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Episode 25 - AB chats to Lorenz Kohler

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by award-winning Kick Off journalist and African football expert, Lorenz Kohler.

The duo dissect the 2020/21 DStv Premiership season, discuss where it went wrong for Gavin Hunt at Kaizer Chiefs, what the future holds for serial winner Pitso Mosimane and much, much more!

Episode 24 - AB chats to Rob Delport

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by @iDiskiTimes journalist Rob Delport.

The duo unpack what was another drama-filled #GladAfricaChampionship season. What will Royal AM or Sekhukhune United bring to the #DStvPrem? Where did it go wrong for Cape Town Spurs?

They also chat about Mamelodi Sundowns’ continued success after they clinched a fourth straight league title and discuss why AmaZulu are the team to watch going into the 2021-22 season.

Episode 23 - AB chats to Thabo Mnyamane

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila forward Thabo Mnyamane.

The former Varsity Cup star opens up about how fate set him on course to becoming a professional footballer and how adversity off the field inspired TTM to Nedbank Cup glory.

He also voices his confidence at a recall to the  Bafana Bafana set up following Hugo Broos' appointment while the duo also unpack how Mnyamane has capitalized on his on-field success.  

Mnyamane, who has become one of the most marketable footballers in the DStv Premiership, hosts his own podcast (The Victory Corner) and runs a YouTube channel with his wife Tamlyn (The Mnyamanes).

Episode 22 - AB chats to George Dearnaley

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by former Bafana Bafana forward George ‘Zulu Shark’ Dearnaley.

The duo dissect AmaZulu’s incredible run in the #DStvPrem and Benni McCarthy’s impact at the club.

They also chat about Bafana Bafana’s continued search for Molefi Ntseki’s replacement, club ownership in South Africa and much more!

Episode 21- AB chats to Grant James de Smidt.

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by Grant James de Smidt.

Grant is well known technical and performance analyst that has worked extensively in South African football over the last decade.

He is currently working towards his UEFA A coaching licence and joined AB to discuss his time working as a football consultant for a Premier League club and technical analyst for Stats perform (Amisco, ProZone, STATS), amongst several other things.

The duo dissect the true value of a video analyst, discuss the tactical approach of several #DStvPrem clubs and much, much more!

Episode 20 - AB Chats to Velile Mnyandu

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by African football expert Velile Mnyandu.

After another failed qualifying campaign, what next for Bafana Bafana!? Following defeat in Sudan, South Africa will miss out on another Afcon tournament.

Molefi Ntseki has lost his job as a result, but did he deserve more time in the hot seat? AB and Velile discuss this, Comoros and Gambia’s rise on the continent and more.

Episode 19 - AB chats to Simone' Conley

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by Simone' Conley.

The TS Galaxy and SAFA Team Biokineticist and Physical Trainer is considered amongst the best in her field of expertise.

They chat about her climb to the top, her journey to Rio 2016 alongside sister Alyssa and much more!

Episode 18 - AB Chats to Braden Proctor

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by Braden Proctor.

The South African-born football agent lives and works in England. The duo discuss how Brexit paved the way for Percy Tau, football agent myths, the value behind moving to Europe at a young age and what South African footballers need to do to forge a successful career abroad

Episode 17 - AB chats to Dylan Kerr

In this week’s episode AB Basson is joined by Dylan Kerr.

After a successful playing career in South Africa, Scotland and England where he notably donned the colours of Leeds United, Dylan ventured into coaching and has worked at the highest level in Vietnam, Tanzania, Kenya and Mzansi.

A great storyteller, Kerr’s passion for football is clear to see. From rubbing shoulders with Jose Mourinho, bathing with headless chickens and covering his legs in tattoos of club crests — this is a podcast you simply don’t want to miss!

Episode 16 - AB chats to Joe Crann

Joe made a name for himself in South Africa as one of the top football journalist’s in the country during almost nine years at Soccer Laduma. A die-hard Sheffield Wednesday supporter, Joe now works for the Sheffield Star where he covers his beloved Owls in their fight for Championship survival.

Episode 15 - AB chats to Paul Johnstone

Paul spent close to 10 years at Bidvest Wits in a coaching capacity and was assistant to Gavin Hunt during the club’s most successful period.

The duo chat about Kaizer Chiefs’ struggles, Bidvest Wits’ demise and reflect on what could’ve been for South Africa’s oldest club.

Episode 14 - AB chats to Jamie Schultz

The Zimbabwean-born sports scientists, who worked at Kaizer Chiefs, is now based in England where he works for Kitman Labs.

Schultz obtained his masters degree at the University of Pretoria in 2017 and worked extensively within the South African football landscape, before taking up a position abroad last year.

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