Absa Premiership

Brockie set to be CAF Cup leading scorer

2017-11-24 11:49
Jeremy Brockie (Getty Images)

Johannesburg - New Zealander Jeremy Brockie is poised to be the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup leading scorer as he holds a four-goal advantage with only the second leg of the final to come.

He plays for SuperSport United of South Africa, who host the return match Saturday hoping to overcome a 2-1 deficit against title-holders TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Brockie, who was born in the rugby stronghold of Christchurch, has scored 10 goals, including a hat-trick, in the African equivalent of the UEFA Europa League.

Ben Malango of Mazembe is among his closest challengers, but faces the unrealistic target of scoring at least five goals to overtake Brockie.

New Zealand recalled Brockie for a World Cup play-off they lost to Peru this month and he played in his homeland, Australia and Canada before joining SuperSport two years ago.

The 30-year-old is among 30 nominees for the CAF Africa-based Footballer of the Year - the first non-African to be considered for the award.

CAF Confederation Cup Leading scorers

10: Brockie (SuperSport Utd/RSA)

6: Aouadhi (CS Sfaxien/TUN), Khalifa (Club Africain/TUN), Malango (TP Mazembe/COD), Ndzinisa (Mbabane Swallows/SWZ)

5: Chenihi (Club Africain), Mnyamane (SuperSport), Nekkache (Mouloudia Alger/ALG)


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Baroka FC v Cape Town City FC, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Ajax Cape Town v SuperSport United, Athlone Stadium 19:30
Friday, 02 March 2018
AmaZulu FC v Mamelodi Sundowns, King Zwelithini Stadium 18:00
Cape Town City FC v Chippa United, Athlone Stadium 20:00
Wits v Baroka FC, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.