SuperSport United F.C.

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SuperSport United
SuperSport United FC logo.svg
Full nameSuperSport United Football Club
Nickname(s)Matsatsantsa (The Swanky Boys, The Trendsetters)
Founded1994;28 years ago (1994), purchased Pretoria City franchise
Ground Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville, Pretoria
Capacity28,900
ChairmanKhulu Sibiya
Coach Gavin Hunt
League DStv Premiership
2021–22 8th
Website Club website
Soccerball current event.svg Current season

SuperSport United Football Club (often known as SuperSport) is a South African professional football club based in Atteridgeville in Pretoria in the Gauteng province. The team currently plays in the Dstv Premiership. United is known as Matsatsantsa a Pitori amongst its supporters. They usually play their home games at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville.

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History

old logo (2001-13) Supersport United FC (1994-2013).jpg
old logo (2001–13)

Supersport F.C. is an association football club wholly owned by SuperSport, the South African group of television channels.

The club was originally known as Pretoria City. City was purchased by M-Net in 1994. M-Net got approval from the National Soccer League and the club was renamed.

The club comprises a professional football team affiliated to the Premier Soccer League as well as various youth academy teams in the SuperSport United Youth Academy playing within their respective SAFA structures.

Home matches are usually played at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, however in recent times the club has elected to take many matches to the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

The club's youth academy is one of the best in the country. Some of the graduates are Daine Klate, Kermit Erasmus, Ronwen Williams all three from Port Elizabeth and Kamohelo Mokotjo. They have previously been linked with English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and Dutch side Feyenoord.

Honours

Domestic competitions

Notable former coaches

Club records

Premier Soccer League record

PSL record

SeasonPosPlayedWonDrawnLostGFGAGDPts
1996–97

Club officials/Technical team

Current squad

As of 13 August, 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  ZIM George Chigova
3 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thulani Hlatshwayo
6 DF Flag of Botswana.svg  BOT Thatayaone Ditlhokwe
7 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Bradley Grobler
9 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Iqraam Rayners
11 FW Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  ZIM Kudakwashe Mahachi
12 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Jamie Webber
13 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thamsanqa Gabuza
14 DF Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  ZIM Onismor Bhasera (captain)
16 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thalente Mbatha
17 FW Flag of Zambia.svg  ZAM Gamphani Lungu
18 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Siyabonga Nhlapo
20 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Ricardo Goss (on loan from Mamelodi Sundowns)
No.Pos.NationPlayer
22 MF Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  COD Guily Manziba
23 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Grant Margeman (on loan from Mamelodi Sundowns)
24 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thabang Sibanyoni(on loan from University of Pretoria)
25 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Luke Fleurs
26 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Jesse Donn
27 DF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Keenan Phillips
31 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Boalefa Pule
32 GK Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Samukelo Xulu
34 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Oswin Appollis
35 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Selaelo Rasebotja
36 FW Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Tendamudzimu Matodzi
38 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Gape Moralo
40 MF Flag of South Africa.svg  RSA Thapelo Maseko

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