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Nditsheni Nemasisi: The attorney weathering storms for his PSL dream…

Some time during the 2015/16 season, the thought of selling off his team, JDR Stars Football Club, occurred to Nditsheni Nemasisi. 

If he were to sell JDR, it would not be a decision he would take lightly. 

After all, up to that point, Nemasisi had put in the hard labour as he pursued his dream of one day bringing a side from the SAB League to the PSL. 

First, he parted with R30 000, at the advice of a close confidante Livhuwani Madzuvhe and established a side in the Pretoria Social League. A year after that investment in 2011, he bought the SAB League status of Mamelodi side Mams Teachers, thereby taking the first step in what he knew would be a long journey to the upper rungs of South Africa football.  

In the ultra-competitive and unpredictable SAB League, the JDR story began in earnest. With Nemasisi as both coach and owner, their climb up the tiers of South African professional football was as rapid as it was impressive…Read More 

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