Leonardo Castro honour to turn out for ‘biggest club in SA’

by Siviwe Breakfast 2020-04-14 15:50in Premier Soccer League

Colombian striker Leonardo Castro has opened up on what it means to be a Kaizer Chiefs player. The 30-year-old is into his third season at the Naturena-based outfit after moving from rivals Mamelodi Sundowns in December 2017. Kaizer Chiefs dubbed best team in South Africa After gaining popularity among South African fans in the colours of the Tshwane Giants, Castro has done the same in the famous golden black of Amakhosi and was enjoying his best campaign at the club before the season was abruptly halted.In an Instagram post shared by Chiefs, the player says he is honoured to be part of the club. “For me, it is a great honour to be part of the legacy of Chiefs in this moment… We all know what Kaizer Chiefs means to South African football. “Everyone wants to be part of this team, this is the biggest team in South Africa, once you get into this team you want to give everything to remain part of this club.” Leonardo Castro rediscovering old form Castro arrived in South Africa in 2015, when he signed for Sundowns from Bolivian outfit Club Universitario de Sucre. For Ka Bo Yellow, he scored a total of 16 goals, with all but one coming in his debut season before his spell at the club was plagued by injury.

Super subs: The six Springboks with the most caps coming off the bench

by James Richardson 2020-04-14 09:03in Rugby, Sport

Who is the Springboks ultimate super sub? Find out in our countdown of the Boks with the most caps coming off the bench. Rassie Erasmus’ smart use of his Springbok bench during the Rugby World Cup drew plenty of attention to how substitutes are used in the modern game. Prior to the professional era Rugby Union only allowed substitutes for injured players, but in the last 25-30 years, the use of the bench has become key to success at the highest level. Springboks with the most caps coming off the bench Here we examine the six Springboks with the most substitute appearances. 6 Pat Lambie – 34 appearances as a substitute

PSL salaries safe for now

05 April 2020 - 00:00 BY SAZI HADEBE AND BARENG-BATHO KORTJAAS

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has not considered the issue of salary pay cuts for players yet. In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, major leagues around the world, including the Spanish La Liga and English Premier League, have been suspended. Premier League clubs are in talks with the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) over a 30% player-pay deferral plan.