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South Africa National Soccer League Castle League 1995

Final Table

South Africa National Soccer League Castle League 1995

1Cape Town Spurs34218552203171
2Mamelodi Sundowns34199644232166
3Orlando Pirates341612642222060
4Kaizer Chiefs341611742212159
6Umtata Bucks34148124139250
7Vaal Professionals341212104137448
8Qwa Qwa Stars341212103939048
9Real Rovers341110134551-643
10Jomo Cosmos341012123538-342
11Manning Rangers341011134043-341
12Wits University34118153844-641
13Bloemfontein Celtic34109153537-239
14Witbank Aces34106183853-1536
15Moroka Swallows34713143547-1234
17African Wanderers34712153955-1633
18Rafali Blackpool34510193566-3119

Champions (African Champions Cup): Cape Town Spurs. Runners-Up (CAF Cup): Mamelodi Sundowns.

Relegated: African Wanderers, Rabali Blackpool. Promoted: Pretoria City, Crystal Brains.


Bloemfontein Celtic, formed in 1969, carry the famous Glasgow Celtic name and also play in Green and White. In 1995 they finished in 13th place out of 18 with 39 points from 34 matches in the National Soccer League Castle League. The Castle League was the top Division in the South African National Soccer League in 1995. None of the players, however, had Irish names.

Squad in 1995:

Gk: Prince Mogoshua, Pazi Shabani, Doctor Ntolo

Def: Jonas Mabusela, Sello Mahlangu, Winston Mgqamqo, Windy Mkhabela, Victor Nhlapo, Luc-Junior Oum, Joseph Thulare,

Mid: Aubrey Lekwane, Adam Mabena, Collen Hlope, Petrus Mahlangu, Gus Mlungwana, Tebogo Mophaleng, Mandla Nkosi, Percy Nxumalo, Kenneth Sibeko,

Fwd: Lodrick Baloyi, Kay Kayuni, Jacob Khosa, George Mahlangu, Boniventure Mofokeng, Teboho Mokoena, Simon Nkosi, Johannes Shili.

Bloemfontein Stadium, Free State/South Africa – 05/12/2009: Aerial photo of Bloemfontein Stadium

Bloemfontein Stadium, South Africa
Bloemfontein Stadium, South Africa.

Bloemfontein, South AfricaG

Royalty-free stock photo ID: 1704541288

By Grant Duncan-Smith


[1] Barry Baker (1996) “South Africa”  The African Football Guide 1996/1997. pg. 274. Published by Heart Books, 2820 Rijmenam, Belgium.


Thanks to Paul O’Reilly.


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