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Diski Discussions

Diski Discussions is a proudly South African soccer podcast. News, views and much more from the biggest names in Mzansi — listen to our weekly podcast to stay up to date with the latest happenings in South African soccer. Proudly brought to you by Rayder Media
Weekly English South Africa Soccer · Sports News
25 Episodes
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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…
23 Jun 2021 45 min

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…
31 May 2021 52 min

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…
21 May 2021 27 min

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…
29 Apr 2021 45 min

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…
20 Apr 2021 44 min

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…
2 Apr 2021 33 min

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!
19 Mar 2021 21 min

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…
11 Mar 2021 54 min

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…
27 Feb 2021 52 min

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.
19 Feb 2021 37 min

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.
11 Feb 2021 22 min

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.
5 Feb 2021 26 min

Episode 13 - AB chats to Evangelos Vellios

Stellenbosch FC’s U23 and MultiChoice Diski Challenge head coach won back-to-back Varsity Cup tournaments during his time at the University of Pretoria where he spent eight years before moving down to Stellies. We chat to him about life in the Winelands, working with Steve Barker, Shaun Bartlett and much, much…
29 Jan 2021 29 min

Episode 12 - AB chats to Alan Clark

AB Basson chats to Alan Clark. The former Black Leopards head coach currently works at KF Llapi in Kosovo. AB chats to him about his move to Europe, the freezing cold conditions in Kosovo, the PSL, his time in South Africa, his long-term goals and much, much more!
22 Jan 2021 30 min

Episode 11 - AB chats to Neo Molefe

AB Basson chats to Masandawana Fan Vlog (@msfcfanvlog) content creator Neo Molefe. The duo discuss Mamelodi Sundowns’ fast start to the season, the Brazilians’ upcoming #DStvPrem match against SuperSport United, Percy Tau’s rise to Premier League football and much more.
15 Jan 2021 34 min

Episode 10 - AB chats to David Kappel

AB Basson chats to Soccer Laduma international editor David Kappel. David is one of a handful of Bayer Leverkusen supporters in South Africa. While he has excelled in his craft, David’s journey to where he finds himself today is as inspiring - as much as it is unique. From how…
18 Dec 2020 31 min

Episode 9 - AB chats to Kabelo Bosilong

AB Basson chats to Kabelo Bosilong.   Kabelo Bosilong is a Football Consultant and Club Licensing Instructor, while he also works for the Confederation of African Football as a General Coordinator and was in charge of this year’s Caf Champions League final. He also owns his own business, Sportsense. We talk…
11 Dec 2020 55 min

Episode 7 - AB chats to Rob Delport.

Rob is South Africa’s head researcher for football manager, a journalist, producer and writer. The duo preview the 2020/21 GladAfrica Championship season which kicks off in Cape Town on November 27, taking an in depth look at the teams and rating their chances of promotion. They also discuss Swallows FC’s…
27 Nov 2020 42 min

Episode 6 - Velile Mnyandu on African football matters

AB Basson chats to SABC journalist and African football expert Velile Mnyandu in this week’s episode. The duo review South Africa’s performances in the back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers versus Sao Tome and Principe, unpack Patrice Motsepe’s bid for CAF Presidency and look ahead to the Caf Champions League…
19 Nov 2020 36 min
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