SuperSport United F.C.

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SuperSport United
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Full name SuperSport United Football Club
Nickname(s) Matsatsantsa (The Swanky Boys, The Trendsetters)
Founded 1994, purchased Pretoria City franchise
Ground Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville, Pretoria
Ground Capacity 28,900
Chairman Khulu Sibiya
Coach South Africa Gordon Igesund
League ABSA Premiership
2013–14 ABSA Premiership, 5th

SuperSport United is a South African football (soccer) club based in Pretoria that 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.

History[edit]

old logo (2001–13)

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's youth academy is undoubtedly one of the best in the country. Some of the graduates are players like Daine Klate, Kermit Erasmus and Kamohelo Mokotjo. They currently have a partnership with English club Tottenham Hotspur having previously been linked with Dutch side Feyenoord.

Honours[edit]

Club records[edit]

(previous record: Ronald Lawrence 41)

Source:[1]

Premier Soccer League record[edit]

Shirt sponsor & kit manufacturer[edit]

Club officials/Technical team[edit]

Source:[2]

First team squad[edit]

As of 1 February 2014

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

No. Position Player
1 South Africa GK Rowen Fernandez
2 South Africa DF Thabo Moloi
3 South Africa DF Sibusiso Khumalo
4 South Africa DF Bevan Fransman (Captain)
5 Senegal DF Mor Diouf
7 South Africa FW Bradley Grobler
9 South Africa FW Thabiso Nkoana
10 South Africa MF Sameehg Doutie
11 South Africa FW Sibusiso Zuma
12 South Africa MF Enocent Mkhabela
15 South Africa MF Bennett Chenene
16 Ghana MF Edwin Gyimah
17 South Africa FW Prince Nxumalo
19 South Africa FW Dino Ndlovu
20 Senegal FW Mame Niang
No. Position Player
21 South Africa MF Thuso Phala
23 South Africa MF Lebogang Manyama
24 South Africa MF David Mathebula
26 South Africa DF Thabo September
27 South Africa DF Roscoe Pietersen
28 South Africa MF Tshepiso Sathekge
29 South Africa MF Morne Nel
30 South Africa GK Ronwen Williams
31 South Africa GK Boalefa Pule
32 South Africa DF Aupa Moeketsi
34 South Africa DF Brandon Dean
35 South Africa FW Skhumbuzo Mazibuko
36 South Africa DF Thato Mokeke
37 Angola FW João de Oliveira (on loan from Petro de Luanda)

On loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
South Africa DF Thuto Mphahlele (at Milano United until 30 June 2014)
South Africa MF Jabulani Maluleke (at Polokwane City until 30 June 2014)
South Africa MF Moffat Mdluli (at Polokwane City until 30 June 2014)
South Africa MF Snethemba Ngidi (at Vasco da Gama until 30 June 2014)
No. Position Player
South Africa MF Cebo Meyiwa (at Sivutsa Stars until 30 June 2014)
South Africa MF Tshepo Mabua (at Santos Cape Town until 30 June 2014)
Malawi FW Atusaye Nyondo (at Pretoria University until 30 June 2014)
South Africa FW Andile Nqabeni (at FC Cape Town until 30 June 2014)

Foreigners[edit]

In the South African PSL, only five non-South African nationals can be registered. Foreign players who have acquired permanent residency can be registered as locals.


Notable former players[edit]

† = deceased

Notable former coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SuperSport United". Kickoff.com. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  2. ^ Kickoff PSL Yearbook 2013/2014, p. 42.

External links[edit]