Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala Returns to Terrorise and Entertain at Philly's Games

Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala Returns to Terrorise and Entertain at Philly's Games

Keba Mothoagae
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:21 PM
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  • Xolani Nkala is intent on signing off his breakthrough year in the most entertaining manner possible
  • "Blackberry" once again turned on the magic in the latest Philly's Games in Tembisa
  • A video was loaded on social media of him indulging in more spectacular antics of kasi flava

Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala is back with his footballing wizardry.

The skillful kasi flava merchant made sure to pull out all the stops during the ongoing Philly's Games in Tembisa, northeast of Johannesburg.

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Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala was back to his skillful best during the Philly's Games. Image source: SuperSport Football Facebook.
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A video of him dazzling the crowd and terrorising the opposition was loaded on SuperSport's Facebook page as part of the broadcast company's coverage of the event. Nkala came to national and international prominence during the DStv eKasi Games in Soweto earlier this year.

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This saw him earning a professional contract with Motsepe Foundation Championship team Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila.

Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala supports Orlando Pirates but has Kaizer Chiefs dreams

The entertaining ball-skills wizard Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala has ambitions of playing at the very top of South African football.

"Blackberry" has hopes of one day turning out in the colours of Kaizer Chiefs, though he is an Orlando Pirates supporter.

In June, he came to national prominence for his showboating during a township football festival, which got him a professional contract with the Motsepe Foundation Championship team Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila.

Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala warned about excessive Kasi Flava showboating by TTM coach Johnny Ferreira

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila head coach Johnny Ferreira has stern words for new recruit Xolani "Blackberry" Nkala.

He said that Blackberry has been warned against excessive 'kasi flava' showboating during matches.

He gained national attention for his dazzling and oftentimes ridiculous skills during the recent DStv eKasi Champ of Champions tournament in Soweto.

Ferreira said of the highly talented magician:

"I think Nkala is a rough diamond that needs to be polished. He has a talent and I see him playing a big role in our fight to challenge for promotion next week. I am impressed with the hard work he is showing at training and how he is adapting to professional football."
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