-10 ABSA Premiership, 1st
Home colours
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Away colours
Third colours

Supersport United is a South African football (soccer) club based in Pretoria that currently competes in the Premier Soccer League.

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.

United is known as Matsatsantsa a Pitori amongst its supporters. They usually play their home games at Super Stadium in Atteridgeville and train at the Tshwane University of Technology soccer fields.

The club's Laudium-based youth academy is undoubtedly one of the best in the country. Some of the graduates are players like Daine Klate, Kermit Erasmus and Masibusane Zongo. They currently have a partnership with English club Tottenham Hotspur having previously been linked with Feyenoord Rotterdam.

Contents

Notable former players

Honours

Club records

  • Most starts: Ronald Lawrence 224 (including Pretoria City matches)
  • Most goals: Abram Raselemane 57
  • Most capped player: Dennis Masina (Swaziland)
  • Most starts in a season: Siboniso Gaxa 47 (2004/05)
  • Most goals in a season: Glen Salmon 16 (1998/99)
  • Record victory: 9-0 v Red Star (19/3/05, CAF Confederation Cup)
  • Record defeat: 0-5 v Arcadia (7/4/90, NSL)
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Premier Soccer League record

2008/2009 season

Season record

PSL top scorers

1. Anthony Laffor 10
2. Elias Pelembe 8
3. Daine Klate 4
4. Bongani Khumalo 3
4. Brent Carelse 3
4. Ricardo Katza 3
4. Morgan Gould 3
8. Masibusane Zongo 2

  • 6 players with one goal

Club awards

Player of the Year: Hlompho Kekana
Players' Player of the Year: Hlompho Kekana
Golden Boot: Anthony Laffor
Prospect of the Season: Masibusane Zongo

Club officials/Technical team

  • Chairman: South Africa Khulu Sibiya
  • Director of Football: South Africa Stanley Matthews
  • Team manager: South Africa Webster Lichaba
  • Coach: South Africa Gavin Hunt
  • Assistant coach: South Africa Thomas Madigage
  • Goalkeeper coach: Swaziland William Shongwe

2009/2010 First team squad

As of January 10, 2010 Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 South Africa GK Emile Baron
2 South Africa DF Ricardo Katza
3 South Africa DF Bongani Khumalo (Captain)
4 South Africa DF Tsietsi Mahoa
5 Mozambique FW Dário
6 Zambia DF Davis Nkausu
7 South Africa MF Daine Klate
8 South Africa FW Petros Mahlatsi
9 South Africa FW Glen Salmon
10 Liberia FW Anthony Laffor
11 South Africa FW Thulani Ngcepe
12 South Africa MF Siyabonga Nkosi
13 South Africa MF Shane Poggenpoel
14 South Africa MF Thandani Ntshumayelo
15 South Africa MF Tebogo Langerman
16 South Africa MF Letladi Madubanya
No. Position Player
17 South Africa DF David Kannemeyer
18 South Africa MF Brent Carelse
19 South Africa FW Thabo Mongalo
20 South Africa DF Rudi Isaacs
21 South Africa MF Thabo Moleko
22 South Africa MF Jabulani Maluleke
23 South Africa DF Morgan Gould
24 South Africa MF Masibusane Zongo
25 South Africa FW Rudzani Ramudzuli
26 South Africa DF Thabo September
27 Uganda FW Brian Umony
28 South Africa MF Hlompho Kekana
29 South Africa DF Phelelani Mpangase
30 Uganda GK Denis Onyango
31 South Africa GK Jacob Mokhasi
South Africa DF Collen Zulu

On loan

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

No. Position Player
South Africa DF Tshepo Gumede (at Mpumalanga Black Aces until 30 June 2010)
South Africa MF Lyle Lakay (at FC Cape Town until 30 June 2010)
Swaziland FW Phinda Dlamini (at Pretoria University until 30 June 2010)

Foreigners

In the South African PSL, only five non-South African nationals can be registered. Players with foreign and South African citizenship do not count as foreigners.

Official sponsor

DStv

External links


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