Cape Town - Across
seven years as a player at Manchester United, one game still stands out for
South Africa’s Quinton Fortune: His full debut for the club, as his parents
watched him play professionally for the very first time.
Cape Town when I was 14 to go London to play for Spurs, and so my parents had
never actually seen me play football,” Fortune explains on Wednesday’s episode of
The Dan Nicholl Show.
“They had never been out of Cape Town, and so I flew them
over. They’d never been on a ‘plane, and I think my dad was trying to open a
also laughs about trying to understand Sir Alex Ferguson’s Scottish accent
(doing a fair impression of his former manager), and recalls how special an
occasion it was.
“To make my full debut, playing for my dad’s favourite team,
and to score on my debut, with my parents in the stand, was beyond anything I
could have believed.”
who is currently doing his coaching badges in Manchester, also expresses a
desire to one day coach Bafana Bafana, and is confident that South Africa’s
football fortunes will approve. He also shares some novel theories on penguins
and Niknaks, and debates going on holiday to North Korea.
charismatic footballer is joined by Dakar Rally driver Giniel de Villiers, who
reflects on his 2009 win in the famous race, as well as the preferred method of
dealing with corrupt policemen wielding AK-47s; and new Miss South Africa
Ntando Kunene, less than a week into her reign. Wednesday’s show also includes
highlights of this year’s Bangkok International Tens rugby tournament.
to live golf on SuperSport 1, Wednesday’s show will be broadcast on SuperSport 7,
at the usual time of 19:00.
a Sport24 exclusive clip of Quinton Fortune on the show HERE
highlights of tonight’s show HERE
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