WATCH: Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Josta Dladla reveals his new venture


WATCH: Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Josta Dladla reveals his new venture

Ex-Chiefs and Sundowns star Josta Dladla remained in the limelight post retirement, and will continue to do so with his latest career move.

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Former Kaizer Chiefs footballer Josta Dladla has launched his own podcast.

The former midfielder delved into the media space after retiring from the beautiful game in 2016. He’s worked with SuperSport TV as an analyst and is continuing in the media route with his new podcast, Izinja ZeGame.



Announcing his career move earlier this week, Dladla wrote on his Instagram account: “We are very proud to present the first episode of Izinja zeGame, a new weekly and FREE soccer podcast hosted by none other than former Wits, Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs, Moroka Swallows and Bafana Bafana star Josta Dladla.

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The 44-year-old explained that each week he’ll be chatting with football legends about their days on and off the pitch.

“First onto the pitch is the mercurial talent that was Junaid Hartley – a former Bafana Bafana winger who had the world at his feet before falling into a 14-year battle with substance abuse which eventually saw him end up in prison.

“Junaid shares his fight with addiction openly and honestly, and also reflects on coming through at Wits University with his good friend Stanton Fredericks, facing the likes of Thierry Henry and Nicolas Anelka, and incurring the wrath of the legendary Shakes Mashaba.”


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Dladla started his professional football career in 1999 when he joined defunct football club Wits Univity, which was later called Bidvest Wits before it was dissolved in 2020.

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His playmaking skills garnered interest from Danish club, Aarhus Gymnastikforening, which signed him in 2002. In 2004, he returned home, joining Pretoria-based side Mamelodi Sundowns. Dladla made 122 appearances, scored 15 goals and won the SAA Supa8 (now MTN 8), Nedbank Cup and two league titles.

After five years, he signed with Soweto Giants, Amakhosi, and moved to Moroka Swallows in 2015.

The ex-footballer also played for Bafana Bafana, earning six caps in the national team.


Alaa Hamdy

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