[Podcast] The Best Players In The DSTV Prem

Host Carl Lewis chats to the team at Laduma Analytics and they discuss the stand-out players in South African top-flight football, using data, we name their best players in the PSL/DSTV Premiership.


Jamal Jamal Magoola

GK at newly promoted Richards Bay
4 games, 3 clean sheets
1 goal conceded against 5.2 xGA

Melusi Nkazimulo Buthelezi

GK at TS Galaxy
Great start for the team – 8 points against 2 points same stage last season (4 games)
Yet to concede a goal – 5 xGA so when will that happen?


Riaan Hanamub

moved from Chippa Utd to AmaZulu in the off-season
Filled in at left-back
4 games, played 4 games
2 assists

Fawaaz Basadien

Brilliant scouting from Stellenbosch
Moved from Swallows
4 games, played 4
2 assists off 1.03 xA
Wonder when teams will figure out the relationship he has forged with Mendieta
Pirates and CT City goals

Ricardo Nascimento

Cemented spot in heart of Royal AM defence at 35 years of age
4 games, played 4 games
1 goal, 1 assist

Keegan Allan

Nedbank Cup’s Most Promising Young Player of the Tournament award
2 goals from defence
1 match played
Could be crucial for Swallows in defence


Siphelele Luthuli

Playing well despite Chippa struggling in the table
Set piece deliveries creating chances
7 chances created

Sanele Barns

Richards Bay
Right side of midfield
5 chances created
1 assist

Andre Ernest De Jong

Playing time at AmaZulu?
3 goals in 4 games
6 chances created

Junior Mendieta

Another great season in a Stellenbosch shirt
1 goal & 2 assists


Khanyisa Mayo

4 games, played 4 games – 2 sub out
City have struggled but Mayo has shown
2 goals
10 shots
6 shots on target
3 chances created
1 assist (2 xA)

Khama Billiat

32 years of age – good return
0 goals + 2 assists (2 xA)
4 shots + 3 on target
5 chances created

Gabadinho Mhango

Scored as many goals as Pirates so far (3)
13 shots – 6 on target
5 chances created


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