TSE LIVE! Episode 3

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00’00” Peter opens the show

1’29” Peter discusses the Proteas and New Zealand’s winter Test series in South Africa won by the hosts in the absence of AB De Villiers.

2’23 Dale Steyn says there was never any doubt he could come back to the team after his injury problems.

Dale Steyn & Kagiso Rabada

3’33 Steyn says he feels as fit as ever and has no date set for retirement.

4’41 The Phalaborwa Express says it will be great if the South Africans can return to number one in the rankings and it would be great to do so all the way from number seven.

6’03” Faf Du Plessis hails the hosts’ performance as perfect.

6’43” Du Plessis talks about how he thinks South Africa have put their problems of the last year behind them.

8’14” The stand-in skipper says the Centurion wicket provided exactly what was expected of it.

Bafana Bafana Mandla Masango


9’03” Peter discusses Bafana Bafana’s disappointing 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania and the future of coach Shakes Mashaba.  He references the Super Blog where he put his thoughts down on the proverbial paper before he introduces his guest, former Bafana Bafana defensive lynchpin Mark Fish.  They met at the Discovery Soccer Park at the launch of the Chesanyama Cup.  Firstly they discuss the importance of the youth working to stay fit and healthy.

Mark Fish

10’31” Fish talks about what he sees in youth football as part of his work in football development with Vodacom.

11’31” Mark discusses his own challenges at school wanting to play football, when only cricket and rugby were the options.  Hear Fish’s “no-brainer” of a reason for focusing on footy.

13’34” Mark expresses his sadness at the hard times that have befallen Junaid Hartley.

14’32” Fish talks about the importance of South African players plying their trade in Europe and how he hopes Mamelodi Sundowns can win the CAF Champions League.

16’38” Mark recalls his difficulties at Lazio in 1996 and an “absolutely gorgeous” Italian tutor.

Me & Mark Fish 1

17’30” Fish says it is unlikely Bafana Bafana will qualify for the World Cup in 2018 and also calls upon former players involved in the ranks of SAFA to do more.

18’50  Hear Mark Fish fantasise about Lucas Radebe being SAFA president

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