Mamelodi Sundowns

African Super League - AFSL - Mamelodi Sundowns LogoHISTORY Formed in the 1970’s Mamelodi Sundowns plays in the South African top tier Premier Soccer League (PSL).

Homeground: The team plays their home matches at the Loftus Versified Stadium and Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium.

Local: They have won the PSL title a record 12 times since the PSL started in 1996 and is considered the most successful club in the PSL era.

They have won the Nedbank Cup six times, the MTN Top 8 four times and the Telkom Knock-out Cup four times.

Continental: They won the 2016 CAF Champions League and the same year were voted the CAF Club of the Year. They were the first South African club to take part in the Fifa Club World Cup where they finished sixth.

Social Media Presence: Last year the club was voted among the top ten in terms of facebook followers with the number hitting 2.5 Million.

Coach: 35year old South African Rhulani Mokwena is the current head coach at Mamelodi Sundowns.

Key players: Rivaldo Coetzee (Midfielder), Peter Shalulile (Striker), Kennedy Mweene.


Home City

Located in church square is a bronze sculptured mage of Paul Kruger, a former politician and President of the South African republic between 1883 and 1900.

It is one of the landmarks in this South African city that serves as the administrative capital of the rainbow nation.

Pretoria is host not to just the seat of government but also all foreign missions in South Africa.

It is also famous for being home to some of the top universities in South Africa with the more than a decade old University of South Africa (UNISA) among the institutions of higher learning having its headquarters here.

As to its sports potential Pretoria hosted some group matches of the 2010 World Cup. It is also home to some famous South African sportsmen and women.

They include former Bafana Bafana defender Mark Fish who was in the team that won the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations and played in England for several clubs. Vanes-mari Du Toit-a netball player with the South African national team is also from Pretoria.

The city is known for long hot rainy summers and short and dry mild winters. It has a population of about 3million inhabitants.

The top sightseeing places in Pretoria are Voortrekker Monument, Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Union Buildings, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Kruger House Museum and Loftus Versfeld Stadium.

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