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Slow Poison, Black Jesus, 10111

A number of PSL stars down the years were loved for their flamboyant skills which often resulted in memorable nicknames. From a legendary Kaizer Chiefs hardman to Orlando Pirates speedster Tlou Segolela, these are some of the best nicknames in Mzansi football history.

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This incredible list is via @UnplayableZA on Twitter and it contains a number of awesome throwbacks. Here it is in a list so you can copy paste and send to your friends. There are some amazing replies to the tweet in the thread, treat yourself.

  • Heel Extension – Amos Mokhari
  • Computer – Zacharia Lamola
  • Trouble Maker – Jomo Sono
  • Who’s Fooling Who – Thomas Hlongwane
  • Go Man Go – Marks Maponyane
  • Phinda Mzala – Noel Cousins
  • Nanana – Mike Ntombela
  • Kae kapa Kae – Trevor Mthimkhulu
  • Mercedes Benz – Linda Buthelezi
  • Legs of Thunder – Jerry Sikhosana
  • Spiderman – Brian Baloyi
  • Jaws of Life – Andrew Rabutla
  • Mambush – Daniel Mudau
  • 10111 – Arthur Zwane
  • Slim Kat – Moeneeb Josephs
  • Slow Poison – Lesley Manyathela
  • Black Jesus – Asanda Ngobese
  • Tsiki Tsiki – Thabo Mooki
  • Little Napoleon – Benedict Vilakazi
  • The Bold and the Beautiful – Phumudzo Manenzhe
  • Gautrain – Tlou Segolela
  • The Navigator – Teko Modise
  • Ntho Tse Monate – Siphiwe Tshabalala
  • Killer – Katlego Mphela
  • Smiling Assassin – Knowledge Musona
  • Salt n Vinegar – Willard Katsande
  • CheeseBoy – Lebohang Mokoena
  • Terminator – Dikgang Mabalane
  • 16V – Doc Khumalo

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A few people reading this may be too young to remember Jomo Sono. Heck, even the writer of this article is way too young. However, we all know the legacy Bra J left on South African football, along with his colourful American adventure. Speaking of cult heroes, Knowledge Musona, the Smiling Assassin, turned 33 this week, and completed a move to Al Riyadh as an early birthday present.

Which are your favourite nicknames in this list and which have been left out? One last honourable mention belongs to Lerato “All you need is love” Chabangu.

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Orlando Pirates Mzansi
Orlando Pirates fans expectant on Soweto Derby Day. Image: BackpagePix

Meanwhile, hit up James Freemantle for more insights, analysis and love for the beautiful game of football.

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Εγγραφετε για να λβετε 100 USDT on Boring boring Kaizer Chiefs!