Lack of local shot-stoppers is shooting SA soccer in the foot

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Lack of local shot-stoppers is shooting SA soccer in the foot

A seeming lack of local talent is seeing PSL clubs rely more and more on foreigners

Sports reporter

There are so many frailties in SA football, but one seems to be escaping attention.

What I’m talking about is the foundation of every club — the vital aspect without which a club can’t play.

In football, a match can continue even if a team is four players down, as long as you have someone keeping goals. A team in this position can operate, even win a match, if they have good infield players with a great goal-minder...

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