TS Galaxy players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings

TS Galaxy players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings

Kevin Omuya
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM

Only one team from a National First Division has ever won the prestigious Premier Soccer League award in South Africa. The skilful TS Galaxy players are the first to qualify and participate in the Caf Confederation Cup from a lower division. The team's owner, Tim Sukazi, bought the NFD league license for Cape Town All Stars and gave it the name. Find out more here!

TS Galaxy
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The club will be a force to be reckoned with in South Africa in the not too distant future, thanks to the hard work of Sukazi and his team. They acquired outstanding achievements while fielding a team comprised entirely of native South Africans. This article discloses more about this soccer team and its current lineup, coaching staff, captain, and accomplishments.

TS Galaxy FC's profile summary

  • Full name: Tim Sukazi Galaxy
  • Team Nickname: The Rockets
  • Managed by: Tim Sukazi
  • Founded: 2015
  • Colours: Red and Black
  • Federation: CAF
  • Coach: Sead Ramovich
  • Captain: captain Mxolisi Macuphu
  • FIFA ranking: 1723
  • Stadiums: Mbombela Stadium
  • Twitter: @TSGALAXYFC
  • Instagram: @tsgalaT.S.fc
  • Net worth: $5.85 million

TS Galaxy management

The following club officials and technical teams are active in assisting the team's management. The board of directors comprises of:

  • TS Galaxy owner: Tim Sukazi

The compliance officer is South African Thabang Khoza. The teams' management staff include:

  • Football Manager: Ziphozonke Hlubi
  • Team Manager: Njabulo Sukazi
  • Marketing Director: Dudu Sukazi
  • Marketing Manager: Yenziwe Sokhela
  • Media and Communications Manager: Minenhle Mkhize
  • Coach: Sead Ramovovic
  • Assistant coach: Mensur Dogan
  • Assistant coach: Esau Mtsweni
  • Goalkeeper coach: Sinky Shongwe

TS Galaxy FC history

An ambitious South African football team based in Sandton, Johannesburg playing their Premier Soccer League (PSL) matches at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga. The Rockets competed in the CAF Confederation Cup at the Nedbank Cup. Before purchasing Cape Town All-Stars' National First Division status in 2018, the club played in the SAFA Second Division.

In their first season in the GladAfrica Championship, the Rockets made history by winning the Nedbank Cup against all odds. The club rose to the top after beating Kaizer Chiefs in 2018. When the Rockets did this, they became the first team in South African football history to win the Nedbank Cup while also competing in the GladAfrica Championship in 2019.

TS Galaxy's coach

The coach, Sead Ramovic is a huge admirer of Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter and wants to work hard to achieve what the Briton has achieved in South African football.

Sead Ramovich profile summary

  • Full name: Sead Ramovich
  • Date of birth: March 14, 1979
  • Age: 43 (as of 2022)
  • Place of birth: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Height in inches: 6'3"
  • Height in centimetres: 190
  • Net worth: $1.5 million

TS Galaxy's captain

The captain, Mxolisi Macuphu has extensive experience in the soccer scene. He was born in Johannesburg and stands at 1,82m tall.

Mxolisi Macuphu profile summary

  • Full name: Mxolisi Macuphu
  • Date of birth: May 12, 1989
  • Age: 32 (as of 2022)
  • Place of birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Height in inches: 5'10"
  • Height in centimetres: 182
  • Position(s): Centre-forward
  • Current team: TS Galaxy

TS Galaxy squad

TS Galaxy players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings
TS galaxy poses for a photo before their game against Swallows on February 6, 2022, at Tsakane Stadium. Photo: @TSGALAXYFC
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The team's ambitious and compact squad includes talented players who have served the team well in seasons since 2019.


  • Melusi Buthelezi
  • Marlon Heugh
  • Masizakhe Myataza
  • Wensten van der Linde


  • Tumelo Bodibe
  • Bevan Fransman
  • Moshe Gaolaolwe
  • Sebastian Lucas
  • McBeth Mahlangu
  • Maluleke Mathonsi
  • David Matlala
  • Gaona Modisane
  • Luckyboy Mokoena
  • Pogiso Sanoka
  • Ebrahim Seedat


  • Bathusi Aubaas
  • Felix Badenhorst
  • Ethan Brooks
  • Siyabonga Khumalo
  • Reneilwe Letsholonyane
  • Mxolisi Macuphu
  • Muzi Mahlangu
  • Sphiwe Mahlangu
  • Xolani Maholo
  • Khomotso Marebane
  • Lethabo Mashifana
  • Lindokuhlke Mbatha
  • Mlungisi Mbunjana
  • Spiwe Msimango
  • Marks Munyai
  • Ntshuxeko Ndlovu
  • Sihle Nduli
  • Ntando Ngubane
  • Masilake Phohlongo
  • Samukelo Shangase
  • Sibongiseni Shelembe
  • Khayelihle Shozi
  • Karabo Tshepe
  • Mbulelo Wambi


  • Sanele Barns
  • Myer Bevan
  • Tshepo Chaine
  • Justice Figuaredo
  • Wayde Lekay
  • Rashid Mandawa
  • Koketso Modise
  • Shaune Mogaila
  • Keabetswe Mokwena
  • Tshegofatso Nyama
  • Ndumiso Xulu

TS Galaxy FC stadium

TS Galaxy players
Mbombela Stadium during the Super Rugby Unlocked match between Phakisa Pumas and Cell C Sharks on October 31, 2020, in Nelspruit, South Africa. Photo: Dirk Kotze
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The iconic Mbombela Stadium is a football and rugby union stadium in Mbombela, formerly Nelspruit, South Africa, built as one of the 10 venues for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and one of five new stadiums erected for the tournament. The Rockets' home ground is a 46,000 entirely roofed seat stadium.

TS Galaxy FC trophies

The Rockets managed to lift the Nedbank Cup in 2018/19.

TS Galaxy FC net worth

South African football has a lot of debates about the buying and selling of Premier Soccer League teams. After football was suspended due to Covid-19, the list increased of PSL teams slashing their players salaries for 2021.

The team has added value to making the elite league even better. The club promoted many young players, and some of them went on to play for their country. The team's net worth is $5.85 Million.

TS Galaxy social media platforms

The TS Galaxy FC's Instagram handle is @tsgalaxyfc. According to their Facebook page, as of February 2022, they have more than 101k followers.

The team has a Twitter account called @TSGALAXYFC, which has 43.3k followers at the time of writing.

TS Galaxy world ranking

TS Galaxy players, owner, stadium, coach, trophies, world rankings
Kaizer Chiefs FC's defender K. Moleko and TS Galaxy's T. Mashego vie for the ball during the Nedbank Cup Soccer final held at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on May 18, 2019. Photo: Anesh Debiky
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After beating Kaizer Chiefs, the team's qualification to the Caf Confederation Cup boosted their rank in African football. They are currently at number 16 in the Premier League. Ranked 1723 globally, 283 in Africa and 24 in South Africa.

There were no signs that Galaxy would be thrown out of the top flight last year. On the contrary, the management ought to buy new players to toughen the existing squad. Imitating TS Galaxy's legends, the new skilled TS Galaxy players will get better if they keep up the good work.

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Kevin Omuya is a Content Writer with 4 years of experience who joined Sports Brief in 2022. In 2019 he held a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Digital Media from KCA University.