About Us – Phakaaathi

Phakaaathi (in Zulu phakathi means “inside”) brings you all the local soccer news, player profiles, and much more on an interactive platform for maximum reader engagement.

Phakaaathi is published every Tuesday as a loose supplement and carry quality content across various editorial pillars:

Editor’s Corner: Regular column by the editor on local soccer matters.

Have your say: Readers’ letters page, giving readers the opportunity to engage with the newspaper and share their views.

Expert columnist: Expert analyses by one of South Africa’s top soccer experts.

Mgosi: General and behind-the-scenes information and gossip on local PSL football, Bafana Bafana, etc

One-on-one: Player information, Q and A-style interviews, profiling, young stars, player of the week, competitions, etc

XtraStrong: Social pages with a strong focus on reader-generated content. In addition to a roving photographer, readers are encouraged to send in their photographs, showing what’s hot and happening at all the soccer hot spots.

PSL club talk: All your local soccer news updates; the week in review, as well as the week ahead

In addition to the Tuesday supplement, Phakaaathi brings you the latest in PSL news every day of the week on the sport pages of The Citizen. You can also read the supplement online via our e-edition.

Phakaaathi. More Soccer. Your Way.


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