TTM Acquires the Services of Township Dribbling Sensations Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala, Not Free State Stars

TTM Acquires the Services of Township Dribbling Sensations Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala, Not Free State Stars

Keba Mothoagae
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:05 PM
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  • Dribbling wizard Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala has indeed found himself a team in the GladAfrica Championship, but not the one he was initially believed to have signed for
  • Blackberry will turn out in the colours of Limpopo side Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila, and not Free State Stars as was originally reported
  • He made a name for himself recently when he displayed ridiculous showboating in the DStv eKasi Champ of Champions tournament in Soweto

Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala will play in the GladAfrica next season, but not where he was expected.

Nkala made headlines worldwide for his showboating during the DStv eKasi Champ of Champions tournament in Meadowlands, Soweto recently.

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TTM acquires the services of township dribbling sensations Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala.
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Kick Off reported that Nkala has signed with Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila out in Limpopo following his dribbling antics that have earned him a cult following. SuperSport had stated that Free State Stars had acquired his services.

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Nkala said:

"I have signed a two-year deal. I am excited and looking forward to the new season. It's always been my dream to return to the professional game. I am grateful to TTM for giving me another opportunity to play in the GladAfrica Championship."

He also added that TTM had been the only team to show interest in him, with Stars having just spoken to him and his representatives with no intentions of advancing matters.

TTM also unveiled former Venda Football Academy coach Jonny Ferreira as their new one for next season among many changes at the club.

Watch: Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala shows off dancing 'Kasi Flava' with the ball, referee blows a foul for skills

Those who watched it at the venue and at home can claim to have finally seen it all on a football pitch.

As reported by Sports Brief, magician Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala displayed a unique form of 'kasi flava' for his team Mambas FC against Free Agents in the DStv Ekasi Champ Of Champs tournament in Meadowlands, Soweto. Nkala stopped after receiveing the ball, lifted it up into his thighs and started performing the 'Zekethe' dance, to the pleasure of the spectators.

However, the referee was not impressed, awarding an indirect free-kick.

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