The PSL has 16 clubs currently jostling for position. We know you know the nicknames of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Sundowns, but do you know all the others too?
ALL 16 PSL NICKNAMES BASED ON THE CURRENT LEAGUE POSITIONS
In instances where clubs have more than one nickname, we’ve included them if those multiple nicknames are popular and well-known enough around Mzansi. How many of these nicknames can you reel off without using Google?
- Mamelodi Sundowns – The Brazilians, Ka bo Yellow, Masandawana, Shoe Shine and Piano, Bafana ba Style
- Golden Arrows – Abafana Bes’thende
- SuperSport United – Matsatsantsa, The Swanky Boys
- Swallows – The Dube Birds
- Sekhukhune – Babina Noko
- Chippa – Chilli Boys
- AmaZulu – Usuthu
- Kaizer Chiefs – Amakhosi, The Glamour Boys
- TS Galaxy – The Rockets
- Royal AM – Thwihli Thwahla
- Orlando Pirates – The Buccaneers, The Sea Robbers, Happy People
- Stellenbosch – Stellies
- Cape Town City – The Citizens, Blue and Gold Army
- Polokwane – Rise and Shine, Watsh’Umlilo
- Richards Bay – The Natal Rich Boys
- Cape Town Spurs – Urban Warriors
KAIZER CHIEFS TO DROP FIVE PLAYERS FOR SEKHUKHUNE CLASH?
Chiefs desperately need three points against Babina Noko to get their league campaign on track. Their match kicks off at 19:30 on Wednesday 27 September, while the champion Brazilians and Stellies do battle at the exact same time. Before all that, Matsatsantsa meets the Chilli Boys on Tuesday evening at 19:30 and Polokwane hopes to Rise and Shine against Usuthu this evening, the 25th.
Nicknames are such an important part of the heritage of a football club. Speaking of which, Happy Heritage Day!
Meanwhile, hit up James Freemantle for more insights, analysis and love for the beautiful game of football.