Retired Players


Current Occupation : Punditry Work for Supersport 

Teko Modise

Teko Tsholofelo Modise (born 22 December 1982), nicknamed The General, is a retired South African professional footballer who played as a midfielder .

Regarded as one of the greatest PSL players of the modern era today, Modise’s career began in the lower leagues of South African football with Ria Stars and City Pillars. During his time with the latter, he won the Mvela Golden League Player of the Season award, which earned him a move to top-flight side Superpsort United in 2006. The following season he joined local rivals Orlando Pirates with whom he spent six years, winning two PSL Footballer of the Year awards, including the inaugural award, and two club honors. Whilst at Pirates, he earned the nickname “the General” for his ability to direct play and soon became a regular within the national team set-up.

Following a falling out with club management in 2011, he transferred to Mamelodi Sundowns where he spent a further six years and won no fewer than five club titles. He also captained the side for the 2012–13 season. In 2017, he chose not to renew his contract with the club, electing instead to sign for Cape Town City where he remained until his retirement in 2019.

Modise also made 66 appearances for South Africa between 2007 and 2012, and represented the nation at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, and 2010 FIFA World Cup tournaments.


Current Occupation: Assistant Coach at Baroka F.C.

Vincent Kobola

Vincent Phaladi Kobola (born 8 January 1985 in Polokwane, Limpopo) is a retired South African football player who played as a defender. He is currently the assistant manager of Baroka F.C.

He is a seasoned PSL player, having played local, top flight football for Moroka Swallows, Jomo Cosmos, University of Pretoria and Mpumalanga Black Aces.

Coaching career

Kobola decided to hang up his boots at the end of the 2017/18 season. On 25 August 2018, Kobola was appointed as the assistant manager of Eric Tinkler at Chippa United. In the beginning of December 2018, Tinkler was released, and few days later, Kobola also left the club.

On the 30th of January 2019, Eric Tinkler became the manager of Maritzburg United, and once again, he recruited Kobola as his assistant manager.


Current Occupation : Entrepreneur

Walter Maponyane

Maponyane played football at the highest level for the likes of Mamelodi Sundowns, Chippa United and Polokwane City before he retired due to a a recurring knee injury.He has ventured into entrepreneurship.


Current Occupation: Amazulu MDC Coach

Ayanda Dlamini

Ayanda Dlamini (born 11 October 1984 in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal) is a former South African football (soccer) striker. He currently coaches AmaZulu Reserve. Dlamini played for AmaZulu from 2009 to 2016. He had a brief spell at Bloemfontein Celtic F.C. from 2016 to 2017. He hails from Kwa-Ceza near Ulundi in the KwaZulu- Natal province.

Youth career: Citizens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2016 AmaZulu 87 (22)
2016–2017 Bloemfontein Celtic F.C.
Teams managed
2017–2019 AmaZulu F.C. Reserve Team
2019–2020 AmaZulu F.C. (Assistant Coach)
2020 AmaZulu F.C. 
Vusumuzi Vilakazi of Golden Arrows during the National First Division 2014/15 football match between Golden Arrows and Maluti FET at the Chartsworth Stadium in Durban , Kwa-Zulu Natal on the 8th of November 2014

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Current Occupation: Golden Arrows MDC Coach

Vusumuzi Vilakazi

Vusi is former Golden Arrows Striker who hails from the East Rand, Johannesburg, he has been at Arrows for more than a decade, for his loyalty to the club, he was appointed coach of the MDC side after his retirement. The team achieved success when they won the first installment of the Multichoice Diski Challange under his  guidance.

Vilakazi is very passionate about development as this has been his area of focus for many years. The current success of the senior team in the DSTV Premiership has it roots in the dedication of the individuals than run the junior structures including Vusi.