ALSO LAST MONTH…
• Ernst Middendorp is named the new head coach at Kaizer Chiefs, with Shaun Bartlett announced as his assistant. • Eric Tinkler and assistant Vincent Kobola are shown the door at Chippa United, as former Black Leopards coach Joel Masutha is roped in as interim coach with Tshepo Motsoeneng named his assistant. • Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando and Kaizer Chiefs safely their way through respective CAF first round ualifiers, while Free State Stars at the first hurdle, going 1-0 on aggregate to Mukura Victory Sports. announce a three-year deal with Turkish othing brand D’S Damat. ational First Division duo FC and TS Galaxy ualify for the 2019 Nedbank up Round of 32 for the first
time in their history. • Raja Casablanca are crowned 2018 CAF Confederation Cup Champions after a 4-3 aggregate victory over Congolese giants AS Vita. • Amajita successfully defend their Cosafa Under-20 Championship crown, beating Zimbabwe 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the final. Phathutshedzo Nange is named the recipient of the September/ October Absa Premiership Goal of the Month award, becoming the first Black Leopards player to win the accolade. South African striker Lars Veldwijk nets his second hat- trick of the season for Dutch First Division club Sparta Rotterdam in their 6-1 demolition of Almere City. Dominic Isaacs is named new head coach at First Division club Cape Umoya United, with ormer coach Roger de Sa moving into a managerial role at the club.
The Baroka FC players celebrate after the Limpopo club secured the first top-flight trophy in their history, beating Orlando Pirates on penalties in the 2018 Telkom Knockout final.