Brian “Spiderman” Baloyi has played for two of the biggest teams in South Africa but who cracks the nod for his ultimate teammates XI?
GK: Andre Arendse – One of the most decorated goalkeepers in South African football. He was part of the Bafana Bafana team that won the the 1996 Africa Cup of nations. Arendse has won the league with Cape Town Spurs, Santos, Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United.
RB: Trevor Mthimkhulu – Affectionately known as “Kae Kapa Kae” or “Triple K”. He was a winger who was converted into a fullback and did a great job in running up and down the wing.
LB: David Nyathi – “Going Up” was a decent left-back for Bafana Bafana. He also played for Cape Town Spurs and Kaizer Chiefs. Nyathi also plied his trade abroad in countries like Sweden, Spain and Turkey.
CB: Lucas Radebe – He needs no introduction to football lovers! Former Bafana Bafana and Leeds United captain. He played for Kaizer Chiefs before the big move to the English Premier League.
CB: Neil Tovey – Captained Bafana Bafana to AFCON glory in 1996. He played in the PSL for the likes of AmaZulu and Kaizer Chiefs.
CDM: Esrom Nyandoro – The Zimbabwean maestro was known for his tough tackling and thunderous shots at goal. He won two league titles with Sundowns in the mid 2000’s and a PSL Players’ Player of the Season award.
AM: Doctor Khumalo – The darling of Amakhosi faithful whose jersey number 15 was retired in his honour. “16 V” was a great passer of the ball.
RM: John “Shoes” Moshoeu – The late “Shoes” will be famously remembered for wearing jersey number 10 for the national team. Upon his return from overseas he helped Chiefs win their first league title in the PSL era back in the 2003/04 season.
LM: Thabo Mooki – “Tsiki-Tsiki” was a one club man who only ever played for Kaizer Chiefs at club level. He played for the senior side from 1994 until his retirement in 2009.
FW: Suprise Moriri – Born in a small village of Matibidi, Limpopo, the former PSL Footballer of the Season played for Sundowns from 2004 to 2016, winning numerous league titles and knockout trophies in the process.
FW: Daniel “Mambush” Mudau – The former Sundowns captain is currently the PSL’s joint top goalscorer with 111 goals alongside Siyabonga Nomvete.