SL Podcast The Weekend Special

The Weekend Special

On the SL Podcast's Weekend Special, you can get up to date with the latest happenings in SA football. We will bring you the latest news, results and also preview upcoming games throughout the season with special guest analysts. You, the fan, also have the chance to get your voice heard!
Weekly English South Africa Sports · Sports
59 Episodes
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'SAFA Takes Everyone From Sundowns' - Pitso Mosimane

Welcome to the Weekend Special! In this episode, Coach Owen Da Gama discusses an exciting international call-up for one his midfielders, while SuperSport United's Coach Kaitano Tembo details his hopes for another trophy in the Telkom Knockout. We also hear from Orlando Pirates' Coach Rulani Mokwena who acknowledges that he’s…
18 Oct 2019 19 min

Chiefs & Sundowns Trade Blows Ahead Of Clash!

The Shell Helix Cup is upon us and ahead of the not-so-friendly friendly, we hear from Kaizer Chiefs’ & Sundowns’ media officers who trade jabs at a press conference. We also hear from Bafana Bafana striker Bradley Grobler & defender Mosa Lebusa ahead of Bafana’s match against Mali in the…
11 Oct 2019 15 min

Tso Vilakazi Backs Highlands Park for Cup Upset

The MTN8 Final is finally here with Highlands Park facing Supersport United at Orlando Stadium. Matsatsantsa are in familiar territory, they’ve made it to this final for the past 3 years in a row. The Lions of the North are in their first final since they reformed. We hear from…
4 Oct 2019 40 min

Highlands Chase A Fairy Tale Cup Final

In this episode of the Weekend Special, Coach Owen Da Gama reviews Highlands Park’s historic cup run in the MTN8 where they’ve made the final for the first time in their history and only a season after being promoted into the PSL. We also hear from Banyana Banyana u17 Coach…
27 Sep 2019 16 min

Rhulani Mokwena Draws Comparisons To Mourinho and Guardiola

At an Orlando Pirates press conference, Coach Rhulani Mokwena drew comparisons between himself and world-renowned coaches like Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho. In this episode of the Weekend Special, hear what he thinks sets himself apart from the other coaches in the Absa Premiership. Also in the show, we hear…
13 Sep 2019 16 min

'Modiba Can Triple His Earnings In Europe'

In today's episode of the Weekend Special, we speak to SuperSport United's Director of Football, Stan Matthews, who doesn't mince his words on Matsatsantsa's transfer intentions for Aubrey Modibe. We also hear from Coach Kaitano Tembo on the importance of Dean Furman to his team, while Coach Pitso Mosimane tells…
30 Aug 2019 36 min

'I'm Not Here To Compete With Khune'

In this edition of the Weekend Special, we hear from Kaizer Chiefs' Lebogang Manyama and Daniel Akpeyi. Manyama talks about what it would take for him to revive his old form and how Khama Billiat's rumoured move to Sundowns is felt in the Kaizer Chiefs dressing room. Akpeyi speaks about…
23 Aug 2019 15 min

Billiat's Agent: 'It's Up To Khama To Decide'

In this week's episode of the Weekend Special, we speak to Khama Billiat's agent, Michael Ngobeni, about the reports of a potential move for Billiat back to Sundowns and what the player has said to him. Mazola Molefe, the man who broke the story speaks to us about what it…
16 Aug 2019 26 min

'SA Women Are Not Supported' - Modise

In this Woman’s Day Weekend Special, we catch up with former SAFA Technical director for women’s football, Fran Hilton Smith. Struggles, successes, sponsorships and more, Smith shares the realities of women’s football in South Africa. Banyana Banyana record goal-scorer, Portia Modise also shares her thoughts about the daily struggles of…
9 Aug 2019 22 min

Pitso Chases 'La Décima'

As the 2019/2020 season kicks off, we kick start the Weekend Special once again! On today's show, Pitso Mosimane tells us how he won the league and how rivals Pirates aren't playing in the same league as the champions SuperSport coach Kaitano Tembo shares about what went wrong last season,…
2 Aug 2019 41 min

'Khama Billiat Is Going Nowhere' - Middendorp

In this special edition of SL Radio, we're all CBL crazy. With that, we had a couple of Superfans, Fefe Sonti of Amakhosi and Lady D representing the Buccaneers, on their insights and predictions ahead of the pre-season blockbuster. On the Kaizer Chiefs corner, Coach Ernst Middendorp gave nothing away…
26 Jul 2019 36 min

Weekend Special Ep 49 - Will The Citizens Shock Amakhosi In The Cup?

At the end of this weekend, 4 clubs will remain in the Nedbank Cup; so who will join TS Galaxy in the next round? In this episode of the Weekend Special, former Orlando Pirates star Dumisa Ngobe backs Kaizer Chiefs over Cape Town City. Ngobe also talks about the top…
29 Mar 2019 23 min

Weekend Special Ep 48 - Feutmba: Sundowns Are The Best Team In Mzansi

After their midweek victory over Maritzburg United, Mamelodi Sundowns are in the driving seat at the top of the Absa Premiership log. Should Ka Bo Yellow fans prepare champagne bottles already? Do other title contenders still have a chance? In this episode of the Weekend Special, former Sundowns star Roger…
15 Mar 2019 27 min

Weekend Special Ep 47 - WANTED: Strikers Who Can Actually Score Goals

The current Absa premiership season looks like yet another that will have a top scorer with less than 15 goals. Where have the goals gone? Where are the real strikers? In this episode of the Weekend Special, former top strikers Wilfried Mugeyi and Andries Sebola register their disappointment in the…
9 Mar 2019 28 min

Ep 45 - Can David Knockdown Goliath?

In this episode of the Weekend Special, SL Radio fans give tactical advice to the Magic FC on how to beat Kaizer Chiefs in the Nedbank Cup. We also catch up with Danny Venter who lets us in on how Golden Arrows are preparing for their clash against Witbank Spurs…
16 Feb 2019 22 min

Weekend Special Ep 44 - Mngomeni Expects One-sided Drubbing

In this episode of the Weekend Special, former Orlando Pirates midfielder Thabo Mngomeni details his expectation for the derby. Soccer Laduma’s Gracia Michaels-Simpson provides an analysis of both the Soweto clubs. We hear from fans about the relevance of the derby.
8 Feb 2019 22 min

Weekend Special Ep 43 - Fans Pick Bucs Star As Best So Far

In this episode of the Weekend Special, fans pick an Orlando Pirates star midfielder as the best player of the season so far. We also speak to veteran journalist Peter Raath who gives an update of what is happening in the NFD. We look at the upcoming fixtures in the…
15 Dec 2018 21 min

Weekend Special Ep 42 - Will Football Kill Baroka Real Death?

In this episode of the Weekend Special, former Baroka coach Kgoloko Thobejane talks up his ex-club’s chances of winning the Telkom Knockout final against Orlando Pirates. We also hear from the Banyana Banyana camp as they returned from the Women’s Afcon. If you were coaching Baroka, what tactics would you…
7 Dec 2018 19 min

Ep 41 - Tasty Tshwane Derby Loading While Banyana Search For Continental Glory

In this episode of the Weekend Special, we preview the upcoming Tshwane derby as Mamelodi Sundowns look to continue their league dominance over their rivals Supersport United. We get a word from Banyana Banyana Vice-Captain as she looks forward to the final of the Women's Afcon against Nigeria. Manchester United…
30 Nov 2018 20 min
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